SB 494 -  Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

by Hutson
Revising the vessel conditions that an officer of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission or a law enforcement agency may use to determine that a vessel is at risk of becoming derelict; prohibiting municipalities and counties from designating public bathing beach areas or swim areas within their jurisdictions which are within the marked channel portion of the Florida Intracoastal Waterway or within a specified distance from any portion of the marked channel; authorizing the commission to establish a program to provide grants to local governments for certain actions regarding derelict vessels and those declared to be a public nuisance; providing that all employees of the commission or the Florida Forest Service may operate drones for specified purposes, etc.
Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022
Last Event: 11/22/21 S On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 11/30/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building on Monday, November 22, 2021 2:02 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Environment and Natural Resources
    • On agenda for: 11/30/21 9:00 AM
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
  • Appropriations

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 11/30/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building Time: 11/22/2021 - 2:02 PM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: __
Event: S Referred to Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations Time: 10/21/2021 - 8:32 AM Member: Committee: Environment and Natural Resources Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 10/13/2021 - 4:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: __