|For Legislative Session 2001|
are some proposed Bills for the last Legislative Session.
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|Property Rights Committee Initiatives||Tax
|Legal Committee Initiatives||General
|Health Comittee Initiatives|
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WHEREAS, Florida's development and land-sales is one of the biggest
WHEREAS, the number of Violations of the FS 498.021 - 498.022 is growing
WHEREAS, the General Attorney's Office is not prosecuting these felonies
WHEREAS, the citizens of this State are lacking the protection the Florida
THEREFORE, be it resolved that the citizens of Florida request
WHEREAS, chapter 190 as commonly applied by large tract developers to optimize their profit and freedom of action, sometimes at the expense of homeowners in the district; and,
WHEREAS, an imbalance of economic and political power between the homeowners as a group and the developer is contrary to American principles of government, equity, and quid pro quo transactions; and,
WHEREAS, this defect politico-economic system more resembles a colonial Dutch patroon manor than a democratic institution, and is characterized by paternalistic exploitation on the one hand, and passive resentment or antipathy on the other, it is common knowledge that Chapter 190 needs to be amended to make it consonant with the principles of the originating state government:
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that landowners whose financial contributions, by whatever name, support C. D. D. governments shall have effective control over these governments and their expenditures through their elected representatives. Each owner of land, whether developed or undeveloped, in the district shall annually be assessed to pay financially according to the amount of land that he owns, and his vote in electing officers of the district shall also be based upon the extent of his land holdings. This resolution is based on two premises: one, that it was not the purpose of Chapter 190 to favor one class, developer, over another, homeowner; and, two the interests of both classes, and the benefits they receive by actions of the district government are directly proportionate to the amount of land they own.
WHEREAS, continuing growth of planned communities in Florida has outdistanced
the needed controls that
WHEREAS, legislation intended to accomplish such objectives has been
under the responsibility of the
WHEREAS, Chapter 16, F.S. presently empowers the Department Of Legal
Affairs in Sections 16.56 and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the provisions of Chapter16 F.S.
be amended to include
WHEREAS, the Department of State had provisions in Chapter 617.301-Chapter
312 F.S. to govern and
WHEREAS, when the recent Florida Constitutional Revision affected
the Department of State, the original
WHEREAS, the law as written is incomplete and has no governing
authority to draft the needed administrative
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that legislation be introduced
to have the Department of Business
WHEREAS, the recent Florida Constitutional Task Force, implementing
the provisions of the recent Florida
WHEREAS, the Task Force recommended that certain provisions of the Department
of State Not-for-Profit
WHEREAS, the 2000 Legislature enacted Senate bill SB-1194 creating Chapter
720 F.S. that adopted and
WHEREAS, the section so removed is incomplete and unsatisfactory, having
no enforcement authority
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a study commission be appointed
to satisfy the apparent needs