Florida Senate - 2022                             CS for SB 1352
       By the Committee on Ethics and Elections; and Senator Brodeur
       582-02625-22                                          20221352c1
    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.
   27  The term does not include a person who is a dual citizen or dual
   28  national of the United States and a foreign country.
   29         (b)Consistent with the requirements of 52 U.S.C. s. 30121
   30  and 11 C.F.R. s. 110.20, a foreign national may not make or
   31  offer to make, directly or indirectly, a contribution or an
   32  expenditure in connection with any election held in the state.
   33         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2022.