CRC - 2017                                   COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Proposal No. P 46
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: RS            .                                
                  01/29/2018           .                                

       The Committee on Legislative (Keiser) recommended the following:
    1         CRC Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 27 - 48
    4  and insert:
    5         (1) No less than one-third of the revenue, not to exceed
    6  $300 million annually, must be deposited into the Florida
    7  Forever Trust Fund for the acquisition of environmentally
    8  sensitive land, as defined by the statutes in effect on January
    9  1, 2017.
   10         (2) The remainder must be expended as provided by law, to
   11  finance or refinance: the acquisition, management and
   12  improvement of land, water areas, and related property
   13  interests, including conservation easements, and natural
   14  resources for conservation lands including wetlands, forests,
   15  and fish and wildlife habitat; wildlife management areas; lands
   16  that protect water resources and drinking water sources,
   17  including lands protecting the water quality and quantity of
   18  rivers, lakes, streams, springsheds, and lands providing
   19  recharge for groundwater and aquifer systems; lands in the
   20  Everglades Agricultural Area and the Everglades Protection Area,
   21  as defined in Article II, Section 7(b); beaches and shores;
   22  outdoor recreation lands, including recreational trails, parks,
   23  and urban open space; rural landscapes; working farms and
   24  ranches; historic or geologic sites; together with management,
   25  restoration of natural systems, and the enhancement of public
   26  access or recreational enjoyment of conservation lands.
   27         (3)(2) To pay the debt service on bonds issued pursuant to
   28  Article VII, Section 11(e).