Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1200 Ì565054&Î565054 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (Young) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 4 Delete everything after the enacting clause 5 and insert: 6 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of section 7 201.15, Florida Statutes, is amended, and paragraph (b) of that 8 subsection is republished, to read: 9 201.15 Distribution of taxes collected.—All taxes collected 10 under this chapter are hereby pledged and shall be first made 11 available to make payments when due on bonds issued pursuant to 12 s. 215.618 or s. 215.619, or any other bonds authorized to be 13 issued on a parity basis with such bonds. Such pledge and 14 availability for the payment of these bonds shall have priority 15 over any requirement for the payment of service charges or costs 16 of collection and enforcement under this section. All taxes 17 collected under this chapter, except taxes distributed to the 18 Land Acquisition Trust Fund pursuant to subsections (1) and (2), 19 are subject to the service charge imposed in s. 215.20(1). 20 Before distribution pursuant to this section, the Department of 21 Revenue shall deduct amounts necessary to pay the costs of the 22 collection and enforcement of the tax levied by this chapter. 23 The costs and service charge may not be levied against any 24 portion of taxes pledged to debt service on bonds to the extent 25 that the costs and service charge are required to pay any 26 amounts relating to the bonds. All of the costs of the 27 collection and enforcement of the tax levied by this chapter and 28 the service charge shall be available and transferred to the 29 extent necessary to pay debt service and any other amounts 30 payable with respect to bonds authorized before January 1, 2017, 31 secured by revenues distributed pursuant to this section. All 32 taxes remaining after deduction of costs shall be distributed as 33 follows: 34 (4) After the required distributions to the Land 35 Acquisition Trust Fund pursuant to subsections (1) and (2) and 36 deduction of the service charge imposed pursuant to s. 37 215.20(1), the remainder shall be distributed as follows: 38 (a) The lesser of 24.18442 percent of the remainder or 39 $541.75 million in each fiscal year shall be paid into the State 40 Treasury to the credit of the State Transportation Trust Fund. 41 Of such funds, $75 million for each fiscal year shall be 42 transferred to the General Revenue Fund. Notwithstanding any 43 other law, the remaining amount credited to the State 44 Transportation Trust Fund shall be used for: 45 1. Capital funding for the New Starts Transit Program, 46 authorized by Title 49, U.S.C. s. 5309 and specified in s. 47 341.051, in the amount of 10 percent of the funds; 48 2. The Small County Outreach Program specified in s. 49 339.2818, in the amount of 10 percent of the funds; 50 3. The Strategic Intermodal System specified in ss. 339.61, 51 339.62, 339.63, and 339.64, in the amount of 75 percent of the 52 funds after deduction of the payments required pursuant to 53 subparagraphs 1. and 2.; and 54 4. The Transportation Regional Incentive Program specified 55 in s. 339.2819, in the amount of 25 percent of the funds after 56 deduction of the payments required pursuant to subparagraphs 1. 57 and 2. In fiscal years 2018-2019, 2019-2020, and 2020-2021 the 58 first $60 million of the funds allocated pursuant to this 59 subparagraph must
shallbe allocated annually to the Florida 60 Rail Enterprise for the purposes established in s. 341.303(5). 61 Beginning in the 2021-2022 fiscal year, the first $60 million of 62 the funds allocated pursuant to this subparagraph must be 63 allocated annually as follows: 64 a. Twenty-five million dollars on a matching basis to the 65 Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority for the design and 66 construction of an innovative mobility system, as defined in s. 67 339.84. One dollar in local or private matching funds must be 68 provided for each dollar distributed under this sub 69 subparagraph. Federal funds may not be substituted for the local 70 or private matching funds. In any fiscal year in which the Tampa 71 Bay Area Regional Transit Authority notifies the Department of 72 Transportation that the authority will not request all of the 73 funds allocated under this subparagraph for an innovative 74 mobility system, the Department of Transportation shall allocate 75 such funds to projects in the 5-year work program under s. 76 339.135 in the area described in s. 343.91(1)(a) and such funds 77 shall be in addition to currently scheduled work program 78 commitments in that area. 79 b. Thirty-five million dollars to the statewide mobility 80 innovation program for the purposes established in s. 339.84. 81 (b) The lesser of 0.1456 percent of the remainder or $3.25 82 million in each fiscal year shall be paid into the State 83 Treasury to the credit of the Grants and Donations Trust Fund in 84 the Department of Economic Opportunity to fund technical 85 assistance to local governments. 86 87 Moneys distributed pursuant to paragraphs (a) and (b) may not be 88 pledged for debt service unless such pledge is approved by 89 referendum of the voters. 90 Section 2. Section 339.84, Florida Statutes, is created to 91 read: 92 339.84 Statewide Mobility Innovation Program.— 93 (1) As used in this section the term “innovative mobility 94 system” means a system of infrastructure, appurtenances, and 95 technology designed to move the greatest number of people in the 96 least amount of time. The term includes, but is not limited to, 97 autonomous vehicles as defined in s. 316.003, automated people 98 movers, bus rapid transit networks, and transportation network 99 companies as defined in s. 627.748. The term does not include 100 other traditional uses of a roadway system for conveyance. 