Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 310
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 2/AD/2R         .                                
             02/10/2016 05:01 PM       .                                

       Senator Legg moved the following:
    1         Senate Substitute for Amendment (922604) 
    3         Delete lines 44 - 81
    4  and insert:
    5  guidelines prescribed by the division, three prominent Florida
    6  citizens, who may include, but are not limited to, persons of
    7  distinguished civil or military service, to be commemorated in
    8  the National Statuary Hall Collection of the United States
    9  Capitol. The ad hoc committee shall submit its recommendations
   10  to the Legislature by January 1, 2017. From the ad hoc
   11  committee’s recommendations, the Legislature shall select one
   12  prominent Florida citizen to replace the statue of General
   13  Edmund Kirby Smith in the National Statuary Hall Collection.
   14         (2) At its first meeting following the effective date of
   15  this act, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, as
   16  established under s. 265.285, Florida Statutes, shall select a
   17  sculptor, according to the guidelines prescribed by the
   18  Department of State and 2 U.S.C. s. 2131, with preference given
   19  to a sculptor from this state, to design a statue of the
   20  prominent Florida citizen selected pursuant to subsection (1)
   21  for replacement of the statue of General Edmund Kirby Smith.
   22         (3) The Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the
   23  Department of State shall estimate the costs associated with the
   24  replacement of the statue, including the costs to design,
   25  construct, transport, and place the new statue; the removal and
   26  transfer of the current statue; and any unveiling ceremony for
   27  the new statue. The Florida Council on Arts and Culture may
   28  raise funds from private sources to fund the costs associated
   29  with the replacement of the statue. Funds raised must be placed
   30  in the Grants and Donations Trust Fund of the Department of
   31  State and may be used only for the limited purposes associated
   32  with statue replacement described in this subsection.
   33         (4) Based on the findings of the Florida Council on Arts
   34  and Culture, the Department of State shall submit a report, by
   35  January 1, 2017, to the Governor, the President of the Senate,
   36  and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The report must
   37  include, but is not limited to, the following:
   38         (a) The name of the sculptor and the process used to select
   39  the sculptor.
   40         (b) An estimate of the total costs associated with