Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 1666
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Rules (Flores) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 177 - 209
    4  and insert:
    5  fields on the local and state economies; public safety; public
    6  boat ramps, staging docks, and public marinas; and the
    7  environment during and after significant tropical storm and
    8  hurricane events.
    9         3.Provide recommendations for appropriate management
   10  options for long-term stored vessels and vessels anchored or
   11  moored outside public mooring fields for more than 30 days to
   12  mitigate any identified negative impacts to local communities
   13  and this state.
   14         (d)The commission shall submit a report of its findings
   15  and recommendations to the Governor, the President of the
   16  Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives within 6
   17  months after the study is completed.
   18         (e)This subsection is contingent upon appropriation by the
   19  Legislature.
   20         (f)This subsection expires January 1, 2024.
   21         Section 3. Present paragraphs (c) and (d) of subsection (4)
   22  of section 327.60, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as
   23  paragraphs (d) and (e), respectively, and a new paragraph (c) is
   24  added to that subsection, to read:
   25         327.60 Local regulations; limitations.—
   26         (4)
   27         (c)A county designated as a rural area of opportunity may
   28  create a no-discharge zone for freshwater waterbodies within the
   29  county’s jurisdiction to prohibit treated and untreated sewage
   30  discharges from floating structures and live-aboard vessels not
   31  capable of being used as a means of transportation and from
   32  houseboats. Within no-discharge zone boundaries, operators of
   33  such floating structures, live-aboard vessels, and houseboats
   34  shall retain their sewage on board for discharge at a pumpout
   35  facility or for discharge more than 3 miles off the coast in the
   36  Atlantic Ocean or more than 9 miles off the coast in the Gulf of
   37  Mexico. Violations of this paragraph are punishable as provided
   38  in s. 327.53(6) and (7).