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Pending Legislation

Florida

SB 266: Department of Transportation

Introduced: 10/25/2023 by Ed Hooper (R-021)

Summary:
Prohibits the department from annually committing more than a certain percentage of revenues derived from state fuel taxes and motor vehicle license-related fees to public transit projects; replaces the term public-private partnership agreement with the term comprehensive agreement; prohibits additional metropolitan planning organizations from being designated in this state after a specified date; creates within the department a local agency program for a specified purpose.

Last Action: Jan 18, 2024: TO SENATE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE on TRANSPORTATION, TOURISM, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Status: Pending

DBIA Position: Monitor

SB 7002: Deregulation of Public Schools

Introduced: 11/16/2023 by Education Pre-K-12

Summary:
Requires that a registered architect must be used in the Florida college system institution and state university boards of trustees.

Last Action: Jan 10, 2024:In HOUSE. In Messages.

Status: Pending

DBIA position: Monitor

HB 287: Transportation Trust Fund

Introduced: 1/09/2024 by Tiffany Esposito (R-077)

Summary:
Limits revenues of Department of Transportation may commit to public transit projects; authorizes to enter into comprehensive agreements with private entities; requires to pay interest to contractor; authorizes to determine whether to reduce bonding requirements; revises time periods during which certain actions must be instituted by claimant; provides presumption regarding death, injury, or damage resulting from motor vehicle crash involving driver of vehicle who is under influence of marijuana.

Last Action: Jan 30, 2024: In HOUSE. On Subcommittee agenda.

Status: Pending

DBIA position: Monitor