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Special laws and general laws of local application prohibited.
Section 1011.77, Florida Statutes 2007

1011.77  Special laws and general laws of local application prohibited.--

(1)  Pursuant to s. 11(a)(21), Art. III of the State Constitution, the Legislature hereby prohibits special laws and general laws of local application pertaining to:

(a)  The assessment or collection of taxes for school purposes insofar as it may affect the distribution of state funds, including the determination of millages therefor, the extension of time therefor, relief of tax officers from due performance of their duties, and relief of their sureties from liability.

(b)  The Florida Education Finance Program as enacted in 1973 or as subsequently amended.

(2)  The department shall determine whether any district has received additional funds subsequent to June 30, 1973, as a result of any special law or general law of local application described in subsection (1) and shall deduct an amount equal to any such additional funds from allocations to that district.

History.--s. 671, ch. 2002-387.