Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for HB 731 Ì807088JÎ807088 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: 1/AD/2R . Floor: SENA1/C 04/23/2014 10:17 AM . 05/02/2014 01:26 PM ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Hukill moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 265.0031, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 265.0031 POW-MIA Chair of Honor Memorial.— 8 (1) It is the intent of the Legislature to recognize and 9 honor the sacrifices endured by members of the Armed Forces of 10 the United States who were held as prisoners of war or remain 11 missing in action. 12 (2) For purposes of this section, the term “Capitol 13 Complex” has the same meaning as in s. 281.01. 14 (3) There is established the POW-MIA Chair of Honor 15 Memorial. 16 (a) The POW-MIA Chair of Honor Memorial shall be funded by 17 the Florida chapters of Rolling Thunder, Inc., without 18 appropriation of state funds. 19 (b) The Department of Management Services shall approve the 20 design and placement of the POW-MIA Chair of Honor Memorial in 21 the Capitol Complex. The Department of Management Services must 22 consider recommendations from the Department of Veterans’ 23 Affairs, the Florida chapters of Rolling Thunder, Inc., and the 24 Florida Historical Commission in determining the appropriate 25 design and placement of the memorial. The Department of 26 Management Services shall coordinate with the Division of 27 Historical Resources of the Department of State regarding the 28 memorial’s design and placement subject to the division’s powers 29 and duties under s. 267.031. 30 Section 2. Section 265.111, Florida Statutes, is created to 31 read: 32 265.111 Capitol Complex; monuments.— 33 (1) For purposes of this section, the term “monument” means 34 a permanent structure such as a marker, statue, sculpture, 35 plaque, or other artifice, including living plant material, 36 placed in remembrance or recognition of a significant person or 37 event in Florida history. The term does not include any 38 “Official Florida Historical Marker” as defined in s. 267.021. 39 (2) The construction and placement of a monument on the 40 premises of the Capitol Complex, as defined in s. 281.01, is 41 prohibited unless authorized by general law and unless the 42 design and placement of the monument is approved by the 43 Department of Management Services after considering the 44 recommendations of the Florida Historical Commission, pursuant 45 to s. 267.0612(9). The Department of Management Services shall 46 coordinate with the Division of Historical Resources of the 47 Department of State regarding a monument’s design and placement 48 subject to the division’s powers and duties under s. 267.031. 49 (3) The Department of Management Services, in consultation 50 with the Florida Historical Commission, shall set aside an area 51 of the Capitol Complex, not including the State Capital Circle 52 Office Complex, and dedicate a memorial garden on which 53 authorized monuments shall be placed. 54 Section 3. Subsection (9) is added to section 267.0612, 55 Florida Statutes, to read: 56 267.0612 Florida Historical Commission; creation; 57 membership; powers and duties.—In order to enhance public 58 participation and involvement in the preservation and protection 59 of the state’s historic and archaeological sites and properties, 60 there is created within the Department of State the “Florida 61 Historical Commission.” The commission shall serve in an 62 advisory capacity to the director of the Division of Historical 63 Resources to assist the director in carrying out the purposes, 64 duties, and responsibilities of the division, as specified in 65 this chapter. 66 (9) The commission shall provide recommendations to the 67 Department of Management Services on the design and placement of 68 monuments authorized by general law to be placed on the premises 69 of the Capitol Complex pursuant to s. 265.111. 70 Section 4. The provisions of s. 265.111, Florida Statutes, 71 as created by this act, do not apply to a monument constructed 72 and placed on the premises of the Capitol Complex before July 1, 73 2014. 74 Section 5. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014. 75 76 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 77 And the title is amended as follows: 78 Delete everything before the enacting clause 79 and insert: 80 A bill to be entitled 81 An act relating to monuments on the Capitol Complex; 82 creating s. 265.0031, F.S.; providing legislative 83 intent; defining the term “Capitol Complex”; 84 establishing the POW-MIA Chair of Honor Memorial; 85 authorizing the Florida chapters of Rolling Thunder, 86 Inc., to fund the memorial; requiring the Department 87 of Management Services to consider recommendations of 88 the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the Florida 89 chapters of Rolling Thunder, Inc., and the Florida 90 Historical Commission, regarding specific aspects of 91 the memorial; requiring the Department of Management 92 Services to coordinate with the Division of Historical 93 Resources regarding design and placement; creating s. 94 265.111, F.S.; defining the term “monument”; 95 prohibiting the construction and placement of a 96 monument on the premises of the Capitol Complex unless 97 authorized by general law and approved by the 98 Department of Management Services; requiring the 99 Department of Management Services to coordinate with 100 the Division of Historical Resources regarding design 101 and placement of a monument; requiring the Department 102 of Management Services to set aside an area of the 103 Capitol Complex for a memorial garden; establishing 104 requirements for the memorial garden; amending s. 105 267.0612, F.S.; revising the powers and duties of the 106 Florida Historical Commission to conform to changes 107 made by the act; providing for applicability; 108 providing an effective date.