Florida Senate - 2017 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/HB 425, 1st Eng. Ì764422ÅÎ764422 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Latvala moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subsection (7) of 6 section 509.032, Florida Statutes, are amended to read: 7 509.032 Duties.— 8 (7) PREEMPTION AUTHORITY.— 9 (b) A local law, ordinance, or regulation may not prohibit 10 vacation rentals or regulate the duration or frequency of rental 11 of vacation rentals. This paragraph does not apply to any local 12 law, ordinance, or regulation adopted on or before June 1, 2011, 13 including when such law, ordinance, or regulation: 14 1. Is being amended to be less restrictive; or 15 2. Reduces local regulatory burdens on vacation rentals 16 owned, in whole or in part, by a person who is currently serving 17 on active duty or temporary duty in a branch of the United 18 States Armed Services or owned by a disabled veteran with a 19 service-connected evaluation of such disability of 30 percent or 20 more, according to the United States Department of Veterans 21 Affairs. 22 (c) Paragraph (b) does not apply to any local law, 23 ordinance, or regulation governing
exclusively relating to24 property valuation as a criterion forvacation rentals rentalif 25 the local law, ordinance, or regulation is required to be 26 approved by the state land planning agency pursuant to an area 27 of critical state concern designation. 28 Section 2. Notwithstanding s. 509.032(7)(b), Florida 29 Statutes, a municipality may submit an ordinance adopted by the 30 governing body of the municipality prior to the effective date 31 of chapter 2011-119, Laws of Florida, for ratification of the 32 electors at a referendum. If the ordinance is approved by at 33 least two-thirds of the electors voting in the referendum, the 34 effective date of the ordinance is the date of its initial 35 adoption by the governing body of the municipality. 36 Section 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law. 37 38 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 39 And the title is amended as follows: 40 Delete everything before the enacting clause 41 and insert: 42 A bill to be entitled 43 An act relating to vacation rentals; amending s. 44 509.032, F.S.; revising applicability for a preemption 45 of certain local laws, ordinances, or regulations 46 regarding vacation rentals; authorizing certain 47 ordinances to be submitted for ratification by 48 electors at a referendum; providing that, upon 49 approval by the electors, the effective date of the 50 ordinance is retroactive to the initial date of 51 adoption by the governing body of the municipality; 52 providing an effective date.