Florida Senate - 2016                                     SB 348
       By Senator Altman
       16-00091-16                                            2016348__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to vacation rentals; amending s.
    3         509.032, F.S.; revising the permitted scope of local
    4         laws, ordinances, and regulations with respect to
    5         vacation rentals; providing an exemption for
    6         subsequent amendments of certain provisions of
    7         existing local laws, ordinances, and regulations
    8         adopted on or before a specified date; providing an
    9         effective date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (7) of section
   14  509.032, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   15         509.032 Duties.—
   16         (7) PREEMPTION AUTHORITY.—
   17         (b) A local law, ordinance, or regulation may not prohibit
   18  vacation rentals, or regulate the duration or frequency of
   19  rental of vacation rentals, or set a minimum stay requirement of
   20  more than 7 days for vacation rentals. This paragraph does not
   21  apply to any provision of a local law, ordinance, or regulation
   22  which is otherwise prohibited by this paragraph but was adopted
   23  on or before June 1, 2011, or to any subsequent amendment of
   24  such a provision.
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.