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HB 1055: Florida Black Bears

GENERAL BILL by Pafford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Dudley ; Narain

Florida Black Bears; Requires FWCC, DACS, & DEP to enforce certain provisions, adopted rules, & issued orders; creates Bear-Resistant Garbage Container Account within Nongame Wildlife Trust Fund; requires FWCC to establish process through which certain local governments may obtain loans to purchase bear-resistant garbage containers; prohibits harvesting of saw palmetto berries & sale of timber rights on state lands identified as Florida black bear habitat; requires burn schedules for state forests & parks containing Florida black bear habitat to be adjusted to meet certain conditions; requires FWCC to designate Florida black bear habitat & post such areas on website.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (ANRS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/29/2015 House • Filed
1/8/2016 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 89
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 89
3/11/2016 House • Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee