Florida House of Representatives 1983 HB 200
By Representatives Smith and Stewart
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to water resources; amending s.
3 373.1961(3), Florida Statutes, 1982 Supplement,
4 relating to water production, to authorize the
5 governing boards of the several water
u 6 management districts to establish water
S7 production and transmission facilities upon
4 8 their own determination; providing an effective
11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
S'3 Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 373.1961, Florida
o 14 Statutes, 1982 Supplement, is amended to read:
o 15 373.1961 Water production.--In the performance of, and
16 in conjunction with, its other powers and duties, the
17 governing board of a water management district existing
1 '8 pursuant to chapter 373:
S19 (3) May, upon its own determination or at the request
20 of a county, municipality, or regional water supply authority,
a21 my establish water production and transmission facilities for
22 the purpose of supplying water to such counties,
23 municipalities, and regional water supply authorities.
S24 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 1983.
With respect to the State Water Resource Plan as set
forth in part I of chapter 373, F.S., grants authority to
the governing boards of the several water management
districts to establish water production and transmission
facilities to supply water to counties, municipalities,
and regional water supply authorities on their own
authority. Under present law such facilities may be
established only at the request of a county,
municipality, or regional water supply authority.
CODING: Words in 44ek t11.ug type are deletions from existing law; words underlind o ae dditions.