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CS/SB 770: Local Government Environmental Financing

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Simpson ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benacquisto ; Altman

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; requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to annually consider certain recommendations to buy specific lands within and outside an area of critical state concern, etc. APPROPRIATION: Indeterminate

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/9/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 447 (Ch. 2016-225) -SJ 890
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/5/2015 Senate • Filed
    11/18/2015 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 57
    11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/01/15, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
    12/1/2015 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 124
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government -SJ 124
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 57
    2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 02/17/16, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    2/17/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 434
    2/19/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 434
    3/2/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/16, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    3/3/2016 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 641
    • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 642
    3/7/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/16
    3/9/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 890
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 447 -SJ 890
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 447 (Ch. 2016-225) -SJ 890

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  • CS/SB 770, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2016 at 3:48 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 447 (er) Local Government Environmental Financing Raschein Similar Last Action: 4/14/2016 Chapter No. 2016-225
    Location: Became Law
    H 867 Land Authorities Jacobs Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 447 (Ch. 2016-225)
    Location: In committee/council (ANRS)
    S 1210 Land Authorities Bullard Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 447 (Ch. 2016-225)
    Location: In committee/council (EP)

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 2 (pdf)
    215.619 Bonds for Everglades restoration. Page 6 (pdf)
    259.045 Purchase of lands in areas of critical state concern; recommendations by department and land authorities. Page 9 (pdf)
    259.105 The Florida Forever Act. Page 10 (pdf)
    380.0552 Florida Keys Area; protection and designation as area of critical state concern. Page 11 (pdf)
    380.0666 Powers of land authority. Page 12 (pdf)

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  • SB 770, Original Filed Version Posted 11/5/2015 at 9:25 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 11/30/2015 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 12/1/2015 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (Pre-Meeting) 2/16/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (Post-Meeting) 2/19/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/2/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 389166 (Pre-Meeting) 3/2/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/3/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 447 (c2) Local Government Environmental Financing Raschein Similar Last Action: 4/14/2016 Chapter No. 2016-225
    Location: Became Law
    H 867 Land Authorities Jacobs Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 447 (Ch. 2016-225)
    Location: In committee/council (ANRS)
    S 1210 Land Authorities Bullard Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 447 (Ch. 2016-225)
    Location: In committee/council (EP)

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    389166 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 2/19/2016
    3:50 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    799048 - Amendment
    Delete lines 189 - 218 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Simpson)
    2/15/2016
    3:51 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/17/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    440372 - Amendment
    Delete lines 537 - 547.
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Simpson)
    2/15/2016
    3:50 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/17/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    456936 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Simpson)
    2/16/2016
    10:56 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/17/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 829026 - Amendment to Amendment (456936)
    Between lines 125 and 126 insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Altman)
    2/17/2016
    9:03 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Withdrawn
    2/17/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    12/1/2015 1:00 PM Community Affairs 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/17/2016 10:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/3/2016 8:00 AM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 2 (pdf)
    215.619 Bonds for Everglades restoration. Page 6 (pdf)
    259.045 Purchase of lands in areas of critical state concern; recommendations by department and land authorities. Page 9 (pdf)
    259.105 The Florida Forever Act. Page 10 (pdf)
    380.0552 Florida Keys Area; protection and designation as area of critical state concern. Page 16 (pdf)
    380.0666 Powers of land authority. Page 17 (pdf)

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