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SB 816: Central and Southern Florida Project for Flood Control and Other Purposes

GENERAL BILL by Simmons

Central and Southern Florida Project for Flood Control and Other Purposes; Directing the South Florida Water Management District to take control of discharges of water from Lake Okeechobee and take a leadership role in the rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike; requiring the district to set a goal of increasing lake storage up to a specified amount to reduce certain discharges; specifying that the state does not waive sovereign immunity for torts relating to the dike or project, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/8/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations -SJ 99
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 99
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation