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CS/CS/HB 203: Agricultural Lands

GENERAL BILL by Local and Federal Affairs Committee ; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee ; Beshears ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Albritton ; Caldwell ; Coley ; Combee ; Edwards ; Gaetz ; Raburn ; Raschein ; Van Zant ; Wood

Agricultural Lands; Prohibits governmental entity from adopting or enforcing any prohibition, restriction, regulation, or other limitation or from charging fee on specific activity of bona fide farm operation on land classified as agricultural land under certain circumstances; revises exemption from Florida Building Code & certain county & municipal code provisions & fees for nonresidential farm buildings, fences, & signs.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 7/1/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-239
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/16/2013 House • Filed
1/23/2013 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Local and Federal Affairs Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 35
2/5/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee, 02/12/13, 1:30 pm, Reed Hall
2/12/2013 House • CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 154
2/13/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/18/2013 House • CS referred to Local and Federal Affairs Committee; Finance and Tax Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 151
• Now in Local and Federal Affairs Committee -HJ 151
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 34
• CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 146
3/20/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 03/22/13, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
3/22/2013 House • CS/CS by Local and Federal Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
3/25/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Local and Federal Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 340
3/26/2013 House • Now in Finance and Tax Subcommittee -HJ 355
• On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Subcommittee, 03/28/13, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/28/2013 House • Favorable by Finance and Tax Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 371
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 371
4/1/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/03/13, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
4/3/2013 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 414
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 414
4/15/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
4/17/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 637
• Amendment(s) adopted (743305) -HJ 637
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/18/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 672
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 3 -HJ 672
4/23/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Agriculture; Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 587
4/24/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 587
4/29/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Agriculture; Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 768
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 768
• Substituted for CS/SB 1190 -SJ 768
• Read 2nd time -SJ 768
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 804
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 804
4/30/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1027
6/17/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/28/2013 • Approved by Governor
7/1/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-239