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SB 820: Yacht and Ship Brokers’ Act


Yacht and Ship Brokers’ Act; Redefining the term “yacht” to include vessels longer than a specified length which are manufactured or operated primarily for pleasure or are leased, rented, or chartered for pleasure; exempting a person who conducts business as a broker or salesperson in another state from licensure for specified transactions; requiring, rather than authorizing, the Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to deny licenses for applicants who fail to meet certain requirements; requiring the division to take certain actions if the division determines that a broker or salesperson violated the act, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/3/2021 Senate • Filed
    11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 55
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 54
    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Regulated Industries

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  • SB 820, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/3/2021 at 4:39 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 529 (c1) Yacht and Ship Brokers Located Out of State Regulatory Reform Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Commerce Committee

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    326.002 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    326.004 Licensing. Page 2 (pdf)

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