Amendment 10: State and Local Government Structure and Operation

Requires legislature to retain department of veterans’ affairs. Ensures election of sheriffs, property appraisers, supervisors of elections, tax collectors, and clerks of court in all counties; removes county charters’ ability to abolish, change term, transfer duties, or eliminate election of these offices. Changes annual legislative session commencement date in even- numbered years from March to January; removes legislature’s authorization to fix another date. Creates office of domestic security and counterterrorism within department of law enforcement. 


  • Former State Rep. Jim Kallinger (R), Save My Constitution
  • Carolyn Timmann, Martin County Clerk of the Court, Constitution Revision Commission member
  • Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Seminole County