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Florida: HB 543/SB 1276 is dead

Florida HB 543/SB 1276, which would have allowed municipalities in Florida to pass BSL as they pleased, has died in committee. This leaves in place the current Florida state law, which prohibits municipalities from passing BSL. Thanks to everyone who … Continue reading

Florida: HB 543 now in committee

Update 1/22/09: HB 543 has a companion bill in the Senate, SB 1276, proposed by Senator Anthony Hill. I will update when that bill is assigned to committee. Thanks to ADBA for this notice. Florida state law prohibits municipalities from … Continue reading

Florida: HB 543 would remove statewide prohibition on BSL

Currently, Florida state law 767.14 prohibits municipalities from passing BSL. On December 28, Florida Representative Perry Thurston filed a bill which would remove this statewide protection. If HB 543 passes, any municipality in Florida could pass BSL or breed-specific bans. … Continue reading

Florida: SB 1276 passes committee

Florida SB 1276, which would allow municipalities to pass breed-specific legislation in Florida, passed the Community Affairs committee with 9 Yeas and 2 Nays. An amendment to the bill now prohibits municipalities from passing breed bans. However, it still allows … Continue reading

Florida: SB 1276 hearing on March 4

Edit 3/4: SB 1276 passed committee. More here: http://stopbsl.com/2010/03/04/florida-sb-1276-passes-committee/ Florida SB 1276, which would allow municipalities in Florida to pass BSL, has been scheduled for a hearing by the Community Affairs Committee on Thursday, March 4, at 1:00 PM in … Continue reading

Florida: SB 1276 assigned to committee (would allow BSL in Florida)

Florida SB 1276, which would allow municipalities in Florida to pass BSL, has been assigned to the Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Committee. Florida residents, please contact the committee members and ask them not to recommend this bill. Note that … Continue reading

FL SB 1276 now in Agriculture Committee

FL SB 1276, which would allow municipalities in FL to pass BSL, is now in the Agriculture Committee. Florida residents, please contact the members of the Agriculture Committee and ask them to oppose SB 1276. Chair: Senator Charles S. “Charlie” … Continue reading