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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title IV
Chapter 15
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F.S. 15.182
15.182 International travel by state-funded musical, cultural, or artistic organizations; notification to the Department of State.
(1) If a musical, cultural, or artistic organization that receives state funding is traveling internationally for a presentation, performance, or other significant public viewing, including an organization associated with a college or university, such organization shall notify the Department of State in writing of its intentions to travel, together with the date, time, and location of each appearance. The notice shall be provided to the department at least 30 days prior to the date the international travel is to commence or, when an intention to travel internationally is not formed at least 30 days in advance of the date the travel is to commence, as soon as feasible after forming such travel intention. The department shall take an active role in informing such artistic organizations of the responsibility to provide notice of international travel intentions.
(2) The Department of State, in conjunction with the Department of Commerce, shall act as an intermediary between performing musical, cultural, and artistic organizations and Florida businesses to encourage and coordinate joint undertakings. Such coordination may include, but is not limited to, encouraging business and industry to sponsor cultural events, assistance with travel of such organizations, and coordinating travel schedules of cultural performance groups and international trade missions.
History.s. 4, ch. 97-278; s. 4, ch. 99-2; s. 5, ch. 2004-242; s. 38, ch. 2011-142; s. 2, ch. 2020-93; s. 8, ch. 2023-173.