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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XI
COUNTY ORGANIZATION AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
Chapter 125
COUNTY GOVERNMENT
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F.S. 125.025
125.025 County-municipality consolidated governments; additional powers.Each county which operates under a government consolidated with that of one or more municipalities in the county shall have the power, in addition to the powers otherwise conferred, to own, maintain, operate, and control export trading companies and foreign sales corporations as provided by the laws of the United States; to own, maintain, operate, and control cargo clearance centers and customs clearance facilities and corporations established for the purpose of providing or operating such facilities; to maintain the confidentiality of trade information to the degree provided by the Export Trading Company Act of 1982, Pub. L. No. 97-290, as it is amended from time to time; to maintain the confidentiality of trade information and data pursuant to the patent laws of the United States, the patent laws of foreign nations to the extent that they are enforced by the courts of the United States, the copyright laws of the United States, the copyright laws of foreign nations to the extent that they are enforced by the courts of the United States, and the trade secrets doctrine; and to authorize airport and port employees to serve as officers and directors of export trading companies, foreign sales corporations, and customs and cargo clearance corporations.
History.s. 3, ch. 87-144.