Florida Supreme Court Opinion on Proposed Initiatives, Amendment 4 (1986)

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The Florida Supreme Court Opinion on Proposed Initiatives Amendment, also known as Amendment 4, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 4, 1986.

This amendment modified Articles IV and V of the Florida Constitution to require the Supreme Court upon the request of the Attorney General to issue advisory opinions of initiated constitutional amendments.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 4 (1986)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,988,841 72.36%
No759,69127.64%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

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The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Provides that the Attorney General shall, as directed by general law, request the Supreme Court to render an expeditious advisory opinion as to the validity of an initiative petition which proposes an amendment to the State Constitution, and requires the Supreme Court to issue an advisory opinion upon request of the Attorney General, and by rule to permit interested persons to be heard on the questions presented by the Attorney General.[2]

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