Florida Senate - 2018 SB 700 By Senator Farmer 34-00604A-18 2018700__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a strategic fuel reserve; creating 3 the Florida Strategic Fuel Reserve Task Force within 4 the Division of Emergency Management to develop a 5 recommended strategic fuel reserve for natural 6 emergencies and major disasters; requiring the 7 division to provide administrative and support 8 services to the task force; specifying the membership 9 of the task force; requiring the task force to elect a 10 chair and a vice chair; requiring the task force to 11 submit a recommended plan to the Legislature; 12 providing an expiration date; providing an effective 13 date. 14 15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 16 17 Section 1. (1) The Florida Strategic Fuel Reserve Task 18 Force, a task force as defined in s. 20.03, Florida Statutes, is 19 created within the Division of Emergency Management within the 20 Executive Office of the Governor to develop a recommended 21 strategic fuel reserve plan for the state to respond to private 22 and public fuel needs in the event of natural emergencies or 23 major disasters, as specified in s. 252.34, Florida Statutes. 24 (2) The division shall provide administrative and support 25 services relating to the functions of the task force. 26 (3) The task force shall consist of the following members: 27 (a) Three persons appointed by the President of the Senate. 28 (b) Three persons appointed by the Speaker of the House of 29 Representatives. 30 (c) Three persons appointed by the Governor. 31 (4) The task force shall elect a chair and vice chair. 32 (5) The task force shall submit a recommended strategic 33 fuel reserve plan to the President of the Senate and the Speaker 34 of the House of Representatives by April 30, 2019. 35 (6) This section expires on June 30, 2019. 36 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.