Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/CS/CS/SB 218, 1st Eng.
Senate . House
Floor: 1/AD/3R .
04/23/2014 03:11 PM .
Senator Brandes moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Between lines 335 and 336
5 Section 8. Section 348.53, Florida Statutes, is amended to
7 348.53 Purposes of the authority.—The authority is created
8 for the purposes and shall have power to construct,
9 reconstruct, improve, extend, repair, maintain and operate the
10 expressway system. It is hereby found and declared that such
11 purposes are in all respects for the benefit of the people of
12 the State of Florida, the City of Tampa, and the County of
, for the increase of their pleasure, convenience,
14 and welfare; , for the improvement of their health; and , to
15 facilitate transportation, including managed lanes and other
16 transit supporting facilities, for their recreation and commerce
17 and for the common defense. The authority is shall be performing
18 a public purpose and a governmental function in carrying out its
19 corporate purpose and in exercising the powers granted herein.
20 Section 9. Subsection (15) is added to section 348.54,
21 Florida Statutes, to read:
22 348.54 Powers of the authority.—Except as otherwise limited
23 herein, the authority shall have the power:
24 (15) With the consent of the county within whose
25 jurisdiction the activities occur, to construct, operate, and
26 maintain roads, bridges, avenues of access, thoroughfares, and
27 boulevards and managed lanes and other transit supporting
28 facilities outside of the jurisdictional boundaries of
29 Hillsborough County and within the jurisdictional boundaries of
30 counties contiguous to Hillsborough County, together with the
31 right to construct, repair, replace, operate, install, and
32 maintain such facilities and electronic toll payment systems
33 thereon or incidental thereto, with all necessary and incidental
34 powers to accomplish the foregoing.
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37 And the title is amended as follows:
38 Delete line 52
39 and insert:
40 funding; providing criteria; amending ss. 348.53 and
41 348.54, F.S.; revising the powers of the Tampa
42 Hillsborough County Expressway Authority; amending s.
43 479.16, F.S.;