New Florida Laws That Start October 1st
There are more than 30 new Florida laws that start October 1. Some of these, you definitely need to know about. The biggest one during this session is the operation of a golf cart. The bill says that it requires a person operating a golf cart on a public road or street that the person must be 18 years of age or older. They must also possess a form of government issued photo ID. Also, if they are under the age of 18 they must possess a valid learner’s drivers license or valid drivers license.
Another law going to do effect in October is the Florida Litter Law. It actually amends the definition of ‘dump’ in this law. It includes the acts of draining and discharging. So, it makes it unlawful for any person to dump litter in on any water control, district property or canal without prior consent. For example, you are on a boat and you throw litter over the side. Well, the operator or owner of the boat are in violation of this law.
There’s also a law that reallocates funding for motorcycle safety education. Another bill addresses of safety and welfare concerns stemming from dog attacks on people or domestic animals. There is restrictions and additional requirements on owners of dangerous dogs. No regulations may be breed specific. Finally, there is a bill going into effect about homeowners associations. This is a long list, but it requires all notices for homeowners association board meetings to specifically identify the agenda items for the meetings. Additionally, there are also many other items that you can find here.
Finally, you may want to understand the laws some more. Sometimes the writing on laws is difficult to understand. If you want more information on the 30 new Florida laws that start on October 1st you can find that here.