Florida Senate - 2022                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for HB 921
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Rodrigues moved the following:
    1         Senate Substitute for Amendment (889914) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 77 and 78
    5  insert:
    6         Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 106.113, Florida
    7  Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         106.113 Expenditures by local governments.—
    9         (2) A local government or a person acting on behalf of
   10  local government may not expend or authorize the expenditure of,
   11  and a person or group may not accept, public funds for a
   12  political advertisement or any other electioneering
   13  communication sent to electors concerning an issue, referendum,
   14  or amendment, including any state question, that is subject to a
   15  vote of the electors. This subsection applies does not apply to
   16  a an electioneering communication initiated by from a local
   17  government or a person acting on behalf of a local government,
   18  irrespective of whether the communication which is limited to
   19  factual information or advocates for the passage or defeat of an
   20  issue, referendum, or amendment. This subsection does not
   21  preclude a local government or a person acting on behalf of a
   22  local government from reporting on official actions of the local
   23  government’s governing body in an accurate, fair, and impartial
   24  manner; posting factual information on a government website; or
   25  providing factual information in response to an inquiry.
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   28  And the title is amended as follows:
   29         Delete line 9
   30  and insert:
   31         certain contributions or expenditures; amending s.
   32         106.113, F.S.; revising limitations on the use or
   33         acceptance of public funds for certain political
   34         advertisements or communications by a local government
   35         or a person acting on behalf of a local government;
   36         revising applicability; providing for construction;
   37         providing an