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Elder Contract Parole Program Amendment

Amends Article IV, section 8

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The purpose of this effort is to extend the commission authority to approve early release of certain elderly offenders over the age of 50 who have served at least 25 years in prison. Involve the department and the commission in program planning with the elderly offender. Involve the elderly offender in developing her or his individual rehabilitation program for the period of incarceration and parole. Requires eligibility criteria. Inmates currently sentenced to death are ineligible.

Exodus Project of Florida
Post Office Box 1014
Riverview, FL 33568-
(813) 379-1272
  Contact: Margaretta Jennings Taylor, Chairperson

Statewide total needed for judicial and financial impact review: 222,898 
Statewide total needed to make ballot position: 891,589 
Statewide total currently valid: 104*
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: 01/29/2020 
Undue Burden: 02/03/2020 
Made Review:  
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Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2022 

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