Fla. Gov. Scott Signs Public-Private Partnership Bill

Law360, Miami (June 27, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Thursday that will establish statewide guidelines for local governments that want to enter into public-private partnerships, an increasingly popular means to fund, build and operate infrastructure for transportation, aviation, health care and other public uses.

Several industry groups applauded Scott's signing of H.B. 85, which sets requirements for bids, public notice, procurement and other procedures for these agreements in which private entities finance and construct public facilities, then run and collect revenue from them for a specific period of...
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