Florida Senate - 2011                                    SB 1394
       By Senator Evers
       2-01694A-11                                           20111394__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to small community assistance;
    3         amending s. 403.1838, F.S.; clarifying that any single
    4         condition in the definition of the term “financially
    5         disadvantaged small community” satisfies the criteria
    6         for such designation; increasing the size of
    7         population that qualifies as a small community;
    8         providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Subsection (2) of section 403.1838, Florida
   13  Statutes, is amended to read:
   14         403.1838 Small Community Sewer Construction Assistance
   15  Act.—
   16         (2) The department shall use funds specifically
   17  appropriated to award grants under this section to assist
   18  financially disadvantaged small communities with their needs for
   19  adequate sewer facilities. For purposes of this section, the
   20  term “financially disadvantaged small community” means a
   21  municipality that has with a population of 10,000 7,500 or fewer
   22  less, according to the latest decennial census or and a per
   23  capita annual income less than the state per capita annual
   24  income as determined by the United States Department of
   25  Commerce.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.