The Florida Civil Service Amendment, also known as Amendment 11, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on November 6, 1956.
This amendment modified Article XVI of the Florida Constitution to provide for the establishment of civil service systems and civil service boards.
| Florida Amendment 11 (1956)|
| Yes|| 325,502|| 75.37%|
Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1955-1956) (p.388-391)
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| No. 11
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO
A proposed Amendment to Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Florida to be known as Section 34 authorizing the Legislature to establish Civil Service Systems and Civil Service Boards for Municipal, County and State Employees and Officers not elected by the people or appointed by the Governor.
The text of the amendment read:
Section 34. Civil Service Systems and Boards. The Legislature may by general, special or local laws create Civil Service Systems and Civil Service Boards for municipal, county and state employees and for municipal, county and state officers not appointed by the governor or elected by the people and the Legislature may authorize such Civil Service Boards to provide for the qualifications and method of employing such employees and officers and to prescribe the length of their terms of office or employment.