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Prohibiting state spending for experimentation that involves the destruction of a live human embryo.

Article X

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No revenue of the state shall be sent on experimentation that involves the destruction of a live human embryo.

Citizens for Science and Ethics, Inc.
Post Office Box 1491
Tallahassee, FL 32302-0000
(954) 661-7555
  Contact: Claire Thunning-Roberson, Chairperson
521 West Tropical Way
Plantation, FL 33317-

Statewide total needed for judicial and financial impact review: 68,314 
Statewide total needed to make ballot position: 683,149 
Signatures expired prior to ballot position (Signatures expire after two years, but will not expire once ballot position is made): 80,158 
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: Closed
Approval Date: 09/22/2005 
Undue Burden: 10/02/2005 
Made Review: 11/08/2006 
Attorney General: 11/08/2006 
Sent to Supreme Court: 12/31/2006 
Supreme Court Ruling: Constitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 05/31/2007 
Financial Impact Statement Date:  
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement:  
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2014 

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