Florida Senate - 2012 SJR 2-B By Senator Gaetz 4-00002-12B 20122B__ 1 Senate Joint Resolution 2 A joint resolution of apportionment; readopting and 3 amending section 3 of Senate Joint Resolution 1176 4 (2012) (plan ____); providing for severability of 5 invalid portions; providing for application beginning 6 in 2012. 7 8 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Section 3 of Senate Joint Resolution 1176, which 11 was filed in the office of Secretary of State on February 10, 12 2012, is readopted and amended to read: 13 Section 3. Senatorial districts.—For the election of 14 members to the Senate of this state, the state is apportioned 15 into 40 consecutively numbered, single-member senatorial 16 districts of contiguous territory, to be designated by such 17 numbers as follows: 18 19 Section 2. If any provision of this joint resolution or the 20 application thereof to any person or circumstance is held 21 invalid, or if any senatorial district established in this joint 22 resolution is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other 23 provisions or applications of this joint resolution, or any 24 other districts established in this joint resolution, which can 25 be given effect without the invalid provision or application, 26 and to this end the provisions of this joint resolution are 27 severable. 28 Section 3. This joint resolution applies with respect to 29 the qualification, nomination, and election of members of the 30 Senate in the primary and general elections held in 2012 and 31 thereafter.