Florida Senate - 2020 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for CS for SB 680 Ì743750"Î743750 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Hutson moved the following: 1 Senate Substitute for Amendment (231276) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Between lines 69 and 70 5 insert: 6 Section 2. The Office of Program Policy Analysis and 7 Government Accountability (OPPAGA) shall conduct a study to 8 determine the potential economic impacts to the commercial shark 9 fishing industry in this state and the potential environmental 10 impacts to our oceans due to such industry, including the 11 positive or negative impact to our oceans if the fishing and 12 sale of shark fins in this state and the export of shark fins 13 from this state are prohibited. In conducting the study, OPPAGA 14 shall consult with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 15 Administration, Mote Marine Laboratory, the Fish and Wildlife 16 Conservation Commission, the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Shark 17 Allies, the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association, any 18 other interested entities, and commercial fishermen, and such 19 study may consider any relevant information necessary. If the 20 office determines that there is a negative economic or 21 environmental impact to the commercial shark fishing industry in 22 this state or to the oceans themselves, respectively, the office 23 must consider potential actions that this state may take to 24 lessen or offset such impacts to the extent practicable. OPPAGA 25 shall submit a report of its findings to the President of the 26 Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by 27 October 1, 2021. 28 29 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 30 And the title is amended as follows: 31 Delete line 6 32 and insert: 33 applicability; requiring the Office of Program Policy 34 Analysis and Government Accountability to conduct a 35 study on the economic and environmental impacts of the 36 commercial shark fishing industry in this state; 37 requiring the office to consult with specified 38 entities in conducting the study; requiring the office 39 to consider offsets to certain potential negative 40 impacts if necessary; requiring a report to the 41 Legislature by a specified date; providing an 42 effective date.