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SB 1018: Flood Damage Prevention

GENERAL BILL by Trumbull

Flood Damage Prevention; Citing this act as the "Flood Damage Prevention Act of 2023"; providing voluntary freeboard requirements for all new construction and substantial improvements to existing construction; prohibiting voluntary freeboard from being used in the calculation of the maximum allowable height for certain construction in applicable zoning districts; authorizing local governments to adopt by ordinance a minimum freeboard requirement or a maximum voluntary freeboard that exceeds the minimum requirements in the Florida Building Code or established in the act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Environment and Natural Resources (EN)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2023 Senate • Filed
2/28/2023 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Environment and Natural Resources; Rules
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
3/10/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/15/23, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Building
3/15/2023 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
3/16/2023 Senate • Now in Environment and Natural Resources
3/22/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environment and Natural Resources, 03/27/23, 11:30 am, 301 Senate Building
3/27/2023 Senate • Favorable by Environment and Natural Resources; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
• Now in Rules
5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Rules