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HB 6055 — Telegraph Companies

by Rep. Gregory and others (SB 1256 by Senator Albritton)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee (IT)

The bill repeals ch. 363, F.S., which provides for the liability of telegraph or telegram companies for specified negligent acts, penalties, damages, and attorney fees, and legal procedures.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2020.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 117-0