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. 6 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 8 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.