FFEDA 2015 Legislative Session

2015 is a busy legislative year for FFEDA with our legislative consultants tracking many legislative bills and keeping a close watch on anything that could affect the fire protection industry.

Please check back regularly on this page to find out the latest news.

House Adjourns 2015 Legislative Session Early

Important Bills to Watch:
Legislation that would exempt “agricultural buildings” (i.e. barns) from the fire safety code - SB 1148 by Sen. Stargel and HB 1025 by Raburn
   Senate Bill 1148 - http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/1148
   House Bill 1025 - http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=54220
   Fire Safety in Agricultural Buildings 3-17-2015 Update
   Fire Safety in Agricultural Buildings 3-18-2015 Update
   Amendment to SB1148 4-1-2015

Tort Reform, Construction Defect Claim Bills - HB 87
by Rep. Passidomo  and its companion SB 418 by Sen. Richter 
  Senate Bill 418 - http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/0418
  House Bill 87 -
  Tort Reform 3-10-2015 Update
  Building Defect Bill 3-3-2015 Update

Building Code Bill - SB 1232 by Sen. Simpson
   Senate Bill 1232 - http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2015/1232
   Strike Everything Amendment by Sen. Grimsley

General Bill Tracking:

FFEDA Legislative Tracking Report 4-17-2015

Other Bills of Interest that are being tracked:
   Fire Safety Legislative Update 3-15-2015
   Fire Safety Legislative Update 3-20-2015

   Fire Safety Legislative Update 3-30-2015

Track 2015 Legislative Bills at:
House Bills = http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/bills.aspx
Senate Bills = http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bills/2015