Florida Proposed Rules

Rule Number:12D-16.002
Rule Title:Index to Forms
Next Step:At the August 14, 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 August 28, 2018. The rule will be effective on September 17, 2018.

Certification Package: August 28, 2018
JAPC Certification: August 28, 2018
Certification Letter to JAPC: August 21, 2018
Cabinet Meeting for Adoption:August 14, 2018
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Adoption: August 6, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 152, PP. 3649-3650)
Letter to JAPC:July 13, 2018
Letter from JAPC:July 5, 2018
Hearing Information:July 10, 2018
Package filed with JAPC:June 21, 2018
Notice of Proposed Rule:June 18, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 118, PP. 2804-2806)
Cabinet Meeting for Hearing:June 13, 2018
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing:June 1, 2018 (Vol. 41, No. 107, P. 2602)
Workshop InformationMay 15, 2018
Draft Rule LanguageMay 15, 2018
Notice of Rule Development:May 1, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 85, P. 2050)

Purpose:    The purpose of this rule amendment is to incorporate statutory changes enacted in Chapter 2018-118, L.O.F. The amendment to instructions on Form DR-501, Original Application for Homestead and Related Tax Exemptions, removes the former statutory requirement that a disabled veteran and spouse must be married at least five years based on 2018 amendments to s. 196.24, Florida Statutes. The amendments to Form DR-420FC, Distribution to Fiscally Constrained Counties Application, add to the application, estimates of value reductions for distributions to offset tax losses from reductions in value of certain equipment in citrus fruit packing and processing plants, as a result of Hurricane Irma or citrus greening, implementing s. 218.135, F.S.