Florida Senate - 2013                                     SB 326
       By Senator Hays
       11-00106A-13                                           2013326__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the powers and duties of the
    3         Department of Environmental Protection; amending s.
    4         253.7827, F.S.; removing an obsolete reference for
    5         purposes of calculating the reimbursement for
    6         transportation and utility crossings of greenways
    7         lands in Marion County; repealing s. 253.783(2), F.S.,
    8         relating to additional powers and duties of the
    9         department to dispose of surplus lands that were for
   10         the construction, operation, or promotion of a canal
   11         across the peninsula of the state and refund payments
   12         to counties; providing an effective date.
   14  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   16         Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 253.7827, Florida
   17  Statutes, is amended to read:
   18         253.7827 Transportation and utility crossings of greenways
   19  lands.—
   20         (3) Furthermore, the Legislature recognizes the needs
   21  expressed by Marion County to provide for the southerly
   22  extension of Sixtieth Avenue between State Road 200 and
   23  Interstate 75 and for the extension to cross the greenways lands
   24  to allow for the orderly growth and development of Marion
   25  County. Right-of-way for this extension across greenways lands
   26  shall be designed to mitigate the impacts to the extent
   27  practical, and the value of such lands shall be paid based on
   28  fair market value or, at the option of Marion County, the value
   29  can be subtracted from the amount of reimbursement due the
   30  county pursuant to s. 253.783.
   31         Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 253.783, Florida
   32  Statutes, is repealed.
   33         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.