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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 1640, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/5/2018 at 12:04 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 1/29/2018 (pdf)

    Citations - Statutes (20)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    159.27 Definitions. Page 27 (pdf)
    212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and storage tax; specified exemptions. Page 28 (pdf)
    212.18 Administration of law; registration of dealers; rules. Page 3 (pdf)
    316.1955 Enforcement of parking requirements for persons who have disabilities. Page 29 (pdf)
    404.056 Environmental radiation standards and projects; certification of persons performing measurement or mitigation services; mandatory testing; notification on real estate documents; rules. Page 29 (pdf)
    477.0135 Exemptions. Page 30 (pdf)
    509.013 Definitions. Page 6 (pdf)
    509.032 Duties. Page 13 (pdf), Page 17 (pdf)
    509.034 Application. Page 18 (pdf)
    509.101 Establishment rules; posting of notice; food service inspection report; maintenance of guest register; mobile food dispensing vehicle registry. Page 18 (pdf)
    509.141 Refusal of admission and ejection of undesirable guests; notice; procedure; penalties for refusal to leave. Page 18 (pdf)
    509.151 Obtaining food or lodging with intent to defraud; penalty. Page 20 (pdf)
    509.221 Sanitary regulations. Page 21 (pdf)
    509.241 Licenses required; exceptions. Page 22 (pdf)
    509.242 Public lodging establishments; classifications. Page 23 (pdf)
    509.243 Page 24 (pdf)
    509.4005 Applicability of ss. 509.401-509.417. Page 26 (pdf)
    553.5041 Parking spaces for persons who have disabilities. Page 31 (pdf)
    717.1355 Theme park and entertainment complex tickets. Page 31 (pdf)
    877.24 Nonapplication of s. 877.22. Page 31 (pdf)

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