Over 30 new Florida Laws to take effect on October 1, 2023 – full LIST here.

Despite the fact that the previous 2023 Florida legislature session ended on May 5, scores of new legislation are expected to go into effect on October 1. Among these is a new legislation requiring golf cart drivers under the age of 18 to have a valid learner’s permit or driver’s license when on the road, … Read more

Online sports betting close to resuming in Florida

The Seminole Tribe of Florida earned a significant victory in federal court on Monday, which could result in the resumption of its online sports betting business after a two-year hiatus. A contract between Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe made sports betting lawful, but the compact was found unconstitutional in 2021 because it let … Read more

Gov. DeSantis reveals invalid out-of-state driver’s licenses issued to immigrants

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that out-of-state driver’s licenses are no longer valid in the state as a result of the implementation of Senate Bill 1718, which is considered Florida’s strongest immigration enforcement to date. The list of invalid licenses was compiled by DeSantis and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, and … Read more

Newly signed Florida law gives more parental rights to unmarried biological fathers

Focusing on fathers’ rights, a bill known as “The Good Dad Act” was unanimously passed by the Florida House and Senate and is now a law.  Unmarried fathers who have established they are the biological father are granted the same rights and duties as the mother. Before voting in favor, Miami Democratic State Rep. Kevin … Read more