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48th Annual Police Officers and Firefighters' Pension Trustees' Conference - COMPLETED

Nov. 14 - 16, 2018, at the Grand Orlando Resort
Kissimmee, Florida

40th Annual Police Officers and Firefighters' Pension Trustees' School - COMPLETED

April 30 - May 2, 2019, at the Augustus B. Turnbull, III Florida State Conference Center
Tallahassee, Florida

Pension Trustees' Conferences

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Attached is a United States Court of Appeals case from South Carolina dealing with federal flood insurance and taxes imposed by municipalities. Also attached is a letter from FEMA asserting that the police and firefighter excise taxes under Chapters 175 and 185, Florida Statutes, cannot be imposed on federal flood insurance because the feds preempt such taxes.

   

2019 Legislative Updates

The following retirement bills and related bills have been filed for consideration during the 2019 regular session of the Florida Legislature. If you click on the underlined bill number, you will access the Online Sunshine legislative page for that bill. At this website, you can view any version of a bill, review a bill's progress and locate any related bills.

  

Bills Amending either Chapter 112, 175 and/or 185, Florida Statutes

Bill Number Title Sponsor
HB 41 Correctional Facility Employees Drake
SB 426 Firefighters Flores
HB 857 Firefighters Willhite
 

  

Local Bills

Bill Number Title Sponsor
HB 901 City of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County Willhite
HB 1323 City of Tampa, Hillsborough County Grant

  

For additional retirement and related bills of significance to members of the FRS and other public retirement plans, visit the 2019 Legislation page of this website.