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2017 Florida Statutes

F.S. 288.903
288.903 Duties of Enterprise Florida, Inc.Enterprise Florida, Inc., shall have the following duties:
(1) Responsibly and prudently manage all public and private funds received, and ensure that the use of such funds is in accordance with all applicable laws, bylaws, or contractual requirements.
(2) Administer the entities or programs created pursuant to part IX of this chapter; ss. 288.9622-288.9624; ss. 288.95155 and 288.9519; and chapter 95-429, Laws of Florida, line 1680Y.
(3) Prepare an annual report pursuant to s. 288.906.
(4) Prepare, in conjunction with the department, an annual incentives report pursuant to s. 288.907.
(5) Assist the department with the development of an annual and a long-range strategic business blueprint for economic development required in s. 20.60.
(6) In coordination with CareerSource Florida, Inc., identify education and training programs that will ensure that Florida businesses have access to a skilled and competent workforce necessary to compete successfully in the domestic and global marketplace.
(7) Submit all proposed contracts with a total cost of $750,000 or more in accordance with the notice and review procedures of s. 216.177. If the chair and vice chair of the Legislative Budget Commission, or the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, timely advise Enterprise Florida, Inc., in writing that such proposed contract is contrary to legislative policy and intent, Enterprise Florida, Inc., may not execute such proposed contract. Enterprise Florida, Inc., may not enter into multiple related contracts to avoid the requirements of this subsection. This subsection does not apply to contracts for the award of a statutorily authorized incentive program.
(8) Shall not create or establish any other entity, corporation, or direct-support organization, unless authorized by law.
(9) Enterprise Florida, Inc., shall comply with the per diem and travel expense provisions of s. 112.061.
History.s. 4, ch. 92-277; s. 83, ch. 96-320; s. 30, ch. 97-278; s. 30, ch. 99-251; s. 24, ch. 2011-142; s. 28, ch. 2013-39; s. 30, ch. 2013-42; s. 9, ch. 2015-98; s. 21, ch. 2017-233.