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New Revenge Porn, Solicitation Laws Start ThursdayMore than two dozen new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime will go into effect on Thursday, October 1st.
New Laws Target Cyber-Harassment, Sex TraffickingIt will be illegal to post sexually explicit material without the knowledge of people identified in the images, and criminal penalties will increase to try to help curb sex trafficking, as 27 new Florida laws hit the books Thursday.
100+ New Laws Go Into Effect July 1stBeginning Wednesday, 130 new laws produced by the Legislature, and signed by Governor Rick Scott, will go into effect.
Beer Growlers, Ticket Quotas, Abortion Waiting Period Among New LawsThe state's record-setting budget goes into effect on Wednesday, along with 130 other new laws that were produced by the Legislature this year in the regular and special sessions and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1On 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.
Scott Signs Law Expanding Ban On Funeral ProtestsProtesters carrying signs that read "Thank God for Dead Soldiers" and other spewing similar hatred will no longer be allowed near funerals.
Fla. Senator's Bill Would Prohibit Artificially Colored PetsIt may soon be illegal to dye your pup pink or your bunny blue.
Several New Laws Go Into Effect Jan. 1st 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.
Minimum Wage Workers To Get Pay Raise Jan. 1Several new laws take effect January 1, restricting this and cutting that, but one welcome law is an increase in Florida's minimum wage.
Bath Salts, PIP Fraud Among New Laws Taking Effect July 1Do 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.
New Year To Bring New Florida LawsAs 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 The Law: Host Of New Florida Laws Take EffectIt'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.
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