The current Florida Constitution was proposed in special sessions of the Florida Legislature on June 24-July 3 of 1968, through three joint resolutions. On November 5, 1968, the electorate ratified the constitution via referendum. The Florida Constitution consists of a preamble and 12 articles.
The five ways of amending the Florida Constitution are:
- Three-fifths vote of the membership of both houses in the Florida Legislature
- A Constitutional Revision Committee, consisting of 37 members that will meet every 20 years to consider and propose amendments.
- Taxation and Budget Commission, consisting of 22 members that will meet every 20 years to consider and propose amendments.
- Constitutional Convention to consider and propose amendments.
- A single proposed amendment to appear on the ballot.