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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title IX
ELECTORS AND ELECTIONS
Chapter 104
ELECTION CODE: VIOLATIONS; PENALTIES
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F.S. 104.186
1104.186 Initiative petitions; violations.A person who compensates a petition circulator as defined in s. 97.021 based on the number of petition forms gathered commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. This section does not prohibit employment relationships that do not base payment on the number of signatures collected.
History.s. 4, ch. 2019-64.
1Note.Section 6, ch. 2019-64, provides that “[t]he provisions of this act apply to all revisions or amendments to the State Constitution by initiative that are proposed for the 2020 election ballot and each ballot thereafter; provided, however, that nothing in this act affects the validity of any petition form gathered before the effective date of this act or any contract entered into before the effective date of this act.”