Florida Senate - 2016 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 172 Ì573552*Î573552 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/03/2016 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Negron) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Pursuant to Section 5 of Article XI of the State 6 Constitution, there shall be a special election on August 30, 7 2016, to be held concurrently with other statewide elections 8 held on that date, if any, at which there shall be submitted to 9 the electors of this state for approval or rejection the 10 amendments to the State Constitution proposed in Senate Joint 11 Resolution 170, 2016 Regular Session, or a similar joint 12 resolution having substantially the same specific intent and 13 purpose. 14 Section 2. Publication of notice shall be in accordance 15 with Section 5 of Article XI of the State Constitution. The 16 special election shall be held as other special elections are 17 held. 18 Section 3. The sum of $____ in nonrecurring funds from the 19 General Revenue Fund is appropriated to the Department of State 20 for the 201_-201_ fiscal year for the purpose of advertising the 21 constitutional amendments being submitted to the electors of 22 this state at the special election called by this act. 23 Section 4. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law 24 if enacted by a vote of at least three-fourths of the membership 25 of each house of the Legislature and if Senate Joint Resolution 26 170, 2016 Regular Session, or a similar joint resolution having 27 substantially the same specific intent and purpose, is adopted 28 by both houses of the Legislature. 29 30 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 31 And the title is amended as follows: 32 Delete everything before the enacting clause 33 and insert: 34 A bill to be entitled 35 An act relating to a special election; providing for a 36 special election to be held August 30, 2016, pursuant 37 to Section 5 of Article XI of the State Constitution, 38 for the approval or rejection by the electors of this 39 state of amendments to the State Constitution, 40 proposed by joint resolution, relating to an exemption 41 from the tangible personal property tax for solar or 42 renewable energy source devices, a limitation on the 43 assessed value of real property used for 44 nonresidential purposes for the installation of such 45 devices, and an effective date if such amendments are 46 adopted; providing for publication of notice and for 47 procedures; providing an appropriation; providing a 48 contingent effective date.