Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 724
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Environment and Natural Resources (Albritton)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments)
    3         Delete lines 27 - 51
    4  and insert:
    5  2020. Counties and municipalities are encouraged to form
    6  cooperative arrangements for implementing recycling programs. A
    7  fiscally constrained county, as defined in s. 218.67(1), is
    8  exempt from the goals set forth in this paragraph.
    9         (23)(a)The Florida Recycling Working Group is created
   10  within the department and shall be composed of eleven members,
   11  with each of the following eleven organizations appointing one
   12  representative member from within their respective
   13  organizations:
   14         1.The department.
   15         2.The University of Florida’s Engineering School of
   16  Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment.
   17         3.The Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste
   18  Management.
   19         4.The Florida League of Cities.
   20         5.The Florida Association of Counties.
   21         6.The Florida Recycling Partnership.
   22         7.Keep Florida Beautiful.
   23         8.The Florida Beverage Association.
   24         9.Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.
   25         10.The Florida Chapter of the National Waste and Recycling
   26  Association.
   27         11.Recycle Florida Today, Inc.
   28         (b)The working group shall meet at least three times and
   29  elect, by quorum, a chair and a vice chair. A quorum shall
   30  consist of a majority of the members. The chair of the working
   31  group shall preside at all meetings and shall call a meeting as
   32  often as necessary to carry out this subsection. The department
   33  shall keep a complete record of the proceedings of each meeting,
   34  including the names of the members present at each meeting and
   35  the actions taken. The records are public records pursuant to
   36  chapter 119.
   37         (c)The working group shall compile a report recommending
   38  programs and statutory changes necessary for achieving future
   39  recycling goals based on current progress toward achieving the
   40  goals set in subsection (2). The working group shall submit the
   41  report to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the
   42  House of Representatives by July 1, 2021.
   43         (d)This subsection expires July 1, 2021.
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   46  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   47         Delete lines 19 - 20
   48  and insert:
   49         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of section
   50  403.706, Florida Statutes, is amended, and subsection (23) is
   51  added to that section, to read:
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   54  And the title is amended as follows:
   55         Delete lines 3 - 8
   56  and insert:
   57         programs; amending s. 403.706, F.S.; providing an
   58         exemption from recycling goals for fiscally
   59         constrained counties; creating the Florida Recycling
   60         Working Group within the Department of Environmental
   61         Protection; requiring the working group to submit a
   62         report to the Legislature by a specified date;
   63         providing an expiration date for the working group;
   64         making technical