The Constitution Revision Commission is a big deal, and voters should pay attention. This group of unelected appointees will have the power to put constitutional changes directly on the ballot.
The CRC is required to meet every 20 years to review and recommend changes to the Florida Constitution. That’s pretty heady stuff. The politically well-connected will be jockeying for seats on this influential and prestigious panel.
The CRC can put forward amendments to clean up outdated or conflicting provisions or remove language that is no longer binding. It can also introduce new issues, amend existing constitutional language or undo what citizens accomplished through the initiative process.
It’s one of five ways to amend Florida’s constitution.