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CRC Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 18, 2017

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508-5204


CRC Announces Public Hearing at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) invites all interested Floridians to participate in a public hearing at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) in Panama City on Wednesday, May 3 beginning at 4:00 PM Central Time (CT).

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, May 3, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CT (Doors open at 3:00 PM CT)

*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:            BAY COUNTY

Gulf Coast State College (GCSC)

Amelia Center Auditorium

5230 West Highway 98

Panama City, FL 32401                                                                                          

GOOGLE MAP LINK: https://goo.gl/maps/X7n22FwPvN52

Individuals requiring an accommodation to participate in this public hearing (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.