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Bill No. 2994
Amendment No. 376443
CHAMBER ACTION
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1Representative Benson offered the following:
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3     Amendment (with title amendments)
4     On page 208, between lines 29 and 30, insert:
5     Section 165.  Paragraph (e) of subsection (2) of section
6212.055, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
7     212.055  Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent;
8authorization and use of proceeds.--It is the legislative intent
9that any authorization for imposition of a discretionary sales
10surtax shall be published in the Florida Statutes as a
11subsection of this section, irrespective of the duration of the
12levy. Each enactment shall specify the types of counties
13authorized to levy; the rate or rates which may be imposed; the
14maximum length of time the surtax may be imposed, if any; the
15procedure which must be followed to secure voter approval, if
16required; the purpose for which the proceeds may be expended;
17and such other requirements as the Legislature may provide.
18Taxable transactions and administrative procedures shall be as
19provided in s. 212.054.
20     (2)  LOCAL GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE SURTAX.--
21     (e)  School districts, counties, and municipalities
22receiving proceeds under the provisions of this subsection may
23pledge such proceeds for the purpose of servicing new bond
24indebtedness incurred pursuant to law. Local governments may use
25the services of the Division of Bond Finance of the State Board
26of Administration pursuant to the State Bond Act to issue any
27bonds through the provisions of this subsection. In no case may
28a jurisdiction issue bonds pursuant to this subsection more
29frequently than once per year. Counties and municipalities may
30join together for the issuance of bonds authorized by this
31subsection.
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33================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T =================
34     On page 15, between lines 28 and 29, insert:
35amending s. 212.055, F.S.; deleting a limitation on issuance of
36certain bonds;


CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.
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