PUB 700599: Revise Appointments to the Constitution Revision Commission by Philip Padovano
ARTICLE XI: AMENDMENTS, Section 2. Revision commission.
SECTION 2.Revision commission.
- Within thirty days before the convening of the
2017regular session of the legislature, and each twentieth year thereafter, there shall be established a constitution revision commission composed of the following thirty-seven members:
- the attorney general of the state;
fifteenmembers selected by the governor; ninemembers selected by the speaker of the house of representatives and ninemembers selected by the president of the senate; and threemembers selected by the chief justice of the supreme court of Florida with the advice of the justices.
- The governor shall designate one member of the commission as its chair. Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments.
- Each constitution revision commission shall convene at the call of its chair, adopt its rules of procedure, examine the constitution of the state, hold public hearings, and, not later than one hundred eighty days prior to the next general election, file with the custodian of state records its proposal, if any, of a revision of this constitution or any part of it.