Florida Senate - 2020 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/HB 7097, 1st Eng.
Senate . House
Floor: NC/2R .
03/12/2020 07:01 PM .
Senator Lee moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (882296) (with title
4 Delete lines 2103 - 2121
5 and insert:
Beginning 45 days after notice by the Department of
7 Economic Opportunity to the Department of Revenue that an
8 applicant has been approved by the Legislature and certified by
9 the Department of Economic Opportunity under s. 288.11625 or
10 upon a date specified by the Department of Economic Opportunity
11 as provided under s. 288.11625(6)(d), the department shall
12 distribute each month an amount equal to one-twelfth of the
13 annual distribution amount certified by the Department of
14 Economic Opportunity for the applicant. The department may not
15 distribute more than $7 million in the 2014-2015 fiscal year or
16 more than $13 million annually thereafter under this sub
18 g. Beginning December 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016,
19 the department shall distribute $26,286 monthly to the State
20 Transportation Trust Fund. Beginning July 1, 2016, the
21 department shall distribute $15,333 monthly to the State
22 Transportation Trust Fund.
23 7. All other proceeds must remain in the General Revenue
25 Section 36. Section 288.11625, Florida Statutes, is
27 Section 37. Subsection (2) and paragraph (c) of subsection
28 (3) of section 218.64, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
29 218.64 Local government half-cent sales tax; uses;
31 (2) Municipalities shall expend their portions of the local
32 government half-cent sales tax only for municipality-wide
33 programs , for reimbursing the state as required pursuant to s.
34 288.11625, or for municipality-wide property tax or municipal
35 utility tax relief. All utility tax rate reductions afforded by
36 participation in the local government half-cent sales tax shall
37 be applied uniformly across all types of taxed utility services.
38 (3) Subject to ordinances enacted by the majority of the
39 members of the county governing authority and by the majority of
40 the members of the governing authorities of municipalities
41 representing at least 50 percent of the municipal population of
42 such county, counties may use up to $3 million annually of the
43 local government half-cent sales tax allocated to that county
44 for any of the following purposes:
45 (c) Reimbursing the state as required under s. 288.11625.
46 Section 38. Paragraph (e) of subsection (2) of section
47 288.0001, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
48 288.0001 Economic Development Programs Evaluation.—The
49 Office of Economic and Demographic Research and the Office of
50 Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA)
51 shall develop and present to the Governor, the President of the
52 Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the
53 chairs of the legislative appropriations committees the Economic
54 Development Programs Evaluation.
55 (2) The Office of Economic and Demographic Research and
56 OPPAGA shall provide a detailed analysis of economic development
57 programs as provided in the following schedule:
58 (e) Beginning January 1, 2018, and every 3 years
59 thereafter, an analysis of the Sports Development Program
60 established under s. 288.11625.
61 Section 39. Section 212.205, Florida Statutes, is amended
62 to read:
63 212.205 Sales tax distribution reporting.—By March 15 of
64 each year, each person who received a distribution pursuant to
65 s. 212.20(6)(d)6.b.-e. s. 212.20(6)(d)6.b.-f. in the preceding
66 calendar year shall report to the Office of Economic and
67 Demographic Research the following information:
68 (1) An itemized accounting of all expenditures of the funds
69 distributed in the preceding calendar year, including amounts
70 spent on debt service.
71 (2) A statement indicating what portion of the distributed
72 funds have been pledged for debt service.
73 (3) The original principal amount and current debt service
74 schedule of any bonds or other borrowing for which the
75 distributed funds have been pledged for debt service.
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78 And the title is amended as follows:
79 Delete line 3559
80 and insert:
81 professional golf hall of fame; conforming provisions
82 to changes made by the act; repealing s. 288.11625,
83 F.S., relating to the Sports Development Program;
84 amending ss. 218.64, 288.0001, and 212.205, F.S.;
85 conforming provisions to changes made by the act;
86 creating s. 215.179,