Florida Chamber of Commerce

Florida Chamber Urges House Subcommittee to Support Proposed Committee Bill 2


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To: House Natural Resources & Public Lands Committee

The Florida Chamber of Commerce urges you to support Proposed Committee Bill 2, related to Federal 404 Delegation. This bill, sponsored by the Natural Resources & Public Lands Subcommittee will be heard on Wednesday, January 17th, in the House Natural Resources & Public Lands Subcommittee.

The Florida Chamber believes that certainty is a hallmark of a safe and just regulatory structure. Proposed Committee Bill 2 has the potential to drastically reduce confusion and time delays in the wetland permitting process while maintaining the exact same environmental protections. This legislation follows similar successful state efforts to assume federal permitting responsibilities for wastewater discharges and air emissions. Florida’s business community supports the bill because it:


Frank C. Walker, III
Vice President of Government Affairs

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