Florida Senate - 2014 SB 418 By Senator Sachs 34-00572-14 2014418__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to fee waivers for military veterans; 3 amending s. 455.213, F.S.; increasing the amount of 4 time available for a military veteran to apply to the 5 Department of Business and Professional Regulation for 6 certain licenses without paying initial fees; 7 providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Subsection (12) of section 455.213, Florida 12 Statutes, is amended to read: 13 455.213 General licensing provisions.— 14 (12) The department shall waive the initial licensing fee, 15 the initial application fee, and the initial unlicensed activity 16 fee for a military veteran who applies to the department for a 17 license, in a format prescribed by the department, within 60
2418 months after discharge from any branch of the United States 19 Armed Forces. To qualify for this waiver, the veteran must have 20 been honorably discharged. 21 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.