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Senate Bill 1340

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    Florida Senate - 2004                           CS for SB 1340

    By the Committee on Appropriations; and Senator Lynn





    309-2075-04

  1                      A bill to be entitled

  2         An act relating to mobile home parks; amending

  3         s. 723.0612, F.S.; revising provisions for

  4         payment by the park owner to the Florida Mobile

  5         Home Relocation Corporation when the mobile

  6         home owner chooses to abandon the mobile home

  7         rather than relocate due to a change in use of

  8         the mobile home park; providing an effective

  9         date.

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11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:

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13         Section 1.  Subsection (7) of section 723.0612, Florida

14  Statutes, is amended to read:

15         723.0612  Change in use; relocation expenses; payments

16  by park owner.--

17         (7)  In lieu of collecting payment from the Florida

18  Mobile Home Relocation Corporation as set forth in subsection

19  (1), a mobile home owner may abandon the mobile home in the

20  mobile home park and collect $1,375 for a single section and

21  $2,750 for a multisection from the corporation as long as the

22  mobile home owner delivers to the park owner the current title

23  to the mobile home duly endorsed by the owner of record and

24  valid releases of all liens shown on the title. If a mobile

25  home owner chooses this option, the park owner shall make

26  payment to the corporation in an amount equal to the amount

27  the mobile home owner is entitled to under this subsection

28  one-fourth of the maximum allowable moving expenses. The

29  mobile home owner's application for funds under this

30  subsection shall require the submission of a document signed

31  by the park owner stating that the home has been abandoned

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    Florida Senate - 2004                           CS for SB 1340
    309-2075-04




 1  under this subsection and that the park owner agrees to make

 2  payment to the corporation in the amount provided to the home

 3  owner under this subsection section. However, in the event

 4  that the required documents are not submitted with the

 5  application, the corporation may consider the facts and

 6  circumstances surrounding the abandonment of the home to

 7  determine whether the mobile home owner is entitled to payment

 8  under pursuant to this subsection section.

 9         Section 2.  This act shall take effect upon becoming a

10  law.

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12          STATEMENT OF SUBSTANTIAL CHANGES CONTAINED IN
                       COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
13                         Senate Bill 1340

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15  The committee substitute clarifies that mobile home park
    owners are required to pay into the Florida Mobile Home
16  Relocation Trust Fund when the mobile home owner chooses to
    abandon the home rather than relocate.
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