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.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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; or a
   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.