Florida Firearms Purchases, Amendment 12 (1998)
This amendment modified Article VIII of the Florida Constitution to provide a local option for criminal background checks and waiting periods for firearms sales. Amendment 12 was one of nine ballot measures placed on the 1998 Florida ballot by the Florida Constitution Revision Commission.
|Florida Amendment 12 (1998)|
Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||Firearms Purchases: Local Option For Criminal History Records Check And Waiting Period.—Authorizes each county the option of requiring a criminal history records check and waiting period of 3 to 5 days in connection with the "sale" of any firearm; defines "sale" as the transfer of money or other valuable consideration for a firearm where any part of the transaction occurs on property open to public access; does not apply to holders of a concealed weapons permit when purchasing a firearm.||”|
- 1998 ballot measures
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- Florida Constitution Revision Commission
- Analysis of Amendment 12
- Details of measure from the Florida Secretary of State
- Florida ballot measure database
- Journals of the 1997-1998 Constitution Revision Commission
- November 3, 1998 constitutional amendment election results
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