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CS/HB 7147: Building Construction Policies

GENERAL BILL by Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; Diaz, J.

Building Construction Policies; Requiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to include in its annual report recommendations for energy efficiency; authorizing an employer to present certain documents electronically or physically in order to show proof and certify to the permit issuer that it has secured compensation for its employees; authorizing an agency or local government to require rooftop equipment to be installed in compliance with the Florida Building Code if the equipment is being replaced or removed during reroofing and is not in compliance with the Florida Building Code's roof-mounted mechanical units requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/13/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-154
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/19/2014 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 304
    3/24/2014 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 344
    3/27/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/31/14, 4:00 pm, Reed Hall
    3/31/2014 House • Favorable by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 427
    • Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 427
    4/8/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 04/10/14, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    4/10/2014 House • CS by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 546
    4/15/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
    4/16/2014 House • CS by Regulatory Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 545
    4/17/2014 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 551
    4/22/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/14
    4/24/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 649
    • Amendment(s) failed (070707, 969103) -HJ 650
    • Amendment(s) adopted (287969, 385125) -HJ 650
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/25/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 739
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 739
    4/25/2014 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Agriculture; Appropriations -SJ 715
    • Received -SJ 715
    4/30/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Agriculture; Appropriations -SJ 827
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 827
    • Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 1044 -SJ 827
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 827
    • Amendment(s) adopted (547728) -SJ 827
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    5/1/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1025
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 1025
    5/1/2014 House • In returning messages
    5/2/2014 House • Was taken up -HJ 977
    • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (547728) -HJ 985
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 1 -HJ 985
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 985
    6/5/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/13/2014 • Approved by Governor
    • Chapter No. 2014-154

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  • CS/HB 7147, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/2/2014 at 7:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Energy and Utilities Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 6/23/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1044 (c3) Building Construction Policies Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/30/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154) -SJ 827
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 593 (c3) Building Construction Eagle Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died in Community Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (CA)
    H 703 (c1) Environmental Regulation Patronis Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in State Affairs Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7023 (Ch. 2014-218), CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (SAC)
    H 4007 Duties of Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Diaz Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (EUS)
    S 1106 (c2) Building Construction Simpson Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (AP)

    Citations - Statutes (29)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    162.12 Notices. Page 6 (pdf)
    373.323 Licensure of water well contractors; application, qualifications, and examinations; equipment identification. Page 8 (pdf)
    377.6015 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; powers and duties. Page 9 (pdf)
    377.703 Additional functions of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Page 10 (pdf)
    377.712 Florida participation. Page 13 (pdf)
    377.801 Short title. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.802 Purpose. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.803 Definitions. Page 15 (pdf)
    377.806 Solar Energy System Incentives Program. Page 16 (pdf)
    377.807 Energy-efficient appliance rebate program. Page 16 (pdf)
    377.815 Page 16 (pdf)
    377.816 Page 17 (pdf)
    440.103 Building permits; identification of minimum premium policy. Page 19 (pdf)
    514.0115 Exemptions from supervision or regulation; variances. Page 20 (pdf)
    514.03 Approval necessary to construct, develop, or modify public swimming pools or public bathing places. Page 21 (pdf)
    514.031 Permit necessary to operate public swimming pool. Page 22 (pdf)
    553.37 Rules; inspections; and insignia. Page 23 (pdf)
    553.721 Surcharge. Page 24 (pdf)
    553.73 Florida Building Code. Page 25 (pdf)
    553.74 Florida Building Commission. Page 26 (pdf)
    553.77 Specific powers of the commission. Page 31 (pdf)
    553.775 Interpretations. Page 31 (pdf)
    553.79 Permits; applications; issuance; inspections. Page 41 (pdf)
    553.80 Enforcement. Page 41 (pdf)
    553.841 Building code compliance and mitigation program. Page 43 (pdf)
    553.883 Page 45 (pdf)
    553.993 Definitions. Page 45 (pdf)
    633.202 Florida Fire Prevention Code. Page 46 (pdf)
    633.212 Legislative intent; informal interpretations of the Florida Fire Prevention Code. Page 47 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 7147, Engrossed 2 Posted 5/2/2014 at 5:58 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 4007 Duties of Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Diaz Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (EUS)
    S 1044 (c3) Building Construction Policies Simpson Compare Last Action: 4/30/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154) -SJ 827
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (29)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    162.12 Notices.
    373.323 Licensure of water well contractors; application, qualifications, and examinations; equipment identification.
    377.6015 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; powers and duties. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.703 Additional functions of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Page 3 (pdf)
    377.712 Florida participation. Page 6 (pdf)
    377.801 Short title. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.802 Purpose. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.803 Definitions. Page 8 (pdf)
    377.806 Solar Energy System Incentives Program. Page 15 (pdf)
    377.807 Energy-efficient appliance rebate program. Page 15 (pdf)
    377.815 Page 9 (pdf)
    377.816
    440.103 Building permits; identification of minimum premium policy.
    514.0115 Exemptions from supervision or regulation; variances.
    514.03 Approval necessary to construct, develop, or modify public swimming pools or public bathing places.
    514.031 Permit necessary to operate public swimming pool.
    553.37 Rules; inspections; and insignia.
    553.721 Surcharge.
    553.73 Florida Building Code.
    553.74 Florida Building Commission. Page 10 (pdf)
    553.77 Specific powers of the commission.
    553.775 Interpretations.
    553.79 Permits; applications; issuance; inspections.
    553.80 Enforcement.
    553.841 Building code compliance and mitigation program.
    553.883
    553.993 Definitions.
    633.202 Florida Fire Prevention Code.
    633.212 Legislative intent; informal interpretations of the Florida Fire Prevention Code.

