Bills Signed by Governor DeSantis

MY SAFE FLORIDA HOME $200 million will be made available to the My Safe Florida Home program to reduce the backlog of Florida homeowners’ applications for wind mitigation inspections, a grant program where the homeowner can apply up to $10,0000. Priority will be given to elderly, low-income residents. Thus far, approximately 20,000 homeowners have hardened their homes. Additionally, Read more about Bills Signed by Governor DeSantis[…]

From the Capitol

CAMPING ON PUBLIC PROPERTY The State will prohibit counties and municipalities from allowing camping or sleeping on public property without the Florida Department of Children and Families’ approval. This certification, if granted, would designate specific public properties for camping for a period of one year. LIVE HEALTHY Senate President Kathleen Passidomo’s top priority was signed by the Read more about From the Capitol[…]

Legislative Session Begins

The 2024 Legislative Session began on Tuesday, January 9th. The regular session will run for sixty days with an end date of March 8th, unless extended to conclude business. The Florida Constitution stipulates that the regular session of the Legislature shall convene on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March of each odd-numbered year, and Read more about Legislative Session Begins[…]

From the Capitol

The Florida Capitol Complex is getting a major overhaul with the installation of tinted, energy-efficient, bulletproof windows in the Senate and House office buildings and the 22-story Capitol building. The Legislature approved $61 million in 2019 for the removal of the louvered shutters and the purchase of 1,656 windows. The windows will be replaced in phases Read more about From the Capitol[…]