Where Are They Now? Tracked Bills of the 2020 Session - September 2020

By Chris Dawson, FRSA Legislative Counsel
Sun, Sep 27, 2020

This year, a host of policy bills whirred around Tallahassee, ranging from deregulation of professions to construction defect reform. Let’s take a brief look back at some of the top bills FRSA tracked and do a government affairs edition of “Where are they now?” 

HB 1193 Deregulation of Professions and Occupations by Rep. Blaise Ingoglia (R-Spring Hill) and Sen. Ben Albritton
HB 1193 was a top priority for the DeSantis administration heading into the 2020 regular session. Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Secretary Halsey Beshears and his team took the lead on this major reform bill aimed at cutting governmental red tape and streamlining processes for professional licensure. FRSA engaged with the Governor’s team, DBPR legislative affairs and the bill sponsors to make sure that industry licensure was protected in the bill, particularly requirements for competence in Florida codes and standards.
So where is it now? Read more

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