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SB 1788: Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services


Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Authorizing consumers to bring civil actions against telephone solicitors; providing that substance abuse marketing service providers are subject to the Florida Telemarketing Act; revising provisions for claims of exemption from the Florida Telemarketing Act; requiring separate registrations for each business, trade, or fictitious name used by a mover or moving broker; authorizing movers to act as moving brokers without a separate registration under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 225
    3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 224
    3/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/25/19, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Commerce and Tourism

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  • SB 1788, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2019 at 5:46 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 3/22/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1267 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Fetterhoff Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    719936 - Amendment
    Delete lines 637 - 1997 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    1:43 PM
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    Citations - Statutes (20)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    501.059 Telephone solicitation. Page 3 (pdf)
    501.603 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    501.604 Exemptions. Page 4 (pdf)
    501.605 Licensure of commercial telephone sellers and entities providing substance abuse marketing services. Page 11 (pdf)
    501.6055 Page 17 (pdf)
    501.606 Disclosures required of commercial telephone sellers and entities providing substance abuse marketing services. Page 22 (pdf)
    501.608 License or affidavit of exemption; occupational license. Page 24 (pdf)
    501.609 License renewal. Page 26 (pdf)
    501.612 Grounds for departmental action against licensure applicants or licensees. Page 27 (pdf)
    501.616 Unlawful acts and practices. Page 29 (pdf)
    501.618 General civil remedies. Page 29 (pdf)
    507.01 Definitions. Page 30 (pdf)
    507.03 Registration. Page 31 (pdf)
    507.04 Required insurance coverages; liability limitations; valuation coverage. Page 35 (pdf)
    507.06 Delivery and storage of household goods. Page 37 (pdf)
    507.07 Violations. Page 37 (pdf)
    507.11 Criminal penalties. Page 38 (pdf)
    507.15 Page 39 (pdf)
    527.0201 Qualifiers; master qualifiers; examinations. Page 40 (pdf)
    616.242 Safety standards for amusement rides. Page 41 (pdf)

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