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Monday, January 22, 2018
CRC ANNOUNCES 2018 PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULE

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) today announced its second statewide tour of public hearings to be held in 2018.

CRC Chairman Carlos Beruff, said, “As promised, the Constitution Revision Commission will be hitting the road again in 2018 to hold its second statewide tour of public hearings. This is a public driven process and upcoming public hearings will allow Floridians the opportunity to shape proposed constitutional revisions before they are placed on the ballot. We are noticing these public hearings months in advance to ensure Floridians are aware of these opportunities and can make the necessary arrangements to attend.”

The dates, times and locations for confirmed public hearings are outlined below. All public hearings are noticed from 1:00-7:00 PM local time. Floridians who fill out an appearance form by 7:00 PM local time will be given an opportunity to speak before the Commission.

CRC 2018 Public Hearing Schedule

South Florida Public Hearing

WHEN:            Tuesday, February 6, 1:00-7:00 PM EST

WHERE:         Nova Southeastern University

                       Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center

                       3301 College Avenue

                       Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

                       (Broward County)

Central Florida Public Hearing

WHEN:            Monday, February 19, 1:00-7:00 PM EST

WHERE:         Eastern Florida State College

                        Maxwell C. King Center

                        3865 North Wickham Road

                        Melbourne, FL 32935 

                        (Brevard County)

Northeast Florida Public Hearing

WHEN:            Tuesday, February 20, 1:00-7:00 PM EST

WHERE:         University of North Florida

                       Herbert University Center

                       12000 Alumni Drive

                       Jacksonville, FL 32224 

                       (Duval County)

Northwest Florida Public Hearing

WHEN:            Tuesday, February 27, 1:00-7:00 PM CST

WHERE:         University of West Florida

                       Conference Center & Ballroom

                       11000 University Parkway, Building 22

                       Pensacola, FL 32514 

                       (Escambia County)

Tampa Bay Area Public Hearing

WHEN:            Tuesday, March 13, 1:00-7:00 PM EST

WHERE:         University of South Florida – St. Petersburg

                        University Student Center

                        200 6th Ave S

                        St. Petersburg, FL 33701 

                        (Pinellas County)

Southwest Florida Public Hearing - To Be Determined

  • The CRC is actively searching for a venue in greater Southwest Florida.

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ABOUT THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION (CRC)

Once every 20 years, Florida's Constitution provides for the creation of a 37-member revision commission for the purpose of reviewing Florida's Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) meets for approximately one year, traveling the State of Florida, identifying issues, performing research and possibly recommending changes to the Constitution. Any amendments proposed by the CRC would be placed on the 2018 General Election ballot. For additional information, visit flcrc.gov.

Posted by: Constitution Revision Commission @ 12:00:00 am 
 
 
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