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CS/HB 969 — Recreational Vehicle Parks

by Health Quality Subcommittee; and Rep. Raburn and others (CS/SB 938 by Health Policy Committee and Senator Dean)

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

Prepared by: Health Policy Committee (HP)

The bill, to be cited as “The Jim Tillman Act”:

  • Creates a definition for the term “occupancy” from language already present in the definition of the term “recreational vehicle” (RV);

  • Fixes setback and separation distances for RV sites at the time of initial approval of an RV park; and,

  • Repeals s. 513.111, F.S., which regulates site rates, the posting of signs, and advertising in and for RV parks and establishes penalties for violating those regulations.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2013.

Vote: Senate 37-0; House 119-0