Florida Senate - 2010 SB 552
By Senator Constantine
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to land management; amending s.
3 259.032, F.S.; deleting a provision requiring the
4 Legislature to review certain funding formulas;
5 providing an effective date.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9 Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (11) of section
10 259.032, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
11 259.032 Conservation and Recreation Lands Trust Fund;
14 (c) The Land Management Uniform Accounting Council shall
15 prepare and deliver a report on the methodology and formula for
16 allocating land management funds to the Acquisition and
17 Restoration Council. The Acquisition and Restoration Council
18 shall review, modify as appropriate, and submit the report to
19 the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund.
20 The board of trustees shall review, modify as appropriate, and
21 submit the report to the President of the Senate and the Speaker
22 of the House of Representatives no later than December 31, 2008,
23 which provides an interim management formula and a long-term
24 management formula, and the methodologies used to develop the
25 formulas, which shall be used to allocate land management funds
26 provided for in paragraph (b) for interim and long-term
27 management of all lands managed pursuant to this chapter and for
28 associated contractual services. The methodology and formula for
29 interim management shall be based on the estimated land
30 acquisitions for the fiscal year in which the interim funds will
31 be expended. The methodology and formula for long-term
32 management shall recognize, but not be limited to, the
34 1. The assignment of management intensity associated with
35 managed habitats and natural communities and the related
36 management activities to achieve land management goals provided
37 in s. 253.034(5) and subsection (10).
38 a. The acres of land that require minimal effort for
39 resource preservation or restoration.
40 b. The acres of land that require moderate effort for
41 resource preservation or restoration.
42 c. The acres of land that require significant effort for
43 resource preservation or restoration.
44 2. The assignment of management intensity associated with
45 public access, including, but not limited to:
46 a. The acres of land that are open to the public but offer
47 no more than minimally developed facilities;
48 b. The acres of land that have a high degree of public use
49 and offer highly developed facilities; and
50 c. The acres of land that are sites that have historic
51 significance, unique natural features, or a very high degree of
52 public use.
53 3. The acres of land that have a secondary manager
54 contributing to the overall management effort.
55 4. The anticipated revenues generated from management of
56 the lands.
57 5. The impacts of, and needs created or addressed by,
58 multiple-use management strategies.
59 6. The acres of land that have infestations of nonnative or
60 invasive plants, animals, or fish.
62 In evaluating the management funding needs of lands based on the
63 above categories, the lead land managing agencies shall include
64 in their considerations the impacts of, and needs created or
65 addressed by, multiple-use management strategies.
66 formulas for interim and long-term management proposed by the
67 agencies shall be reviewed by the Legislature during the 2009
68 regular legislative session. The Legislature may reject, modify,
69 or take no action relative to the proposed funding formulas. If
70 no action is taken, the funding formulas shall be used in the
71 allocation and distribution of funds provided in paragraph (b).
72 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.