FL H1055 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Failed on March 11 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-03-11 - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires FWCC, DACS, & DEP to enforce certain provisions, adopted rules, & issued orders; creates Bear-Resistant Garbage Container Account within Nongame Wildlife Trust Fund; requires FWCC to establish process through which certain local governments may obtain loans to purchase bear-resistant garbage containers; prohibits harvesting of saw palmetto berries & sale of timber rights on state lands identified as Florida black bear habitat; requires burn schedules for state forests & parks containing Florida black bear habitat to be adjusted to meet certain conditions; requires FWCC to designate Florida black bear habitat & post such areas on website.

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Florida Black Bears



2016-03-11HouseDied in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
2016-01-08HouseReferred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1096 (Same As) 2016-03-11 - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
S1674 (Similar To) 2016-03-11 - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation

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