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CS/HB 7019: Statewide Flooding and Sea Level Rise Resilience

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee ; Busatta Cabrera ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bartleman ; Botana ; Buchanan ; Chambliss ; Chaney ; Joseph ; LaMarca ; Massullo ; McFarland ; Morales ; Stevenson ; Woodson

Statewide Flooding and Sea Level Rise Resilience; Establishes Resilient Florida Grant Program within DEP to fund costs of community resilience planning; requires DEP to complete data set & assessment, develop annual Statewide Flooding & Sea Level Rise Resilience Plan & submit plan to Governor & Legislature; authorizes local governments, WMDs, & flood control districts to annually submit proposed projects to DEP; authorizes DEP to provide funding to regional resilience entities, subject to appropriation; establishes Florida Flood Hub for Applied Research & Innovation; requires Hub to annually submit report to Governor & Legislature; requires OEDR to include flood control information in assessments.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/8/2021 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 1954
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/9/2021 House • Filed
• Referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
• Added to Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/11/2021 House • Favorable by Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in State Affairs Committee
3/22/2021 House • PCS added to State Affairs Committee agenda
3/24/2021 House • Favorable with CS by State Affairs Committee
3/25/2021 House • Reported out of State Affairs Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/29/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/1/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/7/2021)
4/2/2021 House • Amendment 626709 filed
• Amendment 541943 filed
• Amendment 626709 withdrawn
4/7/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 541943 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 1954
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 1954