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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 403
ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
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F.S. 403.7095
403.7095 Solid waste management grant program.
(1) The department shall develop a consolidated grant program for small counties having populations fewer than 110,000, with grants to be distributed equally among eligible counties. Programs to be supported with the small-county consolidated grants include those for the purpose of general solid waste management, litter prevention and control, waste tire abatement, and recycling and education programs.
(2) The department may adopt rules necessary to administer this section, including, but not limited to, rules governing timeframes for submitting grant applications, criteria for prioritizing, matching criteria, maximum grant amounts, and allocation of appropriated funds based upon project and applicant size.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, and for the 2016-2017 fiscal year only, the Department of Environmental Protection shall award the sum of $3 million in grants in the 2016-2017 fiscal year equally to counties having populations of fewer than 110,000 for waste tire and litter prevention, recycling education, and general solid waste programs. This subsection expires July 1, 2017.
History.s. 18, ch. 88-130; s. 21, ch. 93-207; s. 3, ch. 95-144; ss. 34, 35, ch. 97-153; s. 22, ch. 98-46; s. 17, ch. 98-258; s. 24, ch. 99-228; s. 57, ch. 2000-171; s. 38, ch. 2001-254; s. 8, ch. 2002-2; s. 8, ch. 2002-291; ss. 33, 34, ch. 2002-402; s. 11, ch. 2004-6; s. 16, ch. 2007-184; s. 38, ch. 2008-153; s. 35, ch. 2009-82; s. 17, ch. 2010-4; s. 11, ch. 2010-143; s. 31, ch. 2010-153; s. 37, ch. 2011-47; s. 28, ch. 2012-119; s. 27, ch. 2013-41; s. 35, ch. 2014-53; s. 6, ch. 2015-8; s. 7, ch. 2016-11; ss. 89, 126, ch. 2016-62; s. 2, ch. 2016-174.