§ 186.001 Short title
§ 186.002 Findings and intent
§ 186.003 Definitions; ss. 186.001-186.031, 186.801-186.901
§ 186.004 Governor; chief planning officer of the state
§ 186.005 Designation of departmental planning officer
§ 186.006 Powers and responsibilities of Executive Office of the Governor
§ 186.007 State comprehensive plan; preparation; revision
§ 186.008 State comprehensive plan; revision; implementation
§ 186.009 Growth management portion of the state comprehensive plan
§ 186.021 Long-range program plans
§ 186.031 Annual report
§ 186.501 Short title
§ 186.502 Legislative findings; public purpose
§ 186.503 Definitions relating to Florida Regional Planning Council Act
§ 186.504 Regional planning councils; creation; membership
§ 186.505 Regional planning councils; powers and duties
§ 186.506 Executive Office of the Governor; powers and duties
§ 186.507 Strategic regional policy plans
§ 186.508 Strategic regional policy plan adoption; consistency with state comprehensive plan
§ 186.509 Dispute resolution process
§ 186.511 Evaluation of strategic regional policy plan; changes in plan
§ 186.512 Designation of regional planning councils
§ 186.513 Reports
§ 186.515 Creation of regional planning councils under chapter 163
§ 186.801 Ten-year site plans
§ 186.803 Use of geographic information by governmental entities
§ 186.901 Population census determination

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  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
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  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
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  • Office of Economic and Demographic Research: means an entity designated by joint rule of the Legislature or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
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  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
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  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
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  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011