2021 Legislative Items Being Watched


2021 FRPA Legislative Priorities

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2021 Senate Bills

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2021 House Bills

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Updated 7/8/2021

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    DRONES

    SB 44 by Senator Wright

    Expanding the authorized uses of drones by a state agency or political subdivision to include the assessment of damage due to natural disasters, etc.

    Status of HB 44 - Ordered engrossed then enrolled

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    PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS

    SB 1076 by Senator Brodeur

    HB 53 by Government Operations Subcommittee and Representative DiCeglie

    Revising a prohibition relating to any solicitation for construction services paid for with state or locally appropriated funds, or any combination thereof; revising the definition of the term “public works project”; prohibiting the state or any political subdivision that contracts for a public works project from taking specified action against certain persons that are engaged in a public works project or have submitted a bid for such a project, etc.

    Status of SB 1076 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 53

    Status of HB 53 - Approve by the Governor - Chapter 2021-194

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    SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES

    SB 334 by Senators Gruters, Hutson, Perry and Harrell

    HB 239 by Representative Altman, Goff-Marcil and Tant

    Regulation of Smoking in Public Places; Revising a short title; authorizing counties and municipalities to further restrict smoking within the boundaries of public beaches and public parks under certain circumstances; prohibiting smoking within the boundaries of a state park, etc.

    Status of SB 334 - Died in Rules

    Status of HB 239 - Bill has not cleared any assigned committees, will not progress in the final week of session.

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