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SB 2516-A: Implementation of the Water and Land Conservation Constitutional Amendment

GENERAL BILL by Lee

Implementation of the Water and Land Conservation Constitutional Amendment; Terminating certain trust funds within the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; providing for the disposition of balances in the trust funds; requiring all outstanding debts or obligations of the terminated trust funds to be paid as required; requiring the Chief Financial Officer to close out and remove the terminated trust funds from the various state accounting systems, etc.

Effective Date: July 1, 2015, except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 6/23/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-229, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2502-A (Ch. 2015-222)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
5/22/2015 Senate • Filed
6/1/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 5
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 6
• Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 10
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 10
• Read 2nd time -SJ 11
• Read 3rd time -SJ 11
• Passed; YEAS 35 NAYS 0 -SJ 11
• The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 13
6/1/2015 House • In Messages
6/3/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 16
• Received -HJ 15
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 06/04/15
6/4/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 25
• Amendment(s) adopted (272503) -HJ 57
• Read 3rd time -HJ 57
• Passed as amended; YEAS 98 NAYS 8 -HJ 58
• Refused to pass the Senate bill as passed by the Senate and acceded to the request for conference -HJ 72
6/4/2015 Senate • In returning messages
6/5/2015 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Corcoran (Chair), Boyd (Vice Chair), Albritton (Chair), Broxson, Combee, Gonzalez, La Rosa, Mayfield, Smith, Pilon, Trumbull, Bracy, Jacobs, Powell, Watson, C., Caldwell (At Large), Diaz, J. (At Large), Eisnaugle (At Large), Fresen (At Large), Gaetz (At Large), Goodson (At Large), Hudson (At Large), Ingram (At Large), McBurney (At Large), Metz (At Large), Nunez (At Large), Oliva (At Large), O'Toole (At Large), Porter (At Large), Raschein (At Large), Wood (At Large), Young (At Large), Clarke-Reed (At Large), Cruz (At Large), Jones, M. (At Large), Pafford (At Large), Richardson (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Stafford (At Large), Williams (At Large) -HJ 87
6/5/2015 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Lee (Chair), Benacquisto (Vice Chair), Flores (At Large), Galvano (At Large), Grimsley (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Margolis (At Large), Richter (At Large), Simmons (At Large), Smith (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Negron (Chair), Bradley, Evers, Flores, Hutson, Joyner; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Education: Gaetz (Chair), Bullard, Galvano, Legg, Montford, Simmons, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Altman, Braynon, Dean, Margolis, Simpson; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Garcia (Chair), Bean, Benacquisto, Grimsley, Richter, Smith, Sobel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Latvala (Chair), Brandes, Clemens, Detert, Diaz de la Portilla, Gibson, Hukill, Sachs, Thompson -SJ 19
6/19/2015 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 62
• Conference Committee Report adopted (354282) -SJ 93
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 93
6/19/2015 House • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 319
• Conference Committee Report adopted (354282) -HJ 348
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 93 NAYS 20 -HJ 348
6/19/2015 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 335
6/19/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/23/2015 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2015-229, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2502-A (Ch. 2015-222)