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HB 997: Florida Equal Access to Justice Act

GENERAL BILL by Killebrew

Florida Equal Access to Justice Act; Provides legislative intent re: persons who may be unjustly affected by delay & expense caused by challenges to permits/orders issued by government agencies initiated through administrative proceedings; provides for award of attorney fees & costs to prevailing party in administrative proceeding initiated by party seeking to challenge permit; provides procedures for applying for award & limits award.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2017 House • Filed
3/1/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 108
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 108
3/24/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, 03/28/17, 3:30 am, Morris Hall --Temporarily Postponed
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee