FL H0403 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-11 - 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizes courts to assess & award attorney fees & costs & damages in certain civil actions filed against local governments; requires local governments to prepare business impact statement before adoption of proposed ordinances; specifies requirements for posting & content of statement; requires counties & municipalities to suspend enforcement of certain ordinances subject of certain legal actions; requires courts to give priority to certain cases; specifies factors court must consider in determining whether ordinance is arbitrary or unreasonable provides declaration of important state interest.

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Local Ordinances


Roll Calls

2021-12-01 - House - House Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Y: 11 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2022-01-11House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-12-01HouseNow in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2021-12-01HouseReported out of Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
2021-12-01HouseFavorable by Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
2021-11-23HouseAdded to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda
2021-11-05HouseNow in Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
2021-11-05HouseReferred to State Affairs Committee
2021-11-05HouseReferred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2021-11-05HouseReferred to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S280 (Same As) 2022-01-14 - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/20/22, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building

Code Citations

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12566Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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