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2005 Florida Statutes

This part complete and additional authority.
Section 348.9946, Florida Statutes 2005

1348.9946  This part complete and additional authority.--

(1)  The powers conferred by this part shall be in addition and supplemental to the existing powers of said authority and the department, and this part shall not be construed as repealing any of the provisions of any other law, general, special, or local, but to supersede such other laws in the exercise of the powers provided in this part and to provide a complete method for the exercise of the powers granted in this part. The extension and improvement of said Southwest Florida Transportation System, and the issuance of bonds hereunder to finance all or part of the cost thereof, may be accomplished upon compliance with the provisions of this part without regard to or necessity for compliance with the provisions, limitations, or restrictions contained in any other general, special, or local law, including, but not limited to, s. 215.821, and no approval of any bonds issued under this part by the qualified electors or qualified electors who are freeholders in the state or in said Collier County or Lee County, or in any city within these two counties, or in any other political subdivision of the state, shall be required for the issuance of such bonds pursuant to this part.

(2)  This part shall not be deemed to repeal, rescind, or modify any other law or laws relating to said State Board of Administration, said Department of Transportation, or the Division of Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration but shall be deemed to and shall supersede such other law or laws as are inconsistent with the provisions of this part, including, but not limited to, s. 215.821

History.--s. 1, ch. 2005-154.

1Note.--Section 3, ch. 2005-154, provides that "[t]his act shall take effect upon resolutions in support of this act being passed by both the Lee County Board of County Commissioners and the Collier County Board of County Commissioners, but no sooner than July 1, 2005, in the event the boards pass such resolutions prior to that date, except that this section shall take effect upon this act becoming a law."