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HB 5501 — Weights and Measures Instruments and Devices

by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee and Rep. Albritton

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

Prepared by: Appropriations Committee (AP)

The bill creates s. 531.67, F.S., and extends the repeal date of the weights and measures permitting program and associated fees within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services from July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2020. The bill also repeals section 40 of Chapter 2009-66, L.O.F., which establishes a permitting and testing program for commercially operated weights and measures instruments to be administered by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 118-0