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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XXVI
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Chapter 337
CONTRACTING; ACQUISITION, DISPOSAL, AND USE OF PROPERTY
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F.S. 337.0262
337.0262 Purchase and use of clay, peat, gravel, sand, or any other solid substance extracted from borrow pits.
(1) The department, and any contractor or subcontractor of the department, may not purchase or use any clay, peat, gravel, sand, or other solid substance extracted from a borrow pit as defined in s. 378.403 unless:
(a) Certification is provided to the department, contractor, or subcontractor by the operator of the borrow pit that it is in compliance with the notice requirements and substantive requirements of s. 378.801; and
(b) The operator of the borrow pit is in compliance with the performance standards in s. 378.803, including, but not limited to, providing proof of currently valid permits required by the Department of Environmental Protection and the appropriate water management district.
(2) All contracts and purchase orders executed by the department, and all subcontracts and purchase orders executed by contractors or subcontractors after July 1, 2021, must include specific requirements for compliance with this section.
(3) In the event that the department determines that substances are being obtained and used from a borrow pit that is not in compliance with this section, the department must cease to accept any substances from that borrow pit within 48 hours after such determination. The department may resume acceptance of substances from the borrow pit once the borrow pit is in compliance with this section.
History.s. 9, ch. 2021-188.