2016 Legislature                                          SB 194
    2         An act relating to the redevelopment trust fund;
    3         amending s. 163.387, F.S.; adding certain hospital
    4         districts to the list of public bodies or taxing
    5         authorities that are exempt from appropriating certain
    6         revenues to the redevelopment trust fund; reenacting
    7         s. 259.042(9), F.S., relating to tax increment
    8         financing for conservation lands, to incorporate the
    9         amendment made by this act to s. 163.387, F.S.;
   10         providing an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section
   15  163.387, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   16         163.387 Redevelopment trust fund.—
   17         (2)
   18         (c) The following public bodies or taxing authorities are
   19  exempt from paragraph (a):
   20         1. A special district that levies ad valorem taxes on
   21  taxable real property in more than one county.
   22         2. A special district for which the sole available source
   23  of revenue the district has the authority to levy is ad valorem
   24  taxes at the time an ordinance is adopted under this section.
   25  However, revenues or aid that may be dispensed or appropriated
   26  to a district as defined in s. 388.011 at the discretion of an
   27  entity other than such district shall not be deemed available.
   28         3. A library district, except a library district in a
   29  jurisdiction where the community redevelopment agency had
   30  validated bonds as of April 30, 1984.
   31         4. A neighborhood improvement district created under the
   32  Safe Neighborhoods Act.
   33         5. A metropolitan transportation authority.
   34         6. A water management district created under s. 373.069.
   35         7.For a community redevelopment agency created on or after
   36  July 1, 2016, a hospital district that is a special district as
   37  defined in s. 189.012.
   38         Section 2. For the purpose of incorporating the amendment
   39  made by this act to section 163.387, Florida Statutes, in a
   40  reference thereto, subsection (9) of section 259.042, Florida
   41  Statutes, is reenacted to read:
   42         259.042 Tax increment financing for conservation lands.—
   43         (9) The public bodies and taxing authorities listed in s.
   44  163.387(2)(c), school districts, and special districts that levy
   45  ad valorem taxes within a tax increment area are exempt from
   46  this section.
   47         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.