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CS/HB 7057: Natural Emergencies

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Commerce Committee ; Giallombardo ; Botana ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fernandez-Barquin ; Leek ; Melo ; Mooney ; Roth

Natural Emergencies; Prohibits counties & municipalities from prohibiting temporary shelters; requires DEM to post model contract, prioritize training & assistance & administer revolving loan fund for projects; providing liability protections for public utilities; authorizes local governments to create inspection teams & approve permitting procedures; prohibits local governments from taking actions related to comprehensive plans; authorizes certain actions related to derelict vessels; authorizes certain fire control districts to file on alternative schedules. APPROPRIATION: $61,000,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 4/25/2023 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 250 (Ch. 2023-304)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/11/2023 House • Filed
4/12/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
4/13/2023 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
4/17/2023 House • Favorable with CS by Appropriations Committee
• Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
4/18/2023 House • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/20/2023 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/25/2023)
4/25/2023 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 250
• Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 250 (Ch. 2023-304)