Florida Senate - 2021 SB 1890 By Senator Rodrigues 27-01883A-21 20211890__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to campaign financing; amending s. 3 106.08, F.S.; providing a limitation on contributions 4 made to political committees sponsoring a 5 constitutional amendment proposed by initiative; 6 specifying conditions upon which the limitation no 7 longer applies; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section 12 106.08, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 13 106.08 Contributions; limitations on.— 14 (1)(a) Except for political parties or affiliated party 15 committees, no person or political committee may, in any 16 election, make contributions in excess of the following amounts: 17 1. To a candidate for statewide office or for retention as 18 a justice of the Supreme Court, $3,000. Candidates for the 19 offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor on the same ticket 20 are considered a single candidate for the purpose of this 21 section. 22 2. To a candidate for retention as a judge of a district 23 court of appeal; a candidate for legislative office; a candidate 24 for multicounty office; a candidate for countywide office or in 25 any election conducted on less than a countywide basis;
ora 26 candidate for county court judge or circuit judge; or a 27 political committee that is the sponsor of a constitutional 28 amendment proposed by initiative, $1,000. However, the 29 limitation on contributions for such a political committee no 30 longer applies once the Secretary of State has issued a 31 certificate of ballot position and a designating number for the 32 proposed amendment. 33 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.