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Florida Proposed Rules


Rule Number:12A-1.108
Rule Title:Exemption for Data Center Property
Next Step:At the March 7, 2018 meeting, the Governor and Cabinet approved the Department’s request to adopt this rule. The Department will file the rule for certification with the Department of State on March 27, 2018. The rule will be effective on April 16, 2018.


Certification Package: March 27, 2018
JAPC Certification: March 23, 2018
Certification Letter to JAPC: March 15, 2018
Cabinet Meeting for Adoption: March 7, 2018
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Adoption: February 26, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 39, pp. 928-929)
Letter to JAPC: February 21, 2018
Notice of Change: February 20, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 35, p. 836)
Letter from JAPC: January 31, 2018
Hearing Information: February 7, 2018
Package filed with JAPC: January 18, 2018
Notice of Proposed Rule January 17, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 11, pp. 215-218)
Cabinet Meeting for Hearing: December 13, 2017
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing: December 5, 2017 (Vol. 43, No. 233, pp.5473-5474)
Workshop Comments: November 13, 2017 – November 16, 2017
Workshop Transcript:November 16, 2017
Workshop Information:November 16, 2017
Draft Rule Language:November 16, 2017
Notice of Rule Development:November 2, 2017 (Vol. 43, No. 213, pp. 4944 – 4945)

Purpose:    The purpose of the creation of the proposed Rule 12A-1.108, F.A.C., is to: (1) provide guidance to regarding the exemption for purchases of data center property in Section 212.08(5)(s), F.S., which became effective July 1, 2017, provided by Section 26, Chapter 2017-36, Laws of Florida; and (2) provide exemption requirements, definitions, and application procedures for data center owners, data center tenants, data center contractors, and retailers.