Bill No. 1589
Amendment No. 258661
Senate House

1Representative Brown offered the following:
3     Amendment to Amendment (426201) (with directory and title
5Remove lines 1663-1686 and insert:
6     Section 29.  Subsection (3) of section 101.001, Florida
7Statutes, is amended to read:
8     101.001  Precincts and polling places; boundaries.--
9     (3)(a)  Each supervisor of elections shall maintain a
10suitable map drawn to a scale no smaller than 3 miles to the
11inch and clearly delineating all major observable features such
12as roads, streams, and railway lines and showing the current
13geographical boundaries of each precinct, representative
14district, and senatorial district, and other type of district in
15the county subject to the elections process in this code.
16     (b)  The supervisor of elections shall notify the Secretary
17of State in writing within 30 days after of any reorganization
18of precincts and shall furnish a copy of the map showing the
19current geographical boundaries and designation of each new
20precinct. However, if precincts are composed of whole census
21blocks, the supervisor may furnish, in lieu of a copy of the
22map, a list, in an electronic format prescribed by the
23Department of State, associating each census block in the county
24with its precinct.
25     (c)  Any precinct established or altered under the
26provisions of this section shall consist of areas bounded on all
27sides only by:
28     1.  Visible features that are readily distinguishable upon
29the ground, such as streets, railroad tracks, streams, and
30lakes, and that are indicated upon current census maps, official
31Department of Transportation maps, official municipal maps,
32official county maps, or a combination of such maps;
33     2.  The boundaries of public parks, public school grounds,
34or churches; or
35     3.  The boundaries of counties and incorporated
37     (d)  Until July 1, 2012, a supervisor may apply for and
38obtain from the Secretary of State a waiver of the requirement
39in paragraph (c).
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42     Remove lines 2251-2254 and insert:
43ballot; amending s. 101.001, F.S.; revising requirements of
44supervisors relating to precincts and precinct boundaries;
45providing exceptions; amending s. 101.043, F.S.;

CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.