HB 809

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to trust funds; creating the Energy
3Affordability Trust Fund within the Department of
4Community Affairs; providing the purpose of the trust fund
5and the source of funds; providing for future review and
6termination or re-creation of the trust fund; providing an
7effective date.
9Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
11     Section 1.  Energy Affordability Trust Fund.-
12     (1)  The Energy Affordability Trust Fund is created within
13the Department of Community Affairs.
14     (2)  The trust fund is established for use as a depository
15for funds to be used to supplement the Low Income Home Energy
16Assistance Program. Moneys to be credited to the trust fund
17shall consist of unclaimed deposits held by utilities pursuant
18to s. 717.108, Florida Statutes.
19     (3)  In accordance with s. 19(f)(2), Article III of the
20State Constitution, the Energy Affordability Trust Fund shall,
21unless terminated sooner, be terminated on July 1, 2015. Before
22its scheduled termination, the trust fund shall be reviewed as
23provided in s. 215.3206(1) and (2), Florida Statutes.
24     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2011, but
25this act shall not take effect unless it is enacted by a three-
26fifths vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature.

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