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.