CS/SB 1608: Agricultural Recovery
GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Grimsley
Agricultural Recovery; Citing this act as the "Farmers and Ranchers Matter Act"; requiring the Florida Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan to allow the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to create the State Agricultural Response Team; authorizing the Department of Transportation to waive certain weight load restrictions and permit verifications for the transport of agricultural products from fields or packinghouses to public transportation facilities after certain natural disasters; requiring the Department of Transportation to create and administer a program to install directional signs to assist visitors in locating certain agritourism facilities, etc.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118), CS/CS/SB 740 (Ch. 2018-84)
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- Transportation (TR)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 181
• Introduced -SJ 181
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 02/06/18, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
• CS by Transportation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 336
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 342
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 342
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 342
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 340
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 02/20/18, 9:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 385
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 385
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118), CS/CS/SB 740 (Ch. 2018-84)
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