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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 265
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F.S. 265.603
265.603 Definitions relating to Cultural Endowment Program.The following terms and phrases when used in ss. 265.601-265.606 shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
(1) “Department” means the Department of State.
(2) “Division” means the Division of Cultural Affairs of the Department of State.
(3) “Cultural” means the disciplines of dance, music, theater, visual arts, literature, media arts, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary, and programs of museums.
(4) “Secretary” means the Secretary of State.
(5) “Sponsoring organization” means a cultural organization which:
(a) Is designated as not for profit pursuant to s. 501(c)(3) or (4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954;
(b) Is described in, and allowed to receive contributions pursuant to, the provisions of s. 170 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954;
(c) Is a corporation not for profit incorporated pursuant to chapter 617; and
(d) Is primarily and directly responsible for conducting, creating, producing, presenting, staging, or sponsoring a cultural exhibit, performance, or event. This provision includes museums owned and operated by political subdivisions of the state, except those constituted pursuant to s. 1004.67.
History.s. 3, ch. 85-152; s. 1, ch. 88-255; s. 1, ch. 91-132; s. 4, ch. 96-386; s. 931, ch. 2002-387; s. 39, ch. 2014-17.