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HB 5401: Department of Environmental Protection

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee ; Raschein

Department of Environmental Protection; Transfers specified powers & duties of FWCC relating to environmental crimes to Division of Law Enforcement within DEP; provides for DEP & FWCC memorandum of agreement; provides for reassignment of personnel & retention of benefits; establishes Division of Law Enforcement within DEP; provides specified authority to DEP & FWCC officers; provides for deposit of proceeds in specified DEP trust funds; appoints DEP representative to Joint Task Force on State Agency Law Enforcement Communications; authorizes certain use of Inland Protection Trust Fund moneys; provides penalties for false personation & unlawful use of badges & other symbols of DEP officers.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 6/26/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-141, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/19/2019 House • Filed
    3/20/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 456
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 478
    3/25/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/27/19, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
    3/27/2019 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 538
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 538
    3/28/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/03/19
    4/3/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 559
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/4/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 571
    • Passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 572
    • Immediately certified -HJ 575
    4/4/2019 Senate • In Messages
    4/5/2019 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 336
    4/8/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/11/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/9/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 336
    4/11/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 349
    4/12/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    4/15/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19 -SJ 378
    4/17/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 377
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/23/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 407
    • Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 407
    4/23/2019 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 791
    6/13/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/25/2019 • Approved by Governor
    6/26/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-141, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)

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  • HB 5401, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/23/2019 at 12:40 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 7/1/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1502 Department of Environmental Protection Bradley Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5401 (Ch. 2019-141)
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 4/4/2019 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115), HB 5011 (Ch. 2019-95), HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), HB 5303 (Ch. 2019-161), HB 5401 (Ch. 2019-141), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116), SB 2504 (Ch. 2019-117), SB 7016 (Ch. 2019-8) -HJ 572
    S 2500 (er) Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 6/24/2019 Chapter No. 2019-115, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2019-95), HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), HB 5303 (Ch. 2019-161), HB 5401 (Ch. 2019-141), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116), SB 2504 (Ch. 2019-117), SB 7016 (Ch. 2019-8)

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.255 Department of Environmental Protection. Page 5 (pdf)
    258.004 Duties of division. Page 6 (pdf)
    258.008 Prohibited activities; penalties. Page 6 (pdf)
    258.501 Myakka River; wild and scenic segment. Page 7 (pdf)
    282.709 State agency law enforcement radio system and interoperability network. Page 7 (pdf)
    316.640 Enforcement. Page 8 (pdf)
    376.3071 Inland Protection Trust Fund; creation; purposes; funding. Page 12 (pdf)
    403.413 Florida Litter Law. Page 14 (pdf)
    784.07 Assault or battery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical care providers, public transit employees or agents, or other specified officers; reclassification of offenses; minimum sentences. Page 14 (pdf)
    790.166 Manufacture, possession, sale, delivery, display, use, or attempted or threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction or hoax weapon of mass destruction prohibited; definitions; penalties. Page 21 (pdf)
    843.08 False personation. Page 15 (pdf)
    843.085 Unlawful use of badges or other indicia of authority. Page 16 (pdf)
    870.04 Specified officers to disperse riotous assembly. Page 19 (pdf)
    932.7055 Disposition of liens and forfeited property. Page 20 (pdf)

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  • HB 5401, Original Filed Version Posted 3/19/2019 at 7:06 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/10/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/12/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1502 Department of Environmental Protection Bradley Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5401 (Ch. 2019-141)
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 4/4/2019 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115), HB 5011 (Ch. 2019-95), HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), HB 5303 (Ch. 2019-161), HB 5401 (Ch. 2019-141), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116), SB 2504 (Ch. 2019-117), SB 7016 (Ch. 2019-8) -HJ 572
    S 2500 (e1) Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 6/24/2019 Chapter No. 2019-115, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2019-95), HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), HB 5303 (Ch. 2019-161), HB 5401 (Ch. 2019-141), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116), SB 2504 (Ch. 2019-117), SB 7016 (Ch. 2019-8)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/11/2019 9:00 AM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/4/2019 1:39 PM House 112 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/23/2019 11:45 AM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.255 Department of Environmental Protection. Page 5 (pdf)
    258.004 Duties of division. Page 6 (pdf)
    258.008 Prohibited activities; penalties. Page 6 (pdf)
    258.501 Myakka River; wild and scenic segment. Page 7 (pdf)
    282.709 State agency law enforcement radio system and interoperability network. Page 7 (pdf)
    316.640 Enforcement. Page 8 (pdf)
    376.3071 Inland Protection Trust Fund; creation; purposes; funding. Page 12 (pdf)
    403.413 Florida Litter Law. Page 14 (pdf)
    784.07 Assault or battery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical care providers, public transit employees or agents, or other specified officers; reclassification of offenses; minimum sentences. Page 14 (pdf)
    790.166 Manufacture, possession, sale, delivery, display, use, or attempted or threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction or hoax weapon of mass destruction prohibited; definitions; penalties. Page 21 (pdf)
    843.08 False personation. Page 15 (pdf)
    843.085 Unlawful use of badges or other indicia of authority. Page 16 (pdf)
    870.04 Specified officers to disperse riotous assembly. Page 19 (pdf)
    932.7055 Disposition of liens and forfeited property. Page 20 (pdf)

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