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HB 703: Concrete Masonry Products

GENERAL BILL by Davis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Baxley ; Broxson ; Caldwell ; Campbell ; Cruz ; Diaz, M. ; Fasano ; Fitzenhagen ; Goodson ; Hager ; Harrell ; Hooper ; Perry ; Porter ; Raburn ; Raschein ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Rooney ; Steube

Concrete Masonry Products; Creates "Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, & Promotion Act"; creates Florida Concrete Masonry Council, Inc.; authorizes council to levy assessment on sale of concrete masonry units under certain circumstances; provides powers & duties of council & restrictions upon actions of council; authorizes council to submit referendum to manufacturers of concrete masonry units for authorization to levy assessment on sale of concrete masonry units; provides procedure for holding referendum; authorizes council to accept grants, donations, contributions, & gifts under certain circumstances; authorizes council to make payments to other organizations under; provides requirements for manufacturer's collection of assessments; authorizes council to initiate legal action against manufacturer under certain conditions; provides procedure for manufacturers to petition for referendum to continue assessment; requires council to adopt bylaws.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/11/2013 House • Filed
2/20/2013 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 75
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 75
5/3/2013 House • Died in Government Operations Subcommittee