Bill Text: FL H0333 | 2012 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Collection and Disposal of Household Pharmaceuticals

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Failed) 2012-03-09 - Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee [H0333 Detail]

Download: Florida-2012-H0333-Introduced.html
HB 333

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to the collection and disposal of
3household pharmaceuticals; creating s. 403.745, F.S.;
4requiring the Department of Environmental Protection
5to establish a grant program to reimburse local law
6enforcement agencies for the expenses associated with
7the collection and disposal of household
8pharmaceuticals; providing eligibility requirements;
9creating s. 938.16, F.S.; requiring that the court
10impose an additional surcharge for specified offenses;
11providing for the proceeds of the surcharge to be
12deposited into the Household Pharmaceuticals
13Collection and Disposal Trust Fund; providing for the
14clerk of the court to retain a service charge;
15providing an effective date.
17Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
19     Section 1.  Section 403.745, Florida Statutes, is created
20to read:
21     403.745  Household pharmaceuticals collection and disposal
22grant program.-The department shall establish a grant program to
23reimburse local law enforcement agencies for the expenses
24associated with the collection and disposal of household
25pharmaceuticals. To be eligible for a grant, a law enforcement
26agency must conduct the collection and disposal of household
27pharmaceuticals in a manner consistent with applicable rules of
28the department and applicable state and federal requirements.
29     Section 2.  Section 938.16, Florida Statutes, is created to
31     938.16  Additional cost to fund the household
32pharmaceuticals collection and disposal grant program.-In
33addition to any sanction imposed for a violation of s. 893.13,
34s. 893.135, or s. 893.1351, the court shall impose a surcharge
35of $21. Payment of the surcharge shall be a condition of
36probation, community control, or any other court-ordered
37supervision. Twenty dollars of the surcharge shall be deposited
38into the Household Pharmaceuticals Collection and Disposal Trust
39Fund established in s. 403.7451. The clerk of the court shall
40retain $1 of each surcharge that the clerk of the court collects
41as a service charge of the clerk's office.
42     Section 3.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.

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