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HB 403: Assessment on the Sale of Masonry Units

GENERAL BILL by Caldwell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Baxley ; Chestnut ; Davis ; Hager ; Perry ; Porter ; Steube

Assessment on the Sale of Masonry Units; Creates "Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, & Promotion Act"; creates Florida Concrete Masonry Council, Inc., as nonprofit corporation; authorizes council to levy assessment on sale of masonry units by manufacturer; prohibits council from participating or intervening in political campaign; prohibits council from using receipt to benefit its directors, officers, or other private persons; requires that manufacturer of concrete masonry products collect assessment from purchaser at time of sale of concrete masonry unit; authorizes council to initiate legal action against manufacturer that fails to remit assessment; provides procedure for manufacturers to petition for referendum to continue assessment; requires council to adopt bylaws.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/18/2011 House • Filed
10/28/2011 House • Referred to Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Government Operations Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 40
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 40
3/9/2012 House • Died in Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee