Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for SB 188
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/25/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Flores) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 10 - 26
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subsection (7) of
    6  section 509.032, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    7         509.032 Duties.—
    8         (7) PREEMPTION AUTHORITY.—
    9         (b) A local law, ordinance, or regulation may not prohibit
   10  vacation rentals or regulate the duration or frequency of rental
   11  of vacation rentals. This paragraph does not apply to any local
   12  law, ordinance, or regulation adopted on or before June 1, 2011,
   13  including when such law, ordinance, or regulation:
   14         1.Is being amended to be less restrictive; or
   15         2.Reduces local regulatory burdens on vacation rentals
   16  owned, in whole or in part, by a person who is currently serving
   17  on active duty or temporary duty in a branch of the United
   18  States Armed Services or owned by a disabled veteran with a
   19  service-connected evaluation of such disability of 30 percent or
   20  more, according to the United States Department of Veterans
   21  Affairs.
   22         (c) Paragraph (b) does not apply to any local law,
   23  ordinance, or regulation governing exclusively relating to
   24  property valuation as a criterion for vacation rentals rental if
   25  the local law, ordinance, or regulation is required to be
   26  approved by the state land planning agency pursuant to an area
   27  of critical state concern designation.