Florida Senate - 2017 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/HB 425, 1st Eng. Ì912992CÎ912992 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Latvala moved the following: 1 Senate Substitute for Amendment (944410) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Delete everything after the enacting clause 5 and insert: 6 Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subsection (7) of 7 section 509.032, Florida Statutes, are amended to read: 8 509.032 Duties.— 9 (7) PREEMPTION AUTHORITY.— 10 (b) A local law, ordinance, or regulation may not prohibit 11 vacation rentals or regulate the duration or frequency of rental 12 of vacation rentals. This paragraph does not apply to any local 13 law, ordinance, or regulation adopted on or before June 1, 2011, 14 including when such law, ordinance, or regulation: 15 1. Is being amended to be less restrictive; or 16 2. Reduces local regulatory burdens on vacation rentals 17 owned, in whole or in part, by a person who is currently serving 18 on active duty or temporary duty in a branch of the United 19 States Armed Services or owned by a disabled veteran with a 20 service-connected evaluation of such disability of 30 percent or 21 more, according to the United States Department of Veterans 22 Affairs. 23 (c) Paragraph (b) does not apply to any local law, 24 ordinance, or regulation governing
exclusively relating to25 property valuation as a criterion forvacation rentals rentalif 26 the local law, ordinance, or regulation is required to be 27 approved by the state land planning agency pursuant to an area 28 of critical state concern designation. 29 Section 2. Notwithstanding s. 509.032(7)(b), Florida 30 Statutes, a municipality may submit an ordinance adopted by the 31 governing body of the municipality prior to the effective date 32 of chapter 2011-119, Laws of Florida, for ratification of the 33 electors at a referendum. If the ordinance is approved by at 34 least two-thirds of the electors voting in the referendum, the 35 effective date of the ordinance is the date of its initial 36 adoption by the governing body of the municipality. 37 Section 3. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law. 38 39 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 40 And the title is amended as follows: 41 Delete everything before the enacting clause 42 and insert: 43 A bill to be entitled 44 An act relating to vacation rentals; amending s. 45 509.032, F.S.; revising applicability for a preemption 46 of certain local laws, ordinances, or regulations 47 regarding vacation rentals; authorizing certain 48 ordinances to be submitted for ratification by 49 electors at a referendum; providing that, upon 50 approval by the electors, the effective date of the 51 ordinance is retroactive to the initial date of 52 adoption by the governing body of the municipality; 53 providing an effective date.