Florida Senate - 2018 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. PCS (859872) for CS for SB 852 Ì819704.Î819704 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Brandes) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete line 289 4 and insert: 5 Section 5. Paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of section 6 201.15, Florida Statutes, is amended, and paragraph (b) of that 7 subsection is republished, to read: 8 201.15 Distribution of taxes collected.—All taxes collected 9 under this chapter are hereby pledged and shall be first made 10 available to make payments when due on bonds issued pursuant to 11 s. 215.618 or s. 215.619, or any other bonds authorized to be 12 issued on a parity basis with such bonds. Such pledge and 13 availability for the payment of these bonds shall have priority 14 over any requirement for the payment of service charges or costs 15 of collection and enforcement under this section. All taxes 16 collected under this chapter, except taxes distributed to the 17 Land Acquisition Trust Fund pursuant to subsections (1) and (2), 18 are subject to the service charge imposed in s. 215.20(1). 19 Before distribution pursuant to this section, the Department of 20 Revenue shall deduct amounts necessary to pay the costs of the 21 collection and enforcement of the tax levied by this chapter. 22 The costs and service charge may not be levied against any 23 portion of taxes pledged to debt service on bonds to the extent 24 that the costs and service charge are required to pay any 25 amounts relating to the bonds. All of the costs of the 26 collection and enforcement of the tax levied by this chapter and 27 the service charge shall be available and transferred to the 28 extent necessary to pay debt service and any other amounts 29 payable with respect to bonds authorized before January 1, 2017, 30 secured by revenues distributed pursuant to this section. All 31 taxes remaining after deduction of costs shall be distributed as 32 follows: 33 (4) After the required distributions to the Land 34 Acquisition Trust Fund pursuant to subsections (1) and (2) and 35 deduction of the service charge imposed pursuant to s. 36 215.20(1), the remainder shall be distributed as follows: 37 (a) The lesser of 24.18442 percent of the remainder or 38 $541.75 million in each fiscal year shall be paid into the State 39 Treasury to the credit of the State Transportation Trust Fund. 40 Of such funds, $75 million for each fiscal year shall be 41 transferred to the General Revenue Fund. Notwithstanding any 42 other law, the remaining amount credited to the State 43 Transportation Trust Fund shall be used for: 44 1. Capital funding for the New Starts Transit Program, 45 authorized by Title 49, U.S.C. s. 5309 and specified in s. 46 341.051, in the amount of 10 percent of the funds; 47 2. The Small County Outreach Program specified in s. 48 339.2818, in the amount of 10 percent of the funds; 49 3. The Strategic Intermodal System specified in ss. 339.61, 50 339.62, 339.63, and 339.64, in the amount of 75 percent of the 51 funds after deduction of the payments required pursuant to 52 subparagraphs 1. and 2.; and 53 4.a. The Transportation Regional Incentive Program 54 specified in s. 339.2819, in the amount of 25 percent of the 55 funds after deduction of the payments required pursuant to 56 subparagraphs 1. and 2. 57 b. In fiscal years 2018-2019, 2019-2020, and 2020-2021, the 58 first $60 million of the funds allocated pursuant to this 59 subparagraph must
shallbe allocated annually to the Florida 60 Rail Enterprise for the purposes established in s. 341.303(5). 61 This sub-subparagraph expires July 1, 2021. 62 c. Beginning in the 2021-2022 fiscal year, the first $60 63 million of the funds allocated pursuant to this subparagraph 64 must be allocated annually as follows: 65 (I) Twenty-five million dollars on a matching basis to the 66 Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority for the design and 67 construction of an innovative mobility system, as defined in s. 68 339.84. One dollar in local or private matching funds must be 69 provided for each dollar distributed under this sub-sub 70 subparagraph. Federal funds may not be substituted for the local 71 or private matching funds. In any fiscal year in which the Tampa 72 Bay Area Regional Transit Authority notifies the Department of 73 Transportation that the authority will not request all of the 74 funds allocated under this sub-sub-subparagraph for an 75 innovative mobility system, the Department of Transportation 76 shall allocate such funds to projects in the 5-year work program 77 under s. 339.135 in the area described in s. 343.91(1)(a) and 78 such funds shall be in addition to currently scheduled work 79 program commitments in that area. 80 (II) Thirty-five million dollars to the Statewide Mobility 81 Innovation Program for the purposes established in s. 339.84. 