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Florida Growth Management Initiative Giving Citizens the Right to Decide Local Growth Management Plan Changes

Article II, Section 7

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Allows Floridians to call for voter approval of changes to local growth management plans through a citizen petition. Voter approval of growth management plan changes will be required if 10% of the voters in the city or county sign a petition calling for such a referendum. Defines terms and establishes petition requirements.

Floridians for Smarter Growth, Inc.
610 South Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606-0000
(813) 254-3369
  Contact: Clarence Anthony, Chairperson
Post Office Box 532018
Orlando, 32853-

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): 68,314 
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): 683,149 
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): 443,510 
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: Closed
Approval Date: 06/29/2007 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 01/25/2008 
Attorney General: 01/25/2008 
Sent to Supreme Court: 03/13/2008 
Supreme Court Ruling: Constitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 12/18/2008 
Financial Impact Statement Date:  
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement:  
Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2014 

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