Florida Senate - 2022                                    SB 1352
       By Senator Brodeur
       9-00195A-22                                           20221352__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to limitations on political
    3         contributions; amending s. 106.08, F.S.; defining the
    4         term “foreign national”; providing that a foreign
    5         national may not make or offer to make certain
    6         contributions or expenditures; providing an effective
    7         date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Subsection (12) is added to section 106.08,
   12  Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         106.08 Contributions; limitations on.—
   14         (12)(a)For purposes of this subsection, “foreign national”
   15  means:
   16         1.A foreign government;
   17         2.A foreign political party;
   18         3.A foreign corporation, partnership, association,
   19  organization, or other combination of persons organized under
   20  the laws of or having its principal place of business in a
   21  foreign country;
   22         4.A person with foreign citizenship; or
   23         5.A person who is not a citizen or national of the United
   24  States and is not lawfully admitted to the United States for
   25  permanent residence.
   26         (b)Consistent with the requirements of 52 U.S.C. s. 30121
   27  and 11 C.F.R. s. 110.20, a foreign national may not make or
   28  offer to make, directly or indirectly, a contribution or an
   29  expenditure in connection with any election held in the state.
   30         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2022.