Bill No. CS/CS/SB 866
Amendment No. 570685
Senate House

1Representative Robaina offered the following:
3     Substitute Amendment for Amendment (502847) to Senate Bill
4(with title amendment)
5     Between lines 1440 and 1441, insert:
6     Section 30.  Effective upon this act becoming a law,
7subsection (3) of section 106.071, Florida Statutes, is amended
8to read:
9     106.071  Independent expenditures; electioneering
10communications; reports; disclaimers.--
11     (3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to novelty items having
12a retail value of $10 or less which support, but do not oppose,
13a candidate or issue. Subsection (2) is inapplicable to an
14individual using his or her personal resources, not to exceed
15$5,000, and acting independently of any candidate or committee
16in a municipal election.
17     Section 31.  Effective upon this act becoming a law,
18paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section 106.143, Florida
19Statutes, is amended to read:
20     106.143  Political advertisements circulated prior to
21election; requirements.--
22     (1)
23     (b)  Any other political advertisement published,
24displayed, or circulated prior to, or on the day of, any
25election must prominently:
26     1.  Be marked "paid political advertisement" or with the
27abbreviation "pd. pol. adv."
28     2.  State the name and address of the persons sponsoring
29the advertisement.
30     3.a.(I)  State whether the advertisement and the cost of
31production is paid for or provided in kind by or at the expense
32of the entity publishing, displaying, broadcasting, or
33circulating the political advertisement; or
34     (II)  State who provided or paid for the advertisement and
35cost of production, if different from the source of sponsorship.
36     b.  This subparagraph does not apply if the source of the
37sponsorship is patently clear from the content or format of the
38political advertisement.
40This paragraph is inapplicable to an individual using his or her
41personal resources, not to exceed $5,000, and acting
42independently of any candidate or committee in a municipal
45This subsection does not apply to campaign messages used by a
46candidate and the candidate's supporters if those messages are
47designed to be worn by a person.
48     Section 32.  Effective upon this act becoming a law,
49section 106.1439, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
50     106.1439  Electioneering communications; disclaimers.--
51     (1)  Any electioneering communication shall prominently
52state: "Paid electioneering communication paid for by   (Name
53and address of person paying for the communication)  ."
54     (2)  Subsection (1) is inapplicable to an individual using
55his or her personal resources, not to exceed $5,000, and acting
56independently of any candidate or committee in a municipal
58     (3)(2)  Any person who fails to include the disclaimer
59prescribed in this section in any electioneering communication
60that is required to contain such disclaimer commits a
61misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s.
62775.082 or s. 775.083.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
67     Between lines 81 and 82, insert:
68amending ss. 106.071, 106.143, and 106.1439, F.S.; providing an
69exemption from certain disclaimer requirements in a municipal
70election for an individual who uses his or her personal
71resources and acts independently of any candidate or committee;

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