RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
1S-2.0091: Constitutional Amendment Initiative Petition; Submission Deadline; Signature Verification
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The amendments to this rule implement legislative changes to Section 100.371, Florida Statutes, brought about by Chapter 2011-40, Section 23, Laws of Florida, relating to the length of time petition signatures are valid and the requirements for supervisors of elections to verify initiative petitions.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Constitutional initiative process.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 20.10(3), 97.012(1), 100.371(6) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: Art XI, Fla. Const., 100.371 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: June 28, 2011, 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Room 307, R.A. Gray Building, Department of State, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Eddie Phillips, Executive Assistant, Office of General Counsel, Department of State, telephone: (850)245-6536, email: email@example.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Gary J. Holland, Assistant General Counsel, Florida Department of State at (850)245-6536; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The preliminary text can be found at: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/rules/proposed-rules/index.shtml
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.