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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

P 42: JUDICIARY, Vacancies; judicial nominating commissions

PROPOSAL by William “Bill” Schifino, Jr. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Roberto Martinez

JUDICIARY, Vacancies; judicial nominating commissions; Section 11 of Article V and create a new section in Article XII of the State Constitution to specify the composition of judicial nominating commissions, to establish terms of membership on a commission, and to require appointing authorities to the commissions to consider diversity in making appointments.

Last Action: 5/11/2018 - Died in Executive
Location: Laid on Table
Proposal Text: Web Page | PDF
Committee References:
  1. Judicial (JU)
  2. Executive (EX)

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  • Proposal History

    Date Action
    10/27/2017 • Filed
    11/10/2017 • Referred to Judicial; Executive
    1/12/2018 • On Committee agenda-- Judicial, 01/19/18, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
    1/19/2018 • Favorable by Judicial; YEAS 6 NAYS 1
    • Now in Executive
    1/26/2018 • On Committee agenda-- Executive, 02/02/18, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
    2/2/2018 • Unfavorable by Executive, laid on Table; YEAS 3 NAYS 4
    5/11/2018 • Died in Executive

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  • P 42, Original Filed Version (Current Proposal Version) Posted 10/27/2017 at 3:08 PM

    Proposal Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Judicial (Pre-Meeting) 1/18/2018 (pdf)
    Executive (Pre-Meeting) 1/31/2018 (pdf)

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/19/2018 1:00 PM Judicial 6 Yeas - 1 Nays
    2/2/2018 1:00 PM Executive 3 Yeas - 4 Nays

    Citations - Constitution (2)

    Article Section Location in Proposal Location In Proposal Help
    Article V Section 11 Page 1 (pdf)
    Article XII Page 4 (pdf)

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