Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (380674) for CS for SB 1392
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/01/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Gaetz) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 88 - 104
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Subsections (5) and (6) are added to section
    6  311.12, Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         311.12 Seaport security.—
    8         (5) ADVISORY COMMITTEE.—
    9         (a) There is created the Seaport Security Advisory
   10  Committee, which shall be under the direction of the Florida
   11  Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Council.
   12         (b) The committee shall consist of the following members:
   13         1. Five or more port security directors appointed by the
   14  council chair shall serve as voting members. The council chair
   15  shall designate one member of the committee to serve as
   16  committee chair.
   17         2. A designee from the United States Coast Guard shall
   18  serve ex officio as a nonvoting member.
   19         3. A designee from United States Customs and Border
   20  Protection shall serve ex officio as a nonvoting member.
   21         4. Two representatives from local law enforcement agencies
   22  providing security services at a Florida seaport shall serve ex
   23  officio as nonvoting members.
   24         (c) The committee shall meet at the call of the chair but
   25  at least annually. A majority of the voting members constitutes
   26  a quorum for the purpose of transacting business of the
   27  committee, and a vote of the majority of the voting members
   28  present is required for official action by the committee.
   29         (d) The committee shall provide a forum for discussion of
   30  seaport security issues, including, but not limited to, matters
   31  such as national and state security strategy and policy, actions
   32  required to meet current and future security threats, statewide
   33  cooperation on security issues, and security concerns of the
   34  state’s maritime industry.
   35         (6) GRANT PROGRAM.—
   36         (a) The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic
   37  Development Council shall establish a Seaport Security Grant
   38  Program for the purpose of assisting in the implementation of
   39  security plans and security measures at the seaports listed in
   40  s. 311.09(1). Funds may be used for the purchase of equipment,
   41  infrastructure needs, cybersecurity programs, and other security
   42  measures identified in a seaport’s approved federal security
   43  plan. Such grants may not exceed 75 percent of the total cost of
   44  the request and are subject to legislative appropriation.
   45         (b) The Seaport Security Advisory Committee shall review
   46  applications for the grant program and make recommendations to
   47  the council for grant approvals. The council shall adopt by rule
   48  criteria to implement this subsection.
   49         Section 2. Present subsections (91), (92), and (93) of
   50  section 316.003, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as
   51  subsections (92), (93), and (94), respectively, and a new
   52  subsection (91) is added to that section to read:
   54  automation and safety technology that integrates sensor array,
   55  wireless vehicle-to-vehicle communications, active safety
   56  systems, and specialized software to link safety systems and
   57  synchronize acceleration and braking between two vehicles while
   58  leaving each vehicle’s steering control and systems command in
   59  the control of the vehicle’s driver in compliance with the
   60  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rules regarding
   61  vehicle-to-vehicle communications.
   63  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   64  And the title is amended as follows:
   65         Delete line 2
   66  and insert:
   67         311.12, F.S.; establishing the Seaport Security
   68         Advisory Committee directed by the Florida Seaport
   69         Transportation and Economic Development Council;
   70         providing for membership and duties; directing the
   71         council to establish a Seaport Security Grant Program
   72         to assist in implementation of security at specified
   73         airports; directing the council to adopt rules;
   74         amending s.