Florida Senate - 2022                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1432
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/18/2022           .                                

       The Committee on Environment and Natural Resources (Rodriguez)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 47 - 102
    4  and insert:
    5  County on waters of this state within 10 linear nautical miles
    6  of a public mooring field or a designated anchoring area must
    7  pull anchor and be moved from its location using the vessel’s
    8  propulsion system and be re-anchored in a new location. The new
    9  location must be:
   10         1.No less than one-half linear nautical mile from the
   11  vessel’s starting location. A vessel may not be re-anchored
   12  within one-half linear nautical mile from the vessel’s starting
   13  location for at least 90 days; or
   14         2.In a different designated anchoring area. A vessel may
   15  not be re-anchored in its originating designated anchoring area
   16  for at least 90 days after anchoring within a new designated
   17  anchoring area. The commission shall adopt rules to implement
   18  this subsection.
   19         (b) The commission, in consultation with Monroe County and
   20  the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, shall establish by
   21  rule designated anchoring areas throughout the county. The
   22  designated anchoring areas must:
   23         1.Specify a maximum vessel draft for each area;
   24         2.Be created only in locations where the water depth is
   25  sufficient to allow vessels whose drafts are less than the
   26  area’s specified maximum vessel draft to navigate into and out
   27  of the areas without grounding or stranding;
   28         3.Not be located over coral reefs or other sensitive fish
   29  or wildlife habitat, to the maximum extent practicable, as
   30  determined by the commission;
   31         4.Not be located in an area subject to ongoing hazardous
   32  water currents or tides or containing navigational hazards; and
   33         5.Not be located within navigational channels, setbacks
   34  established by the United States Army Corps of Engineers
   35  associated with federal channels, areas where anchoring is
   36  prohibited pursuant to s. 327.4109, or any other lawfully
   37  established areas that prohibit anchoring.
   38         (c)Paragraph (a) does The anchoring limitations in this
   39  subsection do not apply to vessels moored to approved and
   40  permitted moorings or mooring fields.
   41         (d)(c)A vessel upon the waters of this state and within
   42  Monroe County for which the owner or occupant has established
   43  the vessel as a domicile in accordance with s. 222.17 is exempt
   44  from paragraph (a) Notwithstanding the commission rules adopted
   45  pursuant to this section, this section is not effective for
   46  Monroe County until at least 100 the county approves, permits,
   47  and opens new moorings are available for public use, including
   48  at least 250 moorings within 1 mile of the Key West Bight City
   49  Dock and at least 50 moorings within the Key West Garrison Bight
   50  Mooring Field. Until such time, the commission shall designate
   51  the area within 1 mile of the Key West Bight City Dock as a
   52  priority for the investigation and removal of derelict vessels.
   53         (e)All of the following vessels within Monroe County on
   54  waters of this state which are equipped with a marine sanitation
   55  device other than a marine composting toilet that processes and
   56  manages human waste using technologies that comply with United
   57  States Coast Guard requirements must maintain a record of the
   58  date of each pumpout of the marine sanitation device and the
   59  location of the pumpout station or waste reception facility for
   60  1 year after the date of the pumpout, and the record must
   61  indicate that the vessel was pumped out within the last 30 days: