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       Florida Senate - 2010                                   SJR 1180
       
       
       
       By Senator Negron
       
       
       
       
       28-01113-10                                           20101180__
    1                       Senate Joint Resolution                     
    2         A joint resolution proposing the creation of Section
    3         28 of Article X of the State Constitution to require
    4         the election of members of governing boards that have
    5         the authority to adopt millage rates and to provide
    6         for implementation thereof.
    7  
    8  Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9  
   10         That the following creation of Section 28 of Article X of
   11  the State Constitution is agreed to and shall be submitted to
   12  the electors of this state for approval or rejection at the next
   13  general election or at an earlier special election specifically
   14  authorized by law for that purpose:
   15                              ARTICLE X                            
   16                            MISCELLANEOUS                          
   17         SECTION 28. Election of members of boards that adopt
   18  millage rates; implementation.—
   19         (a) The members of any governing board that has the
   20  authority to adopt millage rates must be elected by a vote of
   21  the electors of the jurisdiction affected, subject to any phase
   22  in schedule adopted by the legislature.
   23         (b) In the next regular legislative session occurring after
   24  voter approval of this constitutional amendment, the legislature
   25  shall implement this section by general law effective July 1 of
   26  that year. Such legislation may provide a phase-in schedule to
   27  allow for the updating of special district charters.
   28         (c) The transition to elected governing boards required by
   29  this section shall be fully effectuated by January 1, 2013.
   30         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following statement be
   31  placed on the ballot:
   32                      CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT                     
   33                        ARTICLE X, SECTION 28                      
   34         ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF GOVERNING BOARDS POSSESSING
   35  AUTHORITY TO ADOPT MILLAGE RATES.—Proposing an amendment to the
   36  State Constitution to require that members of any governing
   37  board that has the authority to adopt millage rates must be
   38  elected by a vote of the people of the jurisdiction affected,
   39  subject to any phase-in schedule adopted by the Legislature.
   40  This amendment also requires the Legislature to implement this
   41  provision by general law in the next regular legislative session
   42  after this amendment is approved by the voters. The legislation
   43  must take effect by July 1 of that year and may provide a phase
   44  in schedule to allow for the updating of special district
   45  charters. The transition to elected governing boards required by
   46  this amendment must be completed by January 1, 2013.

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