Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 64 Ì723142tÎ723142 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 02/22/2017 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation (Bean) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 258.0142, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 258.0142 Foster and adoptive family state park fee 8 discounts.- 9 (1) To promote awareness of the contributions made by 10 foster families and adoptive families to the vitality of the 11 state, the Division of Recreation and Parks shall provide the 12 following discounts on state park fees to persons who present 13 written documentation satisfactory to the division which 14 evidences their eligibility for the discounts: 15 (a) Families operating a licensed family foster home under 16 s. 409.175 shall receive family annual entrance passes at no 17 charge and a 50 percent discount on current base campsite fees 18 at state parks. 19 (b) Families who adopt a special needs child as described 20 in s. 409.166(2)(a)2. from the Department of Children and 21 Families shall receive a one-time family annual entrance pass at 22 no charge at the time of the adoption. 23 (2) The division, in consultation with the Department of 24 Children and Families, shall identify the types of documentation 25 sufficient to establish eligibility for the discounts under this 26 section and establish a procedure for obtaining these discounts. 27 (3) The division shall continue its partnership with the 28 Department of Children and Families to promote fostering and 29 adoption of special needs children with events held each year 30 during National Foster Care Month and National Adoption Month. 31 32 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 33 And the title is amended as follows: 34 Delete everything before the enacting clause 35 and insert: 36 A bill to be entitled 37 An act relating to state park fees; creating s. 38 258.0142, F.S.; providing certain discounts on state 39 park fees to specified foster and adoptive families; 40 requiring the Division of Recreation and Parks within 41 the Department of Environmental Protection to 42 establish certain documentation standards and create a 43 procedure for obtaining the discounts; requiring the 44 division to continue a partnership with the Department 45 of Children and Families to promote fostering and 46 adoption of special needs children with certain 47 events; providing an effective date.