Florida Constitutional Revision Commission 2018 schedule has been released

 

Tallahassee Fla – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) has announced its second statewide tour of public hearings to be held in 2018.

CRC Chairman Carlos Beruff, said, “As promised, the Constitution Revision Commission will be hitting the road again in 2018 to hold its second statewide tour of public hearings. This is a public driven process and upcoming public hearings will allow Floridians the opportunity to shape proposed constitutional revisions before they are placed on the ballot. We are noticing these public hearings months in advance to ensure Floridians are aware of these opportunities and can make the necessary arrangements to attend.”

Once every 20 years, Florida’s Constitution provides for the creation of a 37-memberFlorida_state_flag revision commission for the purpose of reviewing Florida’s Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) meets for approximately one year, traveling the State of Florida, identifying issues, performing research and possibly recommending changes to the Constitution. Any amendments proposed by the CRC would be placed on the 2018 General Election ballot.

The dates, times and locations for confirmed public hearings are outlined below. All public hearings are noticed from 1:00-7:00 p.m. local time. Floridians who fill out an appearance form by 7:00 p.m. local time will be given an opportunity to speak before the Commission.

CRC 2018 Public Hearing Schedule

South Florida Public Hearing

WHEN: Tuesday, February 6, 1:00-7:00 PM

WHERE: Nova Southeastern University

Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center (UC)

3301 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale (Broward County)

Central Florida Public Hearing

WHEN: Monday, February 19, 1:00-7:00 PM

WHERE: Eastern Florida State College

King Center

3865 North Wickham Road

Melbourne (Brevard County)

Northeast Florida Public Hearing

WHEN: Tuesday, February 20, 1:00-7:00 PM

WHERE: University of North Florida

Herbert University Center

12000 Alumni Drive

Jacksonville (Duval County)

Northwest Florida Public Hearing

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 1:00-7:00 PM Central Time

WHERE: University of West Florida

Conference Center & Ballroom

11000 University Parkway

Building 22

Pensacola (Escambia County)

Tampa Bay Area Public Hearing

WHEN: Tuesday, March 13, 1:00-7:00 PM

WHERE: University of South Florida – St. Petersburg

University Student Center

6th Ave S

St. Petersburg (Pinellas County)

Southwest Florida Public Hearing – To Be Determined

The CRC is actively searching for a venue in greater Southwest Florida.

 

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