FL S1076 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 10 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-10 - Died in Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Designating the "Protect Florida Small Business Act"; prohibiting a franchisor from terminating or not renewing a franchise under certain circumstances; prohibiting a franchisor from denying certain persons the opportunity to participate in the ownership of a franchise for a specified period after the death of the franchisee or the death of a person controlling a majority interest in the franchise; requiring a franchisor and a franchisee to deal with each other in good faith; prohibiting waivers through certain contract provisions that would affect a person's rights to make a claim, etc.

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2018-03-10SenateDied in Judiciary
2018-03-10SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2018-02-08SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/13/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
2018-02-01SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/06/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
2018-01-31SenateNow in Judiciary
2018-01-30SenateFavorable by Regulated Industries; YEAS 5 NAYS 4
2018-01-25SenateOn Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 01/30/18, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2017-12-13SenateReferred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H1219 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee

Code Citations

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686101Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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