June 02, 2020
Print This PagePrint This Page

Bill #:
Chamber: View Search Tips
Search Term:
Year: View Search Tips
Search Term:
HB 1301

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to violations of county ordinances;
3amending s. 125.69, F.S.; authorizing a county to specify
4by ordinance penalties for a violation of certain county
5ordinances; providing an effective date.
7Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9     Section 1.  Subsection (1) of section 125.69, Florida
10Statutes, is amended to read:
11     125.69  Penalties; enforcement by code inspectors.-
12     (1)  Violations of county ordinances shall be prosecuted in
13the same manner as misdemeanors are prosecuted. Such violations
14shall be prosecuted in the name of the state in a court having
15jurisdiction of misdemeanors by the prosecuting attorney thereof
16and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine not to exceed
17$500 or by imprisonment in the county jail not to exceed 60 days
18or by both such fine and imprisonment. However, a county may
19specify, by ordinance, a violation of a county ordinance which
20is punishable by a fine in an amount exceeding $500, but not
21exceeding $2,000 a day, if the county must have authority to
22punish a violation of that ordinance by a fine in an amount
23greater than $500 in order for the county to carry out a
24federally mandated program. A county may also specify, by
25ordinance, that a violation of any provision of a county
26ordinance imposing standards of conduct and disclosure
27requirements as provided in s. 112.326 is punishable by a fine
28not to exceed $1,000 or a term of imprisonment in the county
29jail not to exceed 1 year.
30     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2010.

CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.
Site Map
Session:   Bills ·   Calendars ·   Bound Journals ·   Citator ·   Search ·   Appropriations ·   Redistricting ·   Bill Information Reports
Committee Publications
Historical Information
Statutes:   Introduction ·   View Statutes ·   Search Statutes
Disclaimer: The information on this system is unverified. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted for official purposes.    Copyright © 2000-2020 State of Florida.     Privacy Statement     Contact Us     Get Acrobat Reader