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CS/SB 1608: Agricultural Recovery

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Grimsley

Agricultural Recovery; Citing this act as the "Farmers and Ranchers Matter Act"; requiring the Florida Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan to allow the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to create the State Agricultural Response Team; authorizing the Department of Transportation to waive certain weight load restrictions and permit verifications for the transport of agricultural products from fields or packinghouses to public transportation facilities after certain natural disasters; requiring the Department of Transportation to create and administer a program to install directional signs to assist visitors in locating certain agritourism facilities, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/22/2018 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 181
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 181
2/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 02/06/18, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2/6/2018 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 336
2/8/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 342
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 342
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 342
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 340
2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 02/20/18, 9:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/20/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2/22/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building