Florida Senate - 2012                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 292
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 1a/F/2R         .                                
             03/08/2012 06:08 PM       .                                

       Senator Bennett moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (920062) 
    3         Delete lines 21 - 54
    4  and insert:
    5  in the English language, in which 25 percent of the content is
    6  news and editorial in nature, and whose total minimum
    7  circulation of greater than 2,500 is biannually audited and
    8  certified in an affidavit by an independent third-party auditor
    9  approved by the Community Papers of Florida, the Florida
   10  Community Paper Advertising Network, the Florida Press
   11  Association, or a similarly sanctioned organization recognized
   12  by the newspaper industry or entered or qualified to be admitted
   13  and entered as periodicals matter at a post office in the county
   14  where published, for sale to the public generally, available to
   15  the public generally for the publication of official or other
   16  notices and customarily containing information of a public
   17  character or of interest or of value to the residents or owners
   18  of property in the county where published, or of interest or of
   19  value to the general public.
   20         Section 2. Section 50.031, Florida Statutes, is amended to
   21  read:
   22         50.031 Newspapers in which legal notices and process may be
   23  published.—No notice or publication required to be published in
   24  a newspaper in the nature of or in lieu of process of any kind,
   25  nature, character or description provided for under any law of
   26  the state, whether heretofore or hereafter enacted, and whether
   27  pertaining to constructive service, or the initiating, assuming,
   28  reviewing, exercising or enforcing jurisdiction or power, by any
   29  court in this state, or any notice of sale of property, real or
   30  personal, for taxes, state, county or municipal, or sheriff’s,
   31  guardian’s or administrator’s or any sale made pursuant to any
   32  judicial order, decree or statute or any other publication or
   33  notice pertaining to any affairs of the state, or any county,
   34  municipality or other political subdivision thereof, shall be
   35  deemed to have been published in accordance with the statutes
   36  providing for such publication, unless the same shall have been
   37  published for the prescribed period of time required for such
   38  publication, in a newspaper which at the time of such
   39  publication shall have been in existence for 1 year, in which 25
   40  percent of the content is news and editorial in nature, and
   41  whose total minimum circulation of greater than 2,500 is
   42  biannually audited and certified in an affidavit