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SB 1640: Vacation Rentals


Vacation Rentals; (THIS BILL COMBINED IN CS/1400 & 1640) Requiring persons engaged in certain public lodging-related transactions to display a valid certificate of registration number in rental listings or advertisements; revising the inspection responsibilities of the Division of Hotels and Restaurants regarding vacation rentals; authorizing the division to refuse to issue or renew or to suspend or revoke the license of a public lodging establishment subject to a local final order directing the establishment to cease operations, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect October 1, 2018
Last Action: 1/30/2018 Senate - Original bill laid on Table, refer to combined CS/SB 1400 -SJ 257
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Regulated Industries (RI)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Regulated Industries; Appropriations -SJ 184
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 183
1/25/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/30/18, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building --Fav/CS Combined
1/30/2018 Senate • CS combines this bill with SB 1400 -SJ 257
• CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 257
• Original bill laid on Table, refer to combined CS/SB 1400 -SJ 257