Florida Senate - 2013 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS/CS/HB 7127, 2nd Eng.
Senate . House
Floor: 1f/AD/2R .
04/30/2013 03:46 PM .
Senator Brandes moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (740626) (with title
4 Between lines 2655 and 2656
6 Section 60. Section 348.53, Florida Statutes, is amended to
8 348.53 Purposes of the authority.—The authority is created
9 for the purposes and shall have power to construct, reconstruct,
10 improve, extend, repair, maintain, and operate the expressway
11 system. It is hereby found and declared that such purposes are,
12 in all respects, for the benefit of the people of the State of
13 Florida, City of Tampa, and the County of Hillsborough
, for the
14 increase of their pleasure, convenience, and welfare, for the
15 improvement of their health, to facilitate transportation,
16 including managed lanes and other transit supporting facilities,
17 excluding rail or other rail related facilities, for their
18 recreation and commerce, and for the common defense. The
19 authority shall be performing a public purpose and a
20 governmental function in carrying out its corporate purpose and
21 in exercising the powers granted herein.
22 Section 61. Subsections (3) and (4) of section 348.565,
23 Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
24 348.565 Revenue bonds for specified projects.—The existing
25 facilities that constitute the Tampa-Hillsborough County
26 Expressway System are hereby approved to be refinanced by
27 revenue bonds issued by the Division of Bond Finance of the
28 State Board of Administration pursuant to s. 11(f), Art. VII of
29 the State Constitution and the State Bond Act or by revenue
30 bonds issued by the authority pursuant to s. 348.56(1)(b). In
31 addition, the following projects of the Tampa-Hillsborough
32 County Expressway Authority are approved to be financed or
33 refinanced by the issuance of revenue bonds in accordance with
34 this part and s. 11(f), Art. VII of the State Constitution:
35 (3) Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway System widening.
36 (4) The connector highway linking the Lee Roy Selmon
37 Crosstown Expressway to Interstate 4.
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40 And the title is amended as follows:
41 Delete line 4722
42 and insert:
43 associated with the bonds; amending s. 348.53, F.S.;
44 authorizing the Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway
45 Authority to facilitate transportation, including
46 managed lanes and other transit supporting facilities,
47 excluding rail or other rail related facilities;
48 amending s. 348.565, F.S.; revising the name of the
49 Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway; amending ss.
50 348.751 and