HB 491: Florida Black Bears
GENERAL BILL by Mercado ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baez ; Jenne ; Moskowitz
Florida Black Bears; Requires FWCC, DACS,& DEP to coordinate certain duties & responsibilities to protect Florida black bears & to preserve their habitat; establishes Bear-Resistant Garbage Container Account within the Nongame Wildlife Trust Fund to aid local governments in purchasing such containers; prohibits certain activities in bear habitats; provides penalties; requires certifications for prescribed burns in such habitats.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 67
• Introduced -HJ 67
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee
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