Florida Senate - 2023                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1586
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/24/2023           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Trumbull) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 47 and 48
    4  insert:
    5         Section 4. Section 83.576, Florida Statutes, is created to
    6  read:
    7         83.576Advance notice of rent increases.—
    8         (1) A landlord who proposes to increase the current rental
    9  rate by more than 5 percent at the end of a rental agreement for
   10  a specific term or during a tenancy without a specific duration
   11  in which the rent is payable on a month to month basis must
   12  provide 60 days’ written notice to the tenant. Notwithstanding
   13  any notice period in a rental agreement requiring a tenant to
   14  notify the landlord that the tenant will vacate the premises at
   15  the end of the rental agreement or the minimum notice period in
   16  s. 83.575(1), the notice period may not start until 15 days
   17  after the landlord provides the tenant with the written notice
   18  of a proposed increase in the rental rate.
   19         (2) If the required 60 days’ written notice has been
   20  provided and the tenant has not agreed to the rent increase or
   21  an acceptable compromise, the landlord may increase the rent as
   22  provided in the notice or require the tenant to vacate the
   23  dwelling unit.
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   26  And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete line 8
   28  and insert:
   29         terminate certain tenancies; creating s. 83.576, F.S.;
   30         requiring a landlord to provide advance written notice
   31         of rent increases under certain circumstances;
   32         providing an effective