Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (183530) for CS for SB 714
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/22/2015           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Grimsley) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 39 and 40
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (2) and subsection
    6  (3) of section 20.255, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    7         20.255 Department of Environmental Protection.—There is
    8  created a Department of Environmental Protection.
    9         (2)(a) There shall be three deputy secretaries who are to
   10  be appointed by and shall serve at the pleasure of the
   11  secretary. The secretary may assign any deputy secretary the
   12  responsibility to supervise, coordinate, and formulate policy
   13  for any division, office, or district. The following special
   14  offices are established and headed by managers, each of whom is
   15  to be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the secretary:
   16         1. Office of Chief of Staff;
   17         2. Office of General Counsel;
   18         3. Office of Technology and Information Services Inspector
   19  General;
   20         4. Office of External Affairs;
   21         5. Office of Legislative Affairs;
   22         6. Office of Operations Intergovernmental Programs; and
   23         7. Florida Coastal Office; of Greenways and Trails.
   24         8. Office Preparedness and of Emergency Response;.
   25         9. Office of the Florida Geological Survey; and
   26         10. Office of Inspector General. The Inspector General is
   27  to be appointed by the Chief Inspector General of the Governor’s
   28  office and is subject to the general supervision of the
   29  secretary.
   31  The managers of all divisions and offices specifically named in
   32  this section and the directors of the six administrative
   33  districts are exempt from part II of chapter 110 and are
   34  included in the Senior Management Service in accordance with s.
   35  110.205(2)(j).
   36         (3) The following divisions of the Department of
   37  Environmental Protection are established:
   38         (a) Division of Administrative Services.
   39         (b) Division of Air Resource Management.
   40         (c) Division of Water Resource Management.
   41         (d) Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration.
   42         (e) Division of Waste Management.
   43         (f) Division of Recreation and Parks.
   44         (g) Division of State Lands, the director of which is to be
   45  appointed by the secretary of the department, subject to
   46  confirmation by the Governor and Cabinet sitting as the Board of
   47  Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund.
   48         (h) Division of Water Restoration Assistance.
   50  In order to ensure statewide and intradepartmental consistency,
   51  the department’s divisions shall direct the district offices and
   52  bureaus on matters of interpretation and applicability of the
   53  department’s rules and programs.
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   56  And the title is amended as follows:
   57         Delete line 2
   58  and insert:
   59         An act relating to environmental control; amending s.
   60         20.255, F.S.; revising the organizational structure of
   61         the Department of Environmental Protection; amending
   62         s.