Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 918
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/08/2015           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (Hays)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (322890) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 2438 and 2439
    5  insert:
    6         Section 20. Paragraph (a) of subsection (1) and subsection
    7  (3) of section 373.467, Florida Statutes, are amended, to read:
    8         373.467 The Harris Chain of Lakes Restoration Council.
    9  There is created within the St. Johns River Water Management
   10  District, with assistance from the Fish and Wildlife
   11  Conservation Commission and the Lake County Water Authority, the
   12  Harris Chain of Lakes Restoration Council.
   13         (1)(a) The council shall consist of nine voting members,
   14  which shall include: a representative of waterfront property
   15  owners, a representative of the sport fishing industry, a person
   16  with experience in an environmental science or regulation
   17  engineer, a person with training in biology or another
   18  scientific discipline, a person with training as an attorney, a
   19  physician, a person with training as an engineer, and two
   20  residents of the county who are do not required to meet any
   21  additional of the other qualifications for membership enumerated
   22  in this paragraph, each to be appointed by the Lake County
   23  legislative delegation. The Lake County legislative delegation
   24  may waive the qualifications for membership on a case-by-case
   25  basis if good cause is shown. A No person serving on the council
   26  may not be appointed to a council, board, or commission of any
   27  council advisory group agency. The council members shall serve
   28  as advisors to the governing board of the St. Johns River Water
   29  Management District. The council is subject to the provisions of
   30  chapters 119 and 120.
   31         (3) The council shall meet at the call of its chair, at the
   32  request of six of its members, or at the request of the chair of
   33  the governing board of the St. Johns River Water Management
   34  District. Resignation by a council member, or failure by a
   35  council member to attend three consecutive meetings without an
   36  excuse approved by the chair, results in a vacancy on the
   37  council.
   39  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   40  And the title is amended as follows:
   41         Between lines 3927 and 3928
   42  insert:
   43         373.467, F.S.; revising the qualifications for
   44         membership on the Harris Chain of Lakes Restoration
   45         Council; authorizing the Lake County legislative
   46         delegation to waive such membership qualifications for
   47         good cause; providing for council vacancies; amending
   48         s.