2022 Legislature                                          SB 442
    2         An act relating to the powers of land authorities;
    3         amending s. 380.0666, F.S.; authorizing land
    4         authorities to assist the counties in which they are
    5         located with certain activities addressing flooding
    6         and sea-level rise; providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Paragraph (c) is added to subsection (3) of
   11  section 380.0666, Florida Statutes, to read:
   12         380.0666 Powers of land authority.—The land authority shall
   13  have all the powers necessary or convenient to carry out and
   14  effectuate the purposes and provisions of this act, including
   15  the following powers, which are in addition to all other powers
   16  granted by other provisions of this act:
   17         (3)
   18         (c) To assist the county in which it is located in the
   19  administration of state and federal grants awarded to the county
   20  for residential flood and sea-level rise mitigation projects,
   21  including grants for the elevation of structures above minimum
   22  flood elevations; the demolition and reconstruction of
   23  structures above minimum flood elevations; and the acquisition
   24  of land with structures at risk of flooding.
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2022.