Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1688
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/15/2016           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and
       Economic Development (Sachs) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Substitute for Amendment (813644) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Before line 13
    5  insert:
    6         Section 1. Subsection (4) of section 265.003, Florida
    7  Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         265.003 Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame.—
    9         (4)(a) The Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame Council shall
   10  annually accept nominations of persons to be considered for
   11  induction into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame and shall
   12  transmit a list of up to 20 nominees to the Department of
   13  Veterans’ Affairs for submission to the Governor and the Cabinet
   14  who will select the nominees to be inducted.
   15         (b) In selecting its nominees for submission to the
   16  Governor and the Cabinet, the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame
   17  council shall give preference to veterans who were born in
   18  Florida or adopted Florida as their home state or base of
   19  operation and who have made a significant contribution to the
   20  state in civic, business, public service, or other pursuits.
   21         (c) For purposes of this section, the term “veteran” or
   22  “military veteran” means a person who meets the definition of
   23  the term in s. 1.01(14) or a former member of the Florida
   24  National Guard.
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   27  And the title is amended as follows:
   28         Delete line 2
   29  and insert:
   30         An act relating to Florida veterans; amending s.
   31         265.003, F.S.; defining the term “veteran” and
   32         “military veteran” for purposes of determining persons
   33         the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame Council may
   34         consider as nominees for the Florida Veterans’ Hall of
   35         Fame;