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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
Bill Text: PDF



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4/30/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Agriculture; Appropriations -SJ 827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