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HB 1403: Rural Economic Development Initiative


Rural Economic Development Initiative; Revises legislative intent; redefines term "rural area of opportunity"; revises duties, responsibilities, & membership of REDI; deletes provision limiting number of rural areas of opportunity that may be designated; deletes provision listing economic development incentives for which Governor may waive criteria requirements or similar provisions; deletes requirement that certain catalyst projects be identified as such by Enterprise Florida, Inc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/9/2018 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 120
    1/12/2018 House • Referred to Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 341
    3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Agriculture and Property Rights Subcommittee

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  • HB 1403, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/9/2018 at 9:50 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 170 (c1) Rural Economic Development Initiative Grimsley Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Rules

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.3177 Required and optional elements of comprehensive plan; studies and surveys. Page 12 (pdf)
    163.3187 Process for adoption of small-scale comprehensive plan amendment. Page 13 (pdf)
    257.193 Community Libraries in Caring Program. Page 13 (pdf)
    288.019 Rural considerations in grant review and evaluation processes. Page 14 (pdf)
    288.0656 Rural Economic Development Initiative. Page 1 (pdf)
    288.06561 Reduction or waiver of financial match requirements. Page 15 (pdf)
    290.0055 Local nominating procedure. Page 17 (pdf)
    290.06561 Designation of rural enterprise zone as catalyst site. Page 18 (pdf)
    337.403 Interference caused by utility; expenses. Page 18 (pdf)
    339.2818 Small County Outreach Program. Page 19 (pdf)
    339.2819 Transportation Regional Incentive Program. Page 20 (pdf)
    339.63 System facilities designated; additions and deletions. Page 21 (pdf)
    479.16 Signs for which permits are not required. Page 21 (pdf)
    627.6699 Employee Health Care Access Act. Page 23 (pdf)

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