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SB 948: Construction Defects


Construction Defects; Revising when a person has a cause of action for a violation relating to the Florida Building Code; revising requirements relating to notices of claim; requiring a claimant to allow persons served with a notice of claim to inspect certain records; providing that the claimant, under certain circumstances, does not have a claim for damages that could have been avoided or mitigated, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/15/2019 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 72
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Community Affairs

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  • SB 948, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/15/2019 at 10:45 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1381 Construction Defects Gregory Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
    H 295 (c1) Construction Defects Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Commerce Committee
    S 1488 Construction Defects Gruters Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Community Affairs

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    553.84 Statutory civil action. Page 1 (pdf)
    558.002 Definitions. Page 6 (pdf)
    558.004 Notice and opportunity to repair. Page 2 (pdf)

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