Bills going into effect July 1st

Below is a sampling of bills signed by Governor Rick Scott that will go into effect tomorrow, July 1st. SB 2500, the state’s $80 billion budget. HB 7022, provides pay raises to state employees. HB 7109, the┬ámeasure includes a three-day back-to-school tax holiday and eliminates sales taxes on feminine hygiene products. HB 305, allows law-enforcement Read more about Bills going into effect July 1st[…]

Bills that Passed

Governor Scott signed the following bills into law on May 23rd: HUMAN TRAFFICKING Senate Bill 852, sponsored by Senator Rene Garcia (R-Hialeah), expands the definition of human trafficking, as well as strengthens the prosecution of persons committing commercial sexual exploitation of children. Both chambers passed the bill unanimously. SHARK FINS While shark finning (removing a Read more about Bills that Passed[…]