Florida Senate - 2013                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1190
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/23/2013           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Hays) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 53 and 54
    4  insert:
    5         Section 2. Section 604.50, Florida Statutes, is amended to
    6  read:
    7         604.50 Nonresidential farm buildings; farm fences; farm
    8  signs.—
    9         (1) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary,
   10  any nonresidential farm building, farm fence, or farm sign that
   11  is located on lands used for bona fide agricultural purposes is
   12  exempt from the Florida Building Code and any county or
   13  municipal code or fee, except for code provisions implementing
   14  local, state, or federal floodplain management regulations. A
   15  farm sign located on a public road may not be erected, used,
   16  operated, or maintained in a manner that violates any of the
   17  standards provided in s. 479.11(4), (5)(a), and (6)-(8).
   18         (2) As used in this section, the term:
   19         (a) “Bona fide agricultural purposes” has the same meaning
   20  as provided in s. 193.461(3)(b).
   21         (b)(a) “Farm” has the same meaning as provided in s.
   22  823.14.
   23         (c)(b) “Farm sign” means a sign erected, used, or
   24  maintained on a farm by the owner or lessee of the farm which
   25  relates solely to farm produce, merchandise, or services sold,
   26  produced, manufactured, or furnished on the farm.
   27         (d)(c) “Nonresidential farm building” means any temporary
   28  or permanent building or support structure that is classified as
   29  a nonresidential farm building on a farm under s. 553.73(10)(c)
   30  or that is used primarily for agricultural purposes, is located
   31  on land that is an integral part of a farm operation or is
   32  classified as agricultural land under s. 193.461, and is not
   33  intended to be used as a residential dwelling. The term may
   34  include, but is not limited to, a barn, greenhouse, shade house,
   35  farm office, storage building, or poultry house.
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   38         And the title is amended as follows:
   39         Delete line 9
   40  and insert:
   41         circumstances; amending s. 604.50, F.S.; revising an
   42         exemption from the Florida Building Code and certain
   43         county and municipal code provisions and fees for
   44         nonresidential farm buildings, fences, and signs;
   45         limiting applicability of the exemption to such farm
   46         buildings, fences, and signs located on certain lands;
   47         defining the term “bona fide agricultural purposes”;
   48         providing an effective date.