FL H0859 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Failed on May 5 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-05 - Died in Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Provides specified maximum voluntary freeboard requirements for new construction & substantial improvements to existing construction; prohibits voluntary freeboard from being used in calculation of maximum allowable height for certain construction; authorizes local governments to adopt by ordinance minimum freeboard requirement or maximum voluntary freeboard that exceeds minimum requirements; requires Florida Building Commission to adopt by rule minimum freeboard requirements & to incorporate such requirements into next edition of FBC; requires commission to review freeboard requirements every 5 years.

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2023-05-05HouseDied in Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
2023-03-07House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2023-02-21HouseNow in Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
2023-02-21HouseReferred to Commerce Committee
2023-02-21HouseReferred to State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
2023-02-21HouseReferred to Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S1018 (Same As) 2023-05-05 - Died in Rules

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