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Current Local Bills

​​A local bill is any bill which relates to a specific geographical area, e.g., county, city, or special taxing district, as opposed to a general bill, which affects the entire State of Florida. Once the Delegation votes on the bills in Broward the Sponsors for each Local Bill will be championing the Bill in the Legislative process in Tallahassee.

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Local Bill Manual

The Local Bills have been submitted/filed with the Broward Legislative Delegation office for the 2021 Legislative Session.

NOTICE OF DELEGATION MEETING

​​DELEGATION EMERGENCY MEETING.  The Broward Legislative Delegation is scheduling a meeting for March 22, 2021 at 6pm SITTIG HALL, 301 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301​.  The purpose of the meeting is consider changes to four Local Bills that were originally voted on and approved by the Delegation on January 6, 2021.  Those bills are: HB-1495, HB-1499, HB-1501, and HB-1503. These four bills were all placed on the agenda on March 19, 2021 to be heard on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 12:45pm in the Local Administration and Veteran Affairs Subcommittee.  Since the Legislators are in Session, our Rules allow for the meeting to take place in Tallahassee.  (posted by this Office, 3/19/2021; updated to add location 3/22/2021).​

 

VOLUNTARY ANNEXATIONS

CIty of Fort Lauderdale:  Rolly Marine​.  Real Property located at 2701 W. Staet Road 84 in unincorporated Browrd County with bears the Tax Folio No. 5042 20 01 0011  (Approved 01.06.2021 by the Delegation).
City of Parkland: Beasley Parcel: Parcel located at the Northeast corner of Nob Hill Road and Hillsboro Blvd, Folio No. 4741-28-7010.  (Approved 01.06.2021 by the Delegation).

LOCAL BILLS

Sunshine Drainage District:  An act relating to Sunshine Drainage District, Broward County; amending ch. 63-609, Laws of Florida; providing an exception to general law; providing for members of the board of supervisors to be elected by qualified electors of the district; providing for staggered terms; requiring nonpartisan elections; providing requirements for candidates; providing duties of the supervisor of elections; providing a definition; Rep. Dan Daley  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).

Pine Tree Water Control District​: An act relating to the Pine Tree Water Control District, Broward County; amending ch. 2001-320, Laws of Florida; providing an exception to general law; requiring members of the board of supervisors be elected through a general election; providing for staggered terms; providing definitions.  Rep. Dan Daley  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).

Coral Springs Improvement District​: An   act   relating   to   the   Coral   Springs   Improvement District, Broward   County; amending   ch.   2004-469,   Laws ​  of   Florida; providing an exception to general law; requiring members of the board of supervisors be elected; providing terms of office for board members; providing requirements for candidates and the supervisor  of  elections;  providing  a  definition.  Rep. Dan Daley  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).

North Springs Improvement District: An act relating to the North Springs Improvement District, Broward County; amending ch. 2005-341, Laws of Florida, as amended; providing an exception to general law; requiring that the board of supervisors be elected by the qualified electors of the district; providing a definition.   Rep. Dan Daley  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).

Broward Health: An act relating to the North Broward Hospital District, Broward County; amending ch. 2006-347, Laws of Florida, as amended; providing an exception to general law; permitting the establishment of a quorum in person and by means of communications media technology consistent with section 120.54(5)(b)2., Florida Statutes; authorizing the board of commissioners to own, equip, manage, acquire, convey, purchase, hold, lease, and encumber properties, hospitals, facilities, and services within and outside the boundaries of the district under certain circumstances; prohibiting the board from expending ad valorem taxes and non-ad valorem special assessments outside the boundaries of the district; authorizing the board to contract with certain persons, governments, and entities; authorizing the board to own, manage, maintain, acquire, purchase, and hold for-profit and not-for-profit subsidiaries and not-for-profit affiliates; providing legislative intent; authorizing the board to create legal structures which are not designated as public property with certain entities and persons for the placement of facilities and programs for certain purposes; revising medical staff membership requirements for consistency with general law; revising the district’s fiscal year; providing for severability and liberal construction; Rep. Tom Fabricio  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).

Memorial Healthcare System:  An act relating to South Broward Hospital District, Broward County; amending ch. 2004-397, Laws of Florida, as amended; authorizing the Board of Commissioners to attend regular, committee or special meeting or workshop by, or conduct the meeting through the use of, any means of communication media technology; authorizing the delivery of certified copies of resolutions levying taxes in accordance with the requirements of general law; authorizing the Board of Commissioners to encumber specified real and personal property; authorizing the board to acquire, own, establish, develop, construct, lease, equip, operate, manage, and maintain specified hospitals, facilities, and programs within and outside district boundaries for certain purposes; providing legislative findings; providing an exception to general law; authorizing the board to determine the location and legal form and structure of such hospitals, facilities, and programs; providing requirements for such legal form and structure; providing legislative intent; providing that ad valorem taxes and non-ad valorem special assessments be expended only within the boundaries of the district; prohibiting the district from expending such funds outside the boundaries of the district; providing for severability; providing for liberal construction;. Rep. Tom Fabricio  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).

Broward County: Creating an independent special district to provide and fund senior services throughout Broward County; providing for a governing body to be known as the Senior Services Council of Broward County​​.  Rep. Dan Daley  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).

Broward County: An act relating to Broward County; creating the Broward County Affordable Housing Improvement Act; providing definitions; authorizing the levy of a discretionary surtax to establish and finance affordable housing.  Rep. Michael Gottlieb  (Passed locally, 01.06.2021).