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Rejection of grant applications; penalties for failure to meet application conditions.
F.S. 290.0475
1290.0475 Rejection of grant applications; penalties for failure to meet application conditions.Applications are ineligible for funding if any of the following circumstances arise:
(1) The application is not received by the department by the application deadline;
(2) The proposed project does not meet one of the three national objectives as contained in federal and state legislation;
(3) The proposed project is not an eligible activity as contained in the federal legislation;
(4) The application is not consistent with the local government’s comprehensive plan adopted pursuant to s. 163.3184;
(5) The applicant has an open community development block grant, except as provided in s. 290.046(2)(b) and (c) and department rules;
(6) The local government is not in compliance with the citizen participation requirements prescribed in ss. 104(a)(1) and (2) and 106(d)(5)(c) of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, s. 290.046(4), and department rules; or
(7) Any information provided in the application that affects eligibility or scoring is found to have been misrepresented, and the information is not a mathematical error which may be discovered and corrected by readily computing available numbers or formulas provided in the application.
History.s. 5, ch. 85-223; s. 39, ch. 88-201; s. 5, ch. 90-275; s. 45, ch. 2011-139; s. 14, ch. 2014-218.
1Note.Section 56, ch. 2014-218, provides that:

“(1) The executive director of the Department of Economic Opportunity is authorized, and all conditions are deemed to be met, to adopt emergency rules pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54(4), Florida Statutes, for the purpose of implementing this act.

“(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the emergency rules adopted pursuant to subsection (1) remain in effect for 6 months after adoption and may be renewed during the pendency of procedures to adopt permanent rules addressing the subject of the emergency rules.

“(3) This section shall expire October 1, 2015.”