Florida Senate - 2018                                     SB 670
       By Senators Baxley and Bradley
       5-00743-18                                             2018670__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to ratification of rules of the St.
    3         Johns River Water Management District; ratifying a
    4         specified rule relating to supplemental regulatory
    5         measures for the minimum flows and levels of Silver
    6         Springs, designated as an Outstanding Florida Spring
    7         under s. 373.802(4), F.S., for the sole and exclusive
    8         purpose of satisfying any condition on effectiveness
    9         pursuant to s. 120.541(3), F.S., which requires
   10         ratification of any rule meeting any specified
   11         thresholds of likely adverse impact or increase in
   12         regulatory costs; providing applicability; providing
   13         an effective date.
   15  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   17         Section 1. (1)The following rule is ratified for the sole
   18  and exclusive purpose of satisfying the legislative ratification
   19  requirement of s. 120.541(3), Florida Statutes: Rule 40C-2.101,
   20  Florida Administrative Code, entitled “Publications Incorporated
   21  by Reference” as filed for adoption with the Department of State
   22  pursuant to the certification package dated August 1, 2017.
   23         (2)This act serves no other purpose and shall not be
   24  codified in the Florida Statutes. After this act becomes law,
   25  its enactment and effective dates shall be noted in the Florida
   26  Administrative Code or the Florida Administrative Register, or
   27  both, as appropriate. This act does not alter rulemaking
   28  authority delegated by prior law, does not constitute
   29  legislative preemption of or exception to any provision of law
   30  governing adoption or enforcement of the rules cited, and is
   31  intended to preserve the status of any cited rule as a rule
   32  under chapter 120, Florida Statutes. This act does not cure any
   33  rulemaking defect or preempt any challenge based on a lack of
   34  authority or a violation of the legal requirements governing the
   35  adoption of any rule cited.
   36         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.