Florida Senate - 2023                             CS for SB 1586
       By the Committee on Judiciary; and Senators Trumbull and
       590-03236-23                                          20231586c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to residential tenancies; creating s.
    3         83.425, F.S.; preempting the regulation of residential
    4         tenancies and the landlord-tenant relationship to the
    5         state; specifying that the act supersedes certain
    6         local regulations; amending ss. 83.57 and 83.575,
    7         F.S.; revising how much notice is required to
    8         terminate certain tenancies; providing an effective
    9         date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Section 83.425, Florida Statutes, is created to
   14  read:
   15         83.425Preemption.—The regulation of residential tenancies,
   16  the landlord-tenant relationship, and all other matters covered
   17  under this part are preempted to the state. This part supersedes
   18  any local government regulations on matters covered herein,
   19  including, but not limited to, the screening process used by a
   20  landlord in approving tenancies; security deposits; rental
   21  agreement applications and fees associated with such
   22  applications; terms and conditions of rental agreements; the
   23  rights and responsibilities of the landlord and tenant;
   24  disclosures concerning the premises, the dwelling unit, the
   25  rental agreement, or the rights and responsibilities of the
   26  landlord and tenant; fees charged by the landlord; or notice
   27  requirements.
   28         Section 2. Subsection (3) of section 83.57, Florida
   29  Statutes, is amended to read:
   30         83.57 Termination of tenancy without specific term.—A
   31  tenancy without a specific duration, as defined in s. 83.46(2)
   32  or (3), may be terminated by either party giving written notice
   33  in the manner provided in s. 83.56(4), as follows:
   34         (3) When the tenancy is from month to month, by giving not
   35  less than 30 15 days’ notice prior to the end of any monthly
   36  period; and
   37         Section 3. Subsection (1) of section 83.575, Florida
   38  Statutes, is amended to read:
   39         83.575 Termination of tenancy with specific duration.—
   40         (1) A rental agreement with a specific duration may contain
   41  a provision requiring the tenant to notify the landlord within a
   42  specified period before vacating the premises at the end of the
   43  rental agreement, if such provision requires the landlord to
   44  notify the tenant within such notice period if the rental
   45  agreement will not be renewed; however, a rental agreement may
   46  not require less more than 60 days’ notice from either the
   47  tenant or the landlord.
   48         Section 4. This act shall take effect July 1, 2023.