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CS/CS/HB 569: Local Business Protection Act

GENERAL BILL by Local Administration and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee ; Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee ; McClure ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fernandez-Barquin ; Giallombardo ; Roach

Local Business Protection Act; Authorizes businesses to claim damages from county or municipality if county or municipality enacts or amends certain ordinances or charter provisions; limits amount of business damages that may be recovered; specifies ordinances & charter provisions that do not result in liability; requires presuit procedures before businesses file action for business damages; authorizes courts to award reasonable attorney fees & costs; specifies counties & municipalities are not liable for damages if they take actions within specified timeframe.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/8/2022 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 620
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/10/2021 House • Filed
11/19/2021 House • Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
• Referred to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
1/11/2022 House • Added to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/13/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
1/14/2022 House • Reported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
1/18/2022 House • Referred to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
1/31/2022 House • PCS added to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda
2/2/2022 House • Favorable with CS by Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Reported out of Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
2/3/2022 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2/7/2022 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
2/21/2022 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
2/23/2022 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/8/2022 House • Laid on Table, refer to CS/SB 620