Florida Senate - 2012                                     SB 734
       By Senator Bogdanoff
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    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to tax deeds; amending s. 197.502,
    3         F.S.; authorizing a tax collector to charge an
    4         additional processing fee for applications for a tax
    5         deed which are submitted through the Internet;
    6         providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 197.502, Florida
   11  Statutes, is amended to read:
   12         197.502 Application for obtaining tax deed by holder of tax
   13  sale certificate; fees.—
   14         (1) The holder of a tax certificate at any time after 2
   15  years have elapsed since April 1 of the year of issuance of the
   16  tax certificate and before the cancellation of the certificate,
   17  may file the certificate and an application for a tax deed with
   18  the tax collector of the county where the property described in
   19  the certificate is located. The tax collector may charge a tax
   20  deed application fee of $75. If the application is submitted
   21  through the Internet, the tax collector may charge an additional
   22  processing fee equal to the tax collector’s additional costs of
   23  providing tax deed application services online.
   24         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.