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CS/HB 7067: Economic Development

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee ; La Rosa

Economic Development; Revises requirements of state & local governments relating to transportation concurrency & impact fees & economic development incentives including Capital Investment Tax Credit, defense contractor & space flight business tax refund program, qualified target industry program, high-impact businesses, Quick Action Closing Fund, Innovation Incentive Program, and brownfield redevelopment; repeals funding relating to certain entertainment facilities; provides requirements for EFI; revises authority of FDFC; creates Startup Florida Initiative; establishes local enterprise zone program; provides for DEO certification & redesignates specified enterprise zones as certified enterprise zones. APPROPRIATION: $23,800,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Location: In committee/council (CM)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/9/2015 House • Filed
3/17/2015 House • Referred to Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 309
3/19/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 267
3/20/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/24/15, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall --Not considered
3/27/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/31/15, 12:30 pm, Reed Hall
3/31/2015 House • Favorable by Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 2 -HJ 354
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 354
4/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 04/14/15, 9:30 am, Reed Hall
4/14/2015 House • CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 4 -HJ 593
4/17/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/20/2015 House • CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 591
4/21/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 638
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
4/23/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 738
• Amendment(s) adopted (025909, 156983, 273977, 684279, 698913, 703997) -HJ 740
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 787
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 82 NAYS 34 -HJ 789
4/24/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 653
• Received -SJ 653
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Commerce and Tourism