Florida Term Limit Amendment (2012)
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The proposed amendment would have increased the terms of state senators from 4 to 6 years and the terms of state representatives from 2 to 4 years. The amendment would also have limited state senators and state representatives to serving 12 consecutive years in office.
If the bill was referred to the ballot, it would have required 60 percent voter approval for adoption.
Path to the ballot
In order to qualify for the November 2012 ballot the proposed amendment required approval by a minimum of 60% in the both the House and the Senate. The proposed measure was expected to be considered during the 2011 legislative session. The proposal died in committee in May 2011.
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