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Florida Senate - 2008 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT

Bill No. CS for SB 474

894676

CHAMBER ACTION

Senate

Comm: 1/RCS

4/22/2008

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The Committee on Transportation (Bullard) recommended the

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following amendment to amendment (414488):

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     Senate Amendment (with title amendment)

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     Between line(s) 3335 and 3336,

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insert:

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     Section 14.  Subsection (8) of section 163.340, Florida

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Statutes, is amended to read:

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     163.340  Definitions.--The following terms, wherever used or

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referred to in this part, have the following meanings:

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     (8)  "Blighted area" means an area in which there are a

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substantial number of deteriorated, or deteriorating structures,

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in which conditions, as indicated by government-maintained

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statistics or other studies, are leading to economic distress or

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endanger life or property, and in which two or more of the

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following factors are present:

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     (a)  Predominance of defective or inadequate street layout,

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parking facilities, roadways, bridges, or public transportation

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facilities;

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     (b)  Aggregate assessed values of real property in the area

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for ad valorem tax purposes have failed to show any appreciable

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increase over the 5 years prior to the finding of such

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conditions;

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     (c)  Faulty lot layout in relation to size, adequacy,

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accessibility, or usefulness;

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     (d)  Unsanitary or unsafe conditions;

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     (e)  Deterioration of site or other improvements;

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     (f)  Inadequate and outdated building density patterns;

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     (g)  Falling lease rates per square foot of office,

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commercial, or industrial space compared to the remainder of the

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county or municipality;

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     (h)  Tax or special assessment delinquency exceeding the

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fair value of the land;

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     (i)  Residential and commercial vacancy rates higher in the

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area than in the remainder of the county or municipality;

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     (j)  Incidence of crime in the area higher than in the

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remainder of the county or municipality;

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     (k)  Fire and emergency medical service calls to the area

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proportionately higher than in the remainder of the county or

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municipality;

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     (l)  A greater number of violations of the Florida Building

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Code in the area than the number of violations recorded in the

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remainder of the county or municipality;

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     (m)  Diversity of ownership or defective or unusual

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conditions of title which prevent the free alienability of land

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within the deteriorated or hazardous area; or

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     (n)  Governmentally owned property with adverse

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environmental conditions caused by a public or private entity.

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However, the term "blighted area" also means any area in which at

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least one of the factors identified in paragraphs (a) through (n)

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are present and all taxing authorities subject to s.

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163.387(2)(a) agree, either by interlocal agreement or agreements

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with the agency or by resolution, that the area is blighted, or

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that the area was previously used as a military facility, is

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undeveloped, and consists of land that the Federal Government

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declared surplus within the preceding 20 years, not including any

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such area which is currently being used by the military in either

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an Active-Duty, Reserve or National Guard capacity. Such

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agreement or resolution shall only determine that the area is

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blighted. For purposes of qualifying for the tax credits

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authorized in chapter 220, "blighted area" means an area as

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defined in this subsection.

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================ T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================

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And the title is amended as follows:

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     Delete line(s) 3836, after the semicolon,

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insert:

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amending s. 163.340, F.S.; defining the term "blighted

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area" to include land previously used as a military

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facility;

4/22/2008  7:47:00 AM     39-08179-08

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

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