Title: An Act relating to the division of water resources
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Title: An Act relating to the division of water resources
Alternate Title: Fla. Laws 65-409. An Act relating to the division of water resources and Conservation of the State Board of Conservation.
Physical Description: 3p.
Language: English
Publication Date: June 25, 1965
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 2, Folder 1A ( SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (Regulatory), Folder 1 ), Item 3
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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LAWS OF FLORIDA CHAPTER 65-409

)f such Section 4. All laws or parts of laws in conflict with the
,sirable provisions of this chapter are repealed to the extent of the
h same conflict only.
Shore Section 5. This act shall take effect immediately upon be-
oopera- coming a law.
ve par-
ed pro- Approved by the Governor June 24, 1965.
unties,
:s made Filed in Office Secretary of State June 25, 1965.
projects,
to each
county CHAPTER 65-409
ch plan
countiess HOUSE BILL NO. 819
to each AN ACT relating to the division of water resources and con-
7, Flor servation of the state board of conservation; amending section
boards 373.081(2), (8) and (9), Florida Statutes, to redefine the
ty. Any terms "division," "average minimum flow," "average mini-
,urposes mum level"; amending section 373.081(10), Florida Statutes,
ty com- by deleting definition of term "average minimum elevation"
s funds and inserting definition of term "mean low level"; amending
1 shores section 373.141 (1), Florida Statutes, prescribing the author-
ity of the board of conservation in capturing, storing and
Id other using water by altering the extent of its authority in this
as the connection as to watercourses and ground water.
the dis- Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
essential
state or Section 1. Subsections (2), (8), (9) and (10) of section
bereof. 373.081, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
ups373.081 Definitions.--When appearing in this law or in any
applica- rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, thE following words
invalid, shall mean :
applica-
out the (2) Division- The division of water resources and conser-
:ovisions vation.
i (8) Average minimum flow--Wrhen required for the pur-
Ig parts poses of this law, the division shall determine and establish the
ed in a average minimum flow for each month, January through De-
ervtation memberr, for a given watercourse at a given point thereon. The
average minimum flow as used in this law shall be the average
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CHAPTER 65-409 LAWS OF FLORIDA

of the five (5) lowest monthly mean discharge for each month, the capture,
January through December, occurring during the past twenty of the avera
(20) years of natural flow. The determination shall be based on of the of
available flow data or in the absence of such data, it shall be thuse of n
established by reasonable calculations by the division of water the indio
resources and conservation of the state board or its authorized studies indit
i agent, mean low le
to the water
(9) Average minimum level--When required for the pur- to other us-
poses of this law, the division shall determine and establish the beyond ripa
average minimum level for a given lake. The average minimum storage, use
level as used in this law shall be the average of the minimum water sourc.
thirty (30) days lake water level occurring during each of the at the time
five (5) years of lowest levels in the period of the preceding diversion.
twenty (20) consecutive years. The determination shall be based Became a
upon available lake level data, supplemented when available by
reasonable calculations made by the division of water resources Filed in O
and conservation or its authorized agent.
(10) Mean low Jevel--When required for the purposes of
this law, the division shall determine and establish the mean
low level for ground water at a given point. The mean low level
as used in this law shall be the level, as determined by the
division of water resources and conservation, below which the AN ACT re
lowering of the ground water level will cause irreparable dam- ing chapt
age to adjacent landowners or contamination of the water declaring
source. The determination shall be based on available ground possession
water level data, supplemented, when such data are incomplete, individual
by reasonable calculations made by the division of water re- ing an eff<
sources and conservation or its authorized agent. Provided, how-
ever, that said calculations as made by the board of conserva- Be It Enact<
tion or its agents shall not be conclusive or carry any pre-
sumption but said determination shall become conclusive unless Section 1
contested in writing within sixty (60) days after notification. adding secti
Section 2. Subsection (1) of section 373.141, Florida Stat- 790.25 L
utes, is amended to read: and other nv
373.141 Authorization for capture, storage, and use of (1) Dec
water.-- of public pl
arms safety
(1) The board is empowered to authorize the capture, other m eapc
storage and use of water of any watercourse only in excess of prohibiting
average minimum flow at the point of capture; to authorize perty, and t
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month, the capture, storage and use of water of any lake only in excess
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twenty of the average minimum level; to authorize the capture, storage






ased on and u of ground water only in excess of the mean low level at
shall be the point of capture, except in those instances where hydrologic
f water studies indicate that lowering the ground water level below the
:horized mean low level at the point of capture will not be detrimental
to the ater resources of the state or cause irreparable damage








be pur- to other users, and to authorize the diversion of such waters
lish the beyond riparian or overlying land; provided that such capture,
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month, u capture storage and useion of water ofrom any lake only in excessground
twenty of th average minimum level; to authorize the capture., storage




ased on water source will not inwaterfer e with the reasonable uses existing
hallt the time of the beginningnt of the capture, except in those instances wherage, use hydrologic
water studies indicate that lowering the ground water level below the







diversion.
hozed mean low level at with e point of capture will not be detrimentalval.




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to thrces Filed in Office Secretary of the state or cause irreparable damage25, 19.
be pur- to other users, and to authorize the diversion of such waters

iemum storage, use or diversion of water from a surface or ground








a mean CH~APTER 65-410
wi level
by the HOUSE BILL NO. 827
ich the AN ACT reum water source will not interfere with the reasonableaful uses existingnd-
Slet the time of the beginning chapter 790, Florida Statutes, by addingpture, setorage, use or790.2;
water diveclaring public policy; providing for the lawful o.ership,
ground possessioncame and use of firearms and other weapons by certain.





mplete* individuals and officers under certain circumstances; provid-
.ter re- ing an effective date.
d, ho- by-
nserva- Be It Encted b Seretary of Statre of Junthe St25,at of Florida:1965.






ty pre-
unless Section 1. Chapter 790, Florida Statutes, is amended by
ication. adding section 790.25 to read:
Sa Stat- 790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearmsof
mean CHAPTER 65-410
w level






andby the HOUSE BILL NO. 827nalty.
usich the of (1) Declarating to weaponsicy. The legislature finds ase; amend-
se dam- ing chapter 790, Florida Statutes, by adding section 790.25;






ofwater declaring public policy; providing forand fact thate lawful owneessary to promote fire-ship,
capture, arms safety and to curb and prevent the use of firearms and other weapons by certain
mpetess of other weapons and officers under certaby in circumstances; provid-thout
thterize prohibiting an effective lawful use in defense ote. life, home, and pro-
_d, how-






pnserva- Be It Enacted by the use by United States of the State military Floridania-






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ly pre-
unless Section 1. Chapter 790, Florida Statutes, is amended by
:,cation. adding section 790.25 to read"
SStat- 790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms
and other weapons; penalty.
use of (1) Declaration of policy. The legislature finds as a matter
of public policy and fact that it is necessary to promote fire-
apture, arms safety and to curb and prevent the use of firearms and
cess of other weapons in crime and by incompetent persons without
thorize prohibiting the lawful use in defense of life, home, and pro-
perty, and the use by United States or state military organiza-
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