Public Protection from Repeated Medical Malpractice

Article X, Section 20

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Current law allows medical doctors who have committed repeated malpractice to be licensed to practice medicine in Florida. This amendment prohibits medical doctors who have been found to have committed three or more incidents of medical malpractice from being licensed to practice medicine in Florida.

Floridians for Patient Protection
218 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301-
(850) 877-0450
  Contact: Debra Henley, Chairperson

Signatures: **Verified Totals are UNOFFICIAL until the Initiative receives certification and a ballot number.
 Required for review by Attorney General: 48,869 
 Required to have initiative on the ballot: 488,722 
 ** Number currently valid: 531,705 
(View By District by County)

Status: Passed
Approval Date: 04/07/2003 
Undue Burden:  
Made Review: 04/22/2004 
Attorney General: 04/23/2004 
Sent to Supreme Court: 05/11/2004 
Supreme Court Ruling: Constitutional  
SC Ruling Date: 07/15/2004 
Made Ballot: 07/29/2004 
Ballot Number: 8  
Election Date: 11/02/2004 
 Votes For: 5,121,841   
 Votes Against: 2,083,864   

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