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Title XVIII
PUBLIC LANDS AND PROPERTY
Chapter 253
STATE LANDS
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CHAPTER 253
TITLE XVIII

PUBLIC LANDS AND PROPERTY

CHAPTER 253
STATE LANDS
253.001
Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund; duty to hold lands in trust.
253.002
Department of Environmental Protection, water management districts, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; duties with respect to state lands.
253.01
Internal Improvement Trust Fund established.
253.02
Board of trustees; powers and duties.
253.025
Acquisition of state lands for purposes other than preservation, conservation, and recreation.
253.027
Emergency archaeological property acquisition.
253.03
Board of trustees to administer state lands; lands enumerated.
253.031
Land office; custody of documents concerning land; moneys; plats.
253.0325
Modernization of state lands records.
253.033
Inter-American Center property; transfer to board; continued use for government purposes.
253.034
State-owned lands; uses.
253.0341
Surplus of state-owned lands to counties or local governments.
253.0345
Special events; submerged land leases.
253.0347
Lease of sovereignty submerged lands for private residential docks and piers.
253.035
Coastal anchorage areas.
253.036
Forest management.
253.037
Use of state-owned land for correctional facilities.
253.04
Duty of board to protect, etc., state lands; state may join in any action brought.
253.05
Prosecuting officers to assist in protecting state lands.
253.111
Notice to board of county commissioners before sale.
253.115
Public notice and hearings.
253.12
Title to tidal lands vested in state.
253.121
Conveyances of such lands heretofore made, ratified, confirmed, and validated.
253.1221
Bulkhead lines; reestablishment.
253.1241
Studies.
253.1252
Citation of rule.
253.126
Legislative intent.
253.127
Enforcement.
253.128
Enforcement; board or agency under special law.
253.1281
Review by board.
253.129
Confirmation of title in upland owners.
253.135
Construction of ss. 253.12, 253.126, 253.127, 253.128, and 253.129.
253.14
Rights of riparian owners; board of trustees to defend suit.
253.141
Riparian rights defined; certain submerged bottoms subject to private ownership.
253.21
Board of trustees may surrender certain lands to the United States and receive indemnity.
253.29
Board of trustees to refund money paid where title to land fails.
253.34
Transfer of notes owned by board.
253.36
Title to reclaimed marshlands, wetlands, or lowlands in board of trustees.
253.37
Survey to be made; sale of lands; preference to buyers.
253.38
Riparian rights not affected.
253.381
Unsurveyed marshlands; sale to upland owners.
253.382
Oyster beds, minerals, and oils reserved to state.
253.39
Surveys approved by chief cadastral surveyor validated.
253.40
To what lands applicable.
253.41
Plats and field notes filed in office of Board of Trustees of Internal Improvement Trust Fund.
253.42
Board of trustees may exchange lands.
253.43
Convey by deed.
253.431
Agents may act on behalf of board of trustees.
253.44
Disposal of lands received.
253.45
Sale or lease of phosphate, clay, minerals, etc., in or under state lands.
253.451
Construction of term “land the title to which is vested in the state.”
253.47
Board of trustees may lease, sell, etc., bottoms of bays, lagoons, straits, etc., owned by state, for petroleum purposes.
253.51
Oil and gas leases on state lands by the board of trustees.
253.511
Reports by lessees of oil and mineral rights, state lands.
253.512
Applicants for lease of gas, oil, or mineral rights; report as to lease holdings.
253.52
Placing oil and gas leases on market by board.
253.53
Sealed bids required.
253.54
Competitive bidding.
253.55
Limitation on term of lease.
253.56
Responsibility of bidder.
253.57
Royalties.
253.571
Proof of financial responsibility required of lessee prior to commencement of drilling.
253.60
Conflicting laws.
253.61
Lands not subject to lease.
253.62
Board of trustees authorized to convey certain lands without reservation.
253.66
Change in bulkhead lines, Pinellas County.
253.665
Grant of easements, licenses, and leases.
253.67
Definitions.
253.68
Authority to lease or use submerged lands and water column for aquaculture activities.
253.69
Application to lease submerged land and water column.
253.70
Public notice.
253.71
The lease contract.
253.72
Marking of leased areas; restrictions on public use.
253.73
Rules; ss. 253.67-253.75.
253.74
Penalties.
253.75
Studies and recommendations by the department and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; designation of recommended traditional and other use zones; supervision of aquaculture operations.
253.763
Judicial review relating to permits and licenses.
253.77
State lands; state agency authorization for use prohibited without consent of agency in which title vested; concurrent processing requirements.
253.781
Retention of state-owned lands along former Cross Florida Barge Canal route; creation of Cross Florida Greenways State Recreation and Conservation Area; authorizing transfer to the Federal Government for inclusion in Ocala National Forest.
253.782
Retention of state-owned lands in and around Lake Rousseau and the Cross Florida Barge Canal right-of-way from Lake Rousseau west to the Withlacoochee River.
253.7821
Cross Florida Greenways State Recreation and Conservation Area assigned to the Office of the Executive Director.
253.7822
Boundaries of the Cross Florida Greenways State Recreation and Conservation Area; coordination of management activities.
253.7823
Disposition of surplus lands; compensation of counties located within the Cross Florida Canal Navigation District.
253.7824
Sale of products; proceeds.
253.7825
Recreational uses.
253.7827
Transportation and utility crossings of greenways lands.
253.7828
Impairment of use or conservation by agencies prohibited.
253.783
Additional powers and duties of the department; disposition of surplus lands; payments to counties.
253.784
Contracts.
253.785
Liberal construction of act.
253.80
Murphy Act lands; costs and attorney fees for quieting title.
253.81
Murphy Act; tax certificates barred.
253.82
Title of state or private owners to Murphy Act lands.
253.83
Construction of recodification.
253.86
Management and use of state-owned or other uplands; rulemaking authority.