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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title II
STATE ORGANIZATION
Chapter 8
CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS
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F.S. 8.087
18.087 Severability.If any provision of this act is held invalid with respect to any person or circumstance, or if any congressional district established in this act is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of the act or any other districts established in this act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this act are severable.
History.s. 8, ch. 2014-255.
1Note.On July 9, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court held portions of the congressional district map unconstitutional in The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, 172 So. 3d 363 (Fla. 2015), and relinquished the case to the trial court with directions to the Legislature to redraw districts 5, 13, 14, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, and all other districts affected by the redrawing. The Legislature was unable to produce a map, and the districts were determined by court order in Romo v. Detzner and Bondi and The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, Case Nos. 2012-CA-00412 and 2012-CA-00490, Fla. 2d Jud. Cir. Ct., October 9, 2015; the final congressional redistricting plan was approved by the Florida Supreme Court, The League of Women Voters of Florida v. Detzner, No. SC14-1905 (Fla. December 2, 2015).