Florida Legislature passes 130 new laws, many in effect as of July 1

From The Palm Coast Observer: The Florida Legislature passed about 130 new laws this year, many of which went into effect July 1.

Among the more controversial are a 24-hour waiting period on abortions — that one has already been challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union — and the repeal of the state’s gay adoption ban.

Beer fans can celebrate a law allowing the filling of 64-ounce beer containers called “growlers,” aerial drone fans are barred from using the gadgets for snooping, letter carriers in rural areas have been exempted from seat belt laws while on their routes, and the state has specified protocol for isolating patients to control the spread of disease.

A collection of the more notable, controversial or odd bills passed this year that have already gone into effect is listed. The laws listed went into effect July 1 unless otherwise noted:

For the complete story:http://www.palmcoastobserver.com/news/palm-coast/Front-Page/0707201510689/Florida-Legislature-passes-130-new-laws

For the archived text of all laws passed by The Florida Legislature 2015: http://laws.flrules.org/

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