Florida Senate - 2021                      CS for CS for SB 1892
       By the Committees on Appropriations; and Military and Veterans
       Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; and Senator Diaz
       576-03677-21                                          20211892c2
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to the Emergency Preparedness and
    3         Response Fund; creating s. 252.3711, F.S.; creating
    4         the Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund within
    5         the Executive Office of the Governor; providing for
    6         the deposit and use of funds; providing for future
    7         review and termination of the fund; providing an
    8         effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Section 252.3711, Florida Statutes, is created
   13  to read:
   14         252.3711Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund.—
   15         (1)The Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund is created
   16  within the Executive Office of the Governor.
   17         (2)The fund is established for use as a depository for
   18  moneys specifically appropriated to the fund. The moneys
   19  deposited in the fund are available as a primary funding source
   20  for the Governor for purposes of preparing or responding to a
   21  disaster declared by the Governor as a state of emergency that
   22  exceeds regularly appropriated funding sources.
   23         (3)In accordance with s. 19(f)(2), Art. III of the State
   24  Constitution, the Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund
   25  shall, unless terminated sooner, be terminated on July 1, 2025.
   26  Before its scheduled termination, the fund shall be reviewed as
   27  provided in s. 215.3206(1) and (2).
   28         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.