Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1890
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Comm: UNFAV           .                                
                  04/07/2021           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Farmer) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 17 - 26
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (5) of section
    6  106.011, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         106.011 Definitions.—As used in this chapter, the following
    8  terms have the following meanings unless the context clearly
    9  indicates otherwise:
   10         (5) “Contribution” means:
   11         (b) A transfer of funds between political committees,
   12  between electioneering communications organizations, or between
   13  a political committee and an electioneering communications
   14  organization any combination of these groups.
   16  Notwithstanding the foregoing meanings of “contribution,” the
   17  term may not be construed to include services, including, but
   18  not limited to, legal and accounting services, provided without
   19  compensation by individuals volunteering a portion or all of
   20  their time on behalf of a candidate or political committee or
   21  editorial endorsements.
   22         Section 2. Paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of section
   23  106.07, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   24         106.07 Reports; certification and filing.—
   25         (4)(a) Except for daily reports, to which only the
   26  contributions provisions below apply, and except as provided in
   27  paragraph (b), each report required by this section must
   28  contain:
   29         1. The full name, address, and occupation, if any, of each
   30  person who has made one or more contributions to or for such
   31  committee or candidate within the reporting period, together
   32  with the amount and date of such contributions. For
   33  corporations, the report must provide as clear a description as
   34  practicable of the principal type of business conducted by the
   35  corporation. However, if the contribution is $100 or less or is
   36  from a relative, as defined in s. 112.312, provided that the
   37  relationship is reported, the occupation of the contributor or
   38  the principal type of business need not be listed.
   39         2. The name and address of each political committee from
   40  which the reporting committee or the candidate received, or to
   41  which the reporting committee or candidate made, any transfer of
   42  funds, together with the amounts and dates of all transfers.
   43         3. Each loan for campaign purposes to or from any person or
   44  political committee within the reporting period, together with
   45  the full names, addresses, and occupations, and principal places
   46  of business, if any, of the lender and endorsers, if any, and
   47  the date and amount of such loans.
   48         4. A statement of each contribution, rebate, refund, or
   49  other receipt not otherwise listed under subparagraphs 1.
   50  through 3.
   51         5. The total sums of all loans, in-kind contributions, and
   52  other receipts by or for such committee or candidate during the
   53  reporting period. The reporting forms shall be designed to
   54  elicit separate totals for in-kind contributions, loans, and
   55  other receipts.
   56         6. The full name and address of each person to whom
   57  expenditures have been made by or on behalf of the committee or
   58  candidate within the reporting period; the amount, date, and
   59  purpose of each such expenditure; and the name and address of,
   60  and office sought by, each candidate on whose behalf such
   61  expenditure was made. However, expenditures made from the petty
   62  cash fund provided by s. 106.12 need not be reported
   63  individually.
   64         7. The full name and address of each person to whom an
   65  expenditure for personal services, salary, or reimbursement for
   66  authorized expenses as provided in s. 106.021(3) has been made
   67  and which is not otherwise reported, including the amount, date,
   68  and purpose of such expenditure. However, expenditures made from
   69  the petty cash fund provided for in s. 106.12 need not be
   70  reported individually. Receipts for reimbursement for authorized
   71  expenditures shall be retained by the treasurer along with the
   72  records for the campaign account.
   73         8. The total amount withdrawn and the total amount spent
   74  for petty cash purposes pursuant to this chapter during the
   75  reporting period.
   76         9. The total sum of expenditures made by such committee or
   77  candidate during the reporting period.
   78         10. The amount and nature of debts and obligations owed by
   79  or to the committee or candidate, which relate to the conduct of
   80  any political campaign.
   81         11. Transaction information for each credit card purchase.
   82  Receipts for each credit card purchase shall be retained by the
   83  treasurer with the records for the campaign account.
   84         12. The amount and nature of any separate interest-bearing
   85  accounts or certificates of deposit and identification of the
   86  financial institution in which such accounts or certificates of
   87  deposit are located.
   88         13. The primary purposes of an expenditure made indirectly
   89  through a campaign treasurer pursuant to s. 106.021(3) for goods
   90  and services such as communications media placement or
   91  procurement services, campaign signs, insurance, and other
   92  expenditures that include multiple components as part of the
   93  expenditure. The primary purpose of an expenditure shall be that
   94  purpose, including integral and directly related components,
   95  that comprises 80 percent of such expenditure.
   96         Section 3. Section 106.079, Florida Statutes, is created to
   97  read:
   98         106.079 Transfer of political committee funds.—A political
   99  committee may not transfer funds or make contributions to
  100  another political committee.
  101         Section 4. Paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section
  102  106.08, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
  103         106.08 Contributions; limitations on.—
  104         (1)(a) Except for political parties or affiliated party
  105  committees, no person or political committee may, in any
  106  election, make contributions in excess of the following amounts:
  107         1. To a candidate for statewide office or for retention as
  108  a justice of the Supreme Court or to a political committee that
  109  is the sponsor of a constitutional amendment proposed by
  110  initiative, $3,000. However, a political committee may not make
  111  a contribution to any such political committee as provided in s.
  112  106.079. The limitation on contributions for
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  115  And the title is amended as follows:
  116         Between lines 2 and 3
  117  insert:
  118         106.011, F.S.; redefining the term “contribution” to
  119         conform to changes made by the act; amending s.
  120         106.07, F.S.; revising reporting requirements
  121         regarding transfers made by political committees, to
  122         conform; creating s. 106.079, F.S.; prohibiting a
  123         political committee from transferring funds or making
  124         contributions to another political committee; amending
  125         s.