TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – It appears Gov. Ron DeSantis is canceling almost all COVID-related fines.
His office sent out an executive order Wednesday night, which reads, in part:READ MORE: Cyclist Killed in Overnight Hit-and-Run in Kendall
“I hereby remit any fines imposed between March 1, 2020, and March 10, 2021, by any political subdivision of Florida related to local government COVID-19 restrictions.”READ MORE: Taste Of The Town: More To Mediterranean Dining At Abba Telavivian Kitchen In South Beach
The order applies to both individuals and businesses.
That stated, it’s not clear if governments will be forced to refund any money they’ve collected or if this order could be challenged in court.MORE NEWS: ‘Just Really Shaken Up’: CBS4 Crew Attacked On South Beach While Working Story About Efforts To Cut Down On Violence There
Click here to read the executive order in its entirety.