Florida Senate - 2017                                    SB 1724
       By Senator Montford
       3-00983-17                                            20171724__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to district millage elections;
    3         amending s. 1011.73, F.S.; extending the amount of
    4         time that a district school board may levy an approved
    5         ad valorem tax millage; providing an effective date.
    7  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9         Section 1. Subsection (2) of section 1011.73, Florida
   10  Statutes, is amended to read:
   11         1011.73 District millage elections.—
   13  district school board, pursuant to resolution adopted at a
   14  regular meeting, shall direct the county commissioners to call
   15  an election at which the electors within the school district may
   16  approve an ad valorem tax millage as authorized under s.
   17  1011.71(9). Such election may be held at any time, except that
   18  not more than one such election shall be held during any 12
   19  month period. Any millage so authorized shall be levied for a
   20  period not in excess of 10 4 years or until changed by another
   21  millage election, whichever is earlier. If any such election is
   22  invalidated by a court of competent jurisdiction, such
   23  invalidated election shall be considered not to have been held.
   24         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.