FL H0223 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 17 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-17 - Chapter No. 2021-108
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Prohibits vessels under specified weight from remaining in certain marinas that have been deemed unsuitable for refuge during hurricane after issuance of hurricane watch; requires marina owner, operator, employee, or agent to remove specified vessels; provides that such owner, operator, employee, or agent may charge vessel owner reasonable fee for such removal & may not be held liable for any damages as result of such removal; provides that owners or operators of certain vessels may be subject to fine that deepwater seaport issuing evacuation order may impose & collect.

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Marina Evacuations


Roll Calls

2021-04-14 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#10 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-01 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#35 (Y: 116 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House State Affairs Committee (Y: 23 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-09 - House - House Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-16 - House - House Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-06-17 Chapter No. 2021-108
2021-06-16 Approved by Governor
2021-06-14 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-14HouseOrdered enrolled
2021-04-14HouseIn Messages
2021-04-14SenateImmediately certified
2021-04-14SenateCS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
2021-04-14SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-14SenateRead 2nd time
2021-04-14SenateSubstituted for SB 578
2021-04-14SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-14SenateWithdrawn from Rules
2021-04-08SenateReferred to Rules
2021-04-07HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-07SenateIn Messages
2021-04-01HouseCS passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 0
2021-04-01HouseRead 3rd time
2021-03-31HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-03-31HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-03-31HouseRead 2nd time
2021-03-25HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (3/31/2021)
2021-03-22HouseAdded to Second Reading Calendar
2021-03-22HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-03-18House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2021-03-18HouseCS Filed
2021-03-18HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-18HouseReported out of State Affairs Committee
2021-03-17HouseFavorable with CS by State Affairs Committee
2021-03-15HouseAdded to State Affairs Committee agenda
2021-03-12HouseNow in State Affairs Committee
2021-03-12HouseReferred to State Affairs Committee
2021-03-10House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2021-03-10HouseCS Filed
2021-03-10HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2021-03-10HouseReported out of Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
2021-03-09HouseFavorable with CS by Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
2021-03-05HouseAdded to Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee agenda
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-02-16HouseNow in Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
2021-02-16HouseReported out of Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee
2021-02-16HouseFavorable by Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee
2021-02-09HouseAdded to Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee agenda
2021-01-22HouseReferred to Environment, Agriculture and Flooding Subcommittee; Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee; State Affairs Committee

Same As/Similar To

S578 (Same As) 2021-04-14 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 223 (Ch. 2021-108)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
32759Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/223/Vote/HouseVote_h00223c2035.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/223/Vote/SenateVote_h00223c2010.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=56716&IsPCB=0&BillId=70278
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=57819&IsPCB=0&BillId=70278
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=58603&IsPCB=0&BillId=70278

Bill Comments