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.
    8  Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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:
   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.