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Daily Legislative Brief from February 16, 2016

Economic Development

HB 1325- Relating to Economic Development
On Tuesday, February 16th, HB 1325, relating to Economic Development, by Rep. Jim Boyd (R-Bradenton) was heard by the House Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee and passed with 11 yeas and 1 nay. AIF’s Senior Vice President of State and Federal Affairs, Brewster Bevis, stood in support of this bill.

HB 1325, much like its Senate companion SB 1646, is a very broad based economic development package that will bring the state and local governments together to improve their investment climate and business environment to enhance competitiveness, retain jobs, create jobs and improve incomes. This bill will modify economic development definitions, processes and administration.

View a complete list of what HB 1325 here.

HB 1325 will now go to the House Finance & Tax Committee.

AIF supports legislation that will bolster Florida’s business community throughout the state and help our state become the premiere location to move and grow your business.