HB 371

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to enterprise zones; creating s.
3290.00729, F.S.; authorizing Citrus County to apply to
4the Department of Economic Opportunity for designation
5of an enterprise zone; providing an application
6deadline and requirements; authorizing the department
7to designate an enterprise zone in Citrus County;
8requiring the department to establish the effective
9date of the enterprise zone; providing an effective
12Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
14     Section 1.  Section 290.00729, Florida Statutes, is created
15to read:
16     290.00729  Enterprise zone designation for Citrus County.-
17Citrus County may apply to the department for designation of one
18enterprise zone for an area within Citrus County. The
19application must have been submitted by December 31, 2012, and
20must comply with the requirements of s. 290.0055.
21Notwithstanding s. 290.0065 limiting the total number of
22enterprise zones designated and the number of enterprise zones
23within a population category, the department may designate one
24enterprise zone under this section. The department shall
25establish the initial effective date of the enterprise zone
26designated under this section.
27     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.

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