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CS/CS/HB 447: Local Government Environmental Financing

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee ; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee ; Raschein ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mayfield ; Pilon

Local Government Environmental Financing; Citing this act as the "Florida Keys Stewardship Act"; expanding the uses of local government infrastructure surtaxes to include acquiring any interest in land for public recreation, conservation, or protection of natural resources or to prevent or satisfy private property rights claims resulting from limitations imposed by the designation of an area of critical state concern; expanding the use of Everglades restoration bonds to include the City of Key West Area of Critical State Concern; authorizing bond proceeds to be spent on the City of Key West Area of Critical State Concern; requiring specific Florida Forever appropriations to be used for the purchase of lands in the Florida Keys Area of Critical State Concern, etc. APPROPRIATION: $5,000,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 4/14/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-225
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/27/2015 House • Filed
11/5/2015 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 39
1/8/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 01/12/16, 1:30 pm, Reed Hall
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 39
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 232
1/19/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 226
1/21/2016 House • Now in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 249
2/5/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/09/16, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/9/2016 House • CS/CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 413
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 410
2/11/2016 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 451
2/23/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/25/16, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/25/2016 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 599
2/26/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 599
3/2/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/16
3/4/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 818
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 857
• CS passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 1 -HJ 858
3/7/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 767
• Received -SJ 767
3/9/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 890
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 890
• Substituted for CS/SB 770 -SJ 890
• Read 2nd time -SJ 890
• Amendment(s) adopted (817954) -SJ 891
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/10/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 918
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 918
3/10/2016 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 986
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (817954) -HJ 987
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 988
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 988
3/30/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/14/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-225