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Amendment to Limit Government Interference with Abortion
23-07

Reference:
Abortion

Summary:
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No law shall prohibit, penalize, delay, or restrict abortion before viability or when necessary to protect the patient's health, as determined by the patient's healthcare provider. This amendment does not change the Legislature's constitutional authority to require notification to a parent or guardian before a minor has an abortion.

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Sponsor:
Floridians Protecting Freedom, Inc.
Post Office Box 4068
Sarasota, FL 34230-
(305) 647-2666
  Contact: Sara Latshaw, Chairperson
3 West Garden Street
Suite 712
Pensacola, FL 32502-

Signatures:
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 
Statewide total currently valid: 996,512*
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: 05/08/2023 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 09/07/2023 
Attorney General: 09/07/2023 
Sent to Supreme Court: 10/09/2023 
Supreme Court Ruling:  
SC Ruling Date:  
Financial Impact Statement Date: 11/16/2023 
SC Approval of Financial Impact Statement:  
Made Ballot: 01/05/2024 
Ballot Number: 4  
Election Year: 2024 




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