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Freedom to Pray Together: Requires legislative approval for any worship limits longer than 21 days.
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Reference:
Article I, Section 3: Religious Freedom

Summary:
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Provides that any executive order by the Governor or any other designated governmental authority in the state of Florida cannot close, or limit in size, gatherings of any houses of worship or individually organized gatherings of prayer for greater than 21 calendar days without legislative approval.

Sponsor:
Florida Right to Pray Together
14125 Deep Lake Drive
Orlando, FL 32826-
(856) 846-6242
  Contact: Lourdes Aguirre, Chairperson

Signatures:
Statewide total needed for judicial and financial impact review: 222,898 
Statewide total needed to make ballot position: 891,589 
Statewide total currently valid: 217*
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: 07/07/2021 
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Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2022 




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