2010 Florida Statutes
Division to review federal applications.
Division to review federal applications.—
The division shall review all applications for federal oil leases in the territorial waters of the United States adjacent to Florida waters and shall signify its approval or objection to each application.
The division shall maintain geologic data in the form of well records, logs, seismic records, reports, and other data from oil, gas, mineral, or other geologic exploration and production activity on federal lands, including offshore continental shelf submerged lands when available from the managing or permitting agency. These data shall be subject to the same confidentiality requirements as that required by the federal agency and are exempt from the provisions of s. 119.07(1) to the extent necessary to meet the federal requirements.
s. 4, ch. 72-394; s. 8, ch. 89-117; s. 177, ch. 96-406.