On April 13, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law SB 360, a bill to make significant changes to the state’s construction defect claims process. The new law, which goes into effect immediately, should provide some additional protections to those in the construction industry by shorting the time period for bringing design and construction defect claims, clarifying the application of these time periods on multi-building projects, and adding a “materiality” requirement to statutory claims for violation of Florida’s Building Code according to Fla. Stat. § 554.84.
How does this impact Florida Contractors?
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