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Weekly Legislative Update from May 5, 2017


SB 10-Relating to Water Resources
On Tuesday, May 2nd, SB 10, by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Orange Park) was amended, read for a third time on the floor of the House and passed by a vote of 99 yeas to 19 nays.

After SB 10 passed the House chamber, the bill was sent to the Senate chamber to be considered as amended. The Senate concurred to the amended form of SB 10 and passed the bill by a vote of 33 yeas to 0 nays.
This bill creates additional water storage south of Lake Okeechobee using Amendment 1 funding, in an attempt to remedy the polluted discharges flowing east and west of the lake.

SB 10 will now go to the desk of the Governor.