Florida Senate - 2015 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SJR 400 Ì636894XÎ636894 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 03/10/2015 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (Bradley) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 290 - 305 4 and insert: 5 shall take effect on January 1, 2017, and shall expire on 6 December 31, 2036. Upon expiration, this section shall be 7 repealed and the text of subsection (e) of Section 3 of Article 8 VII and subsection (i) of Section 4 of Article VII shall revert 9 to that in existence on December 31, 2016, except that any 10 amendments to such text otherwise adopted shall be preserved and 11 continue to operate to the extent that such amendments are not 12 dependent upon the portions of text which expire pursuant to 13 this section. 14 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following statement be 15 placed on the ballot: 16 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 17 ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 3 AND 4 18 ARTICLE XII, SECTION 34 19 RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE DEVICES AND COMPONENTS THEREOF; 20 EXEMPTION FROM CERTAIN TAXATION AND ASSESSMENT.—Proposing an 21 amendment to the State Constitution to require the Legislature 22 to exempt the assessed value of a renewable energy source device 23 or component thereof from the tangible personal property tax and 24 allow the Legislature to prohibit consideration of the 25 installation of such device or component in determining the 26 assessed value of all real property for the purpose of ad 27 valorem taxation. This amendment takes effect January 1, 2017, 28 and expires on December 31, 2036. 29 30 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 31 And the title is amended as follows: 32 Delete lines 12 - 13 33 and insert: 34 the purpose of ad valorem taxation, and to provide 35 effective and expiration dates.