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HB 1129: Public Lodging Establishments

GENERAL BILL by LaMarca ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) DiCeglie ; Hart ; McClain ; Omphroy ; Stevenson ; Webb

Public Lodging Establishments; Defines term "hosting platform"; requires certain public lodging establishments to display license number in all advertising for rentals; requires hosting platforms to designate agent for service of process, develop & maintain report listing specified information about rentals, & remove advertisements or listings if they fail to display valid license number; provides civil penalties; requires Division of Hotels & Restaurants of DBPR to adopt rules & authorizes division to revoke, or refuse to issue or renew, vacation rental license.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/27/2019 House • Filed
    3/4/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 116
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 116
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee

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  • HB 1129, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/27/2019 at 12:10 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1196 Vacation Rentals Mayfield Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Community Affairs
    S 812 Vacation Rentals Simmons Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    S 814 Fees/Hosting Platforms/Transient Public Lodging Establishments Simmons Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    159.27 Definitions. Page 15 (pdf)
    212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and storage tax; specified exemptions. Page 15 (pdf)
    316.1955 Enforcement of parking requirements for persons who have disabilities. Page 17 (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 17 (pdf)
    477.0135 Exemptions. Page 18 (pdf)
    509.013 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    509.032 Duties. Page 20 (pdf)
    509.221 Sanitary regulations. Page 20 (pdf)
    509.241 Licenses required; exceptions. Page 10 (pdf)
    509.242 Public lodging establishments; classifications. Page 11 (pdf)
    509.243 Page 11 (pdf)
    509.261 Revocation or suspension of licenses; fines; procedure. Page 14 (pdf)
    553.5041 Parking spaces for persons who have disabilities. Page 21 (pdf)
    717.1355 Theme park and entertainment complex tickets. Page 21 (pdf)
    877.24 Nonapplication of s. 877.22. Page 22 (pdf)

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