Florida Senate - 2024                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1628
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 1/AD/2R         .                                
             03/01/2024 03:03 PM       .                                

       Senator Ingoglia moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Before line 10
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. Section 100.261, Florida Statutes, is amended to
    6  read:
    7         100.261 Holding bond referenda with other elections.
    8  Whenever any bond referendum is called, it shall be lawful for
    9  any county, district, or municipality to hold such bond
   10  referendum on the day of any state, county, or municipal primary
   11  or general election, or on the day of any election of such
   12  county, district, or municipality for any purpose other than the
   13  purpose of voting on such bonds. If such bond referendum is held
   14  concurrently with a regularly scheduled election, the county,
   15  district, or municipality must shall pay only its pro rata share
   16  of election costs directly related to the bond referendum.
   17  However, nothing in this section does not shall prohibit the
   18  holding of a special or separate bond referendum, except that if
   19  the bond issue amount is greater than $500 million, the bond
   20  referendum must be held at a general election.
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   23  And the title is amended as follows:
   24         Between lines 2 and 3
   25  insert:
   26         s. 100.261, F.S.; requiring that certain bond
   27         referenda called by a county, district, or
   28         municipality be held at a general election; amending