Florida Senate - 2021 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 694 Ì403980.Î403980 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Rodrigues) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 64 and 65 4 insert: 5 Section 3. Present subsections (42) through (47) of section 6 403.703, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (43) 7 through (48), respectively, and a new subsection (42) is added 8 to that section, to read: 9 403.703 Definitions.—As used in this part, the term: 10 (42)(a) “Storm-generated yard trash” means vegetative 11 matter that: 12 1. Results from a tropical storm, a hurricane, a tornado, 13 or any other significant weather event and is located or placed 14 within a federally designated disaster area on public property 15 or a public right-of-way; 16 2. Is eligible for federal reimbursement under 42 U.S.C. s. 17 5121 et seq.; and 18 3. Is placed curbside or on public property or a public 19 right-of-way within the 15-day period after the tropical storm, 20 hurricane, tornado, or other significant weather event that is 21 the subject of the federally declared disaster. 22 (b) The term includes storm-generated debris under s. 23 403.7071. 24 Section 4. Subsection (7) is added to section 403.7071, 25 Florida Statutes, and subsection (6) of that section is 26 reenacted, to read: 27 403.7071 Management of storm-generated debris.—Solid waste 28 generated as a result of a storm event that is the subject of an 29 emergency order issued by the department may be managed as 30 follows: 31 (6) Local governments or their agents may conduct the 32 burning of storm-generated yard trash, other storm-generated 33 vegetative debris, or untreated wood from construction and 34 demolition debris in air-curtain incinerators without prior 35 notice to the department. Within 10 days after commencing such 36 burning, the local government shall notify the department in 37 writing describing the general nature of the materials burned; 38 the location and method of burning; and the name, address, and 39 telephone number of the representative of the local government 40 to contact concerning the work. The operator of the air-curtain 41 incinerator is subject to any requirement of the Florida Forest 42 Service or of any other agency concerning authorization to 43 conduct open burning. Any person conducting open burning of 44 vegetative debris is also subject to such requirements. 45 (7) Unless otherwise specified in a contract or franchise 46 agreement between a local government and a private solid waste 47 or debris management service provider, a private solid waste or 48 debris management service provider is not required to collect 49 storm-generated yard trash. 50 51 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 52 And the title is amended as follows: 53 Delete line 16 54 and insert: 55 notice; amending s. 403.703, F.S.; defining the term 56 “storm-generated yard trash”; reenacting and amending 57 s. 403.7071, F.S.; providing that private solid waste 58 or debris management service providers are not 59 required to collect storm-generated yard trash unless 60 required to do so by contract or franchise agreement 61 with a local government; providing an effective date.