Title: House Bill No. 17-14: flood control districts
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Title: House Bill No. 17-14: flood control districts
Alternate Title: Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 17-14 relating to flood control districts to create a new section of FS ch. 378 dealing with water shortage and emergency orders, approved by the Governo
Physical Description: 3p.
Language: English
Publication Date: Dec. 6, 1972
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Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
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General Note: Box 3, Folder 3A ( LEGISLATION - BOX 3, FOLDER 3 ), Item 19
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00051400
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
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4 An Act relating to flood control.

5 districts; amecd'ng chapter 378,

6 Florida St-atutes, to create a ne--,...

7 section dealing with the declaration

8 of-water ) portage and emergency

9 orders; providing an effective

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12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of

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15 ..Section 1. Chapter 378, Florida Statutes, is

16 amended by creating a new section numbe-red 378.152

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18 3-'-83-m52 Declaration ofwater shortage;

19 emergency orders.--

20 (1) The governing board of the district may

21 by order declare that a water shortage exists within

22 all or part of the district when insufficient ground ,

23 or surface water is available to meet th.e needs of

24 the users, or when conditions are such as to require

25 temporary reduction in total use within the area to -- .,<

26 protect water resources from serious harm.

27 (2) The governing board may impos-e such

28 restrictions on one or more users of th], water

29 resource as may be necessary to protect the water

30 resources of-the area from serious h.arm,

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1 (3) When a water shortage is declared, the

2 governing board shall cause notice thereof to be

3 published in a prominent place within a newspaper of

4 general circulation throughout the area. Such notice

5 shall be published each day for the first week of the

6 shortage and once a week thereafter until t-he

7 declaration is rescinded. Publication of such

8 notice shall serve as notice to all users in the area

9 of the condition of water shortage.

10 (4) If an emergency condition exists due to

11 a water shortage within any area of the district,

12 and if the executive director of the district with

13 the concurrence of the governing board, finds that.

14 the exercise of powers under this section are not

15 sufficient to protect the public health, safety, or

16 welfare, or the health of animals, fish or aquatic

17 life,.or a-public water supply, or recreational,

18 commercial, industrial, agricultural, or other

19 reasonable uses, he may pursuant to the provisions of

20 Chapter 120, Florida Statutes, issue emergency orders

21 reciting the existence of such an emergency and

22 requiring that such action, including but not limited

23 to apportioning, rotating, limiting or prohibiting

24 the use of the water resources of.the district, be '

25 taken as the executive director with the concurrence e

26 of the governing board deems necessary to meet the

27 emergency.

28 (5) The department of natural resources shall

29 review and may rescind, modify or approve any policy
30 rule, regulation or order of a water management

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1 Section 2. This act shall take effect on

2 December 1, 1972 and shall automatically be

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