Florida Senate - 2016                                     SB 716
       By Senator Sobel
       33-00615B-16                                           2016716__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the Florida Holocaust Memorial;
    3         creating s. 265.005, F.S.; providing legislative
    4         intent; establishing the Florida Holocaust Memorial;
    5         providing for administration by the Department of
    6         Management Services; prohibiting the department from
    7         constructing and placing the memorial until certain
    8         conditions are met; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Section 265.005, Florida Statutes, is created to
   13  read:
   14         265.005 Florida Holocaust Memorial.—
   15         (1) It is the intent of the Legislature to recognize and
   16  commemorate the millions of people, including six million Jews,
   17  murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators before and during
   18  World War II in Europe and to honor the survivors of the
   19  Holocaust through the establishment of the Florida Holocaust
   20  Memorial.
   21         (2) There is established the Florida Holocaust Memorial.
   22         (a) The memorial is administered by the Department of
   23  Management Services.
   24         (b) The Department of Management Services shall set aside
   25  an appropriate public area for the memorial on the premises of
   26  the Capitol Complex, as defined in s. 281.01, but not including
   27  the State Capital Circle Office Complex. The department shall
   28  construct and place the Florida Holocaust Memorial after it has
   29  considered the recommendations of the Florida Historical
   30  Commission as required pursuant to ss. 265.111 and 267.0612(9)
   31  and coordinated with the Division of Historical Resources of the
   32  Department of State regarding the memorial’s design and
   33  placement.
   34         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.