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OCTOBER 26, 1976
3 A bill to be entitled
4 An act relating to the preservation and restoration of state-
5 owned water bodies; providing for the establishment of a pro-
6. gram within the Department of Environmental Regulation to
7 assist in the preservation and restoration of state-owned
8 water bodies funded by appropriations from general revenue,
9 unused funds from the Pollution Recovery Fund and available
13 federal monies; establishing criteria for consideration for
11 determining funding priorities; providing for positions within
12 the department; providing for funding; providing for liberal
13 construction; providing for an effective date.
15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
17 Section 1. Sections 403.166(1), 403.166(2), 403.166(3) (a), (b),
Aa and (c) are hereby created as follows:
9 403.166(1) This act shall be known as the Lake Preservation and
23 Restoration Act of 1977.
2; 403.166(2) The department shall establish a program to assist the.
_: preservation and restoration of state-cmed water bodies, said proolra~'. to
23 be funded from! general revenue, funds available from 403.165(2), and avjil-
able federal monies.
|_ 403.165(3) Funds for the preservation or restoration of specific
26 state-o-;:ed water bodies shall be allocated only after considneritioi of
27 the folloi.nb criteria:
2' (a) Whether the sources of pollution .that have caused tihe
29 need for restoration or preservation have been fully abated;
Co;l:;:: Words underlined ar-, additions: word:; in
struck-chroagh typT .rre dele:ion-s from existing law.
1 (b) 9hcther the county or counties within which the water
2 body is lo ated has pr have adopted ordinances which would prevent the con-
3 tinted ppUU tion of the water body under consideration for restoration or
4 preservation and the other water bodies within the county or counties.
5 (c) Whether the water body is or may be used for public
6. drinking water supplies, pr public recreational purposes.
7 Section' ?, SecQion 40),061(28) is hereby created as follows:
* 403,00(28) Establish and administer a program for the preservation
9 0nd restoration of water bodies within the state, collectively or indivi-
)9 dually, including the pgW@r to@ dopt all rules necessary to accomplish this
12 Section 3, There shall be created within the department the follo-;-
)S ing positions to stff the program specified herein:
.4 Environmiental AdtBinistr%tor, Secretary III, Engineer III, Environ-
15 piental EIologist (ES HI), Limnologist (ES II), Fiscal Assistant I, and
i- Contract Officer or A/Binlstrative Assistant I..
t1 Sction 4. There iS hereby appropriated the sum of SI,500,00G to be
IS* l5td for the purp5oss of preservation and restoration of state-owned water
|bodic? in Florida,
2Si ection 5 The provision? qif this act -re for z- e benefit of th~
public gnd shall be librally construed to accc-.plizs z.n s-ip.-es :-.
Si.Section 0, This act shall take effect on July 1, 1977.
COUh'ei Whf4 tI a _g d ar.n acdlitions; wo-cdl in
styrus4"thep9' yp r flpelo :icus from C.e(sting law.
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