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HB 1207 - Campaign Financing Act - Key Vote

Florida Key Votes

Carlos Lopez-Cantera voted Yea (Override of Veto) on this Legislation.

Read statements Carlos Lopez-Cantera made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (81-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Campaign Financing Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that authorizes legislative leadership to establish and manage an account for their funds.

Highlights:
  • Defines "leader" as the following (Sec. 2):
    • The president of the Senate;
    • The speaker of the House of Representatives; or
    • The minority leaders of either house of the Legislature.
  • Authorizes each party committee to (Sec. 3):
    • Adopt bylaws to include, at a minimum, the designation of a treasurer;
    • Conduct campaigns for candidates who are members of the leader's political party;
    • Establish an account; and
    • Raise and expend funds as authorized by the leader of the party committee.
  • Requires each electioneering communications organization that receives contributions in a total amount exceeding $5,000 to file a statement of organization which shall include, but not be limited to, the following (Sec. 8):
    • The name, mailing address, and street address of the committee or electioneering communications organization;
    • The names, street addresses, and relationships of affiliated or connected organizations;
    • The area, scope, or jurisdiction of the committee or electioneering communications organization.
  • Requires each electioneering communications organization to file regular reports of all contributions and all expenditures made by or on behalf of the organization (Sec. 10).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (30-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Campaign Financing Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that authorizes legislative leadership to establish and manage an account for their funds.

Highlights:
  • Defines "leader" as the following (Sec. 2):
    • The president of the Senate;
    • The speaker of the House of Representatives; or
    • The minority leaders of either house of the Legislature.
  • Authorizes each party committee to (Sec. 3):
    • Adopt bylaws to include, at a minimum, the designation of a treasurer;
    • Conduct campaigns for candidates who are members of the leader's political party;
    • Establish an account; and
    • Raise and expend funds as authorized by the leader of the party committee.
  • Requires each electioneering communications organization that receives contributions in a total amount exceeding $5,000 to file a statement of organization which shall include, but not be limited to, the following (Sec. 8):
    • The name, mailing address, and street address of the committee or electioneering communications organization;
    • The names, street addresses, and relationships of affiliated or connected organizations;
    • The area, scope, or jurisdiction of the committee or electioneering communications organization.
  • Requires each electioneering communications organization to file regular reports of all contributions and all expenditures made by or on behalf of the organization (Sec. 10).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (25-11) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (73-42) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Campaign Financing Act

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