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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 12, 2017

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508- 5204


CRC Holds Public Hearing at FAMU in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tonight beginning at 5:00 PM, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) invites all interested Floridians to participate in a public hearing at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU).

Members of the media wishing to attend are asked to bring their press credentials. The event will also be live-streamed by The Florida Channel on www.TheFloridaChannel.org.

WHAT:            Public hearing of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC)

WHEN:            Wednesday, April 12, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Doors open at 4:00 PM)

*End time is tentative depending upon attendance and public interest in speaking before the CRC. All Floridians wishing to speak before the CRC will be given an opportunity to be heard.

WHERE:            Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU)

Efferson Student Union, Grand Ballroom

1628 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Tallahassee, Fla. 32307

Google Map Link to Efferson Student Union: bit.ly/EffersonStudentUnionMap

PARKING:        Complimentary parking will be available on the FAMU campus in the “Gravel Lot” & FAMU Band Practice Field Parking Lot located at the cross of Osceola St. and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Google Map Link to Public Parking: http://bit.ly/FAMUBandParkingLot

Individuals requiring an accommodation to participate in public hearings (such as a sign language interpreter) are requested to notify the Constitution Revision Commission five days prior to the scheduled meeting date at admin@flcrc.gov or 850.717.9550.

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ABOUT THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION (CRC)

Once every twenty years, Florida's Constitution provides for the creation of a thirty-seven 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 Twitter @FloridaCRC and like the CRC on Facebook @FloridaCRC.