Here is a quick review of new Florida laws

The Florida lawmakers passed nearly 280 bills during the 2022 legislative session and Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed 149 of them into law — including one that critics refer to as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, the controversial 15-week abortion ban, and the strawberry shortcake designation that upset Key Lime Pie lovers.

These new laws went into effect on Friday:

Loud music: The law allows police officers to penalize drivers whose music is too loud. Smoking on the beach: The law bans smoking at public beaches and parks.The ‘Stop WOKE Act’: The law prohibits teaching about racism in schools and workplaces.Recruiting officers: The law provides incentives such as signing bonuses of up to $5,000 for new recruits.Responsible fatherhood: The law requires DCF to provide resources to fathers and at-risk boys. Juvenile expunction: The law allows minors to expunge their criminal records by completing a diversion program.School safety: The law orders the Board of Education to develop rules for school emergency drills and a family reunification plan.Read More

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