Florida Two-Thirds Vote for Public Access Exemptions, Amendment 4 (2002)
The Florida Two-Thirds Vote for Public Access Exemptions Amendment, also known as Amendment 4, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 5, 2002 election ballot in Florida, where it was approved.
The amendment modified Article I, Section 24 of the Florida Constitution to require a supermajority vote in each house of the legislature to approve laws giving exemptions to public meeting and record laws.
|Florida Amendment 4 (2002)|
Results via: the Florida Department of State, Division of Elections
Text of measure
The ballot title read:
|“||Laws Providing Public Records or Meetings Exemptions; Two-Thirds Vote Required||”|
The ballot summary read:
|“||Requires that laws providing exemptions from public records or public meetings requirements must, after the effective date of this amendment, be passed by a two-thirds vote of each house of the Legislature.||”|
The text of the amendment read:
SECTION 24. Access to public records and meetings.--
- "Laws Providing Public Records or Meetings Exemptions; Two-Thirds Vote Required," 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.
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