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SB 1986: Water Management Districts


Water Management Districts; Authorizing the Legislature to set the maximum millage rate for each district; requiring each water management district to submit a preliminary budget for legislative review; requiring the preliminary budget to include certain information; requiring that budget amendments greater than a certain amount be reviewed and approved by the Executive Office of the Governor, which must notify the Legislative Budget Commission of such approval; providing that, upon review and approval by the Executive Office of the Governor and after providing notice of intention to amend to the Legislative Budget Commission, a water management district may amend unanticipated funds into its final budget; requiring that a 5-year water resource development work program describe the district’s implementation strategy and funding plan for water resource, water supply, and alternative water supply development components of each approved regional water supply plan, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2012
Last Action: 4/22/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-126, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2012 Senate SPB 7092 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1986) by Budget
• Filed
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 527
2/21/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/12
• Introduced -SJ 527
2/23/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 659
• Amendment(s) adopted (203308) -SJ 660
• Read 3rd time -SJ 663
• Passed as amended; YEAS 32 NAYS 7 -SJ 663
• Requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to conference -SJ 663
• Immediately certified -SJ 663
2/23/2012 House • In Messages
2/27/2012 House • Received -HJ 845
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 845
• Read 2nd time -HJ 845
• Amendment(s) adopted (921539) -HJ 845
• Read 3rd time -HJ 845
• Passed as amended; YEAS 96 NAYS 16 -HJ 845
• Refused to concur, acceded to request for conference committee -HJ 846
2/27/2012 Senate • In returning messages
2/28/2012 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Williams, T. (Chair), Artiles, Bembry, Boyd, Crisafulli, Goodson, Porter -HJ 899
2/28/2012 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Budget Conference Committee on Budget/Appropriations: Alexander (Chair), Negron (Vice Chair), Bennett (At Large), Gaetz (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Rich (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Budget Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bogdanoff (Chair), Evers, Smith, Storms; Budget Conference Committee on Education Pre-K - 12/PreK-12: Simmons (Chair), Detert, Gardiner, Montford, Ring; Budget Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Norman (Chair), Alexander, Gaetz, Siplin; Budget Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Bullard, Diaz de la Portilla, Dockery, Jones, Thrasher; Budget Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Negron (Chair), Fasano, Flores, Garcia, Oelrich, Rich, Richter, Sobel; Budget Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Lynn (Chair), Altman, Sachs, Siplin, Wise; Budget Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Benacquisto (Chair), Bennett, Dean, Gibson, Latvala, Margolis -SJ 704
3/9/2012 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1202
• Conference Committee Report adopted (402856) -SJ 1203
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 34 NAYS 6 -SJ 1206
3/9/2012 House • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1619
• Conference Committee Report adopted (402856) -HJ 1623
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1623
3/9/2012 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1679
4/6/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/20/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/22/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-126, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)