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CS/SB 628: Urban Agriculture

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Rouson

Urban Agriculture; Authorizing farm equipment used to transport farm products to be stored, maintained, or repaired within specified boundaries; exempting farm equipment used in urban agriculture from provisions requiring farm equipment to be located within specified boundaries; providing that nonresidential farm buildings, fences, or signs located on lands used for urban agriculture are not exempt from the Florida Building Code or local governmental regulations; creating the “Urban Agriculture Pilot Project Act"; authorizing the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to approve municipal urban agricultural pilot projects, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/28/2021 House - Message sent to senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2021 Senate • Filed
1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 80
2/26/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/03/21, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 80
3/3/2021 Senate • Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 190
3/4/2021 Senate • Now in Community Affairs
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
3/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 247
• Now in Rules
4/1/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/06/21, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/6/2021 Senate • CS by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
4/7/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 379
4/9/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/21 -SJ 465
4/14/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 438
• Amendment(s) adopted (818054) -SJ 438
• Read 3rd time -SJ 439
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 439
• Immediately certified -SJ 465
4/14/2021 House • In Messages
4/26/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
4/27/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/28/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
4/28/2021 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 845
4/28/2021 House • Message sent to senate