§ 103.092 Affiliated party committees.
Overview of Statute
This statute governs the creation of affiliated party committees. The leader of each political party conference of the House of Representatives and the Senate are able to establish a party committee to support the election of candidates who belong to the leader’s political party. The statute then provides an overview of what the affiliated party committees can do.
(1) For purposes of this section, the term “leader” means the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, or the minority leader of either house of the Legislature, until a person is designated by a political party conference of members of either house to succeed to any such position, at which time the designee becomes the leader for purposes of this section.
(3) Each affiliated party committee shall:
ss. 2, 30, ch. 2011-6; HJR 7105, 2011 Regular Session.
1. Definition for Person
An individual or a corporation, association, firm, partnership, joint venture, joint stock company, club, organization, estate, trust, business trust, syndicate, or other combination of individuals having collective capacity. The term includes a political party, affiliated party committee, or political committee. Fla. Stat. § 106.011(14).
2. Definition for Election
Any primary election, special primary election, special election, general election, or presidential preference primary election. Fla. Stat. § 97.021(12).
3. Definition for Candidate
Any person to whom any one or more of the following applies:
Fla. Jur. 2d Elections s 77, Affiliated party committees
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