Florida Senate - 2008 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for CS for SB 866
4/23/2008 3:53 PM
Senator Siplin moved the following amendment to amendment
Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
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individual who uses his or her personal resources of no more than
$500 and acts independent of any candidate or committee.
(4) Any person who fails to include the disclaimer
prescribed in subsection (2) in any political advertisement that
is required to contain such disclaimer commits a misdemeanor of
the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s.
Section 37. Effective upon becoming a law and retroactive
to January 1, 2006, subsection (1) of section 106.143, Florida
Statutes, is amended to read:
106.143 Political advertisements circulated prior to
(1)(a) Any political advertisement that is paid for by a
candidate and that is published, displayed, or circulated prior
to, or on the day of, any election must prominently state:
"Political advertisement paid for and approved by (name of
candidate) , (party affiliation) , for (office sought) ."
(b) Any other political advertisement published, displayed,
or circulated prior to, or on the day of, any election must
1. Be marked "paid political advertisement" or with the
abbreviation "pd. pol. adv."
2. State the name and address of the persons sponsoring the
3.a.(I) State whether the advertisement and the cost of
production is paid for or provided in kind by or at the expense
of the entity publishing, displaying, broadcasting, or
circulating the political advertisement; or
(II) State who provided or paid for the advertisement and
cost of production, if different from the source of sponsorship.
b. This subparagraph does not apply if the source of the
sponsorship is patently clear from the content or format of the
(c) Any political advertisement made pursuant to s.
106.021(3)(d) must be marked "paid political advertisement" or
with the abbreviation "pd. pol. adv." and must prominently state,
"Paid for and sponsored by (name of person paying for political
advertisement) . Approved by (names of persons, party
affiliation, and offices sought in the political advertisement)
This subsection does not apply to campaign messages used by a
candidate and the candidate's supporters if those messages are
designed to be worn by a person. This subsection does not apply
to an individual who uses his or her personal resources of no
more than $500 and acts independent of any candidate or
Section 38. Effective upon becoming a law and retroactive
to January 1, 2006, section 106.1439, Florida Statutes, is
amended to read:
106.1439 Electioneering communications; disclaimers.--
(1) Any electioneering communication shall prominently
state: "Paid electioneering communication paid for by (Name and
address of person paying for the communication) ."
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to an individual who uses
his or her personal resources of no more than $500 and acts
independent of any
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And the title is amended as follows:
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providing an exemption for an individual who uses up to a
specified amount of his or
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