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CS/HB 7005: Environmental Resources

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee ; State Affairs Committee ; Caldwell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Campbell ; Mayfield ; Metz ; Rouson ; Van Zant

Environmental Resources; Provides for conservation lands database; provides assistance to self-suppliers of water; authorizes pilot projects for certain water management districts (WMDs); requires adoption of minimum flows & levels for Outstanding Florida Springs; requires concurrent adoption of recovery or prevention strategies & minimum flows & levels; provides for Central Florida Water Initiative Area; authorizes allocation of water by SFWMD; requires monitoring of consumptive use permits; provides for certain preferred water supply sources; prohibits modification of permitted water allocations; provides priority consideration to certain public-private partnerships for water storage, groundwater recharge, & water quality improvements on private agricultural lands; revises Northern Everglades & Estuaries Protection Program; revises membership qualifications for Harris Chain of Lakes Restoration Council; requires certain funding plans in water resource development work program; authorizes private landowners to assist WMDs; requires promotion of certain cost-share criteria; creates the Florida Springs & Aquifer Protection Act; authorizes funding for nutrient & sediment reduction & conservation pilot projects; revises requirements for basin management action plans; provides treated potable water supply as designated use of surface waters; requires DEP & DACS to assess water resources & conservation lands.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 1/14/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 552 (Ch. 2016-1) -HJ 206
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/26/2015 House • Filed
11/5/2015 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 127
11/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 11/18/15, 3:30 pm, Reed Hall
11/18/2015 House • CS by- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 163
11/24/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
12/1/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 156
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 127
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/14/16
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 153
1/14/2016 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 552 -HJ 206
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 552 (Ch. 2016-1) -HJ 206