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CS/SB 1716 — Transportation Facility Designations Honoring Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

by Senator Hooper

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Transportation Committee (TR)

The bill creates the following transportation-related facility designations:

  • The portion of C.R. 611/E. Lake Road between Forelock Road and Keystone Road in Pinellas County as “Deputy Michael J. Magli Memorial Road.”
  • The portion of S.R. 60 between Interstate 75 and Phillip Lee Boulevard in Hillsborough County as “Sergeant Brian LaVigne Road.”
  • The portion of Interstate 275 between E. Sligh Avenue and E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard in Hillsborough County as “Officer Jesse Madsen Memorial Highway.”

The bill directs the Florida Department of Transportation to erect suitable markers.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2021.

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 116-0