Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 694
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Community Affairs (Polsky) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Before line 17
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. Section 403.7033, Florida Statutes, is amended
    6  to read:
    7         403.7033 Departmental analysis of particular recyclable
    8  materials.—The Legislature finds that prudent regulation of
    9  recyclable materials is crucial to the ongoing welfare of
   10  Florida’s ecology and economy. As such, the Department of
   11  Environmental Protection shall review and update the
   12  department’s Retail Bags Report 2010 to analyze undertake an
   13  analysis of the need for new or different regulation of
   14  auxiliary containers, wrappings, or disposable plastic bags used
   15  by consumers to carry products from retail establishments. The
   16  update must analysis shall include input from state and local
   17  government agencies, stakeholders, private businesses, and
   18  citizens, and must shall evaluate the efficacy and necessity of
   19  both statewide and local regulation of these materials. To
   20  ensure consistent and effective implementation, the department
   21  shall submit the updated a report with conclusions and
   22  recommendations to the Legislature by December 31, 2021 no later
   23  than February 1, 2010. Until such time that the Legislature
   24  adopts the recommendations of the department or until July 1,
   25  2022, whichever is earlier, a no local government, local
   26  governmental agency, or state governmental government agency may
   27  not enact any rule, regulation, or ordinance regarding use,
   28  disposition, sale, prohibition, restriction, or tax of such
   29  auxiliary containers, wrappings, or disposable plastic bags.
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   32  And the title is amended as follows:
   33         Delete lines 2 - 3
   34  and insert:
   35         An act relating to waste management; amending s.
   36         403.7033, F.S.; requiring the Department of
   37         Environmental Protection to review and update a
   38         specified report on the regulation of certain
   39         auxiliary containers, wrappings, and disposable
   40         plastic bags; requiring submittal of the report to the
   41         Legislature by a specified date; prohibiting a local
   42         government, local governmental agency, or state
   43         governmental agency from enacting certain rules and
   44         regulations during a specified timeframe; amending s.
   45         403.70605, F.S.; requiring a