Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1112
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Commerce and Tourism (Gruters) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    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   21  withdrawn above such authorized quantities.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.
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   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.