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SB 442 — Powers of Land Authorities

by Senator Rodriguez

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

Prepared by: Environment and Natural Resources Committee (EN)

The bill amends s. 380.0666, F.S., regarding the powers of land authorities, to authorize land authorities to assist the counties within which they are located in the administration of state and federal grants awarded to those counties for residential flood and sea-level rise mitigation projects. These projects include grants for the elevation of structures above minimum flood elevations, the demolition and reconstruction of structures above minimum flood elevations, and the acquisition of land with structures at risk of flooding.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2022. 

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 113-0