Florida Senate - 2016                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 310
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 1/RS/2R         .                                
             02/10/2016 05:02 PM       .                                

       Senator Legg moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 44 - 81
    4  and insert:
    5  under s. 267.0731(1)(b), Florida Statutes, shall select,
    6  according to guidelines prescribed by the division, three
    7  prominent Florida citizens, who may include, but are not limited
    8  to, persons of distinguished civil or military service, to be
    9  commemorated in the National Statuary Hall Collection of the
   10  United States Capitol. The ad hoc committee shall submit its
   11  recommendations to the Legislature by January 1, 2017. From the
   12  ad hoc committee’s recommendations, the Legislature shall select
   13  one prominent Florida citizen to replace the statue of General
   14  Edmund Kirby Smith in the National Statuary Hall Collection.
   15         (2) At its first meeting following the effective date of
   16  this act, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, as
   17  established under s. 265.285, Florida Statutes, shall select a
   18  sculptor, according to the guidelines prescribed by the
   19  Department of State and 2 U.S.C. s. 2131, with preference given
   20  to a sculptor from this state, to design a statue of the
   21  prominent Florida citizen selected pursuant to subsection (1)
   22  for replacement of the statue of General Edmund Kirby Smith.
   23         (3) The Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the
   24  Department of State shall estimate the costs associated with the
   25  replacement of the statue, including the costs to design,
   26  construct, transport, and place the new statue; the removal and
   27  transfer of the current statue; and any unveiling ceremony for
   28  the new statue. The Florida Council on Arts and Culture may
   29  raise funds from private sources to fund the costs associated
   30  with the replacement of the statue. Funds raised must be placed
   31  in the Grants and Donations Trust Fund of the Department of
   32  State and may be used only for the limited purposes associated
   33  with statue replacement described in this subsection.
   34         (4) Based on the findings of the Florida Council on Arts
   35  and Culture, the Department of State shall submit a report, by
   36  January 1, 2017, to the Governor, the President of the Senate,
   37  and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The report must
   38  include, but is not limited to, the following:
   39         (a) The name of the sculptor and the process used to select
   40  the sculptor.
   41         (b) An estimate of the total costs associated with