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SB 288 — State Designations

by Senator Smith

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee (EP)

The bill redesignates the John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Broward County as the “Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park” and designates or redesignates, as appropriate, certain structures as follows:

  • Boat ramp as the Alphonso Giles Boat Ramp.
  • Marina pavilion as the Dr. Calvin Shirley Marina Pavilion.
  • Osprey pavilion as the George and Agnes Burrows Osprey Pavilion.
  • Leatherback pavilion as the W. George Allen Leatherback Pavilion.

The bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection to erect suitable markers designating such park and structures.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2016.

Vote: Senate 36-0; House 115-1