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FLORIDA CITIZENS ENHANCING INTEGRITY AND JUSTICE IN THEIR COURT SYSTEM THROUGH OUR STATE LEGISLATURE
07-30

Reference:
Article V, Sections 1, 2, 4, 12, 15, and 20

Summary:
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district court of appeals may have jurisdiction including the entire state any subject matter, disposition of cases and extraordinary writs by said court on matters will be supported by at least one binding authority, the judicial conference is created to propose rules of practice and procedure in all courts, judicial qualifications commission is recomposed and reorganized, concurrent jurisdiction regulating the admission and discipline of persons to the practice of law is given to the legislature.

Sponsor:
Justice -2- Jesus
1119 Newton Avenue, South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705-0000
(727) 897-9291
  Contact: Brian Pitts, Chairperson

Signatures:
Statewide total needed for judicial and financial impact review: 76,632 
Statewide total needed to make ballot position: 766,200 
Statewide total currently valid: 0*
Congressional district totals needed for judicial and economic reviews and ballot placement, with currently valid signatures: View by District by County
*Statewide and congressional district totals for ballot position are NOT OFFICAL until an initiative petition is certified to have made ballot. Once an initiative petition is certified for ballot position, total currently valid may exceed the official totals at time of certification. For status on ballot position, see Status Table below.
 
Two signature thresholds must first be met for ballot position: 1) statewide total [8 percent of the votes cast in the last presidential election], and 2) Congressional District signature totals in at least 14 of Florida's 27 Congressional Districts [8 percent of the votes cast in each Congressional District in the last presidential election]. See section 3, Article XI, Fla. Const., section 100.371, Fla. Stat.
 
A Congressional District may consist of one or more counties and a county may be part of more than one congressional district. To find out the signature threshold required in each Congressional District for review and ballot position, the current number of verified signatures in each Congressional District by county, and how many Congressional Districts may have met or exceeded signature thresholds, click the link above titled "View by District by County".

Status: Active
Approval Date: 12/20/2007 
Undue Burden: 12/20/2007 
Made Review:  
Attorney General:  
Sent to Supreme Court:  
Supreme Court Ruling:  
SC Ruling Date:  
Financial Impact Statement Date:  
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement:  
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2018 




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