SB 1076: Franchises
GENERAL BILL by Steube
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.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Regulated Industries (RI)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules (RC)
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
1/25/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 01/30/18, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/30/2018 Senate • Favorable by Regulated Industries; YEAS 5 NAYS 4 -SJ 242
1/31/2018 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 242
2/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/06/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/13/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary
SB 1076, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/8/2018 at 7:46 AM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Regulated Industries (Pre-Meeting) 1/29/2018 (pdf)
Regulated Industries (Post-Meeting) 1/31/2018 (pdf)
Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 2/5/2018 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 1219 Franchises Fitzenhagen Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
Committee Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format 566792 - Amendment (Delete All)
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
Replaced by Committee Substitute
Committee Votes (1)
Date Committee Result 1/30/2018 4:30 PM Regulated Industries 5 Yeas - 4 Nays
Citations - Statutes (11)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 686.101 Page 2 (pdf) 686.102 Page 3 (pdf) 686.103 Page 3 (pdf) 686.104 Page 5 (pdf) 686.105 Page 7 (pdf) 686.106 Page 8 (pdf) 686.107 Page 9 (pdf) 686.108 Page 9 (pdf) 686.109 Page 10 (pdf) 686.11 Page 11 (pdf) 817.416 Franchises and distributorships; misrepresentations. Page 11 (pdf)
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