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CS/CS/SB 1954: Statewide Flooding and Sea Level Rise Resilience

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Environment and Natural Resources ; Rodrigues ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Garcia ; Rodriguez

Statewide Flooding and Sea Level Rise Resilience; Establishing the Resilient Florida Grant Program within the Department of Environmental Protection; requiring the department to complete a comprehensive statewide flood vulnerability and sea level rise data set and assessment by specified dates; requiring the department to develop an annual Statewide Flooding and Sea Level Rise Resilience Plan and submit the plan to the Governor and Legislature by a specified date; requiring the department to implement a scoring system for assessing projects eligible for inclusion in the plan, etc.

Effective Date: 5/12/2021
Last Action: 5/13/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-28
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations -SJ 219
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 218
• On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 03/15/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/15/2021 Senate • CS by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 271
3/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations
3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Environment and Natural Resources read 1st time -SJ 280
3/26/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/31/21, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/29/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/01/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/31/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
4/1/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/07/21 -SJ 378
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 354
4/7/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 376
• Amendment(s) adopted (132074) -SJ 376
• Read 3rd time -SJ 378
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
• The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 378
• Immediately certified -SJ 378
4/7/2021 House • In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Substituted for CS/HB 7019
• Read 2nd time
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 118, NAYS 0
• Immediately certified
4/8/2021 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 413
4/8/2021 House • Message sent to senate
5/10/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/12/2021 • Approved by Governor
5/13/2021 • Chapter No. 2021-28