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

       The Committee on Appropriations (Galvano) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 416 - 418
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 13. Paragraph (i) of subsection (6) and paragraph
    6  (c) of subsection (7) of section 339.175, Florida Statutes, are
    7  amended to read:
    8         339.175 Metropolitan planning organization.—
    9         (6) POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES.—The powers,
   10  privileges, and authority of an M.P.O. are those specified in
   11  this section or incorporated in an interlocal agreement
   12  authorized under s. 163.01. Each M.P.O. shall perform all acts
   13  required by federal or state laws or rules, now and subsequently
   14  applicable, which are necessary to qualify for federal aid. It
   15  is the intent of this section that each M.P.O. shall be involved
   16  in the planning and programming of transportation facilities,
   17  including, but not limited to, airports, intercity and high
   18  speed rail lines, seaports, and intermodal facilities, to the
   19  extent permitted by state or federal law.
   20         (i) The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority
   21  (TBARTA) Metropolitan Planning Organization Chairs Coordinating
   22  Committee A chair’s coordinating committee is created within the
   23  Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority, composed of
   24  the M.P.O.s M.P.O.’s serving Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough,
   25  Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota Counties. The
   26  authority shall provide administrative support and direction to
   27  the committee, and the department and member M.P.O.s shall
   28  provide necessary funding to the authority for this purpose. The
   29  committee must, at a minimum:
   30         1. Coordinate transportation projects deemed to be
   31  regionally significant by the committee.
   32         2. Review the impact of regionally significant land use
   33  decisions on the region.
   34         3. Review all proposed regionally significant
   35  transportation projects in the respective transportation
   36  improvement programs which affect more than one of the M.P.O.s
   37  M.P.O.’s represented on the committee.
   38         4. Institute a conflict resolution process to address any
   39  conflict that may arise in the planning and programming of such
   40  regionally significant projects.
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   43  And the title is amended as follows:
   44         Between lines 57 and 58
   45  insert:
   46         creating the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation
   47         Authority (TBARTA) Metropolitan Planning Organization
   48         Chairs Coordinating Committee within the Tampa Bay
   49         Area Regional Transportation Authority; providing
   50         membership; requiring the authority to provide
   51         administrative support and direction to the committee;
   52         requiring the department and members to provide
   53         certain funding;