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HB 1413: Enterprise Zones


Enterprise Zones; Creates Florida Urban Investment Job Creation Authority; requires authority to conduct fiscal impact study of each enterprise program zone; creates zone development corporation for each enterprise program zone; provides for designation of enterprise program zones; authorizes authority to periodically amend boundary of enterprise program zone; requires authority to consider certain factors when designating or amending zone boundaries; specifies qualifications for businesses to receive state enterprise program zone incentives; establishes enterprise program zone assistance funds; authorizes certain state incentives for projects of qualified businesses; authorizes certain tax credits, exemptions from unemployment contributions, & other state incentives for qualified businesses; limits amount of available incentives in any fiscal year; provides for allocation of certain appropriations among zone development corporations; provides for expiration of Urban Job Creation Investment Act; abolishes designated enterprise program zones; authorizes certain tax credits against sales tax & corporate income tax for qualified businesses located in enterprise program zones; exempts wages paid by qualified businesses to certain employees from unemployment contributions; revises effective date of repeal of Florida Enterprise Zone Act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2012 House • Filed
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 141
1/12/2012 House • Referred to Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 216
3/9/2012 House • Died in Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee