CRC Office — Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2018
TODAY: CRC Holds Final Public Hearing at USF St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) invites all interested Floridians to participate in a public hearing at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) today, Tuesday March 13th from 1:00-7:00 PM. This will be the sixth and final public hearing held on the CRC’s 2018 “Road to the Ballot” public hearing tour. Upon conclusion of the St. Petersburg public hearing, the CRC will have held a total of 15 public hearings since 2017.
Public hearings are free events open to all Floridians who would like to attend. No tickets or RSVPs are required. Free public parking will be provided. Floridians planning to attend the public hearing are respectfully requested to observe the CRC Public Hearing Participation Guidelines.
WHAT: Tampa Bay Area Public Hearing of the Constitution Revision Commission
WHEN: TODAY, Tuesday, March 13, 1:00 – 7:00 PM (Doors open at 11:45 AM)
WHERE: University of South Florida – St. Petersburg
University Student Center
200 6th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS: http://bit.ly/2Hn8MCp
PARKING: Free public parking available in the 5th Ave Parking Garage Facility (FPF)
PARKING MAP LINK: http://bit.ly/2FnuHN0
TO SPEAK: To speak at a CRC public hearing, Floridians must fill out an appearance form and hand it in to CRC staff at the Citizen Services Desk. The appearance form is available online at flcrc.gov and printed copies are available at public hearings. Appearance forms will not be accepted in advance of the public hearing.
Public speakers will be called in the order in which appearance forms are received by CRC staff at the Citizen Services Desk at the public hearing. The Citizen Services Desk will be open to accept appearance forms starting at 11:45 AM. Appearance forms received by 7:00 PM will be accepted.
Additional information for today’s public hearing is available online at flcrc.gov/Meetings/PublicHearings, including the following handouts:
- CRC Proposals Under Active Consideration
- Preguntas Frecuentes - Audiencias Públicas
- Public Hearing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Public Parking Map
- Public Hearing Appearance Form (PDF)
- Audiencia Pública formulario de presentación (PDF)
ABOUT THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION (CRC)
Once every 20 years, Florida's Constitution provides for the creation of a 37-member 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. For additional information, visit flcrc.gov. Follow the CRC on social media @FloridaCRC (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube).