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Learn About Amendment 10

Learn more about Amendment 10 before this November’s General Election.

Amendment 10: The Protection Amendment

  • PROTECTS OUR RIGHT TO VOTE
    Amendment 10Ensures all constitutional officers in your county are elected (sheriff, tax collector, property appraiser, clerk of court and supervisor
    of elections).
     
  • PROTECTS OUR FAMILIES
    Creates the Office of Domestic Security and Counterterrorism within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
     
  • PROTECTS OUR TAX DOLLARS
    Improves state budgeting by starting the Legislature’s annual session in January of even-numbered years.
     
  • PROTECTS OUR VETERANS
    Preserves the structure and governance of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to support the changing needs of Florida’s military members.

No. 10
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
ARTICLE III, SECTION 3
ARTICLE IV, SECTIONS 4, 11
ARTICLE VIII, SECTIONS 1, 6

State and Local Government Structure and Operation

Requires legislature to retain department of veterans’ affairs. Ensures election of sheriffs, property appraisers, supervisors of elections, tax collectors, and clerks of court in all counties; removes county charters’ ability to abolish, change term, transfer duties, or eliminate election of these offices. Changes annual legislative session commencement date in even numbered years from March
to January; removes legislature’s authorization to fix another date. Creates office of domestic security and counterterrorism within department of law enforcement.


To learn more about Amendment 10 before this November’s General Election, please visit Amendment10.org

 

 

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