Florida Senate - 2012                              CS for SB 734
       By the Committee on Community Affairs; and Senator Bogdanoff
       578-01846-12                                           2012734c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to tax deeds; amending s. 197.502,
    3         F.S.; authorizing tax collector reimbursement for the
    4         cost of electronic deed application services;
    5         providing an effective date.
    7  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 197.502, Florida
   10  Statutes, is amended to read:
   11         197.502 Application for obtaining tax deed by holder of tax
   12  sale certificate; fees.—
   13         (1) The holder of a tax certificate at any time after 2
   14  years have elapsed since April 1 of the year of issuance of the
   15  tax certificate and before the cancellation of the certificate,
   16  may file the certificate and an application for a tax deed with
   17  the tax collector of the county where the property described in
   18  the certificate is located. The tax collector may charge a tax
   19  deed application fee of $75 and for the cost of providing
   20  electronic tax deed application services, if applicable.
   21         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.