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CS/CS/SB 512: Building Construction

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Community Affairs ; Hooper

Building Construction; Prohibiting local enforcing agencies from making or requiring substantive changes to plans or specifications after a permit has been issued; providing that a plans examiner, inspector, or building code administrator is subject to disciplinary action under certain circumstances; requiring local fire officials to provide certain information to a permit applicant if building plans do not comply with the Florida Fire Prevention Code or the Life Safety Code; prohibiting a municipality, county, or special district from making or requiring substantive changes to building plans after a permit has been issued, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 4/28/2023 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2023-229) -SJ 616
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/3/2023 Senate • Filed
2/16/2023 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Regulated Industries; Rules
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
3/31/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/05/23, 8:30 am, 401 Senate Building
4/5/2023 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
4/7/2023 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Regulated Industries
• Remaining references corrected to Rules
• Now in Rules
4/11/2023 Senate • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time
4/19/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/24/23, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/24/2023 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
4/25/2023 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/23
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time
4/28/2023 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 616
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 89 -SJ 616
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 89 (Ch. 2023-229) -SJ 616