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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXIX
Chapter 403
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F.S. 403.4133
403.4133 Adopt-a-Shore Program.
(1) The Legislature finds that litter and illegal dumping present a threat to the state’s wildlife, environment, and shorelines. The Legislature further finds that public awareness and education will assist in preventing litter from being illegally deposited along the state’s shorelines.
(2) The Adopt-a-Shore Program shall be created within the Department of Environmental Protection. The program shall be designed to educate the state’s citizens and visitors about the importance of litter prevention and shall include approaches and techniques to remove litter from the state’s shorelines.
(3) For the purposes of this section, the term “shoreline” includes, but is not limited to, beaches, rivershores, and lakeshores.
History.s. 60, ch. 93-207; s. 5, ch. 2007-184.