Florida Senate - 2014                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/SB 586, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/3R          .                                
             04/29/2014 11:46 AM       .                                

       Senator Smith moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 239 and 240
    4  insert:
    5         Section 4. Subsection (5) is added to section 403.709,
    6  Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         403.709 Solid Waste Management Trust Fund; use of waste
    8  tire fees.—There is created the Solid Waste Management Trust
    9  Fund, to be administered by the department.
   10         (5)(a) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a solid waste
   11  landfill closure account is established within the Solid Waste
   12  Management Trust Fund to provide funding for the closing and
   13  long-term care of solid waste management facilities. The
   14  department may use funds from the account to contract with a
   15  third party for the closing and long-term care of a solid waste
   16  management facility if:
   17         1.The facility has or had a department permit to operate
   18  the facility;
   19         2.The permittee provided proof of financial assurance for
   20  closure in the form of an insurance certificate;
   21         3.The facility is deemed to be abandoned or was ordered to
   22  close by the department;
   23         4.Closure is accomplished in substantial accordance with a
   24  closure plan approved by the department; and
   25         5.The department has written documentation that the
   26  insurance company issuing the closure insurance policy will
   27  provide or reimburse the funds required to complete closing and
   28  long-term care of the facility.
   29         (b)The department shall deposit the funds received from
   30  the insurance company as reimbursement for the costs of or long
   31  term care of the facility into the solid waste landfill closure
   32  account.
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   35  And the title is amended as follows:
   36         Delete lines 2 - 15
   37  and insert:
   38         An act relating to waste; amending s. 376.78, F.S.;
   39         revising legislative intent with regard to community
   40         revitalization in certain areas; amending s. 376.80,
   41         F.S.; revising procedures for designation of
   42         brownfield areas by local governments; providing
   43         procedures for adoption of a resolution; providing
   44         requirements for notice and public hearings;
   45         authorizing local governments to use a term other than
   46         “brownfield area” when naming such areas; amending s.
   47         376.82, F.S.; providing an exemption from liability
   48         for property damage for entities that execute and
   49         implement certain brownfield site rehabilitation
   50         agreements; providing for applicability; amending s.
   51         403.709, F.S.; establishing a solid waste landfill
   52         closure account within the Solid Waste Management
   53         Trust Fund; authorizing the Department of
   54         Environmental Protection to use funds to contract with
   55         certain parties; requiring the department to deposit
   56         certain funds into the solid waste landfill closure
   57         account; providing an effective date.