101 (2) The Statewide Mobility Innovation Program is created 102 within the department. The goals of the program include, but are 103 not limited to: 104 (a) Evaluating, financing, and overseeing proposals for 105 innovative mobility systems in this state. 106 (b) Expending funds to publicize and promote innovative 107 mobility systems and to contract with entities to accomplish 108 these purposes. 109 (c) Soliciting proposals in accordance with chapter 287 for 110 the design and construction of innovative mobility systems and 111 contracting with entities to expend funds to accomplish this 112 purpose. 113 (3) Beginning in the 2021-2022 fiscal year, the department 114 shall use funds allocated pursuant to s. 201.15(4)(a)4.b. in a 115 county to fund the design and construction of an innovative 116 mobility system based on a proposal that a county submits to the 117 department that the department approves as being consistent with 118 the requirements of this section. 119 (4) Of the $35 million allocated under s. 201.15(4)(a)4.b., 120 the department must use: 121 (a) $25 million for an innovative mobility system in a 122 county as defined in s. 125.011(1). In any fiscal year in which 123 a county as defined in s. 125.011(1) notifies the department 124 that the county will not request all of the funds allocated 125 under this paragraph for an innovative mobility system, the 126 department shall allocate such funds to projects in the 5-year 127 work program under s. 339.135 in the county as defined in s. 128 125.011(1) and such funds shall be in addition to currently 129 scheduled work program commitments in that area. 130 (b) The remainder for such a system in any other county or 131 counties in the state. 132 (5) A county proposing the use of funds for an innovative 133 mobility system must submit a request to the department which 134 must include a detailed project and financial plan. The funding 135 request must specify the duration of the project and the total 136 amount sought by state fiscal year. Two or more counties may 137 submit a joint proposal to the department. 138 (6) One dollar in local or private matching funds must be 139 provided for each dollar distributed under this section. Federal 140 funds may not be substituted for the local or private matching 141 funds. 142 (7) Funds distributed under this section may not be used to 143 subsidize projects with existing funding commitments as of July 144 1, 2018. 145 (8) Each recipient of funds under this program must submit 146 a quarterly report to the department regarding the development, 147 implementation, and operation of the project. The department 148 must submit an annual report by September 1 to the President of 149 the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives 150 regarding the overall status of the program. 151 Section 3. Effective July 1, 2021, subsection (5) of 152 section 341.303, Florida Statutes, is repealed. 153 Section 4. Effective July 1, 2021, paragraph (b) of 154 subsection (4) of section 343.58, Florida Statutes, is amended 155 to read: 156 343.58 County funding for the South Florida Regional 157 Transportation Authority.— 158 (4) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the 159 contrary and effective July 1, 2010, until as provided in 160 paragraph (d), the department shall transfer annually from the 161 State Transportation Trust Fund to the South Florida Regional 162 Transportation Authority the amounts specified in subparagraph 163 (a)1. or subparagraph (a)2. 164 (b) Funding required by this subsection may not be provided 165 from the funds dedicated to the Florida Rail Enterprise or the 166 statewide mobility innovation program pursuant to s. 167 201.15(4)(a)4. 168 Section 5. Except as otherwise provided, this act shall 169 take effect July 1, 2018. 170 171 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 172 And the title is amended as follows: 173 Delete everything before the enacting clause 174 and insert: 175 A bill to be entitled 176 An act relating to the statewide mobility innovation 177 program; amending s. 201.15, F.S.; beginning in a 178 specified timeframe, revising the annual allocations 179 in the State Transportation Trust Fund for the 180 Transportation Regional Incentive Program; specifying 181 annual allocations to the Tampa Bay Area Regional 182 Transit Authority and the statewide mobility 183 innovation program for certain purposes; specifying 184 requirements for matching funds for the Tampa Bay Area 185 Regional Transit Authority; creating s. 339.84, F.S.; 186 defining the term “innovative mobility system”; 187 creating within the department the statewide mobility 188 innovation program; requiring the department to use 189 specified funds in a county to fund the design and 190 construction of an innovative mobility system for 191 passengers based on a certain proposal by the county; 192 specifying requirements for the use of the funds; 193 requiring a county proposing the use of funds for an 194 innovative mobility system to submit a request to the 195 department, subject to certain requirements; requiring 196 local matching funds for certain distributions, 197 subject to certain requirements; prohibiting certain 198 funds distributed from being used to subsidize certain 199 existing projects; repealing s. 341.303(5), F.S., 200 relating to fund participation and the Florida Rail 201 Enterprise, effective July 1, 2021; deleting a 202 provision authorizing the department, through the 203 Florida Rail Enterprise, to use specified funds for 204 certain purposes; amending s. 343.58, F.S.; conforming 205 provisions to changes made by the act; providing 206 effective dates.