Florida Senate - 2022                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SJR 1412
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Ethics and Elections (Taddeo) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 18 - 32
    4  and insert:
    5         SECTION 3. Initiative.—
    6         (a) The power to propose the revision or amendment of any
    7  portion or portions of this constitution by initiative is
    8  reserved to the people, provided that, any such revision or
    9  amendment, except for those limiting the power of government to
   10  raise revenue, shall embrace but one subject and matter directly
   11  connected therewith and shall be limited to matters relating to
   12  procedural subjects or to the structure of the government or of
   13  this constitution. It may be invoked by filing with the
   14  custodian of state records a petition containing a copy of the
   15  proposed revision or amendment, signed by a number of electors
   16  in each of one half of the congressional districts of the state,
   17  and of the state as a whole, equal to eight percent of the votes
   18  cast in each of such districts respectively and in the state as
   19  a whole in the last preceding election in which presidential
   20  electors were chosen.
   21         (b)The amendment made in subsection (a) limiting revisions
   22  or amendments of this constitution by initiative to matters
   23  relating to procedural subjects or to the structure of the
   24  government or of this constitution shall be known as the
   25  “Lawmakers Think They Know Better Than Floridians Amendment.”