Florida Senate - 2018 SB 1462
By Senator Farmer
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to disclosure of sinkhole activity;
3 amending s. 83.50, F.S.; requiring certain disclosures
4 related to sinkholes or sinkhole activity to tenants
5 of residential dwelling units; providing an effective
8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
10 Section 1. Section 83.50, Florida Statutes, is amended to
12 83.50 Required notices and disclosures
13 landlord’s address.—In addition to any other disclosure required
14 by law, the landlord, or a person authorized to enter into a
15 rental agreement on the landlord’s behalf, must shall disclose
16 all of the following in writing to the tenant, at or before the
17 commencement of the tenancy: ,
18 (1) The name and address of the landlord or a person
19 authorized to receive notices and demands on in the landlord’s
20 behalf. The person so authorized to receive notices and demands
21 retains authority until the tenant is notified otherwise. All
22 notices of such names and addresses or changes thereto must
23 shall be delivered to the tenant’s residence or, if specified in
24 writing by the tenant, to any other address.
25 (2)(a) Any suspected, known, or reported sinkhole or
26 sinkhole activity, as those terms are defined in s. 627.706,
27 affecting the premises.
28 (b) Any report regarding such sinkhole or sinkhole activity
29 affecting the premises, including any report prepared pursuant
30 to ss. 627.7072 and 627.7073.
31 (c) The information as described in s. 627.7073(2)(c)
32 regarding the premises.
33 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.