Florida Senate - 2018                                    SB 1350
       By Senator Perry
       8-01241-18                                            20181350__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to airports; amending s. 332.007,
    3         F.S.; increasing eligibility for certain funding by
    4         the Department of Transportation to include airports
    5         that have fewer than a specified number of commercial
    6         passenger enplanements annually; providing an
    7         effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (6) of section
   12  332.007, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   13         332.007 Administration and financing of aviation and
   14  airport programs and projects; state plan.—
   15         (6) Subject to the availability of appropriated funds, the
   16  department may participate in the capital cost of eligible
   17  public airport and aviation development projects in accordance
   18  with the following rates, unless otherwise provided in the
   19  General Appropriations Act or the substantive bill implementing
   20  the General Appropriations Act:
   21         (c) When federal funds are not available, the department
   22  may fund up to 80 percent of master planning and eligible
   23  aviation development projects at publicly owned, publicly
   24  operated airports. If federal funds are available, the
   25  department may fund up to 80 percent of the nonfederal share of
   26  such projects. Such funding is limited to airports that have
   27  fewer than 500,000 commercial passenger enplanements annually no
   28  scheduled commercial service.
   29         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.