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2011 Florida Statutes

F.S. 487.163
1487.163 Information; interagency cooperation.
(1) The department may, in cooperation with the University of Florida or other agencies of government, publish information and conduct short courses of instruction in the safe use and application of pesticides for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this part.
(2) The department may cooperate or enter into formal agreements with any other agency or educational institution of this state or its subdivisions or with any agency of any other state or of the Federal Government for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this part and of securing uniformity of regulations.
(3) The department shall enter into an agreement with the Department of Environmental Protection to ensure that pesticides applied to waters of the state are regulated uniformly, including provisions for the coordination of agency staff and resources, through the implementation of permitting, compliance, and enforcement activities under ss. 403.088 and 403.0885. 14, 15, ch. 74-247; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 14, 15, ch. 82-167; ss. 31, 37, ch. 92-115; s. 24, ch. 94-233; s. 31, ch. 2000-154; s. 43, ch. 2004-64; ss. 5, 11, ch. 2010-277; HJR 5-A, 2010 Special Session A.
1Note.Section 11, ch. 2010-277, provides that “[t]his act shall take effect July 1, 2010.” Passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives over the Governor’s veto November 16, 2010. House Joint Resolution 5-A, 2010 Special Session A, provides that C.S. for C.S. for C.S. for H.B. 981, which became ch. 2010-277, is effective November 17, 2010.