Florida Senate - 2014 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 374 Ì493760.Î493760 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/11/2014 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— following: 1 Senate Amendment (with directory and title amendments) 2 3 Between lines 37 and 38 4 insert: 5 (11)(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to encourage 6 the concentration of development in those counties that have 7 established urban communities in order to preserve the unspoiled 8 nature of the state’s most rural areas. However, the Legislature 9 resolves to apply such principle only to those noncharter 10 counties specified in paragraph (b), in recognition of the 11 traditionally broad home rule power exercised by charter 12 counties. 13 (b) A noncharter county with a population of more than 14 450,000, as determined by the Office of Economic and Demographic 15 Research, may not adopt a comprehensive plan amendment to create 16 a rural protection overlay district unless approved by a 17 unanimous vote of the county commission. 18 19 ====== D I R E C T O R Y C L A U S E A M E N D M E N T ====== 20 And the directory clause is amended as follows: 21 Delete line 11 22 and insert: 23 section 163.3167, Florida Statutes, are amended, and subsection 24 (11) is added to that section, to read: 25 26 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 27 And the title is amended as follows: 28 Delete line 6 29 and insert: 30 providing legislative intent; prohibiting certain 31 noncharter counties from adopting a comprehensive plan 32 amendment to create a rural protection overlay 33 district unless approved by the unanimous vote of the 34 county commission; providing an effective date.