Bill Text: FL S0600 | 2012 | Regular Session | Engrossed

Bill Title: Electronic Filing of Construction Plans

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (? 2-1)

Status: (Failed) 2012-03-09 - Died in Economic Affairs Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 387 (Ch. [S0600 Detail]

Download: Florida-2012-S0600-Engrossed.html
       CS for CS for SB 600                             First Engrossed
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to electronic filing of construction
    3         plans; amending s. 468.604, F.S.; providing a
    4         legislative finding; providing for certain documents
    5         to be electronically signed and sealed by the licensee
    6         and electronically transmitted to a building code
    7         administrator or building official for approval;
    8         providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Subsection (4) is added to section 468.604,
   13  Florida Statutes, to read:
   14         468.604 Responsibilities of building code administrators,
   15  plans examiners, and inspectors.—
   16         (4) The Legislature finds that the electronic filing of
   17  construction plans will increase governmental efficiency, reduce
   18  costs, and increase timeliness of processing permits. If the
   19  building code administrator or building official provides for
   20  electronic filing, then construction plans, drawings,
   21  specifications, reports, final documents, or documents prepared
   22  or issued by a licensee may be dated and electronically signed
   23  and sealed by the licensee in accordance with ss. 668.001
   24  668.006, and transmitted electronically to the building code
   25  administrator or building official for approval.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.