Florida League of Cities

Property Rights (Monitor) – Passed

CS/CS/SB 888 (Perry) and CS/CS/HB 621 (Steele) provide residential property owners an alternative remedy to remove unauthorized persons, such as a squatter, from a residential dwelling. The residential property owners may request the sheriff immediately remove unlawful occupants under specific circumstances. CS/CS/HB 621 passed the House (108-0) and the Senate (39-0) and is awaiting action by the Governor. (Cruz)