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