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Florida Civil Trials in Dade County, Amendment 9 (1964)

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The Florida Civil Trials in Dade County Amendment, also known as Amendment 9, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 3, 1964.

This amendment modified Article XVI of the Florida Constitution to authorize civil trials in branch courthouses in Dade county.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 9 (1964)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 528,235 67.66%
No252,46232.34%

Election results via: Florida Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

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NO. 9—CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XVI

Civil Trials in branch courthouses in Dade County—Proposing an amendment to Article XVI of the Florida Constitution authorizing civil trials in branch courthouses in Dade County.[2]

Constitutional changes

Section __. Civil Trials in Branch Courthouses in Dade County. Civil trials may be held as provided by law in branch courthouses in any municipality within Dade county. The clerk of any court, the sheriff, and any other court officer, within said county, shall maintain such offices within such municipality, and have available such official books and records therein, as may be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this amendment, provided that the principal offices of such clerks or other officers shall not be removed from the county seat.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Senate Joint Resolution 1083 of 1963.
  • The amendment was filed with the Secretary of State on June 17, 1963.[1]

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