Florida Initiative Requirements, Amendment 2 (2004)
The Florida Initiative Requirements Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 2, 2004 election ballot in Florida, where it was approved.
The amendment modifies Article IV, Section 10 and Article XI, Section 5of the Florida Constitution to require initiatives be filed with the Secretary of State by February 1 and for the Supreme Court to issue an advisory opinion of the legality of the initiative by April 1.
|Florida Amendment 2 (2004)|
Results via: the Florida Department of State, Division of Elections
Text of measure
The ballot title read:
The ballot summary read:
|“||Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to require the sponsor of a constitutional amendment proposed by citizen initiative to file the initiative petition with the Secretary of State by February 1 of the year of a general election in order to have the measure submitted to the electors for approval or rejection at the following November's general election, and to require the Florida Supreme Court to render an advisory opinion addressing the validity of an initiative petition by April 1 of the year in which the amendment is to be submitted to the electors.||”|
The text of the amendment read:
Votesmartflorida.org contributed a total of $654,808 towards passage of the proposed amendment, while Hands Off Florida No On 2 spent $11, 034 in opposition.
- "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE," Florida Department of State, Division of Elections
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Follow the Money, Florida Amendment 2 Donations
- Text of Hometown v. Cobb
State of Florida
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