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SB 2508: Environmental Resources

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Environmental Resources; Providing requirements for budget amendments requesting the release of state funds for specified water project components; requiring the South Florida Water Management District to make a specified certification to the Legislature regarding its recommendations to the United States Army Corps of Engineers; authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to enter into agreements or contracts with certain entities to expedite the evaluation of certain environmental permits; specifying that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services may acquire land or certain related interests in land for specified public purposes, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022
Last Action: 6/8/2022 - Vetoed by Governor, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2022-156)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/4/2022 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/09/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/9/2022 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 4
    2/10/2022 Senate • Filed
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/17/22 -SJ 426
    2/16/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 372
    2/17/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 415
    • Amendment(s) adopted (533620) -SJ 416
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 417
    • Passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 2 -SJ 417
    • The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 417
    • Immediately certified -SJ 417
    2/17/2022 House • In Messages
    • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/22/2022)
    • 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
    2/22/2022 House • Read 2nd time
    • Amendment 981363 adopted
    • Read 3rd time
    • Passed as amended; YEAS 112, NAYS 0
    • Immediately certified
    • Passed the Senate bill as amended by House and we accede to conference
    2/22/2022 Senate • In returning messages
    2/28/2022 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations)
    3/1/2022 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations: Stargel (Chair), Bean (At Large), Book (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Mayfield (At Large), Passidomo (At Large), Perry (At Large), Powell (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Stewart (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Agriculture and Natural Resources: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Rodrigues, Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/State Administration and Technology: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Rodrigues, Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Perry (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Gainer, Pizzo, Rodriguez, Torres, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Higher Education: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Passidomo, Polsky; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/PreK-12: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Passidomo, Polsky; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Bean (Chair), Book, Brodeur, Burgess, Diaz, Farmer, Harrell, Jones, Rodrigues, Rodriguez, Rouson; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Infrastructure and Tourism: Gainer (Chair), Ausley, Boyd, Cruz, Garcia, Gibson, Hooper, Mayfield, Perry, Taddeo, Wright; -SJ 485
    3/11/2022 House • Bill placed in Conference (Agriculture & Natural Resources Conference Committee)
    • Conference Committee appointed
    3/14/2022 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 837
    • Conference Committee Report adopted (760174) -SJ 842
    • Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 33 NAYS 0 -SJ 842
    3/14/2022 House • In Messages
    • In Messages
    • Conference Committee Report considered
    • Amendment 760174 adopted
    • Conference Committee Report adopted
    • Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 99, NAYS 8
    3/14/2022 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1219
    6/2/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/8/2022 • Vetoed by Governor, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2022-156)

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  • SB 2508, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/15/2022 at 8:36 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 6/9/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5001 (er) General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 6/3/2022 Chapter No. 2022-156; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155)
    S 2500 Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 2/17/2022 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2022-156), CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155) -SJ 386

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    373.026 General powers and duties of the department. Page 2 (pdf)
    373.036 Florida water plan; district water management plans. Page 5 (pdf)
    373.1501 South Florida Water Management District as local sponsor. Page 5 (pdf)
    373.4141 Permits; processing. Page 7 (pdf)
    570.71 Conservation easements and agreements. Page 9 (pdf)
    570.715 Conservation easement acquisition procedures. Page 14 (pdf)
    570.93 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; agricultural water conservation and agricultural water supply planning. Page 19 (pdf)

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  • SB 2508, Engrossed 2 Posted 3/14/2022 at 4:42 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 6/3/2022 Chapter No. 2022-156; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155)
    S 2500 Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 2/17/2022 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2022-156), CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155) -SJ 386

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    373.026 General powers and duties of the department. Page 2 (pdf)
    373.036 Florida water plan; district water management plans. Page 5 (pdf)
    373.1501 South Florida Water Management District as local sponsor. Page 5 (pdf)
    373.4141 Permits; processing. Page 7 (pdf)
    570.71 Conservation easements and agreements. Page 9 (pdf)
    570.715 Conservation easement acquisition procedures. Page 14 (pdf)
    570.93 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; agricultural water conservation and agricultural water supply planning. Page 19 (pdf)

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  • SB 2508, Engrossed 1 Posted 2/17/2022 at 2:44 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Agriculture & Natural Resources 3/11/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 6/3/2022 Chapter No. 2022-156; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155)
    S 2500 Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 2/17/2022 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2022-156), CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155) -SJ 386

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    981363 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Tomkow 2/18/2022
    10:35 AM
    House: Adopted
    2/22/2022
    PDF
    760174 - Conference Committee Amendment
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    3/10/2022
    10:31 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/14/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/22/2022 1:15 PM House 112 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/14/2022 12:12 PM Senate 33 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/14/2022 12:54 PM House 99 Yeas - 8 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    253.025 Acquisition of state lands. Page 3 (pdf)
    253.0251 Alternatives to fee simple acquisition. Page 21 (pdf)
    259.105 The Florida Forever Act. Page 22 (pdf)
    373.026 General powers and duties of the department. Page 5 (pdf)
    373.036 Florida water plan; district water management plans. Page 7 (pdf)
    373.1501 South Florida Water Management District as local sponsor. Page 8 (pdf)
    373.4141 Permits; processing. Page 10 (pdf)
    570.71 Conservation easements and agreements. Page 12 (pdf)
    570.715 Conservation easement acquisition procedures. Page 17 (pdf)
    570.93 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; agricultural water conservation and agricultural water supply planning. Page 23 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2021-37 Section 44

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  • SB 2508, Original Filed Version Posted 2/10/2022 at 5:13 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 6/3/2022 Chapter No. 2022-156; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155)
    S 2500 Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 2/17/2022 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2022-156), CS/HB 3 (Ch. 2022-23), HB 5003 (Ch. 2022-157), HB 5005 (Ch. 2022-158), HB 5007 (Ch. 2022-159), HB 5009 (Ch. 2022-160), HB 5013 (Ch. 2022-161), HB 5301 (Ch. 2022-162), CS/HB 7027 (Ch. 2022-163), CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2022-97), SB 2510 (Ch. 2022-179), SB 2514 (Ch. 2022-151), SB 2516 (Ch. 2022-152), SB 2518 (Ch. 2022-153), SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154), SB 2526 (Ch. 2022-150), SB 2530 (Ch. 2022-155) -SJ 386

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    533620 - Amendment
    Delete lines 194 - 351 and insert:
    Albritton 2/16/2022
    7:44 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    2/17/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/17/2022 2:10 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    253.025 Acquisition of state lands. Page 3 (pdf)
    253.0251 Alternatives to fee simple acquisition. Page 23 (pdf)
    259.105 The Florida Forever Act. Page 23 (pdf)
    373.026 General powers and duties of the department. Page 5 (pdf)
    373.036 Florida water plan; district water management plans. Page 7 (pdf)
    373.1501 South Florida Water Management District as local sponsor. Page 8 (pdf)
    373.4141 Permits; processing. Page 10 (pdf)
    373.4598 Water storage reservoirs. Page 12 (pdf)
    570.71 Conservation easements and agreements. Page 13 (pdf)
    570.715 Conservation easement acquisition procedures. Page 18 (pdf)
    570.93 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; agricultural water conservation and agricultural water supply planning. Page 24 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2021-37 Section 44

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  • SPB 2508, Proposed Bill Posted 2/4/2022 at 1:46 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/8/2022 (pdf)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/9/2022 9:00 AM Appropriations 16 Yeas - 4 Nays

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