Bills Pending Florida Senate Community Affairs Committee

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FLS1708IntroConforming provisions to changes made by the act; authorizing certain counties to adopt a resolution that establishes and appoints members of more than one tourist development council upon a certain finding; requiring that such counties organize thei...
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2019-03-20
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FLS0908IntroRequiring that a uniform fire alarm permit application, along with certain other information, be used and submitted to the local enforcement agency for any project requiring a fire alarm permit; authorizing local authorities having jurisdiction to ac...
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2019-03-20
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FLS1152IntroProviding that a certificate of compliance from a licensed professional engineer may be accepted as evidence of compliance with certain codes; revising the requirements for retrofitting units, association property, and common elements; prohibiting th...
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2019-03-20
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FLS1140IntroDefining the term "attorney fees and costs"; providing for award of attorney fees and costs and damages in civil actions challenging local ordinances as being preempted by the State Constitution or state law; prohibiting an award of attorney fees and...
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2019-03-20
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FLS0604IntroExtending the date by which an applicant must make application for a license to be grandfathered, etc.
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2019-03-19
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FLS1616IntroRequiring county and municipal budget officers, respectively, to submit certain information to the Office of Economic and Demographic Research within a specified timeframe; requiring adopted budget amendments and final budgets to remain posted on eac...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1600IntroRedefining the term "first responder," for purposes of the tax exemption, to include law enforcement officers, correctional officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, or paramedics whose injuries are certified by their employing organizat...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1752IntroRequiring a county or municipality that imposes inspection fees to establish an expedited inspection process that provides priority processing for such inspections; requiring a local government that imposes permit fees to establish an expedited permi...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1508IntroIncreasing the maximum number of directors allowed for boards of special neighborhood improvement districts; requiring local planning ordinances to specify the number of directors and their term lengths and to provide for staggered terms; creating th...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1792IntroSpecifying that local governments may enact rates to tow or immobilize vessels on private property and to remove and store vessels under specified circumstances; prohibiting counties and municipalities, respectively, from enacting certain ordinances ...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1748IntroProhibiting certain local governments from imposing or adopting certain regulations on businesses and business entities on or after a specified date; specifying that certain regulations expire and may only be readopted or continue to be imposed after...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1728IntroProhibiting representatives, local governments, or other political subdivisions of the state from accepting specified cards or documents to determine a person's identity or residency; prohibiting local governments or law enforcement agencies from aut...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1770IntroProhibiting the transfer of money deposited to the State Housing Trust Fund and Local Government Housing Trust Fund; adding programs for which the Florida Housing Finance Corporation shall administer funds from the Local Government Housing Trust Fund...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1494IntroRemoving the acreage limitations that apply to small-scale comprehensive plan amendments, etc.
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2019-03-13
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FLS1504IntroRequiring certain agencies to provide a report to the Legislature relating to the use of specified transferred funds; requiring the repayment of certain funds within a specified timeframe, etc.
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2019-03-13
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FLS1510IntroCreating the Safe Neighborhood Improvement District Revolving Loan Trust Fund within the Department of Legal Affairs; providing for future review and termination or re-creation of the trust fund, etc.
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2019-03-13
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FLS1648IntroRequiring the Florida Building Code to require that the entire envelope of certain buildings being constructed or rebuilt be impact resistant and constructed with high wind-resistant and noncombustible construction materials; requiring that all parts...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1572IntroRevising the process for a local government to displace a private waste company in a county or municipality; requiring a local government to announce its intent to adopt an ordinance or a resolution for organized collection service through a resoluti...
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2019-03-13
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FLS1698IntroProposing amendments to the State Constitution to require a supermajority vote of each house of the Legislature to enact a general law preempting a subject of legislation to the state, etc.
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2019-03-13
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FLS1512IntroRevising the definition of the phrase "enforcing the Florida Building Code" to include certain costs; revising specified activities that, unless otherwise provided by law, may not be funded with fees adopted for enforcing the code, etc.
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2019-03-13
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FLS1806IntroRepealing chapters 2000-445, 2007-301, and 2014-230, Laws of Florida; requiring that any agency or authority previously covered under the act must provide a fair, neutral, and impartial system for administering employee discipline of a suspension, an...
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2019-03-13
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FLS0432IntroProhibiting a political subdivision from establishing, mandating, or otherwise requiring an employer to offer conditions of employment not otherwise required by state or federal law; specifying that certain requirements related to minimum wage and ot...
