Florida Senate - 2010                             CS for SB 1882
       By the Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation;
       and Senator Gaetz
       592-03147-10                                          20101882c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to state park designations;
    3         designating the Bob Graham Grayton Beach State Park in
    4         Walton County; designating the Jack Mashburn Marina
    5         within St. Andrew’s State Park; directing the
    6         Department of Environmental Protection to erect
    7         appropriate signs and markers; providing an effective
    8         date.
   10         WHEREAS, in 1985, Governor Bob Graham strongly supported
   11  Walton County residents’ efforts to encourage the state to
   12  purchase Grayton’s beachfront and the dunes and forest land to
   13  the west and north of the existing park, and
   14         WHEREAS, this most valuable addition to the park might
   15  never have occurred without Bob Graham’s personal involvement,
   16  and
   17         WHEREAS, Bob Graham’s roots in Walton County go back to the
   18  1890s when his grandfather, Daniel Simmons, M.D., opened a
   19  medical practice in Freeport, Bob Graham’s mother and her five
   20  siblings were born in Walton County, his mother graduated from
   21  Walton County High School in 1924, and members of the family
   22  lived in north and south Walton County, and
   23         WHEREAS, Bob Graham is recognized as one of Florida’s
   24  greatest and most popular governors, NOW, THEREFORE,
   26  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   28         Section 1. Bob Graham Grayton Beach State Park designated;
   29  Department of Environmental Protection to erect suitable
   30  markers.—
   31         (1)The Grayton Beach State Park in Walton County is
   32  designated as theBob Graham Grayton Beach State Park.”
   33         (2)The Department of Environmental Protection is directed
   34  to erect suitable markers designating the Bob Graham Grayton
   35  Beach State Park as described in subsection (1).
   36         Section 2. Jack Mashburn Marina designation.—
   37         (1) The marina at Grand Lagoon within St. Andrew’s State
   38  Park, commonly referred to as the “boat basin,” is designated as
   39  the Jack Mashburn Marina.
   40         (2) The Department of Environmental Protection is directed
   41  to erect appropriate signs and markers designating the Jack
   42  Mashburn Marina as described in subsection (1).
   43         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.

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