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CS/CS/SB 620: Taxation

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Passidomo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Young ; Steube ; Campbell ; Stargel

Taxation; Specifying that certain filing fees for trial and appellate proceedings must be deposited into the State Courts Revenue Trust Fund rather than the General Revenue Fund; providing a documentary stamp tax exemption for notes and mortgages that are given in connection with a loan made by or on behalf of a housing financing authority; revising the military operations that qualify certain servicemembers for an additional ad valorem tax exemption; deleting a condition for unremarried spouses of deceased disabled ex-servicemembers to claim a certain ad valorem tax exemption; providing exemptions from documentary stamp taxes for certain loans made by the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program and the Agricultural Economic Development Program; revising the calculation of certain taxes by the Department of Revenue; reducing the tax levied on rental or license fees charged for the use of real property; increasing, for a specified fiscal year, the total amount of tax credits for the rehabilitation of drycleaning-solvent-contaminated sites and brownfield sites in designated brownfield areas, etc. APPROPRIATION: $1,055,205

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2018
Last Action: 3/8/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118) -SJ 940
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/24/2017 Senate • Filed
11/2/2017 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 50
11/6/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 11/13/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
11/13/2017 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
11/14/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/17/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 103
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 49
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 100
1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 01/16/18, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
1/16/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 206
1/18/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 206
3/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2018 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 753
3/5/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 753
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 718, 719
3/6/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/18 -SJ 967
3/8/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 938, 939
• Substituted CS/HB 7087 -SJ 940
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118) -SJ 940