On Tuesday, the state’s record-setting, $77 billion election-year budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Protesters carrying signs that read “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” and other spewing similar hatred will no longer be allowed near funerals.
It may soon be illegal to dye your pup pink or your bunny blue.
The stroke of midnight won’t just usher in a new year, it will also be the start of several new laws. One of those will make it legal for drivers to flash their headlights at oncoming drivers to alert them of speed traps or police up ahead.
Several new laws take effect January 1, restricting this and cutting that, but one welcome law is an increase in Florida’s minimum wage.
Do not be surprised if your child returns from a school event with a prayer leaflet, as it will now be allowed as part of several new laws taking effect July 1.
As you recover from that New-Year’s hangover, you can think about some of the new state laws that take effect with the new year. Everything from how much some people make, to the unemployment people get, and even to the tattoos they might consider are covered by new state laws.
It’s October 1, and once again, South Florida and taxpayers across the state get to start living the results of the Florida Legislature’s busy spring season. From gun control to abortion, the law of the land has changed.
It’s a new month, and the start of a new fiscal year for the stare of Florida, and that means changes in the lawbooks. 160 new laws took effect Friday at Midnight, with something for everyone in the state.
When Florida starts its new fiscal year this Friday, 160 new laws will hit the books. Many of those laws, as well as the budget, carry out the conservative governing philosophies of Republican Gov. Rick Scott and the GOP-majority Legislature.