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CS/CS/HB 537: Growth Management

GENERAL BILL by Local and Federal Affairs Committee ; Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee ; Moraitis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rogers

Growth Management; Clarifies prohibition on initiative or referendum process in regard to development orders; clarifies prohibition on initiative or referendum process in regard to comprehensive plan amendments & map amendments; clarifies that exception to prohibition on initiative or referendum process in regard to any local comprehensive plan amendment or map amendment is limited to local government charter provision in effect on June 1, 2011, that specifically authorized initiative or referendum process for local comprehensive plan or map amendments that affect more than five parcels of land; provides legislative intent; provides for retroactive application; provides for retroactive repeal of s. 4 of chapter 2012-75, Laws of Florida, relating to presumption regarding agricultural enclaves.

Effective Date: 6/5/2013
Last Action: 6/6/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-115, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7019 (Ch. 2013-213)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2013 House • Filed
2/6/2013 House • Referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Local and Federal Affairs Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 61
3/4/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 61
3/6/2013 House • CS by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 203
3/7/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 198
3/8/2013 House • Now in Local and Federal Affairs Committee -HJ 212
3/12/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 03/14/13, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
3/14/2013 House • CS/CS by Local and Federal Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 257
3/15/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Local and Federal Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 252
3/18/2013 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 270
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 03/28/13, 10:30 am, Reed Hall
3/28/2013 House • Favorable by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 384
3/29/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 384
4/9/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/13
4/11/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 515
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/12/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 591
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 592
4/18/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 502
4/23/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 502
4/24/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 543
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 543
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 528 -SJ 543
• Read 2nd time -SJ 543
• Amendment(s) adopted (544058) -SJ 543
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 648
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 648
4/26/2013 House • In returning messages
5/2/2013 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (544058) -HJ 1084
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 1085
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1085
5/28/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/5/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/6/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-115, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7019 (Ch. 2013-213)