Florida Senate - 2019                                     SB 320
       By Senator Hooper
       16-00584-19                                            2019320__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to residential conservation programs;
    3         creating s. 379.107, F.S.; authorizing the Fish and
    4         Wildlife Conservation Commission to organize, staff,
    5         equip, and operate residential conservation programs
    6         for a specified purpose; authorizing the commission to
    7         establish cooperative efforts, procure commodities and
    8         contractual services, and hire and train appropriate
    9         personnel and volunteers for the programs; providing
   10         an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Section 379.107, Florida Statutes, is created to
   15  read:
   16         379.107 Residential conservation programs.—The commission
   17  may organize, staff, equip, and operate residential conservation
   18  programs to provide fish and wildlife conservation education and
   19  training programs to the public, commission employees, and
   20  volunteers. To assist in carrying out the operation of the
   21  residential conservation programs, the commission may establish
   22  cooperative efforts involving federal, state, and local
   23  entities; may procure commodities and contractual services,
   24  including travel, lodging, meals and meal services; and may hire
   25  and train appropriate personnel and volunteers.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.