The Florida Post-election Legislative Special Session Amendment, also known as Amendment 12, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 8, 1966.
This amendment modified Article III of the Florida Constitution to provide a special legislative session solely for the purpose of organization after November general elections.
| Florida Amendment 12 (1966)|
| Yes|| 496,919|| 76.94%|
Election results via: Florida Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| NO. 12—CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, ADDING SECTION 2A
LEGISLATIVE, Special session for organization purposes. Proposing an amendment to Article III, adding Section 2A of the State Constitution providing that the Legislature shall meet on the first Tuesday in November after the General Election for the purpose of organization, swearing in new members and selecting officers. No other business shall be transacted.
Section 2A. Special Session for Organizational Purposes. The legislature shall meet on the first Tuesday in November after the general election for the purpose of organization, swearing in new members and selecting officers. No other business shall be transacted.
Path to the ballot
- The amendment was placed on the ballot by Senate Joint Resolution 655 of 1965.
- The amendment was filed with the Secretary of State on May 25, 1963.