New Florida Laws On License Plates, Veterans, Shark Fins Hitting The Books This WeekFrom stricter penalties for ripping off military veterans to new guidelines for specialty license plates, 24 laws go into effect Thursday after being passed during the 2020 Florida legislative session.
New Law To Bring More Electric Charging Stations To FloridaA new Florida law lays the groundwork for building a vast network of electric vehicle charging stations along highways, part of a broader effort to improve the appeal of such environmentally cleaner cars and trucks.
New Year Means New Laws In Effect Across FloridaIt’s a brand new year and that means there are new laws in effect across the Sunshine State.
New Florida Laws Ready To Take Effect Target Drivers, Hazing, Sex DollsMeasures to protect police dogs and horses and crackdown on hazing and child-like sex dolls are among new laws ready to take effect next week.
Florida Governor Signs New Laws On Opioids, Gardening And Street RacingA measure that would allow attorneys for the state to have access to a prescription-drug database as they pursue a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the opioid epidemic was among 10 bills signed Monday by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Local Governments, State Square Off On Florida Gun LawsA Leon County circuit judge Friday heard arguments in a challenge by 33 cities and counties to a state law that imposes strict penalties if local officials regulate firearms.
Court Digs Into Marijuana Smoking BanNewly minted Gov. Ron DeSantis has indicated he may drop the state’s appeal of a court decision that said a Florida law banning patients from smoking medical marijuana is unconstitutional.
New Florida Laws To Take Effect On PTSD Benefits, Animal AbuseLaws will take effect next week that will add benefits for first responders who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder and impose harsher penalties on people who abuse animals.
Skimmer, Trafficking Laws Hit Books SaturdayThere are 26 new laws that will take effect this weekend after being crafted during the 2016 legislative session.
Few New Laws Come In With New YearSome children could travel with more protection in 2015 as a new law about child car seats takes effect Thursday.
FDOE: Dade School Board Retaliated Against Employees The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) ruled Miami-Dade County's School Board unlawfully retaliated against school employees involved in a charter school conversion.
Do You Know The Rules Of The Road Around School Buses?Do you know the rules of the road when it comes to school buses on the roads?
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1stWith the start of a new month comes 157 new laws ranging from the "Florida GI Bill" to a law banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Law Licenses Can Now Be Granted To Non-CitizensThe Florida Supreme Court will be able to grant the law licenses now that Gov. Rick Scott has signed the measure into law.
Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car SeatsIf you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.