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CS/HB 109 — State Park Campsite Reservations

by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee and Rep. Canady and others (CS/SB 76 by Appropriations Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government and Senators Hooper, Burgess, and Book)

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

Prepared by: Environment and Natural Resources Committee (EN)

The bill allows Florida residents to reserve state park cabins and campsites one month before nonresidents. Specifically, the bill requires the Division of Recreation and Parks of the Department of Environmental Protection to allow Florida residents to reserve state park cabins and campsites—including sites for RV, tent, boat, and equestrian camping—up to 11 months in advance, and up to 10 months in advance for nonresidents. Florida residents must provide proof of residency (a Florida driver license or identification card) when making reservations more than 10 months in advance.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect January 1, 2024, unless otherwise provided.

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 107-0