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. 14 15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 16 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.