Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SJR 1238
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  03/01/2021           .                                

       The Committee on Ethics and Elections (Bradley) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory, ballot, and title
    2  amendments)
    4         Between lines 61 and 62
    5  insert:
    6                             ARTICLE XII                           
    7                              SCHEDULE                             
    8         The amendment to section 5 of Article XI, and the creation
    9  of this section, which increases the threshold for approving an
   10  amendment or revision to this constitution from sixty percent of
   11  the electors voting on the measure to sixty-six and two-thirds
   12  percent, may only take effect if approved by sixty-six and two
   13  thirds percent of the electors voting on the measure. This
   14  section shall take effect upon approval of the electors.
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   17  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   18         Delete lines 14 - 15
   19  and insert:
   20         That the following amendment to Section 5 of Article XI and
   21  the creation of a new section in Article XII of the State
   22  Constitution are agreed to and shall be submitted to
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   25  And the ballot statement is amended as follows:
   26         Delete lines 64 - 73
   27  and insert:
   28                      CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT                     
   29                        ARTICLE XI, SECTION 5                      
   30                             ARTICLE XII                           
   32  CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT OR REVISION.—Proposing an amendment to
   33  the State Constitution to increase the percentage of elector
   34  votes required to approve an amendment to or a revision of the
   35  State Constitution from 60 percent to 66 and 2/3 percent,
   36  including for the passage of this amendment, except that the
   37  repeal of an amendment or revision need only be approved by the
   38  same percentage of elector votes as was required at the time of
   39  passage of such amendment or revision.
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   42  And the title is amended as follows:
   43         Delete line 3
   44  and insert:
   45         of Article XI and the creation of a new section in
   46         Article XII of the State Constitution to increase