Florida Senate - 2017 CS for SB 1624 By the Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation; and Senator Farmer 592-03014-17 20171624c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to coral reefs; establishing the 3 Southeast Florida Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation 4 Area; providing an effective date. 5 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 7 8 Section 1. There is established the Southeast Florida Coral 9 Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area. The conservation area shall 10 consist of the sovereignty submerged lands and state waters 11 offshore of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties 12 from St. Lucie Inlet to the northern boundary of the Biscayne 13 National Park. 14 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.