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CS/SB 298: Rural Communities

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax ; Montford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Torres ; Baxley ; Broxson ; Gruters

Rural Communities; Creating the “Florida Rural Jobs and Business Recovery Act”; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to accept applications for approval as growth funds in a specified manner; prohibiting the department from approving more than a certain amount of investment authority or investor contributions; requiring the department to certify approved applications, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/9/2019 Senate - CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 334
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2019 Senate • Filed
1/25/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 54
2/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/11/19, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/11/2019 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 3 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
2/12/2019 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 54
4/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 04/04/19, 12:30 pm, 401 Senate Building
4/4/2019 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 331
4/5/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations
4/9/2019 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 334