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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release


May 18, 2017

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508-5204

ICYMI: 400 Floridians Attend CRC Public Hearing in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. – Approximately 400 Floridians attended a public hearing held by the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) on May 17 in Tampa at Hillsborough Community College’s (HCC) Dale Mabry Campus as part of its, “Floridians Speak, We Listen” statewide tour. At HCC, more than 150 individual Floridians requested to speak before the CRC. The hearing went nearly two hours past the noticed end time of 8:00 PM. All Floridians who attended the public hearing and wanted to speak were given an opportunity to be heard.

To watch the public hearing held in Tampa, visit the Florida Channel’s website which has a page dedicated to all CRC public hearings and meetings. A complete transcript of the public hearing and appearance forms will be available online at as soon as possible. Additional public hearings will be scheduled and announced at a future date.



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 Follow the CRC on Twitter (@FloridaCRC) and Instagram (@FloridaCRC). Like the CRC on Facebook (@FloridaCRC).