Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/CS/HB 1075, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 2/RS/2R         .                                
             03/10/2016 05:01 PM       .                                

       Senator Negron moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 1721 - 1740
    4  and insert:
    5         (7) Before a facility or parcel of nonconservation land is
    6  offered for lease to a local or federal unit of government or a
    7  private party, it shall first be offered for lease to state
    8  agencies, and state research universities designated as
    9  preeminent pursuant to s. 1001.7065. Within 45 days after the
   10  offer for lease of a surplus building or parcel, a state agency
   11  or preeminent state research university that requests the lease
   12  must submit a plan to the board of trustees that includes a
   13  description of the proposed use, including future use, of the
   14  facility or parcel. The board of trustees must review and
   15  approve the plan before approving the lease. The plan must, at a
   16  minimum, include the proposed use of the facility or parcel, the
   17  estimated cost of renovation, a capital improvement plan for the
   18  building, evidence that the facility or parcel meets an existing
   19  need that cannot otherwise be met, and other criteria adopted by
   20  rule of the board of trustees. The board of trustees or its
   21  designee shall compare the estimated value of the facility or
   22  parcel to any submitted business plan to determine if the lease
   23  or sale is in the best interest of the state. The board of
   24  trustees shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 120 to implement
   25  this section. A preeminent state research university or state
   26  agency that has requested the use of a
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   29  And the title is amended as follows:
   30         Delete lines 123 - 125
   31  and insert:
   32         to preeminent state universities and state agencies
   33         before being offered for lease to a local or federal
   34         unit of government or private party; providing a
   35         priority for preeminent state research universities;