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CS/CS/SB 1168: Implementation of the Water and Land Conservation Constitutional Amendment

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Environmental Preservation and Conservation ; Negron ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benacquisto ; Soto ; Flores ; Simpson ; Altman ; Latvala

Implementation of the Water and Land Conservation Constitutional Amendment; Requiring a minimum specified amount of funds within the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to be appropriated for Everglades restoration projects; providing a preference in the use of funds to certain projects that reduce harmful discharges to the St. Lucie Estuary and the Caloosahatchee Estuary; requiring a minimum specified amount of funds within the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to be appropriated for spring restoration, protection, and management projects, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/10/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 989 (Ch. 2016-201) -SJ 937
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/17/2015 Senate • Filed
1/8/2016 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 88
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 88
2/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 02/09/16, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
2/9/2016 Senate • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 402
2/11/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation read 1st time -SJ 406
2/15/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government -SJ 402
2/24/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 02/29/16, 11:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/29/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 497
3/2/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/16, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/3/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 641
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 642
3/7/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/8/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/16
3/10/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 937
• Substituted HB 989 -SJ 937
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 989 (Ch. 2016-201) -SJ 937