Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1052
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/20/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation
       (Hays) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 212 and 213
    4  insert:
    5         Section 9. Subsection (5) of section 403.709, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         403.709 Solid Waste Management Trust Fund; use of waste
    8  tire fees.—There is created the Solid Waste Management Trust
    9  Fund, to be administered by the department.
   10         (5)(a) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a solid waste
   11  landfill closure account is established within the Solid Waste
   12  Management Trust Fund to provide funding for the closing and
   13  long-term care of solid waste management facilities. The
   14  department may use funds from the account to contract with a
   15  third party for the closing and long-term care of a solid waste
   16  management facility if:
   17         1. The facility has or had a department permit to operate
   18  as a solid waste management the facility;
   19         2. The permittee provided proof of financial assurance for
   20  closure in the form of an insurance certificate;
   21         3. The department deemed the facility is deemed to be
   22  abandoned or was ordered the facility to close by the
   23  department;
   24         4. Closure is accomplished in substantial accordance with a
   25  closure plan approved by the department; and
   26         5. The department has written documentation that the
   27  insurance company issuing the closure insurance policy will
   28  provide or reimburse the funds required to complete closing and
   29  long-term care of the facility.
   30         (b) The department shall deposit the funds received from
   31  the insurance company as reimbursement for the costs of the
   32  closure closing or long-term care of the facility into the solid
   33  waste landfill closure account.
   34         (c) This subsection expires July 1, 2016.
   36  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   37  And the title is amended as follows:
   38         Delete line 38
   39  and insert:
   40         management; amending s. 403.709, F.S.; making
   41         technical changes; deleting a scheduled repeal date;
   42         amending s. 403.713, F.S.; authorizing