Florida Senate - 2019                                     SB 392
       By Senator Farmer
       34-00704-19                                            2019392__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to disclosure of sinkhole activity;
    3         amending s. 83.50, F.S.; requiring certain persons to
    4         make certain disclosures related to sinkholes or
    5         sinkhole activity to tenants of residential dwelling
    6         units; providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Section 83.50, Florida Statutes, is amended to
   11  read:
   12         83.50 Required notices and disclosures Disclosure of
   13  landlord’s address.—In addition to any other disclosure required
   14  by law, the landlord, or a person authorized to enter into a
   15  rental agreement on the landlord’s behalf, must shall disclose
   16  all of the following in writing to the tenant, at or before the
   17  commencement of the tenancy:,
   18         (1) The name and address of the landlord or a person
   19  authorized to receive notices and demands on in the landlord’s
   20  behalf. The person so authorized to receive notices and demands
   21  retains authority until the tenant is notified otherwise. All
   22  notices of such names and addresses or changes thereto must
   23  shall be delivered to the tenant’s residence or, if specified in
   24  writing by the tenant, to any other address.
   25         (2)(a)Any suspected, known, or reported sinkhole or
   26  sinkhole activity, as those terms are defined in s. 627.706,
   27  affecting the premises.
   28         (b)Any report regarding such sinkhole or sinkhole activity
   29  affecting the premises, including any report prepared pursuant
   30  to ss. 627.7072 and 627.7073.
   31         (c)The information as described in s. 627.7073(2)(c)
   32  regarding the premises.
   33         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.