ADDING A STATUTORY STICK TO THE BUNDLE OF RIGHTS: FLORIDA'S ABILITY TO REGULATE WETLANDS UNDER CURRENT TAKINGS JURISPRUDENCE AND UNDER THE PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT OF 1995

Tirso M. Carreja

This article focuses on Florida's ability to regulate wetlands under current takings jurisprudence and under the PPRPA. Accordingly, Part II of this article focuses on the topographical characteristics that are necessary for land to constitute a wetland. Part III then analyzes the history of wetlands regulations under the Takings Clause. This part also evaluates and compares takings jurisprudence under the Florida and federal judiciary systems. Finally, Part IV outlines the PPRPA and considers the extent to which the PPRPA may affect Florida's ability to regulate wetlands.

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