FL S0220 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 21 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-21 - Chapter No. 2018-15
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Authorizing lienholders to use certain documents as an admission in an action to foreclose a mortgage; providing that submission of certain documents in a foreclosure action creates a rebuttable presumption that the defendant has waived any defenses to the foreclosure; requiring a court to take judicial notice of orders entered in bankruptcy cases under certain circumstances, etc.

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Bankruptcy Matters in Foreclosure Proceedings


Roll Calls

2018-02-14 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#598 (Y: 110 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-07 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#5 (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-03-21 Chapter No. 2018-15
2018-03-19 Approved by Governor
2018-03-12 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2018-02-20SenateOrdered enrolled
2018-02-14HousePassed; YEAS 111 NAYS 0
2018-02-14HouseRead 3rd time
2018-02-14HouseRead 2nd time
2018-02-14HouseSubstituted for HB 271
2018-02-08HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
2018-02-08HouseReferred to Calendar
2018-02-08HouseIn Messages
2018-02-07SenatePassed; YEAS 35 NAYS 0
2018-02-07SenateRead 3rd time
2018-02-01SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-02-01SenateRead 2nd time
2018-01-30SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 02/01/18
2018-01-11SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2018-01-11SenateFavorable by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2018-01-08SenateOn Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/11/18, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2017-12-06SenateNow in Rules
2017-12-05SenateFavorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2017-11-27SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 12/05/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2017-11-07SenateNow in Judiciary
2017-11-07SenateFavorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
2017-10-30SenateOn Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 11/07/17, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2017-09-22SenateReferred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H271 (Same As) 2018-02-14 - Laid on Table, refer to SB 220

Code Citations

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70212Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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