Florida Senate - 2016 SB 576 By Senator Flores 37-00762-16 2016576__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to public educational facilities; 3 amending s. 1013.40, F.S.; authorizing certain Florida 4 College System institutions to construct dormitories 5 for up to 400 students; providing an effective date. 6 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 8 9 Section 1. Subsection (4) of section 1013.40, Florida 10 Statutes, is amended to read: 11 1013.40 Planning and construction of Florida College System 12 institution facilities; property acquisition.— 13 (4) The campus of a Florida College System institution 14 within a municipality designated as an area of critical state 15 concern, as defined in s. 380.05, and having a comprehensive 16 plan and land development regulations containing a building 17 permit allocation system that limits annual growth, may 18 construct dormitories for up to 400
100beds for Florida College 19 System institution students. Such dormitories are shall be20 exempt from the building permit allocation system and may be 21 constructed up to 45 feet in height if the dormitories provided22 that theyare otherwise consistent with the comprehensive plan, 23 the Florida College System institution has a hurricane 24 evacuation plan that requires all dormitory occupants to be 25 evacuated 48 hours in advance of tropical force winds, and that26 transportation is provided for dormitory occupants during an 27 evacuation. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.