Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 2086
                                Barcode 840794                          
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: RE            .                                
                  04/28/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Budget (Gaetz) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (480914) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 3314 and 3315
    5  insert:
    6         Section 64. Section 106.1437, Florida Statutes, is amended
    7  to read:
    8         106.1437 Miscellaneous advertisements.—Any advertisement,
    9  other than a political advertisement, independent expenditure,
   10  or electioneering communication, on billboards, bumper stickers,
   11  radio, or television, or in a newspaper, a magazine, or a
   12  periodical, intended to influence public policy or the vote of a
   13  public official, shall clearly designate the sponsor of such
   14  advertisement by including a clearly readable statement of
   15  sponsorship. If the advertisement is broadcast on television,
   16  the advertisement shall also contain a verbal statement of
   17  sponsorship. This section does shall not apply to an editorial
   18  endorsement. For purposes of this chapter, an expenditure made
   19  for, or in furtherance of, a miscellaneous advertisement is not
   20  considered to be a contribution to or on behalf of a candidate,
   21  and does not constitute an independent expenditure. Such
   22  expenditures are not subject to the limitations applicable to
   23  independent expenditures.
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   26         And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete line 4135
   28  and insert:
   29         names and abbreviations; amending s. 106.1437, F.S.;
   30         providing that expenditures for a miscellaneous
   31         advertisement are not considered to be a contribution
   32         to or on behalf of a candidate and do not constitute
   33         an independent expenditure; amending s. 106.17, F.S.;