Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 7096
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and
       Economic Development (Simmons) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 45 - 51
    4  and insert:
    5         (3)(a)Before obtaining signatures for compensation, a
    6  petition gatherer must register with the Secretary of State on a
    7  form prepared by the secretary. To register, the registrant must
    8  provide:
    9         1 His or her name, date of birth, and residential address.
   10         2. An attestation that he or she has been a Florida
   11  resident for at least the preceding 29 days.
   12         3. An attestation that he or she has not been convicted or
   13  found guilty of, regardless of adjudication to, a felony in this
   14  state or any other state or of the United States of a crime
   15  involving fraud, dishonesty, or deceit.
   16         (b) The secretary shall maintain a searchable database of
   17  registered petition gatherers.
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   21  And the title is amended as follows:
   22         Delete lines 5 - 7
   23  and insert:
   24         to attest that he or she has been a Florida resident
   25         for a specified period and that he or she has not been
   26         convicted or found guilty of a crime involving, fraud,
   27         dishonesty or deceit; requiring the Secretary of State
   28         to