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SB 1076: Franchises


Franchises; Designating the “Protect Florida Small Business Act”; prohibiting a franchisor from terminating or not renewing a franchise 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 death of a person controlling a majority interest in the franchise; requiring a franchisor and a franchisee to deal with each other in good faith; prohibiting waivers through certain contract provisions that would affect a person’s rights to make a claim, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/9/2018 Senate - Introduced -SJ 81
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/5/2017 Senate • Filed
12/13/2017 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 81
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 81