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247333
  Amendment
Bill No. 0537
Amendment No. 247333
CHAMBER ACTION
Senate House
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1Representative(s) Fitzgerald offered the following:
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3     Amendment to Senate Amendment (952548) (with title
4amendment)
5     Between page 3, line(s) 31 and page 4, line 1,
6insert:
7     Section 3.  Subsections (1) and (2) of section 101.6102,
8Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
9     101.6102  Mail ballot elections; limitations.--
10     (1)(a)  An election may be conducted by mail ballot if:
11     1.  The election is a referendum election at which all or a
12portion of the qualified electors of one of the following
13subdivisions of government are the only electors eligible to
14vote:
15     a.  Counties;
16     b.  Cities;
17     c.  School districts covering no more than one county; or
18     d.  Special districts;
19     2.  The governing body responsible for calling the election
20and the supervisor of elections responsible for the conduct of
21the election authorize the use of mail ballots for the election;
22and
23     3.  The Secretary of State approves a written plan for the
24conduct of the election, which shall include a written timetable
25for the conduct of the election, submitted by the supervisor of
26elections.
27     (b)  In addition, An annexation referendum which includes
28only qualified electors of one county may also be voted on by
29mail ballot election.
30     (c)  A board of county or city commissioners may declare
31that a county or city election shall be conducted entirely by
32mail ballot. The board of county or city commissioners shall
33make that declaration no later than 90 days before the date of
34the scheduled election.
35     (2)  The following elections may not be conducted by mail
36ballot:
37     (a)  An election at which any candidate is nominated,
38elected, retained, or recalled, except a county or city election
39pursuant to paragraph (1)(c); or
40     (b)  An election held on the same date as another election,
41other than a mail ballot election, in which the qualified
42electors of that political subdivision are eligible to cast
43ballots.
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46======= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T =======
47     On page 71, line(s) 8,
48remove:  all of said line
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50and insert:  
51third-party voter registrations; amending s. 101.6102, F.S.;
52authorizing counties and cities to conduct county elections by
53mail ballot under certain circumstances; amending s.


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