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  • CS/HB 7147, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/24/2014 at 3:26 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 4007 Duties of Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Diaz Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (EUS)
    S 1044 (c3) Building Construction Policies Simpson Compare Last Action: 4/30/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154) -SJ 827
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    189214 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Simpson 4/29/2014
    2:12 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    4/30/2014
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 526084 - Amendment to Amendment (189214)
    Between lines 288 and 289 insert:
    Bradley 4/29/2014
    5:13 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    4/30/2014
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 783596 - Amendment to Amendment (189214)
    Delete lines 938 - 942 and insert:
    Lee 4/29/2014
    3:12 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    4/30/2014
    Web Page
    PDF
    547728 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Simpson 4/30/2014
    1:42 PM
    House: Concur
    5/2/2014
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/25/2014 12:25 PM House 115 Yeas - 0 Nays
    5/1/2014 4:26 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays
    5/2/2014 1:25 PM House 117 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    377.6015 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; powers and duties. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.703 Additional functions of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Page 3 (pdf)
    377.712 Florida participation. Page 6 (pdf)
    377.801 Short title. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.802 Purpose. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.803 Definitions. Page 8 (pdf)
    377.806 Solar Energy System Incentives Program. Page 15 (pdf)
    377.807 Energy-efficient appliance rebate program. Page 15 (pdf)
    377.815 Page 9 (pdf)
    553.74 Florida Building Commission. Page 10 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 7147, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 4/15/2014 at 4:37 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1044 (c2) Building Construction Policies Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/30/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154) -SJ 827
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 4007 Duties of Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Diaz Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (EUS)

    Floor Amendments (13)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    969103 - Amendment
    Between lines 121 and 122, insert:
    Dudley 4/23/2014
    1:52 PM
    House: Failed
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    287969 - Amendment
    Remove line 149 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 4/23/2014
    9:34 AM
    House: Adopted
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    070707 - Amendment
    Between lines 353 and 354, insert:
    Rehwinkel Vasilinda 4/23/2014
    1:46 PM
    House: Failed
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    868193 - Amendment
    Between lines 353 and 354, insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    1:56 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    hierarchy 421499 - Amendment to Amendment (868193)
    Between lines 77 and 78 of the amendment, insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    4:53 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    hierarchy 354775 - Amendment to Amendment (868193)
    Remove lines 82-433 of the amendment and insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    4:55 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    hierarchy 306475 - Amendment to Amendment (868193)
    Between lines 188 and 189 of the amendment, insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    4:54 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    hierarchy 955679 - Amendment to Amendment (868193)
    Between lines 440 and 441 of the amendment, insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    4:53 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    hierarchy 364617 - Amendment to Amendment (868193)
    Remove line 489 of the amendment and insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    4:32 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    hierarchy 855049 - Amendment to Amendment (868193)
    Between lines 514 and 515 of the amendment, insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    4:31 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    hierarchy 346163 - Amendment to Amendment (868193)
    Between lines 543 and 544 of the amendment, insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    4:31 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    385125 - Amendment
    Between lines 353 and 354, insert:
    Diaz, J. 4/23/2014
    1:57 PM
    House: Adopted
    4/24/2014
    PDF
    129897 - Amendment
    Between lines 353 and 354, insert:
    Eagle 4/23/2014
    1:58 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/24/2014
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    377.6015 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; powers and duties. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.703 Additional functions of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.712 Florida participation. Page 5 (pdf)
    377.801 Short title. Page 6 (pdf)
    377.802 Purpose. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.803 Definitions. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.806 Solar Energy System Incentives Program. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.807 Energy-efficient appliance rebate program. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.815 Page 8 (pdf)
    553.74 Florida Building Commission. Page 9 (pdf)

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  • HB 7147, Original Filed Version Posted 3/19/2014 at 2:32 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/31/2014 (pdf)
    Regulatory Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/15/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1044 (c2) Building Construction Policies Simpson Similar Last Action: 4/30/2014 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154) -SJ 827
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 4007 Duties of Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Diaz Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7147 (Ch. 2014-154)
    Location: In committee/council (EUS)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    036783 - Amendment
    Remove lines 342-348 and insert:
    Diaz, J. 4/9/2014
    5:27 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/11/2014
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    377.6015 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; powers and duties. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.703 Additional functions of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.712 Florida participation. Page 5 (pdf)
    377.801 Short title. Page 6 (pdf)
    377.802 Purpose. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.803 Definitions. Page 7 (pdf)
    377.806 Solar Energy System Incentives Program. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.807 Energy-efficient appliance rebate program. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.815 Page 8 (pdf)
    553.74 Florida Building Commission. Page 9 (pdf)

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