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                                                  SENATE AMENDMENT
    Bill No. CS for SB 2218
    Amendment No. ___   Barcode 610154
                            CHAMBER ACTION
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11  Senator Margolis moved the following amendment:
13         Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 
14         On page 38, between lines 27 and 28,
16  insert:  
17         Section 23.  Paragraph (b) of subsection (4) of section
18  212.0305, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
19         212.0305  Convention development taxes; intent;
20  administration; authorization; use of proceeds.--
23         (b)  Charter county levy for convention development.--
24         1.  Each county, as defined in s. 125.011(1), may
25  impose, pursuant to an ordinance enacted by the governing body
26  of the county, a levy on the exercise within its boundaries of
27  the taxable privilege of leasing or letting transient rental
28  accommodations described in subsection (3) at the rate of 3
29  percent of the total consideration charged therefor. The
30  proceeds of this levy shall be known as the charter county
31  convention development tax.
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SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 2218 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 610154 1 2. All charter county convention development moneys, 2 including any interest accrued thereon, received by a county 3 imposing the levy shall be used as follows: 4 a. Two-thirds of the proceeds shall be used to extend, 5 enlarge, and improve the largest existing publicly owned 6 convention center in the county. 7 b. One-third of the proceeds shall be used to 8 construct a new multipurpose convention/coliseum/exhibition 9 center/stadium or the maximum components thereof as funds 10 permit in the most populous municipality in the county. 11 c. After the completion of any project under 12 sub-subparagraph a., the tax revenues and interest accrued 13 under sub-subparagraph a. may be used to acquire, construct, 14 extend, enlarge, remodel, repair, improve, plan for, operate, 15 manage, or maintain one or more convention centers, stadiums, 16 exhibition halls, arenas, coliseums, or auditoriums, or golf 17 courses, and may be used to acquire and construct an intercity 18 light rail transportation system as described in the Light 19 Rail Transit System Status Report to the Legislature dated 20 April 1988, which shall provide a means to transport persons 21 to and from the largest existing publicly owned convention 22 center in the county and the hotels north of the convention 23 center and to and from the downtown area of the most populous 24 municipality in the county as determined by the county. 25 d. After completion of any project under 26 sub-subparagraph b., the tax revenues and interest accrued 27 under sub-subparagraph b. may be used, as determined by the 28 county, to operate an authority created pursuant to 29 subparagraph 4. or to acquire, construct, extend, enlarge, 30 remodel, repair, improve, operate, or maintain one or more 31 convention centers, stadiums, exhibition halls, arenas, 2 8:41 AM 04/23/04 s2218c1c-35t11
SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 2218 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 610154 1 coliseums, auditoriums, golf courses, or related buildings and 2 parking facilities in the most populous municipality in the 3 county. 4 e. For the purposes of completion of any project 5 pursuant to this paragraph, tax revenues and interest accrued 6 may be used: 7 (I) As collateral, pledged, or hypothecated for 8 projects authorized by this paragraph, including bonds issued 9 in connection therewith; or 10 (II) As a pledge or capital contribution in 11 conjunction with a partnership, joint venture, or other 12 business arrangement between a municipality and one or more 13 business entities for projects authorized by this paragraph. 14 3. The governing body of each municipality in which a 15 municipal tourist tax is levied may adopt a resolution 16 prohibiting imposition of the charter county convention 17 development levy within such municipality. If the governing 18 body adopts such a resolution, the convention development levy 19 shall be imposed by the county in all other areas of the 20 county except such municipality. No funds collected pursuant 21 to this paragraph may be expended in a municipality which has 22 adopted such a resolution. 23 4.a. Before the county enacts an ordinance imposing 24 the levy, the county shall notify the governing body of each 25 municipality in which projects are to be developed pursuant to 26 sub-subparagraph 2.a., sub-subparagraph 2.b., sub-subparagraph 27 2.c., or sub-subparagraph 2.d. As a condition precedent to 28 receiving funding, the governing bodies of such municipalities 29 shall designate or appoint an authority that shall have the 30 sole power to: 31 (I) Approve the concept, location, program, and design 3 8:41 AM 04/23/04 s2218c1c-35t11
SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 2218 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 610154 1 of the facilities or improvements to be built in accordance 2 with this paragraph and to administer and disburse such 3 proceeds and any other related source of revenue. 4 (II) Appoint and dismiss the authority's executive 5 director, general counsel, and any other consultants retained 6 by the authority. The governing body shall have the right to 7 approve or disapprove the initial appointment of the 8 authority's executive director and general counsel. 9 b. The members of each such authority shall serve for 10 a term of not less than 1 year and shall be appointed by the 11 governing body of such municipality. The annual budget of such 12 authority shall be subject to approval of the governing body 13 of the municipality. If the governing body does not approve 14 the budget, the authority shall use as the authority's budget 15 the previous fiscal year budget. 16 c. The authority, by resolution to be adopted from 17 time to time, may invest and reinvest the proceeds from the 18 convention development tax and any other revenues generated by 19 the authority in the same manner that the municipality in 20 which the authority is located may invest surplus funds. 21 5. The charter county convention development levy 22 shall be in addition to any other levy imposed pursuant to 23 this section. 24 6. A certified copy of the ordinance imposing the levy 25 shall be furnished by the county to the department within 10 26 days after approval of such ordinance. The effective date of 27 imposition of the levy shall be the first day of any month at 28 least 60 days after enactment of the ordinance. 29 7. Revenues collected pursuant to this paragraph shall 30 be deposited in a convention development trust fund, which 31 shall be established by the county as a condition precedent to 4 8:41 AM 04/23/04 s2218c1c-35t11
SENATE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 2218 Amendment No. ___ Barcode 610154 1 receipt of such funds. 2 3 (Redesignate subsequent sections.) 4 5 6 ================ T I T L E A M E N D M E N T =============== 7 And the title is amended as follows: 8 On page 3, line 26, after the semicolon, 9 10 insert: 11 amending s. 212.0305, F.S.; expanding the uses 12 of the convention development taxes to include 13 golf courses; 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 5 8:41 AM 04/23/04 s2218c1c-35t11

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