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HB 299 — Central Florida Expressway Authority

by Rep. Goodson (SB 720 by Senator Mayfield)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Transportation Committee (TR)

The bill adds Brevard County to the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) by:

  • Increasing the number of governing body members from nine to ten;
  • Adding the Brevard County Commission chair to the list of chairs authorized to appoint a member to the CFX;
  • Adding Brevard County to the list of counties the citizens of which may be appointed by the Governor to serve on the authority;
  • Adding the geographical boundary of Brevard County to the area served by the CFX;
  • Increasing the number of members constituting a quorum from five to six; and
  • Adding Brevard County to the list of counties outside the jurisdictional boundaries of which the CFX may undertake the specified activities with the consent of the county within whose jurisdiction the activities occur, to conform to changes made by the act.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2017.

Vote: Senate 36-0; House 112-0