Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1400
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  04/23/2019           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Albritton) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 96 - 108
    4  and insert:
    5         (1)A local government may not require a notice, an
    6  application, an approval, a permit, a fee, or mitigation for the
    7  pruning, trimming, or removal of a tree on residential property
    8  if the property owner obtains documentation from an arborist
    9  certified by the International Society of Arboriculture or a
   10  landscape architect licensed in this state which demonstrates
   11  that the tree presents a danger to a person or property, is
   12  entangled with an electric line, or is intruding into the
   13  clearance distance specified in s. 163.3209.
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   16  And the title is amended as follows:
   17         Delete lines 7 - 13
   18  and insert:
   19         163.3214, F.S.; prohibiting a local government from
   20         requiring a notice, an application, an approval, a
   21         permit, a fee, or mitigation before a property owner
   22         may take certain actions regarding trees on
   23         residential property, under certain circumstances;
   24         authorizing a local government to enforce