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HB 989: Implementation of the Water and Land Conservation Constitutional Amendment

GENERAL BILL by Harrell ; Caldwell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Campbell ; Cortes, B. ; Diaz, J. ; Dudley ; Eagle ; Fitzenhagen ; Gonzalez ; Hager ; Jacobs ; Kerner ; Lee ; Magar ; Mayfield ; Pafford ; Passidomo ; Pilon ; Rader ; Raschein ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Renner ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rodriguez, J. ; Spano ; Stevenson ; Watson, C. ; Williams ; Young

Implementation of the Water and Land Conservation Constitutional Amendment; Requiring specified amounts of funds within the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to be appropriated for certain projects; providing a preference in the use of funds distributed for Everglades restoration projects for projects that reduce harmful discharges to the St. Lucie estuary and the Caloosahatchee estuary; requiring such appropriations to be reduced by an amount equal to the debt service paid on bonds issued for specified purposes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 4/7/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-201
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/17/2015 House • Filed
1/8/2016 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 85
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 85
1/26/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/28/16, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
1/28/2016 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 323
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 323
2/5/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/09/16, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/10/2016 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 0 -HJ 437
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 437
2/26/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
3/1/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 633
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 661
• Passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 1 -HJ 661
3/2/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 589
• Received -SJ 589
3/10/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 937
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 937
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1168 -SJ 937
• Read 2nd time -SJ 937
• Amendment(s) adopted (153680) -SJ 937
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1434
• Passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1434
3/11/2016 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 1432
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (153680) -HJ 1432
• Passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 1432
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1433
3/30/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/7/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-201