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CS/SB 712: Water Quality Improvements

GENERAL BILL by Community Affairs ; Mayfield

Water Quality Improvements; Citing this act as the “Clean Waterways Act”; requiring the Department Health to provide a specified report to the Governor and the Legislature by a specified date; transferring the Onsite Sewage Program within the Department of Health to the Department of Environmental Protection by a type two transfer by a specified date; creating an onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems technical advisory committee within the department; requiring the department to adopt rules relating to the underground pipes of wastewater collection systems; requiring basin management action plans for nutrient total maximum daily loads to include wastewater treatment and onsite sewage treatment and disposal system remediation plans that meet certain requirements, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act this act shall take effect July 1, 2020
Last Action: 1/17/2020 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government, 01/22/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/30/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 55
    12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/09/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    12/9/2019 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 133
    12/11/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    12/13/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 54
    • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 129
    1/17/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government, 01/22/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building

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  • CS/SB 712, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/11/2019 at 4:28 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (7)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 153 Indian River Lagoon State Matching Grant Program Fine, Roth Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 H Introduced -HJ 18
    H 405 Stormwater Management Systems Good Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 H Introduced -HJ 35
    H 1343 Water Quality Improvements Payne Compare Last Action: 1/17/2020 H Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee
    H 1363 Basin Management Action Plans Overdorf Compare Last Action: 1/17/2020 H Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee
    S 640 Indian River Lagoon State Matching Grant Program Harrell Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 49
    S 686 Stormwater Management Systems Gruters Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 52
    S 1382 Environmental Resource Management Albritton Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 102

    Citations - Statutes (40)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    153.54 Preliminary report by county commissioners with respect to creation of proposed district. Page 64 (pdf)
    153.73 Assessable improvements; levy and payment of special assessments. Page 66 (pdf)
    163.3180 Concurrency. Page 67 (pdf)
    180.03 Resolution or ordinance proposing construction or extension of utility; objections to same. Page 67 (pdf)
    311.105 Florida Seaport Environmental Management Committee; permitting; mitigation. Page 68 (pdf)
    327.46 Boating-restricted areas. Page 70 (pdf)
    373.250 Reuse of reclaimed water. Page 71 (pdf)
    373.4131 Statewide environmental resource permitting rules. Page 9 (pdf)
    373.414 Additional criteria for activities in surface waters and wetlands. Page 71 (pdf)
    373.705 Water resource development; water supply development. Page 73 (pdf)
    373.707 Alternative water supply development. Page 73 (pdf)
    373.709 Regional water supply planning. Page 74 (pdf)
    376.307 Water Quality Assurance Trust Fund. Page 75 (pdf)
    380.0552 Florida Keys Area; protection and designation as area of critical state concern. Page 75 (pdf)
    381.006 Environmental health. Page 78 (pdf)
    381.0061 Administrative fines. Page 79 (pdf)
    381.0064 Continuing education courses for persons installing or servicing septic tanks. Page 79 (pdf)
    381.0065 Onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems; regulation. Page 10 (pdf)
    381.00651 Periodic evaluation and assessment of onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems. Page 80 (pdf)
    381.00652 Page 37 (pdf)
    381.0068 Technical review and advisory panel. Page 39 (pdf)
    403.061 Department; powers and duties. Page 39 (pdf)
    403.0616 Page 41 (pdf)
    403.067 Establishment and implementation of total maximum daily loads. Page 41 (pdf)
    403.0673 Page 57 (pdf)
    403.0855 Page 58 (pdf)
    403.086 Sewage disposal facilities; advanced and secondary waste treatment. Page 59 (pdf)
    403.08601 Leah Schad Memorial Ocean Outfall Program. Page 83 (pdf)
    403.087 Permits; general issuance; denial; revocation; prohibition; penalty. Page 61 (pdf)
    403.0871 Florida Permit Fee Trust Fund. Page 83 (pdf)
    403.0872 Operation permits for major sources of air pollution; annual operation license fee. Page 84 (pdf)
    403.088 Water pollution operation permits; conditions. Page 61 (pdf)
    403.0891 State, regional, and local stormwater management plans and programs. Page 63 (pdf)
    403.121 Enforcement; procedure; remedies. Page 63 (pdf)
    403.1835 Water pollution control financial assistance. Page 87 (pdf)
    403.707 Permits. Page 88 (pdf)
    403.861 Department; powers and duties. Page 89 (pdf)
    403.885 Water Projects Grant Program. Page 64 (pdf)
    489.551 Definitions. Page 90 (pdf)
    590.02 Florida Forest Service; powers, authority, and duties; liability; building structures; Withlacoochee Training Center. Page 90 (pdf)

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  • SB 712, Original Filed Version Posted 10/30/2019 at 4:26 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 12/6/2019 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 12/11/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 153 Indian River Lagoon State Matching Grant Program Fine, Roth Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 H Introduced -HJ 18
    H 405 Stormwater Management Systems Good Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 H Introduced -HJ 35
    S 640 Indian River Lagoon State Matching Grant Program Harrell Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 49
    S 686 Stormwater Management Systems Gruters Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 52

    Committee Amendments (8)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    832916 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Mayfield)
    12/6/2019
    1:54 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 733210 - Amendment to Amendment (832916)
    Delete line 337 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Mayfield)
    12/9/2019
    10:37 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 584284 - Amendment to Amendment (832916)
    Between lines 936 and 937 insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Mayfield)
    12/9/2019
    10:37 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 707762 - Amendment to Amendment (832916)
    Delete lines 1178 - 1179 and insert:
    Community Affairs 12/9/2019
    2:01 PM
    Withdrawn
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 674648 - Amendment to Amendment (832916)
    Delete line 1455 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Mayfield)
    12/9/2019
    10:38 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 811418 - Amendment to Amendment (832916)
    Delete line 1473 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Mayfield)
    12/9/2019
    12:51 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 338610 - Amendment to Amendment (832916)
    Delete line 1534 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Mayfield)
    12/9/2019
    10:38 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 500250 - Amendment to Amendment (832916)
    Delete lines 2455 - 2457 and insert:
    Community Affairs
    (Mayfield)
    12/9/2019
    10:38 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    12/9/2019 4:00 PM Community Affairs 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    373.4131 Statewide environmental resource permitting rules. Page 4 (pdf)
    373.807 Protection of water quality in Outstanding Florida Springs. Page 9 (pdf)
    373.811 Prohibited activities within a priority focus area. Page 14 (pdf)
    403.0616 Page 14 (pdf)
    403.067 Establishment and implementation of total maximum daily loads. Page 15 (pdf)
    403.0673 Page 23 (pdf)
    403.0771 Page 24 (pdf)
    403.086 Sewage disposal facilities; advanced and secondary waste treatment. Page 25 (pdf)
    403.121 Enforcement; procedure; remedies. Page 26 (pdf)
    403.814 General permits; delegation. Page 32 (pdf)
    403.9337 Model Ordinance for Florida-Friendly Fertilizer Use on Urban Landscapes. Page 34 (pdf)

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