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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 1, 2017

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508-5204


MEDIA ADVISORY: CRC Full Commission Meeting October 2 in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) will hold a meeting of the full Commission tomorrow, Monday, October 2 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM in Tallahassee. This will be the first of two full Commission meetings in which CRC Commissioners can directly sponsor public proposals submitted by Floridians. The meeting will be livestreamed by The Florida Channel on www.TheFloridaChannel.org.

There are several ways public input is incorporated in the CRC process. CRC Commissioners can directly sponsor public proposals. Commissioners may also create their own proposals inspired by comments heard during CRC public hearings or combine multiple public proposals regarding the same subject area. To learn more about how public input moves through the CRC process, download the CRC’s “How a CRC Proposal Becomes Law” infographic.

WHAT:           Meeting of the full Constitution Revision Commission

WHEN:           Monday, October 2 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

WHERE:         Florida Senate Chamber, Tallahassee, Florida

AGENDA:       http://bit.ly/2wVKEGd (See page 6)

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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).