Florida Senate - 2013                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1024
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/2R          .                                
             05/01/2013 04:00 PM       .                                

       Senators Latvala, Montford, and Evers moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 2742 - 2814
    4  and insert:
    5         (1)Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., shall make awards from
    6  available earnings and principal derived under s. 288.82(2)(a)
    7  to projects or programs that meet the priorities for economic
    8  recovery, diversification, and enhancement of the
    9  disproportionately affected counties, notwithstanding s. 377.43.
   10  Awards may be provided for:
   11         (a) Ad valorem tax reduction within disproportionately
   12  affected counties;
   13         (b)Payment of impact fees adopted pursuant to s. 163.31801
   14  and imposed within disproportionately affected counties;
   15         (c) Administrative funding for economic development
   16  organizations located within the disproportionately affected
   17  counties;
   18         (d) Local match requirements of ss. 288.0655, 288.0659,
   19  288.1045, and 288.106 for projects in the disproportionately
   20  affected counties;
   21         (e)Economic development projects in the disproportionately
   22  affected counties;
   23         (f)Infrastructure projects that are shown to enhance
   24  economic development in the disproportionately affected
   25  counties;
   26         (g) Grants to local governments in the disproportionately
   27  affected counties to establish and maintain equipment and
   28  trained personnel for local action plans of response to respond
   29  to disasters, such as plans created for the Coastal Impacts
   30  Assistance Program;
   31         (h) Grants to support programs of excellence that prepare
   32  students for future occupations and careers at K-20 institutions
   33  that have home campuses in the disproportionately affected
   34  counties. Eligible programs include those that increase
   35  students’ technology skills and knowledge; encourage industry
   36  certifications; provide rigorous, alternative pathways for
   37  students to meet high school graduation requirements; strengthen
   38  career readiness initiatives; fund high-demand programs of
   39  emphasis at the bachelor’s and master’s level designated by the
   40  Board of Governors; and, similar to or the same as talent
   41  retention programs created by the Chancellor of the State
   42  University System and the Commission of Education, encourage
   43  students with interest or aptitude for science, technology,
   44  engineering, mathematics, and medical disciplines to pursue
   45  postsecondary education at a state university within the
   46  disproportionately affected counties; and
   47         (i) Grants to the tourism entity created under s. 288.1226
   48  for the purpose of advertising and promoting tourism, Fresh From
   49  Florida, or related content on behalf of one or all of the
   50  disproportionately affected counties.
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   53         And the title is amended as follows:
   54         Delete lines 340 - 341
   55  and insert:
   56         principal; providing the award categories; providing
   57         the award categories for certain funds;