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Record Group Number: 000192
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Creator: Florida. State Planning Board.
Title, Dates: State Planning Board record group.
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Biographical/Historical Note:     The State Planning Board was created in 1935 (Ch. 17275, 1935; Ch. 20518, 1941, Laws) and consisted of five members:  the Secretary of State, the Chairman of the State Road Department, and three citizens.  The Board created and adopted a master plan for the physical development of Florida.  It also assembled and studied data pertaining to the state, its citizens, natural resources, and economic development.  The Board advised the state legislature, state administrative officers, and citizens on plans for future development.  The Board ceased to function prior to its official repeal in 1951 (Ch. 26484, Laws).
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