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SB 2512 — Capitol Complex Advisory Council

by Appropriations Committee

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

Prepared by: Appropriations Committee (AP)

The bill creates a Capitol Complex Advisory Council within the legislative branch. The five- member council may make recommendations on:

  • The operation, maintenance, preservation, and protection of the structures and the grounds of the Capitol Complex;
  • The design, development, or location of any monuments or temporary installations within the Capitol Complex;
  • Security updates and security improvements to the Capitol Complex; and
  • Budgetary needs to support the recommendations of the council.

These recommendations will be submitted to the Governor, the presiding officers of the Legislature, the secretary of the Department of Management Services (DMS), and the executive director of the Department of Law Enforcement.

The DMS is directed to brief the council periodically on actions to be undertaken regarding the Capitol Complex.

For purposes of this bill, the Capitol Complex is limited to the downtown area of Tallahassee and does not include the State Capital Circle Office Complex.

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

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 110-2