FL S0088 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Chapter No. 2021-7
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Prohibiting farms from being held liable for nuisance except under certain circumstances; providing a burden of proof; prohibiting nuisance actions from being filed against farm operations unless specified conditions are met; providing requirements for and limitations on damages; providing that plaintiffs who bring nuisance actions against farm operations are liable for certain costs and expenses under certain conditions, etc.

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Farming Operations


Roll Calls

2021-04-22 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#258 (Y: 110 N: 7 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#6 (Y: 37 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-04 - Senate - Senate Rules (Y: 14 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-15 - Senate - Senate Environment and Natural Resources (Y: 4 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-01 - Senate - Senate Judiciary (Y: 10 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-30 Chapter No. 2021-7
2021-04-29 Approved by Governor
2021-04-22 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-22SenateOrdered enrolled
2021-04-22HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-22HouseCS passed; YEAS 110, NAYS 7
2021-04-22HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-21HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-21HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 341393 Failed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 288003 Failed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 898789 Failed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 122127 Failed
2021-04-21HouseAmendment 846141 Failed
2021-04-21HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-21HouseSubstituted for CS/CS/HB 1601
2021-04-19HouseAmendment 846141 filed
2021-04-19HouseAmendment 288003 filed
2021-04-19HouseAmendment 122127 filed
2021-04-19HouseAmendment 341393 filed
2021-04-19HouseAmendment 898789 filed
2021-04-18House1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
2021-04-18HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/21/2021)
2021-04-18HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-03-25HouseIn Messages
2021-03-18SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 1
2021-03-18SenateRead 3rd time
2021-03-11SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-03-11SenateOrdered engrossed
2021-03-11SenateAmendment(s) adopted (545786)
2021-03-11SenateRead 2nd time
2021-03-10SenateCS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time
2021-03-08SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/21
2021-03-05SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-03-04SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2021-03-04SenateCS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 2
2021-03-02SenateCS/CS by Environment and Natural Resources read 1st time
2021-03-02SenateCS by Judiciary read 1st time
2021-03-01SenateOn Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/04/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2021-02-18SenateNow in Rules
2021-02-16SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2021-02-15SenateCS/CS by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 4 NAYS 1
2021-02-08SenateOn Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 02/15/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
2021-02-03SenateNow in Environment and Natural Resources
2021-02-02SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2021-02-01SenateCS by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 1
2021-01-25SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/01/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2021-01-25SenateReferred to Judiciary; Environment and Natural Resources; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H1601 (Similar To) 2021-04-21 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 88 (Ch. 2021-7)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1633162Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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3165501Amended CodeSee Bill Text
4039337Amended CodeSee Bill Text
57086Amended CodeSee Bill Text
633202Amended CodeSee Bill Text
812015Amended CodeSee Bill Text
82314Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/88/Vote/SenateVote_s00088e1006.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/88/Vote/HouseVote_s00088e1258.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/88/Vote/2021-02-01%200230PM~S00088%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/88/Vote/2021-02-15%200330PM~S00088%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/88/Vote/2021-03-04%200900AM~S00088%20Vote%20Record.PDF

Bill Comments