JACKSONVILLE BEACH CHARTER AMENDMENT PETITION FORM
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You Must Be a REGISTERED VOTER OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH TO SIGN Please complete in INK Your Name _________________________________________________________ Please Print Name as it appears on your Voter Information Card Your residential street address _______________________________________________________________ City JACKSONVILLE BEACH Zip 32250 County DUVAL
Voter Registration Number _________________ -or- Date of Birth ____________________ I am a registered voter of Jacksonville Beach, Florida and hereby petition the City Clerk to place the following amendment to the Jacksonville Beach City Charter on the ballot in the next general election. AMENDMENT TO CREATE SECTION NO. 63 (SENSIBLE MARIJUANA POLICY AMENDMENT) OF THE JACKSONVILLE BEACH CITY CHARTER BALLOT TITLE: SENSIBLE MARIJUANA POLICY CHARTER AMENDMENT, JACKSONVILLE BEACH CITY CHARTER SECTION NO. 63
BALLOT SUMMARY: This proposed charter amendment is designed to create a new Section No. 63 of the Jacksonville Beach City Charter (Sensible Marijuana Policy Amendment) to prohibit the adult possession of less than twenty (20) grams of marijuana where the marijuana was intended for personal use and to provide for a fine of not more than $100.00 per violation. FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT: (1) It shall be unlawful for any adult person to possess marijuana where the marijuana is intended for adult personal use. (2) “Adult personal use” is defined as the possession of less than twenty grams of marijuana by an adult at least eighteen years of age. The sale of marijuana for remuneration is not defined as personal use and is subject to prosecution under existing state laws.
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(3) Any adult person violating this section shall upon conviction be punished by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00). (4) Those parts of any ordinances in conflict with this section are hereby repealed. This section becomes effective upon adoption. (5) If any provision of this charter section or its application to any person or circumstances is held invalid by the valid judgment or decree of a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this charter section or the application of the terms and provisions to other persons shall not be affected.
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This petition is a paid political advertisement, paid for by the Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy (CSMP), a political committee, whose mailing address is P.O. Box 550944, Jacksonville, FL 32255-0944. Paid Petition Circulator’s Name ____________________________ Address ________________________________________________