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CS/SB 750: Franchises
GENERAL BILL by Regulated Industries ; Latvala ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Lee ; Perry
Franchises; Creating the "Protect Florida Small Business Act"; prohibiting a franchisor from terminating or not renewing a franchise except under certain circumstances; prohibiting a franchisor from denying certain persons the opportunity to participate in the ownership of a franchise for a specified period after the death of the franchisee or the person controlling a majority interest; providing that a franchisee must have the opportunity to monetize certain equity from the franchise business under certain circumstances, etc.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Regulated Industries (RI)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 93
• Introduced -SJ 93
• On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 04/04/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 319
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 319
• CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 324
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary
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