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CS/SB 298: Local Government Coastal Protections

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Polsky ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Stewart

Local Government Coastal Protections; Providing that only coastal counties and coastal municipalities that received written authorization from the Department of Environmental Protection on or before a specified date may establish construction zoning and building code exceptions to coastal construction control lines; authorizing the department to provide coastal counties, beginning on a specified date, with Resilient Florida Grant Program grants to fund saltwater intrusion vulnerability assessments, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/28/2024 Senate - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/24
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/2/2023 Senate • Filed
11/15/2023 Senate • Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Fiscal Policy
11/27/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 12/06/23, 11:00 am, 301 Senate Building
12/6/2023 Senate • Favorable by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
• Now in Fiscal Policy
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/12/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 01/18/24, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/18/2024 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
1/19/2024 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/22/2024 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
1/24/2024 Senate • CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
2/28/2024 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/24