Florida 2006 citizen initiatives

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This table shows all initiatives in Florida for 2006. In Florida, initiative sponsors are able to submit their signatures to the Florida Secretary of State for validation on an ongoing basis. The public is able to see at any moment how many signatures each measure has.


Initiatives that appeared on the 2006 General Election ballot

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
CICA Protecting the Public from Tobacco Hazards Healthcare Would mandate that the state use part of tobacco settlement money for a comprehensive public prevention plan Approveda

For a complete list of ballot measures on the 2006 ballot, including all legislative referrals, see Florida 2006 ballot measures


Initiatives that did not make the 2006 ballot

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
CICA No Vote Elections Would ensure one vote per person Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Additional Standards for Legislative and Congressional District Apportionment Apportionment Would dictate that districts utilize existing political and geographical boundaries; districts will preserve communities of interest; and districts can't be drawn to favor an incumbent, political party or other person Abandoned by Sponsors
CICA Disposition of Certain Judicial Actions Judicial Would require jury decision for certain verdicts Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Florida Minimum Wage Amendment Minimum wage initiatives Would raise minimum wage to $6.15 per hour six months after enactment. Protects employees for exercising this right from employer retaliation Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Would prohibit discrimination for employment based on sex, race, national origin, religion, and age Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA False Representations in Documents Relating to Persons and Property Property Rights Would dictate that false representations of persons or properties are automatically considered negligent Abandoned by Sponsors
CICA Fair Tuition Amendement Education Would limit tuition increases at public universities to 3% per year Abandoned by Sponsors
CICA Legal Guardians Vote for Mentally Incompetent Adults Healthcare Would allow legal guardians to vote for mentally incompetent adults Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Parents Vote for Children Elections Would allow legal guardians to vote on behalf of their children Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Implementation of Apportionment and Districting Commission Apportionment Would create commission to oversee and decide apportionment and districting Abandoned by Sponsors
CICA Independent Non-Partisan Commission for District Apportionment Apportionment Would create an independent and nonpartisan commission to apportion legislative districts and replace the apportionment by the legislature Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Sales Tax Exemption Guidelines Taxes Would dictate that any exemption from sales tax must serve a public purpose Abandoned by Sponsors
CICA Limit School Bus Ride Time Education Would make 2 hour one-way ride the maximum for commutes to or from Florida public schools Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Judicial Elections and Duties Judicial Would mandate that all judicial campaign contributions be made through a non-profit organization, and that the candidate may not know who made the contribution Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Mandatory Debate Amendment Elections Would mandate that major candidates for public office appearing on a statewide general election ballot agree to participate in at least two televised debates with all major candidates on the ballot Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Parents' Right to State-Funded School Choice Scholarship Education Would create state-funded scholarship for parents that wish to place their children in private school Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Partial Repeal of Amendment to Reduce Class Size Education Would delete the requirement of state funding to reduce class size Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Parents' Right to Sue for Damages, Injury, or Death Healthcare Would give right to sue for any negligent care which took place in the state Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Prohibiting Bribery of Public Officials Bribes Would prohibit public officials or those running for office from taking bribes, with a minimum one year sentence for accepting or attempting to give a bribe Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Require Referenda for Local Government Comprehensive Land Use Plan Public Land Would require vote for plan of use for public land Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Restoration of Voting Rights Suffrage on the ballot Would revise current constitutional requirement regarding incarcerated citizens' voting rights to provide for restoration of voting rights upon completion of sentence Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Retail Emergency Power Initiative Emergency Procedure Would require any retail establishment with 30 or more employees selling non-perishable food items to have an alternative source of power in the event of a power loss Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Right to Affordable Health Insurance Business Regulation Would mandate that either private insurers establish a plan with premiums equal to the largest, lowest premium, private, group plan in Florida, or the state must establish a trust in 2005 to provide coverage Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Right to Jobs and Business Opportunities Business Regulation Would establish a new cabinet entity, Florida Business and Economic Opportunity and Employment Authority Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Right to Prompt Medical Service Payment Healthcare Would require prompt payment by third party payers to medical service providers Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Right to Safe Medical Care Healthcare Would establish the right for any person in Florida to receive and discover unfavorable and/or malpractice data about any health care practitioner licensed in the state Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Senior Citizen Homestead Property Assessment Cap Property Taxes Would allow the capping of the assessed value of the homestead property of Floridians 65 and older with a household income of $50,000 or less Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Tax Foreclosures on Homesteads of Elderly Prohibited Property Taxes Would prohibit any state agency or local government from foreclosing on the homestead of any person over the age of 65 for delinquent taxes which the owner could not afford to pay Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Minimum Drinking Age Amendment Drinking Age Would change legal drinking age to 18 Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Primary Enforcement of Safety Belt Law Law Enforcement Would require enforcement of safety belt law to same extent as other state traffic laws Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Right to Jobs and Business Opportunities Business Regulation Would establish a new cabinet entity, Florida Business and Economic Opportunity and Employment Authority Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Truth and Justice in Courts Judicial Reform Would eliminate legal loopholes, which allow many technicalities to overcome just decisions Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Voter Control of City Taxes Taxes Would permit the governing body of a municipality to abolish or levy any tax if it is approved by a majority of the voters in the municipality Courts Struck from Ballot
CICA Legalization of Marijuana Committee Marijuana Would Legalize Marijuana Courts Struck from Ballot

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