Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 724
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Environment and Natural Resources (Albritton)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Subsections (23) and (24) are added to s.
    6  403.706, Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         (23)(a)The Florida Recycling Working Group is created
    8  within the department and shall be composed of eleven members,
    9  with each of the following eleven organizations appointing one
   10  representative member from within their respective
   11  organizations:
   12         1.The department.
   13         2.The University of Florida’s Engineering School of
   14  Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment.
   15         3.The Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste
   16  Management.
   17         4.The Florida League of Cities.
   18         5.The Florida Association of Counties.
   19         6.The Florida Recycling Partnership.
   20         7.Keep Florida Beautiful.
   21         8.The Florida Beverage Association.
   22         9.Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.
   23         10.The Florida Chapter of the National Waste and Recycling
   24  Association.
   25         11.Recycle Florida Today, Inc.
   26         (b)The working group shall meet at least three times and
   27  elect, by quorum, a chair and a vice chair. A quorum shall
   28  consist of a majority of the members. The chair of the working
   29  group shall preside at all meetings and shall call a meeting as
   30  often as necessary to carry out this subsection. The department
   31  shall keep a complete record of the proceedings of each meeting,
   32  including the names of the members present at each meeting and
   33  the actions taken. The records are public records pursuant to
   34  chapter 119.
   35         (c)The working group shall compile a report recommending
   36  programs and statutory changes necessary for achieving future
   37  recycling goals based on current progress toward achieving the
   38  goals set in subsection (2). The working group shall submit the
   39  report to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the
   40  House of Representatives by July 1, 2021.
   41         (d)This subsection expires July 1, 2021.
   42         (24) A fiscally constrained county, as defined in s.
   43  218.67(1), is exempt from the goals and requirements set forth
   44  in this section. This subsection expires July 1, 2035.
   45  	Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.
   47  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   48  And the title is amended as follows:
   49         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   50  and insert:
   51                        A bill to be entitled                      
   52         An act relating to local government recycling
   53         programs; amending s. 403.706; creating the Florida
   54         Recycling Working Group; providing the duties and
   55         membership of the working group; requiring the working
   56         group to submit a report to the Legislature by a
   57         specified date; providing an expiration date for the
   58         working group; providing an exemption for fiscally
   59         constrained counties from recycling requirements;
   60         providing an expiration date for the exemption;
   61         providing an effective date.