Governor Scott Signs 44 Bills into Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott signed the following bills into law on May 21st:

SB 144           Public Records/Impaired Practitioner Consultants – This bill provides an exemption from public records requirements for certain personal identifying information relate to impaired practitioner consultants, their families and employees.

SB 158           Civil Liability of Farmers – This bill expands an exemption from certain civil liabilities for farmers.

SB 172           Local Government Pension Reform – This bill makes several reforms regarding local firefighter and police pension requirements.

 SB 184          Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot – This bill expands the permitted uses of federal write-in absentee ballots.

SB 248          Public Records/Body Camera Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer– This bill provides an exemption from public records requirements for a body camera  recording made by a law enforcement officer in certain situations.

SB 252           Insurance – This bill provides that the absence of a countersignature does not affect the validity of a policy or contract of insurance.

 SB 278         Downtown Development Districts – This bill relates to the Miami Downtown Development District.

For entire list: .pdf| Governor Rick Scott News Releases 

For a copy of the House transmittal letter: .pdf | House Letter 

For copy of the Senate transmittal letter: .pdf | Senate Letter