FL H0403 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 25 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2022-03-14 - Died on Second Reading Calendar
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Authorizes courts to award reasonable attorney fees & costs & damages in certain civil actions filed against local governments; specifies limitation on awards; requires boards of local governments to prepare business impact estimate before enactment of ordinance; specifies requirements for posting & content of estimate; requires local government to suspend enforcement of ordinance that is subject of certain legal action if certain conditions are met; authorizes prevailing local government to enforce ordinance after specified period; requires courts to give priority to certain cases; authorizes courts to award attorney fees & costs & damages; provides declaration of important state interest.

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Local Ordinances


Roll Calls

2022-02-28 - House - House State Affairs Committee (Y: 14 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2022-02-16 - House - House Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee (Y: 12 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-12-01 - House - House Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Y: 11 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2022-03-14HouseDied on Second Reading Calendar
2022-03-12HouseIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2022-02-28HouseAdded to Second Reading Calendar
2022-02-28HouseBill released to House Calendar
2022-02-28HouseReported out of State Affairs Committee
2022-02-28HouseFavorable by State Affairs Committee
2022-02-27HouseAdded to State Affairs Committee agenda
2022-02-18HouseNow in State Affairs Committee
2022-02-18HouseReferred to State Affairs Committee
2022-02-16House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
2022-02-16HouseCS Filed
2022-02-16HouseLaid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
2022-02-16HouseReported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2022-02-16HouseFavorable with CS by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
2022-02-14HouseAdded to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda
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) 2022-03-14 - Died in Messages

Code Citations

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=60972&IsPCB=0&BillId=73685
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=65135&IsPCB=0&BillId=73685
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=66117&IsPCB=0&BillId=73685

Bill Comments