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

       The Committee on Community Affairs (Polsky) recommended the
    1         Senate Substitute for Amendment (131904) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Before line 17
    5  insert:
    6         Section 1. Section 403.7033, Florida Statutes, is amended
    7  to read:
    8         403.7033 Departmental analysis of particular recyclable
    9  materials.—The Legislature finds that prudent regulation of
   10  recyclable materials is crucial to the ongoing welfare of
   11  Florida’s ecology and economy. As such, the Department of
   12  Environmental Protection shall review and update its 2010 report
   13  on retail bags analyzing undertake an analysis of the need for
   14  new or different regulation of auxiliary containers, wrappings,
   15  or disposable plastic bags used by consumers to carry products
   16  from retail establishments. The updated report must analysis
   17  shall include input from state and local government agencies,
   18  stakeholders, private businesses, and citizens, and must shall
   19  evaluate the efficacy and necessity of both statewide and local
   20  regulation of these materials. To ensure consistent and
   21  effective implementation, the department shall submit the
   22  updated a report with conclusions and recommendations to the
   23  Legislature no later than December 31, 2021 February 1, 2010.
   24  Until such time that the Legislature adopts the recommendations
   25  of the department, a no local government, local governmental
   26  agency, or state governmental government agency may not enact
   27  any rule, regulation, or ordinance regarding use, disposition,
   28  sale, prohibition, restriction, or tax of such auxiliary
   29  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 its
   38         report on retail bags and submit the updated report to
   39         the Legislature by a specified date; amending s.
   40         403.70605, F.S.; requiring a