ENROLLED 2023 Legislature SB 942 2023942er 1 2 An act relating to the authorization of restrictions 3 concerning dogs; amending s. 767.14, F.S.; authorizing 4 public housing authorities to adopt certain policies 5 relating to dogs; restricting the types of ordinances 6 and policies that may be adopted; removing an 7 exemption for local breed-specific ordinances adopted 8 before a specified date; providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Section 767.14, Florida Statutes, is amended to 13 read: 14 767.14 Additional local restrictions authorized.—This act 15 does not limit any local government or public housing authority 16 from adopting an ordinance or a policy, respectively, to address 17 the safety and welfare concerns caused by attacks on persons or 18 domestic animals, placing further restrictions or additional 19 requirements on owners of dogs that have bitten or attacked 20 persons or domestic animals, or developing procedures and 21 criteria for the implementation of this act, provided that no 22 such regulation is specific to breed, weight, or size and that 23 the provisions of this act are not lessened by such additional 24 regulations or requirements.
This section does not apply to any25 local ordinance adopted prior to October 1, 1990.26 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2023.