Florida Senate - 2021                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 268
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: NC/2R          .                                
             04/26/2021 04:03 PM       .                                

       Senator Garcia moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 54 - 74
    4  and insert:
    5         (5)APPLICABILITY.—This section does not apply to a county
    6  as defined in s. 125.011(1).
    7         Section 2. Paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of section
    8  489.117, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    9         489.117 Registration; specialty contractors.—
   10         (4)(a)1. A person holding a local license whose job scope
   11  does not substantially correspond to either the job scope of one
   12  of the contractor categories defined in s. 489.105(3)(a)-(o), or
   13  the job scope of one of the certified specialty contractor
   14  categories established by board rule, is not required to
   15  register with the board to perform contracting activities within
   16  the scope of such specialty license.
   17         2.A local government, as defined in s. 163.211, may not
   18  require a person to obtain a license for a job scope which does
   19  not substantially correspond to the job scope of one of the
   20  contractor categories defined in s. 489.105(3)(a)-(o) and (q) or
   21  authorized in s. 489.1455(1). For purposes of this section, job
   22  scopes for which a local government may not require a license
   23  include, but are not limited to, painting; flooring; cabinetry;
   24  interior remodeling; driveway or tennis court installation;
   25  handyman services; decorative stone, tile, marble, granite, or
   26  terrazzo installation; plastering; stuccoing; caulking; and
   27  canvas awning and ornamental iron installation. This
   28  subparagraph does not apply to a county as defined in s.
   29  125.011(1).
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   32  And the title is amended as follows:
   33         Delete lines 10 - 17
   34  and insert:
   35         be enforced; providing applicability; amending s.
   36         489.117, F.S.; specifying that certain specialty
   37         contractors are not required to register with the
   38         Construction Industry Licensing Board; prohibiting
   39         local governments from requiring certain specialty
   40         contractors to obtain a license under specified
   41         circumstances; specifying job scopes for which a local
   42         government may not require a license; providing
   43         applicability; amending ss. 489.1455 and 489.5335,
   44         F.S.;