Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7029, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
               Floor: 1f/RE/3R         .                                
             03/09/2016 02:56 PM       .                                

       Senator Stargel moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (620160) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Before line 5
    5  insert:
    6         Section 1. Section 617.221, Florida Statutes, is created to
    7  read:
    8         617.221 Membership associations; reporting requirements;
    9  restrictions on use of funds.—
   10         (1) As used in this section, the term “membership
   11  association” means a not-for-profit corporation, including a
   12  department or division of such corporation, the majority of
   13  whose board members are constitutional officers who, pursuant to
   14  s. 1001.32(2), operate, control, and supervise public entities
   15  that receive annual state appropriations through a statutorily
   16  defined formulaic allocation that is funded and prescribed
   17  annually in the General Appropriations Act or the substantive
   18  bill implementing the annual appropriations act. The term does
   19  not include a labor organization as defined in s. 447.02 or an
   20  entity funded through the Justice Administrative Commission.
   21         (2) Dues paid to a membership association which are paid
   22  with public funds shall be assessed for each elected or
   23  appointed public officer and may be paid to a membership
   24  association. If a public officer elects not to join the
   25  membership association, the dues assessed to that public officer
   26  may not be paid to the membership association.
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   29  And the title is amended as follows:
   30         Delete line 3509
   31  and insert:
   32         An act relating to education; creating s. 617.221,
   33         F.S.; defining the term “membership association”;
   34         requiring the assessment of dues paid to a membership
   35         association by certain elected and appointed officials
   36         with public funds; amending s. 1001.42