Title: An Act relating to flood control districts
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Title: An Act relating to flood control districts
Alternate Title: Bill to be entitled An Act relating to flood control districts, amending chapter 378, to create a new section dealing with water shortage and emergency orders. To take effect on Dec. 1, 1973 and repealed on July 1, 1973.
Physical Description: 3p.
Language: English
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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 27
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00051408
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Levin College of Law, University of Florida
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3 A bill to be entitled

4 An Act relating to flood control

5 districts; amending chapter 378,

6 Florida Statutes, to create a new

7 section dealing with the declaration

8 of water shortage and emergency

9 orders; providing an effective

10 date.

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12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of

13 Florida:

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15 Section 1. Chapter 378, Florida Statutes, is

16 amended*' by creating a new section numbered 378.152

17 to read.

18 378.152 Declaration of water 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 the 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 impose such

28 restrictions on one or more users of the water

29 resource as may be necessary to protect the water

30 resources of the area from serious harm.

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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 the

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

26 of the governing board deems necessary to meet the

27 emergency.

28 (5) All actions taken pursuant to this

29 section shall be subject to review by the department

30 of natural resources.

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1 Section 2. This act shall take effect on

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3 repealed on July 1, 1973.

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