Florida Senate - 2013                                    SB 1702
       By Senator Latvala
       20-01419A-13                                          20131702__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the Florida Building Code;
    3         repealing s. 161.56(2), F.S., relating to the
    4         development and maintenance of a biennial coastal
    5         building zone construction training program; providing
    6         an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Section 161.56, Florida Statutes, is amended to
   11  read:
   12         161.56 Establishment of local enforcement.—
   13         (1) Nothing in ss. 161.52-161.58 shall be construed to
   14  limit or abrogate the right and power of the department to
   15  require permits or to adopt and enforce standards pursuant to s.
   16  161.041 or s. 161.053 for construction seaward of the coastal
   17  construction control line that are as restrictive as, or more
   18  restrictive than, the requirements provided in s. 161.55 or the
   19  rights or powers of local governments to enact and enforce
   20  setback requirements or zoning or building codes that are as
   21  restrictive as, or more restrictive than, the requirements
   22  provided in s. 161.55.
   23         (2) To assist local governments in the implementation and
   24  enforcement of s. 161.55, the state land planning agency shall
   25  develop and maintain a biennial coastal building zone
   26  construction training program for the local enforcement agencies
   27  specified in subsection (1). The state land planning agency
   28  shall provide an initial training program not later than April
   29  1, 1987, and on a recurring biennial basis shall provide a
   30  continuing education program beginning July 1, 1989.
   31  Registration fees, as determined appropriate by the state land
   32  planning agency, may be charged to defray the cost of the
   33  program if general revenue funds are not provided for this
   34  purpose.
   35         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.