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CS/HB 403: Home-based Businesses

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Giallombardo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Barnaby ; Beltran ; Benjamin ; Fischer ; Gregory ; Harding ; Maggard ; McClain ; Melo ; Roach

Home-based Businesses; Prohibiting local governments from taking certain actions relating to the licensure and regulation of home-based businesses; specifying conditions under which a business is considered a home-based business; authorizing home-based businesses to operate in areas zoned for residential use; specifying that home-based businesses are subject to certain business taxes; authorizing the prevailing party in such challenge to recover specified attorney fees and costs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Requested House to return
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2021 House • Filed
2/8/2021 House • Referred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2/11/2021 House • Added to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee agenda
2/18/2021 House • Favorable by Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Reported out of Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
• Now in Commerce Committee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/5/2021 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
3/9/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
3/10/2021 House • Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/12/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/25/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/31/2021)
3/31/2021 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/15/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/20/2021)
4/20/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/21/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 78, NAYS 38
4/21/2021 Senate • In Messages
4/21/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Rules -SJ 564
• Received -SJ 563
4/28/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 750
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 266 -SJ 750
• Read 2nd time -SJ 750
• Amendment(s) adopted (355386) -SJ 751
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/29/2021 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 854
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 29 NAYS 11 -SJ 854
4/29/2021 House • In Messages
• Amendment 493311 filed
• Amendment 493311 withdrawn
• Amendment 527003 filed
• Added to Senate Message List
4/30/2021 House • Added to Senate Message List
• Amendment 527003 adopted
• Concurred in Senate amendment 355386 as amended
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 77, NAYS 41
4/30/2021 Senate • In returning messages
4/30/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/30/2021 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (527003) -SJ 1027
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 19 NAYS 18 -SJ 1027
4/30/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
4/30/2021 Senate • Requested House to return