Florida Senate - 2022                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 578
       
       
       
       
       
       
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       The Committee on Banking and Insurance (Hooper) recommended the
       following:
       
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
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    3         Delete lines 11 - 15
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (1), paragraph (b)
    6  of subsection (2), and subsection (7) of section 215.559,
    7  Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    8         215.559 Hurricane Loss Mitigation Program.—A Hurricane Loss
    9  Mitigation Program is established in the Division of Emergency
   10  Management.
   11         (1) The Legislature shall annually appropriate $10 million
   12  of the moneys authorized for appropriation under s.
   13  215.555(7)(c) from the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund to the
   14  division for the purposes set forth in this section. Of the
   15  amount:
   16         (b) Three million dollars in funds shall be used to
   17  construct or retrofit existing facilities used as public
   18  hurricane shelters. Each year the division shall prioritize the
   19  use of these funds for projects included in the annual report of
   20  the Shelter Development Retrofit Report prepared in accordance
   21  with s. 252.385(3). The division must give funding priority to
   22  projects in regional planning council regions that have shelter
   23  deficits and to projects that maximize the use of state funds.
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   26  And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete line 3
   28  and insert:
   29         Program; amending s. 215.559, F.S.; revising the use
   30         of certain funds from the Florida Hurricane
   31         Catastrophe Fund to also include construction of
   32         certain facilities; revising the title of a certain
   33         annual report; deleting