Bill No. HB 7135
Amendment No. 219615
Senate House

1Representative Mayfield offered the following:
3     Amendment (with title amendment)
4     Between lines 2700 and 2701, insert:
5     Section 50.  Section 377.701, Florida Statutes, is amended
6to read:
7     377.701  Petroleum allocation.--
8     (1)  The Florida Energy and Climate Commission Department
9of Environmental Protection shall assume the state's role in
10petroleum allocation and conservation, including the development
11of a fair and equitable petroleum plan. The commission
12department shall constitute the responsible state agency for
13performing the functions of any federal program delegated to the
14state, which relates to petroleum supply, demand, and
16     (2)  The commission department shall, in addition to
17assuming the duties and responsibilities provided by subsection
18(1), perform the following:
19     (a)  In projecting available supplies of petroleum,
20coordinate with the Department of Revenue to secure information
21necessary to assure the sufficiency and accuracy of data
22submitted by persons affected by any federal fuel allocation
24     (b)  Require such periodic reports from public and private
25sources as may be necessary to the fulfillment of its
26responsibilities under this act. Such reports may include:
27petroleum use; all sales, including end-user sales, except
28retail gasoline and retail fuel oil sales; inventories; expected
29supplies and allocations; and petroleum conservation measures.
30     (c)  In cooperation with the Department of Revenue and
31other relevant state agencies, provide for long-range studies
32regarding the usage of petroleum in the state in order to:
33     1.  Comprehend the consumption of petroleum resources.
34     2.  Predict future petroleum demands in relation to
35available resources.
36     3.  Report the results of such studies to the Legislature.
37     (3)  For the purpose of determining accuracy of data, all
38state agencies shall timely provide the commission department
39with petroleum-use information in a format suitable to the needs
40of the allocation program.
41     (4)  A No state employee may not shall divulge or make
42known in any manner any proprietary information acquired under
43this act if the disclosure of such information would be likely
44to cause substantial harm to the competitive position of the
45person providing such information and if the person requests
46that such information be held confidential, except in accordance
47with a court order or in the publication of statistical
48information compiled by methods which do would not disclose the
49identity of individual suppliers or companies. Such proprietary
50information is confidential and exempt from the provisions of s.
51119.07(1). Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to
52prevent inspection of reports by the Attorney General, members
53of the Legislature, and interested state agencies; however, such
54agencies and their employees and members are bound by the
55requirements set forth in this subsection.
56     (5)  Any person who willfully fails to submit information
57required by this act or submits false information or who
58violates any provision of this act commits is guilty of a
59misdemeanor of the first degree and shall be punished as
60provided in ss. 775.082 and 775.083.
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
64     Remove line 212 and insert:
65amending ss. 377.603, 377.604, 377.605, 377.606, 377.608,

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