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2019-03-12
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FLS1318IntroDeleting a disqualification from the homestead exemption for persons receiving, but not claiming, certain ad valorem tax exemptions or tax credits in another state, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS0868IntroRevising the authority of a governing body of a county to levy business taxes; deleting exceptions from certain apportionment and distribution requirements for certain counties; reducing the maximum fees for certain receipt transfers, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS0428IntroRequiring a local government's comprehensive plan to include a property rights element; providing a statement of rights that a local government may use; requiring each local government to adopt a property rights element by a specified date, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS1420IntroRequiring a manufacturer to submit certain information when seeking to have an insulation product approved by the Florida Building Commission; requiring the manufacturer to provide test data to certain persons upon request; specifying that the failur...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0564IntroAuthorizing property appraisers to make notices of proposed property taxes available on their websites in lieu of mailing the notices; authorizing property appraisers to use electronic technology and devices for certain formatting purposes; revising ...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0288IntroCiting this act as the "Soldiers' and Heroes' Monuments and Memorials Protection Act"; revising the definition of "veteran" to include additional periods of military service; prohibiting specified activities concerning remembrances on public property...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0830IntroDirecting the Florida Building Code to require facilities that provide dialysis services to have an operational emergency power source, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS1054IntroProhibiting a person from lobbying a community redevelopment agency until he or she has registered as a lobbyist with that agency; authorizing an agency to establish an annual lobbyist registration fee, not to exceed a specified amount; requiring eth...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1082IntroRequiring the Florida Building Commission to incorporate into the Florida Building Code specified requirements and a certain exemption related to baby-changing tables, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS0842IntroAuthorizing the governing authority of each specified county to levy a discretionary surtax on documents for the purpose of establishing and financing an Affordable Housing Trust Fund; specifying a limit on the surtax; specifying procedures and requi...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1202IntroProhibiting animal shelters from euthanizing animals under certain conditions; requiring animal shelters to release animals to rescue organizations under certain conditions, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS0088IntroDeleting preemptions of local law relating to the regulation of auxiliary containers, wrappings, or disposable plastic bags; repealing the preemption of local laws regarding the use or sale of polystyrene products to the Department of Agriculture and...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0854IntroRevising the number of directors allowed for the boards of special neighborhood improvement districts; requiring local planning ordinances to specify director term lengths and provide for staggered terms; requiring that directors be landowners in, ra...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1254IntroRequiring certain prospective buyers to receive a disclosure summary before closing on a contract for the purchase of property in a dependent special district; authorizing purchasers of property within a dependent special district to rescind a sales ...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1350IntroExpanding the scope of the Legislative Auditing Committee review to include compliance with local government fiscal transparency requirements; providing procedures for the Auditor General and local governments to comply with the local government fisc...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1314IntroProviding a tax reduction to certain entities that provide affordable housing to identified groups; providing a formula for determining the amount of the reduction; requiring each taxpayer who receives a tax reduction to file an annual report, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS0594IntroRequiring the Attorney General, at the request of one or more members of the Legislature, to investigate whether a certain official action of the governing body of a county or municipality violated state law or the State Constitution; requiring the A...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1390IntroDeleting provisions that require local governmental measures that impose rent controls to expire within a specified period unless extended or renewed in accordance with specified requirements, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS1036IntroProhibiting local governments from carrying forward balances resulting from its enforcement of the Florida Building Code which exceed a specified amount; requiring local governments to use any excess funds for specified purposes, etc.
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2019-03-05
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FLS1196IntroRequiring licenses issued by the Division of Hotels and Restaurants of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to be displayed conspicuously to the public; requiring the operator of a vacation rental or specified public lodging establi...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1040IntroRequiring a petition sponsor of an initiative to adopt a charter county and regional transportation system surtax to comply with specified requirements within a specified timeframe before the proposed referendum; requiring a county to make the propos...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0726IntroAuthorizing counties imposing the tax to use the tax revenues to promote or incentivize film or television productions in this state; requiring such counties to require certain productions to include a specified statement in the production's credits,...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1262IntroProviding that certain deficiencies are limited to direct violations of a specified chapter; authorizing a park owner to enter a homeowner's lot to correct specified violations under certain conditions; requiring a park owner to provide a copy of an ...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0696IntroIncluding property appraisers to the list of county constitutional officers who must submit a tentative budget to the board of county commissioners; requiring the tentative budget of a county constitutional officer to be separately identified from th...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0070IntroExempting the State Housing Trust Fund and the Local Government Housing Trust Fund from a provision authorizing the Legislature, in the General Appropriations Act, to transfer unappropriated cash balances from specified trust funds to the Budget Stab...
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2019-03-05
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FLS0282IntroProviding findings related to improvements to onsite sewage and treatment systems; adding registered septic tank contractors to the list of contractors authorized to make or install a qualifying improvement; revising the contract language to be provi...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1176IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for information obtained by a property appraiser's office during an investigation of an exemption claim until the office has taken specified actions; providing for future legislative review and ...
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2019-03-05
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FLS1250IntroRequiring community development districts to obtain a just valuation before acquiring property that includes land or is permanently affixed to land, etc.
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2019-03-05
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