2016 Florida Statutes
18.088 Applicability.—The congressional districts prescribed in s. 8.081 apply with respect to the qualification, nomination, and election to the office of representative to the Congress of the United States for any election held after the 2014 general election. The congressional districts prescribed in s. 8.081 do not apply with respect to the office of any representative to the Congress of the United States elected in the 2014 general election.
History.—s. 9, ch. 2014-255.
1Note.—On July 9, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court held portions of the congressional district map unconstitutional in The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, 172 So. 3d 363 (Fla. 2015), and relinquished the case to the trial court with directions to the Legislature to redraw districts 5, 13, 14, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, and all other districts affected by the redrawing. The Legislature was unable to produce a map, and the districts were determined by court order in Romo v. Detzner and Bondi and The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, Case Nos. 2012-CA-00412 and 2012-CA-00490, United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, October 9, 2015; the final congressional redistricting plan was approved by the Florida Supreme Court, The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, No. SC14-1905 (Fla. December 2, 2015).