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CS/CS/HB 521 — State Preemption of the Regulation of Hoisting Equipment

by Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; and Rep. Artiles (CS/SB 992 by Community Affairs Committee and Senators Bennett and Dean)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Community Affairs Committee (CA)

This bill preempts to the state any local laws, ordinances or regulations pertaining to hoisting equipment that is not already preempted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The act does not apply to the regulation of elevators under ch. 399, F.S., or to airspace height restrictions under ch. 333, F.S.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect upon becoming law.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 114-0