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Florida Speech or Debate Privilege, Amendment 4 (1984)

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The Florida Speech or Debate Privilege Amendment, also known as Amendment 4, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 6, 1984.

This amendment sought to modify Article III of the Florida Constitution to declare that legislators' speech relating to legislative duties is privileged.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 4 (1988)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2,216,91066.62%
Yes 1,110,743 33.38%

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 legislators' speech or debate relating to legislative duties is privileged and that legislators shall not be questioned in any other place with respect thereto.[2][3]

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  1. Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-6-84"
  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.