82 (b) The lesser of 0.1456 percent of the remainder or $3.25 83 million in each fiscal year shall be paid into the State 84 Treasury to the credit of the Grants and Donations Trust Fund in 85 the Department of Economic Opportunity to fund technical 86 assistance to local governments. 87 88 Moneys distributed pursuant to paragraphs (a) and (b) may not be 89 pledged for debt service unless such pledge is approved by 90 referendum of the voters. 91 Section 6. Section 339.84, Florida Statutes, is created to 92 read: 93 339.84 Statewide Mobility Innovation Program.— 94 (1) As used in this section the term “innovative mobility 95 system” means a system of infrastructure, appurtenances, and 96 technology designed to move the greatest number of people in the 97 least amount of time. The term includes, but is not limited to, 98 autonomous vehicles as defined in s. 316.003, automated people 99 movers, bus rapid transit networks, transportation network 100 companies as defined in s. 627.748, ridesharing as defined in 101 341.031(9)(a), and commuter highway vehicles as defined in 49 102 U.S.C. s. 5323(i)(2)(C)(ii). The term does not include other 103 traditional uses of a roadway system for conveyance. 104 (2) The Statewide Mobility Innovation Program is created 105 within the department. The goals of the program include, but are 106 not limited to: 107 (a) Evaluating, financing, and overseeing proposals for 108 innovative mobility systems in this state. 109 (b) Expending funds to publicize and promote innovative 110 mobility systems and to contract with entities to accomplish 111 these purposes. 112 (c) Soliciting proposals in accordance with chapter 287 for 113 the design and construction of innovative mobility systems and 114 contracting with entities to expend funds to accomplish this 115 purpose. 116 (3) Beginning in the 2021-2022 fiscal year, the department 117 shall use funds allocated pursuant to s. 201.15(4)(a)4.c.(II) in 118 a county to fund the design and construction of an innovative 119 mobility system based on a proposal that the county submits to 120 the department which the department approves as being consistent 121 with the requirements of this section. 122 (4) Of the $35 million allocated under s. 123 201.15(4)(a)4.c.(II), the department must use: 124 (a) Twenty-five million dollars for an innovative mobility 125 system in a county as defined in s. 125.011(1) and $5 million 126 for an alternative transportation system within the jurisdiction 127 of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority. In any fiscal year 128 in which a county as defined in s. 125.011(1) notifies the 129 department that the county will not request all of the funds 130 allocated under this paragraph for an innovative mobility 131 system, the department shall allocate such funds to projects in 132 the 5-year work program under s. 339.135 in the county and such 133 funds shall be in addition to currently scheduled work program 134 commitments in that area. 135 (b) The remainder for such a system in any other county or 136 counties in the state. 137 (5) A county proposing the use of funds for an innovative 138 mobility system must submit a request to the department which 139 must include a detailed project and financial plan. The funding 140 request must specify the duration of the project and the total 141 amount sought by state fiscal year. Two or more counties may 142 submit a joint proposal to the department. 143 (6) One dollar in local or private matching funds must be 144 provided for each dollar distributed under this section. Federal 145 funds may not be substituted for the local or private matching 146 funds. 147 (7) Funds distributed under this section may not be used to 148 subsidize projects with existing funding commitments as of July 149 1, 2018. 150 (8) Each recipient of funds under this program must submit 151 a quarterly report to the department regarding the development, 152 implementation, and operation of the project. The department 153 must submit an annual report by September 1 to the President of 154 the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives 155 regarding the overall status of the program. 156 Section 7. Subsection (5) of section 341.303, Florida 157 Statutes, is amended to read: 158 341.303 Funding authorization and appropriations; 159 eligibility and participation.— 160 (5) FUND PARTICIPATION; FLORIDA RAIL ENTERPRISE.