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CS/CS/SB 1594: Vessel Safety

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Environmental Preservation and Conservation ; Bradley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Dean ; Latvala

Vessel Safety; Authorizing the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and certain law enforcement agencies or officers to relocate or remove vessels that unreasonably or unnecessarily constitute a navigational hazard or interfere with another vessel; exempting the commission or a law enforcement agency or officer from liability for damages to such a vessel caused by the relocation or removal thereof; providing an exception; requiring the Department of Legal Affairs to represent the commission in actions to recover such costs; authorizing the commission and certain law enforcement agencies and officers to relocate or remove a derelict vessel from public waters, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/1/2014 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1363 (Ch. 2014-143) -SJ 926
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2014 Senate • Filed
3/5/2014 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Criminal Justice; Appropriations -SJ 214
3/10/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 03/13/14, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• Introduced -SJ 214
3/13/2014 Senate • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 242
3/17/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation read 1st time -SJ 254
3/18/2014 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 242
3/26/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/31/14, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/31/2014 Senate • CS/CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 355
4/1/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 371
4/3/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 355
4/29/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 784
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 784
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/01/14 -SJ 784
5/1/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 926
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 1363 -SJ 926
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1363 (Ch. 2014-143) -SJ 926