Florida Senate - 2008 SB 2584
By Senator Constantine
A bill to be entitled
An act relating to trust funds; creating the Reduced
Cigarette Ignition Propensity and Firefighter Protection
Enforcement Trust Fund within the Division of Alcoholic
Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of Business and
Professional Regulation; providing for a source of funds
and purpose of the trust fund; providing for an annual
carryforward of funds; providing for future review and
termination or re-creation of the trust fund; providing a
contingent effective date.
Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
Section 1. (1) The Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity
and Firefighter Protection Enforcement Trust Fund is created
within the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the
Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Funds
credited to the trust fund shall consist of certification fees
submitted by cigarette manufacturers pursuant to s. 633.042,
(2) Notwithstanding s. 216.301, Florida Statutes, and
pursuant to s. 216.351, Florida Statutes, any balance in the
trust fund at the end of any fiscal year shall remain in the fund
and be available for carrying out the purposes of the trust fund.
(3) In accordance with s. 19(f)(2), Art. III of the State
Constitution, the trust fund shall, unless terminated sooner, be
terminated on July 1, 2012. Before its scheduled termination, the
trust fund shall be reviewed as provided in s. 215.3206(1) and
(2), Florida Statutes.
Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2008, if SB
____, or similar legislation is adopted in the same legislative
session or an extension thereof and becomes law.
CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.