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Florida Waiting Period for Handgun Purchases, Amendment 2 (1990)

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The Florida Waiting Period for Handgun Purchases Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 6, 1990.

This amendment modified Article I of the Florida Constitution to create a mandatory period of three days between retail purchase and delivery of any handgun.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1990)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,840,912 84.5%
No522,24815.5%

Election results via: Florida Division of Elections.

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Requires a mandatory period of three days, excluding weekends and legal holidays, between the purchase and delivery at retail of any handgun. Defines the terms "purchase" and "handgun" and requires the Legislature to enact legislation to provide a felony penalty for violations.[1]

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