Florida Senate - 2020 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1112 Ì689478iÎ689478 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Commerce and Tourism (Gruters) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 373.123, Florida Statutes, is amended to 6 read: 7 373.123 Penalty.— 8 (1) Any person, real or artificial, that shall construct or 9 enlarge, or cause to be constructed or enlarged, a canal or 10 shall enlarge or deepen a natural stream in such a manner as to 11 permit salt water to move inland of an established saltwater 12 barrier line, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second 13 degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083. Each day such 14 movement of salt water shall continue, shall constitute a 15 separate offense of the provisions of this law. 16 (2) Notwithstanding s. 373.129(5), if a bottled water 17 operator withdraws quantities that exceed the quantities 18 authorized in its consumptive use permit issued under part II of 19 this chapter, the bottled water operator is subject to a civil 20 penalty equal to a rate of 12.5 cents per gallon of water 21 withdrawn above such authorized quantities. The civil penalty 22 must be paid by the bottled water operator to the water 23 management district that issued the consumptive use permit and 24 such fees must be used solely by the water management district 25 for the purposes of aquifer replenishment and creating 26 alternative water supplies. As used in this subsection, the term 27 “bottled water operator” means a person engaged in the business 28 of bottling or packaging for sale water extracted from waters of 29 the state who has received a permit in accordance with part II 30 of this chapter. The term does not include a person who bottles 31 or packages water from a public water system as defined in s. 32 403.852(2). 33 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law. 34 35 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 36 And the title is amended as follows: 37 Delete everything before the enacting clause 38 and insert: 39 A bill to be entitled 40 An act relating to bottled water consumptive use 41 permit violations; amending s. 373.123, F.S.; 42 specifying a civil penalty for a bottled water 43 operator that withdraws quantities of water exceeding 44 its consumptive use permit; requiring such penalty to 45 be paid to the water management district issuing the 46 permit, to be used for certain purposes; defining the 47 term “bottled water operator”; providing an effective 48 date.