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Limits or Prevents Barriers to Local Solar Electricity Supply

Article X, Section 29

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Limits or prevents government and electric utility imposed barriers to supplying local solar electricity. Local solar electricity supply is the non utility supply of solar generated electricity from a facility rated up to 2 megawatts to customers at the same or contiguous property as the facility. Barriers include government regulation of local solar electricity suppliers' rates, service and territory, and unfavorable electric utility rates, charges, or terms of service imposed on local solar electricity customers.

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Floridians for Solar Choice, Inc.
120 E. Oakland Park
Suite 105
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334-
(386) 753-8901
  Contact: Tory Perfetti, Chairperson

Statewide total needed for judicial and financial impact review (signed by 25% of voters required by s. 3, Art. XI of the State Constitution in one-half of the congressional districts): 222,881 
Statewide total needed to make ballot position (signed by 8% of the voters in at least one-half of Florida's congressional districts and in the state as whole as of the last presidential election): 891,523 
Signatures expired prior to ballot position. (Signatures are valid from date made and up until next February 1, occurring in an even-number year for the purpose of the amendment appearing on the ballot, provided all requirements are met. Signatures do not expire once ballot position is made): 296,422 
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 the Secretary of State determines the requisite signatures have been obtained and issues a certificate of ballot position. 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.
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: 12/23/2014 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 03/25/2015 
Attorney General: 03/25/2015 
Sent to Supreme Court: 04/24/2015 
Supreme Court Ruling: Constitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 10/22/2015 
Financial Impact Statement Date: 05/07/2015 
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement: 10/22/2015 
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2026 

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