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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

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  • 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

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  • CS/CS/HB 203, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/30/2013 at 5:05 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1190 (c1) Agricultural Lands Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 203 (Ch. 2013-239) -SJ 768
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.3162 Agricultural Lands and Practices. Page 1 (pdf)
    604.50 Nonresidential farm buildings; farm fences; farm signs. Page 3 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 203, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/17/2013 at 8:41 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1190 (c1) Agricultural Lands Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 203 (Ch. 2013-239) -SJ 768
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/18/2013 2:39 PM House 113 Yeas - 3 Nays
    4/30/2013 11:57 AM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.3162 Agricultural Lands and Practices. Page 1 (pdf)
    604.50 Nonresidential farm buildings; farm fences; farm signs. Page 3 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 203, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 3/25/2013 at 9:00 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Finance and Tax Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/28/2013 (pdf)
    State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/3/2013 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1190 Agricultural Lands Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 203 (Ch. 2013-239) -SJ 768
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    743305 - Amendment
    Between lines 54 and 55, insert:
    Edwards 4/15/2013
    1:59 PM
    House: Adopted
    4/17/2013
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.3162 Agricultural Lands and Practices.

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  • CS/HB 203, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/13/2013 at 5:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Local and Federal Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/25/2013 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1190 Agricultural Lands Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 203 (Ch. 2013-239) -SJ 768
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    714741 - Amendment
    Remove lines 43-51 and insert:
    Beshears 3/21/2013
    5:18 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/22/2013
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.3162 Agricultural Lands and Practices.

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  • HB 203, Original Filed Version Posted 1/16/2013 at 2:45 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 7/10/2013 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    300109 - Amendment
    Between lines 15 and 16, insert:
    Beshears 2/12/2013
    3:53 PM
    Adopted
    2/13/2013
    PDF
    296229 - Amendment
    Remove lines 24-33 and insert:
    Beshears 2/12/2013
    3:53 PM
    Adopted
    2/13/2013
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.3162 Agricultural Lands and Practices.

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