Beginning Wednesday, 130 new laws produced by the Legislature, and signed by Governor Rick Scott, will go into effect.
The 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.
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.