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Tolling and Extension of Permits and Other Authorizations During States of Emergency (Oppose – Mandate)

CS/HB 859 (Grant) and CS/CS/SB 912 (Albritton) add development permits and development agreements authorized by state law, including those authorized under the Florida Local Government Agreement Act or issued by local government or other governmental agency, to the list of permits and authorizations that are tolled and extended during a state of emergency for a natural emergency. The bills would apply to any declaration of a state of emergency issued by the governor for a natural emergency dating back to March 1, 2020. CS/CS/SB 912 passed the House and Senate and is awaiting action by the governor. The bill is effective upon becoming law. (Cruz)