2016 Florida Statutes
PUBLIC LANDS AND PROPERTY
Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund; duty to hold lands in trust.
Department of Environmental Protection, water management districts, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; duties with respect to state lands.
Internal Improvement Trust Fund established.
Board of trustees; powers and duties.
Acquisition of state lands.
Alternatives to fee simple acquisition.
Emergency archaeological property acquisition.
Board of trustees to administer state lands; lands enumerated.
Land office; custody of documents concerning land; moneys; plats.
Modernization of state lands records.
Inter-American Center property; transfer to board; continued use for government purposes.
State-owned lands; uses.
Surplus of state-owned lands.
Special events; submerged land leases.
Lease of sovereignty submerged lands for marinas, boatyards, and marine retailers.
Lease of sovereignty submerged lands for private residential docks and piers.
Coastal anchorage areas.
Use of state-owned land for correctional facilities.
Duty of board to protect, etc., state lands; state may join in any action brought.
Prosecuting officers to assist in protecting state lands.
Riparian owners of land.
Public notice and hearings.
Title to tidal lands vested in state.
Conveyances of such lands heretofore made, ratified, confirmed, and validated.
Bulkhead lines; reestablishment.
Citation of rule.
Enforcement; board or agency under special law.
Review by board.
Confirmation of title in upland owners.
Construction of ss. 253.12, 253.126, 253.127, 253.128, and 253.129.
Rights of riparian owners; board of trustees to defend suit.
Riparian rights defined; certain submerged bottoms subject to private ownership.
Board of trustees may surrender certain lands to the United States and receive indemnity.
Board of trustees to refund money paid where title to land fails.
Transfer of notes owned by board.
Title to reclaimed marshlands, wetlands, or lowlands in board of trustees.
Survey to be made; sale of lands; preference to buyers.
Riparian rights not affected.
Unsurveyed marshlands; sale to upland owners.
Oyster beds, minerals, and oils reserved to state.
Surveys approved by chief cadastral surveyor validated.
To what lands applicable.
Plats and field notes filed in office of Board of Trustees of Internal Improvement Trust Fund.
Board of trustees may exchange lands.
Convey by deed.
Agents may act on behalf of board of trustees.
Disposal of lands received.
Sale or lease of phosphate, clay, minerals, etc., in or under state lands.
Construction of term “land the title to which is vested in the state.”
Board of trustees may lease, sell, etc., bottoms of bays, lagoons, straits, etc., owned by state, for petroleum purposes.
Oil and gas leases on state lands by the board of trustees.
Reports by lessees of oil and mineral rights, state lands.
Applicants for lease of gas, oil, or mineral rights; report as to lease holdings.
Placing oil and gas leases on market by board.
Sealed bids required.
Limitation on term of lease.
Responsibility of bidder.
Proof of financial responsibility required of lessee prior to commencement of drilling.
Lands not subject to lease.
Board of trustees authorized to convey certain lands without reservation.
Change in bulkhead lines, Pinellas County.
Grant of easements, licenses, and leases.
Authority to lease or use submerged lands and water column for aquaculture activities.
Application to lease submerged land and water column.
The lease contract.
Marking of leased areas; restrictions on public use.
Rules; ss. 253.67-253.75.
Studies and recommendations by the department and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; designation of recommended traditional and other use zones; supervision of aquaculture operations.
Judicial review relating to permits and licenses.
State lands; state agency authorization for use prohibited without consent of agency in which title vested; concurrent processing requirements.
Retention of state-owned lands along former Cross Florida Barge Canal route; creation of Cross Florida Greenways State Recreation and Conservation Area; authorizing transfer to the Federal Government for inclusion in Ocala National Forest.
Retention of state-owned lands in and around Lake Rousseau and the Cross Florida Barge Canal right-of-way from Lake Rousseau west to the Withlacoochee River.
Cross Florida Greenways State Recreation and Conservation Area assigned to the Department of Environmental Protection.
Boundaries of the Cross Florida Greenways State Recreation and Conservation Area; coordination of management activities.
Disposition of surplus lands; compensation of counties located within the Cross Florida Canal Navigation District.
Sale of products; proceeds.
Transportation and utility crossings of greenways lands.
Impairment of use or conservation by agencies prohibited.
Expenditures for acquisition of land for a canal connecting the waters of the Atlantic Ocean with the Gulf of Mexico via the St. Johns River prohibited.
Liberal construction of act.
Murphy Act lands; costs and attorney fees for quieting title.
Murphy Act; tax certificates barred.
Title of state or private owners to Murphy Act lands.
Construction of recodification.
Management and use of state-owned or other uplands; rulemaking authority.
Inventory of state, federal, and local government conservation lands by the Department of Environmental Protection.