—The 161 department, through the Florida Rail Enterprise, is authorized 162 to use funds provided pursuant to s. 201.15(4)(a)4. to fund: 163 (a) Up to 50 percent of the nonfederal share of the costs 164 of any eligible passenger rail capital improvement project. 165 (b) Up to 100 percent of planning and development costs 166 related to the provision of a passenger rail system, including, 167 but not limited to, preliminary engineering, revenue studies, 168 environmental impact studies, financial advisory services, 169 engineering design, and other appropriate professional services. 170 (c) The high-speed rail system. 171 (d) Projects necessary to identify or address anticipated 172 impacts of increased freight rail traffic resulting from the 173 implementation of passenger rail systems as provided in s. 174 341.302(3)(b). 175 176 After June 30, 2018, the department may not program any projects 177 to be funded pursuant to this subsection for any year of the 178 work program if the project was not in the 5-year work program 179 adopted for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. 180 Section 8. Effective July 1, 2021, subsection (5) of 181 section 341.303, Florida Statutes, is repealed. 182 Section 9. Effective July 1, 2021, paragraph (b) of 183 subsection (4) of section 343.58, Florida Statutes, is amended 184 to read: 185 343.58 County funding for the South Florida Regional 186 Transportation Authority.— 187 (4) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the 188 contrary and effective July 1, 2010, until as provided in 189 paragraph (d), the department shall transfer annually from the 190 State Transportation Trust Fund to the South Florida Regional 191 Transportation Authority the amounts specified in subparagraph 192 (a)1. or subparagraph (a)2. 193 (b) Funding required by this subsection may not be provided 194 from the funds dedicated to the Florida Rail Enterprise or the 195 Statewide Mobility Innovation Program pursuant to s. 196 201.15(4)(a)4. 197 Section 10. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this 198 act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2018. 199 200 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 201 And the title is amended as follows: 202 Delete line 42 203 and insert: 204 electric vehicles; amending s. 201.15, F.S.; beginning 205 in a specified fiscal year, revising the annual 206 allocations in the State Transportation Trust Fund for 207 the Transportation Regional Incentive Program; 208 providing for future repeal of a provision that 209 allocates funds annually to the Florida Rail 210 Enterprise; beginning in a specified fiscal year, 211 providing for annual allocations to the Tampa Bay Area 212 Regional Transit Authority and the Statewide Mobility 213 Innovation Program for certain purposes; specifying 214 requirements for matching funds for the Tampa Bay Area 215 Regional Transit Authority; requiring the Department 216 of Transportation to allocate specified funds under 217 certain circumstances to projects in a certain 5-year 218 work program in a certain area, in addition to 219 currently scheduled work program commitments in that 220 area; creating s. 339.84, F.S.; defining the term 221 “innovative mobility system”; creating within the 222 department the Statewide Mobility Innovation Program; 223 providing goals for the program; beginning in a 224 specified fiscal year, requiring the department to use 225 specified funds in a county to fund the design and 226 construction of a certain innovative mobility system; 227 providing requirements for the use of specified funds 228 by the department; requiring a county proposing the 229 use of funds for an innovative mobility system to 230 submit a request to the department, subject to certain 231 requirements; authorizing the submission of joint 232 proposals by two or more counties; requiring local or 233 private matching funds for certain distributions, 234 subject to certain requirements; prohibiting certain 235 funds distributed from being used to subsidize 236 projects with existing funding commitments as of a 237 specified date; requiring each recipient of funds 238 under the program to submit a quarterly report to the 239 department regarding the development, implementation, 240 and operation of the project; requiring the department 241 to submit to the Legislature by a specified date an 242 annual report on the overall status of the program; 243 amending s. 341.303, F.S.; prohibiting the department 244 from programing certain projects to be funded in the 245 5-year work program after June 30, 2018; providing for 246 the future repeal of s. 341.303(5), F.S., relating to 247 fund participation and the Florida Rail Enterprise; 248 amending s. 343.58, F.S.; conforming a provision to 249 changes made by the act; providing effective dates.