FL H0021 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Failed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Died in Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Revises cause of action requirements for statutory civil actions relating to certain violations; requires that person submit construction defect claim to warranty provider before serving notice of claim; provides requirements for claimant & warranty provider; provides that certain actions do not constitute admission of liability & may not be admissible in action; revises provisions relating to construction defects & notice of claim requirements; authorizes claimant to request that independent qualified third party make repairs; tolls statute of limitations in certain circumstances; requires claimant to notify mortgagee or assignee within specified timeframe after service of notice of construction defect claim; requires claimant to send second notice within specified timeframe under certain circumstances.

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Construction Defects


Roll Calls

2021-03-08 - House - House Regulatory Reform Subcommittee (Y: 9 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2021-02-17 - House - House Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee (Y: 10 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-30HouseDied in Judiciary Committee
2021-03-10HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2021-03-10HouseReferred to Judiciary Committee
2021-03-10House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2021-03-09HouseCS Filed
2021-03-09HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-09HouseReported out of Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2021-03-08HouseFavorable with CS by Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2021-03-04HouseAdded to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-02-18HouseNow in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2021-02-18HouseReported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2021-02-17HouseFavorable by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2021-02-10HouseAdded to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda
2021-01-15HouseReferred to Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee; Regulatory Reform Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S270 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Community Affairs

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
55384Amended CodeSee Bill Text
558001Amended CodeSee Bill Text
558003Amended CodeSee Bill Text
558004Amended CodeSee Bill Text
558005Amended CodeSee Bill Text
558006Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=56800&IsPCB=0&BillId=69926
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=57513&IsPCB=0&BillId=69926

Bill Comments