FL H0035 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-1-1)
Status: Passed on May 11 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-11 - Chapter No. 2021-17
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Revising construction as to the satisfaction of publication requirements for legal notices; revising requirements for newspapers that are qualified to publish legal notices; authorizing the Internet publication of specified governmental agency notices on newspaper websites in lieu of print publication if certain requirements are met; requiring the Florida Press Association to seek to ensure equitable access for minority populations to legal notices posted on the statewide legal notice website; requiring the association to publish and maintain certain reports on the statewide legal notice website, etc.

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Legal Notices


Roll Calls

2021-04-29 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#428 (Y: 105 N: 9 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#12 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#11 (Y: 85 N: 34 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-10 - House - House Judiciary Committee (Y: 17 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-03 - House - House Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee (Y: 11 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-05-11 Chapter No. 2021-17
2021-05-07 Approved by Governor
2021-05-07 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-29HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-29HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2021-04-29HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 105, NAYS 9
2021-04-29HouseAmendment 671432 Concur
2021-04-29HouseAdded to Senate Message List
2021-04-29HouseIn Messages
2021-04-29SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2021-04-29SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-29SenateAmendment(s) adopted (671432)
2021-04-29SenateRead 2nd time
2021-04-29SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 402
2021-04-29SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-29SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations
2021-03-30SenateReferred to Appropriations
2021-03-25HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-03-25SenateIn Messages
2021-03-18HouseCS passed; YEAS 85, NAYS 34
2021-03-18HouseRead 3rd time
2021-03-18HouseRead 2nd time
2021-03-11House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2021-03-11HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (3/18/2021)
2021-03-11HouseAdded to Second Reading Calendar
2021-03-11HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-03-10HouseCS Filed
2021-03-10HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-10HouseReported out of Judiciary Committee
2021-03-10HouseFavorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
2021-03-08HouseAdded to Judiciary Committee agenda
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-02-03HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2021-02-03HouseReported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2021-02-03HouseFavorable by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2021-01-27HouseOn Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee, 02/03/21, 4:30 pm, Webster Hall
2021-01-15HouseReferred to Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S402 (Similar To) 2021-04-29 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 35 (Ch. 2021-17)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1102Amended CodeSee Bill Text
12081Amended CodeSee Bill Text
1210511Amended CodeSee Bill Text
121055Amended CodeSee Bill Text
12566Amended CodeSee Bill Text
16212Amended CodeSee Bill Text
166041Amended CodeSee Bill Text
189015Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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190046Amended CodeSee Bill Text
194037Amended CodeSee Bill Text
197402Amended CodeSee Bill Text
200065Amended CodeSee Bill Text
338223Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3480308Amended CodeSee Bill Text
348635Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3487605Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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373146Amended CodeSee Bill Text
403722Amended CodeSee Bill Text
50011Amended CodeSee Bill Text
50021Amended CodeSee Bill Text
500211Amended CodeSee Bill Text
50031Amended CodeSee Bill Text
50041Amended CodeSee Bill Text
50051Amended CodeSee Bill Text
50061Amended CodeSee Bill Text
84938Amended CodeSee Bill Text
90902Amended CodeSee Bill Text
932704Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/35/Vote/HouseVote_h00035c1011.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/35/Vote/SenateVote_h00035c1012.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/35/Vote/HouseVote_h00035c1428.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=56614&IsPCB=0&BillId=69988
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=58080&IsPCB=0&BillId=69988

Bill Comments