Legislation Updates

For information on legislation that has been introduced to the Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners (BCC), click on the link below for the current agenda:

Palm Beach Board of Commissioners Agenda  (note: the agenda is posted on line approximately 1 week before the scheduled meeting date)

To find your Palm Beach County Commissioner, click here

 

Below is a listing of current and previous legislative bills that have been introduced in the Florida Legislature

Click here to find your  FL State Representative or  here to find your FL State Senator

To learn about the process of how a bill becomes a law in Florida, click here.

For information on legislation that has been introduced in the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives, visit: www.avma.org/advocacy/national OR www.congress.gov

Click here to find your US Congressional Representative or here to find your US Senator

To learn about the process of how a bill becomes a federal law, click here.

Florida Bills to watch for the 2023 Legislative Session

Proposed bill

Summary of Proposed Bill or Regulation

Status

HB 833

SB 416

Animal Cremation

HB 157

Animal Foster or Adoption

Provides exemption from public records requirements for records containing information pertaining to persons with legal custody of animal from animal shelter or animal control agency operated by local government; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption.

HB 381

Cosmetic Animal Testing

Prohibits manufacturer from manufacturing, importing for profit, selling, or offering for sale cosmetics developed or manufactured using cosmetic animal testing conducted or contracted by certain persons or from conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing; provides labeling requirements for specified cosmetics.

Location