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Florida Searches and Seizures, Amendment 2 (1982)

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The Florida Searches and Seizures Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was approved on the ballot on November 2, 1982.

This amendment modified Article I of the Florida Constitution to align with the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures per the United States Constitution.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1982)
Approveda Yes 1,440,523 63.48%

Election results via: Florida Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to provide that the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures shall be construed in conformity with the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution and to provide that illegally seized articles or information are inadmissable if decisions of the United States Supreme Court makes such evidence inadmissable.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-2-82"
  2. Florida Secretary of State, Division of Elections, "Initiative Information"
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.