February 8, 2018
Update on Short-term Rentals Preemption
SB 1400 (Oppose)

This afternoon, SB 1400 ( Steube) passed the Senate Regulated Industries Committee by a vote of 9-1. Please thank Senator Dorothy Hukill for voting No on SB 1400.

There was a great turnout of local officials who went on the record in opposition to the bill. Unfortunately, due to time constraints public testimony was limited. SB 1400 will next go to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Click here to watch the committee hearing. Consideration of SB 1400 begins approximately at minute 5:30.

Thank you to all the city officials who contacted the committee and/or came to Tallahassee in opposition to SB 1400. 
Update on Municipal Elections Bill
SB 1262 (Oppose)

On Tuesday, CS/SB 1262 ( Hutson) passed the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee by a vote of 4-3.

Yes                                                         No
Senator Perry (Chair)                             Senator Passidomo
Senator Brandes (Vice Chair)              Senator Rodriguez
Senator Braynon                                    Senator Torres
Senator Hutson


Please thanks Senators Kathleen Passidomo, Jose Javier Rodriguez and Victor Torres for voting No. CS/SB 1262 will now go to the Senate Community Affairs Committee.

Click here to watch the committee hearing. Consideration of SB 1262 begins approximately at minute 5:10.

Thank you to all the city officials who contacted the committee and/or came to Tallahassee in opposition to SB 1262.
We will keep you posted as these issues progress.