Florida - SB216 - 2017

Relating to economic incentive programs; amending s. 20.055, F.S.; redefining terms; amending s. 288.075, F.S.; providing that certain information disclosed in a specified manner is no longer confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution and requiring such information to be published as specified; amending s. 288.076, F.S.; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to contract with an independent third party to verify compliance with economic development incentive requirements; requiring the department to publish results of the independent third party review within a specified period; amending s. 288.9015, F.S.; requiring a two-thirds vote for certain contracts executed by Enterprise Florida, Inc.; amending s. 288.904, F.S.; reducing state operational funding to Enterprise Florida, Inc., under certain circumstances; amending s. 288.905, F.S.; requiring a person appointed president of the board of directors of Enterprise Florida, Inc., to be confirmed by the Senate; providing requirements for incentive payments made to employees of Enterprise Florida, Inc.; providing an effective date.

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Economic Development

Added On: 02-28-2017
Updated On: 06-03-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose Javier (Senate/Democratic)

Actions (5)

  • 12-27-2016 - Filed
  • 01-12-2017 - Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Ethics and Elections; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 05-05-2017 - Died in Commerce and Tourism
  • 05-05-2017 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

News (1)

Jose Javier Rodriguez files Enterprise Florida reform legislation - Florida Politics (blog)
Published by floridapolitics.com
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:18:00 GMT

New state Sen. Jose Javier Rodriguez, a Miami-Dade Democrat, filed the bill (SB 216) on the state's public-private economic development organization. The legislation, which does not yet have a House companion, would require the organization to then ...