Florida Senate - 2013                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 2
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 5/AD/2R         .                                
             03/05/2013 02:50 PM       .                                

       Senator Joyner moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 947 - 963
    4  and insert:
    5  pursuant to this section may have the disclosure prepared by an
    6  attorney in good standing with The Florida Bar or by a certified
    7  public accountant licensed under chapter 473. After preparing a
    8  disclosure form, the attorney or certified public accountant
    9  must sign the form indicating that he or she prepared the form
   10  in accordance with this section and the instructions for
   11  completing and filing the disclosure forms and that, upon his or
   12  her reasonable knowledge and belief, the disclosure is true and
   13  correct. If a complaint is filed alleging a failure to disclose
   14  information required by this section, the commission shall
   15  determine whether the information was disclosed to the attorney
   16  or certified public accountant. The failure of the attorney or
   17  certified public accountant to accurately transcribe information
   18  provided by the individual who is required to file the
   19  disclosure does not constitute a violation of this section.
   20  (b) An elected officer or candidate who chooses to use an
   21  attorney or a certified public accountant to prepare his or her
   22  disclosure may pay for the services of the attorney or certified
   23  public accountant from
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   26         And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete lines 114 - 128
   28  and insert:
   29         disclosure to have the statement prepared by an
   30         attorney or a certified public accountant; requiring
   31         an attorney or certified public accountant to sign the
   32         completed disclosure form to indicate compliance with
   33         applicable requirements and that the disclosure is
   34         true and correct based on reasonable knowledge and
   35         belief; requiring the commission to determine if an
   36         attorney or a certified public accountant failed to
   37         disclose information provided by the filing individual
   38         on the filed statement; providing that the failure of
   39         the attorney or certified public accountant to
   40         accurately transcribe information provided by the
   41         filing individual does not constitute a violation;
   42         authorizing an elected officer or candidate to use
   43         funds in an office account or campaign depository to
   44         pay an attorney or certified public