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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XXXI
Chapter 446
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F.S. 446.44
446.44 Duties of Rural Workforce Services Program.It shall be the direct responsibility of the Rural Workforce Services Program to promote and deliver employment and workforce services and resources to the rural undeveloped and underdeveloped counties of the state in an effort to:
(1) Slow down out-migration of untrained rural residents to the state‚Äôs overcrowded large metropolitan centers.
(2) Assist Enterprise Florida, Inc., in attracting light, pollution-free industry to the rural counties.
(3) Improve the economic status of the impoverished rural residents.
(4) Provide present and new industry with the workforce training resources necessary for them to train the untrained rural workforce toward gainful employment.
(5) Develop rural workforce programs that will be evaluated, planned, and implemented through communications and planning with appropriate:
(a) Departments of state and federal governments.
(b) Units of Enterprise Florida, Inc.
(c) Agencies and organizations of the public and private sectors at the state, regional, and local levels.
History.s. 5, ch. 72-398; s. 1, ch. 73-283; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 125, ch. 2000-165.
Note.Former s. 450.44.