Florida Senate - 2013 SB 326
By Senator Hays
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the powers and duties of the
3 Department of Environmental Protection; amending s.
4 253.7827, F.S.; removing an obsolete reference for
5 purposes of calculating the reimbursement for
6 transportation and utility crossings of greenways
7 lands in Marion County; repealing s. 253.783(2), F.S.,
8 relating to additional powers and duties of the
9 department to dispose of surplus lands that were for
10 the construction, operation, or promotion of a canal
11 across the peninsula of the state and refund payments
12 to counties; providing an effective date.
14 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
16 Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 253.7827, Florida
17 Statutes, is amended to read:
18 253.7827 Transportation and utility crossings of greenways
20 (3) Furthermore, the Legislature recognizes the needs
21 expressed by Marion County to provide for the southerly
22 extension of Sixtieth Avenue between State Road 200 and
23 Interstate 75 and for the extension to cross the greenways lands
24 to allow for the orderly growth and development of Marion
25 County. Right-of-way for this extension across greenways lands
26 shall be designed to mitigate the impacts to the extent
27 practical, and the value of such lands shall be paid based on
28 fair market value
or, at the option of Marion County , the value
29 can be subtracted from the amount of reimbursement due the
30 county pursuant to s. 253.783.
31 Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 253.783, Florida
32 Statutes, is repealed.
33 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.