Florida League of Cities

Funding for Environmental Resource Management (Support) – Passed

CS/CS/HB 1417 (Buchanan) and CS/SB 1638 (Hutson) require the Legislature to appropriate 96% of the revenue share payments received under the 2021 gaming compact for the purpose of acquiring and managing conservation lands, improving water quality and addressing resiliency needs, including money for grants to local government for water quality improvement and greenways and trails. CS/SB 1638 passed the Senate (37-0) and the House (114-0) and is awaiting action by the Governor. (O’Hara)