Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 824
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Farmer)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (672276) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 327 and 328
    5  insert:
    6         Section 6. Section 509.245, Florida Statutes, is created to
    7  read:
    8         509.245Certain registration for vacation rentals.—A sexual
    9  offender as defined in s. 944.606(1) must, 48 hours before
   10  arrival at a vacation rental as defined in s. 509.242(1)(c),
   11  register at the sheriff’s office in the county where the sex
   12  offender is temporarily residing following the process set forth
   13  in s. 775.21, regardless of the length of stay at the vacation
   14  rental. A vacation rental owner or an operator who rents a
   15  vacation rental to a sex offender must notify property owners
   16  within 1,000 feet of the rented property 24 hours before the sex
   17  offender’s arrival. The division may fine, suspend, or revoke
   18  the license of any vacation rental owner when the rental is not
   19  in compliance with the requirements of this section. Every
   20  Internet advertisement or online posting of a vacation rental
   21  must prominently display the complete physical street address of
   22  the vacation rental along with a link to a website created by
   23  the Department of Law Enforcement, pursuant to s. 943.043, to
   24  notify the public of any information regarding sexual predators.
   25  Such advertisement or posting must also prominently display a
   26  link to s. 943.0435, and state “Every sexual offender and sexual
   27  predator intending to stay at a location in Florida is required
   28  by Florida law to register in accordance with s. 509.245.”
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   31  And the title is amended as follows:
   32         Delete line 764
   33  and insert:
   34         certain circumstances; providing penalties; creating
   35         s. 509.245; requiring advertisements for vacation
   36         rentals to display the address of the rental;
   37         requiring advertisements for vacation rentals to
   38         provide a link to the Florida Department of Law
   39         Enforcement Sexual Offenders and Predators website;
   40         requiring advertisements for vacation rentals to
   41         contain information concerning sexual offender and
   42         sexual predator registration; amending