Florida Senate - 2013 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1026 Barcode 752026 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/17/2013 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (Gardiner) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 197.502, Florida 6 Statutes, is amended to read: 7 197.502 Application for obtaining tax deed by holder of tax 8 sale certificate; fees.— 9 (1) The holder of a tax certificate at any time after 2 10 years have elapsed since April 1 of the year of issuance of the 11 tax certificate and before the cancellation of the certificate, 12 may file the certificate and an application for a tax deed with 13 the tax collector of the county where the property described in 14 the certificate is located. The tax collector may charge a tax 15 deed application fee of $75 and for reimbursement of the costs 16 for providing online tax deed application services. If the tax 17 collector charges a combined fee in excess of $75, applicants 18 shall have the option of using the electronic tax deed 19 application process or filing applications without using such 20 service. 21 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013. 22 23 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 24 And the title is amended as follows: 25 Delete everything before the enacting clause 26 and insert: 27 A bill to be entitled 28 An act relating to tax deeds; amending s. 197.502, 29 F.S.; authorizing the tax collector to charge for 30 reimbursement of the costs for providing online tax 31 deed application services; providing that an 32 applicant’s use of such online application services is 33 optional under certain circumstances; providing an 34 effective date.