Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 740 Ì844272(Î844272 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 02/22/2018 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Grimsley) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (350294) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Between lines 26 and 27 5 insert: 6 Section 2. Section 252.3569, Florida Statutes, is created 7 to read: 8 252.3569 Florida state agricultural response team.—The 9 Legislature finds that the Department of Agriculture and 10 Consumer Services is the lead agency for animal, agricultural, 11 and vector issues in the state during an emergency or disaster 12 situations, as described by the Florida Comprehensive Emergency 13 Management Plan. Pursuant to this responsibility, there is 14 established within the department a state agricultural response 15 team. Duties of the team include, but are not limited to: 16 (1) Oversight of the emergency management functions of 17 preparedness, recovery, mitigation, and response with all 18 agencies and organizations that are involved with the state’s 19 response activities related to animal, agricultural, and vector 20 issues; 21 (2) Development, training, and support of county 22 agricultural response teams; and 23 (3) Staffing the Emergency Support Function 17 at the State 24 Emergency Operations Center and staffing, as necessary, at 25 county emergency operations centers. 26 27 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 28 And the title is amended as follows: 29 Delete line 2726 30 and insert: 31 structures used in citrus production; creating s. 32 252.3569, F.S.; providing a legislative finding; 33 establishing a state agricultural response team within 34 the department; specifying the duties of the team; 35 amending s.