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Gov. Ron DeSantis orders fines related to COVID-19 restrictions on businesses to be canceled

Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis filed an executive order that cancels any fines related to...
Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis filed an executive order that cancels any fines related to local government COVID-19 restrictions on people and business.(Source: WWSB)
Published: Mar. 10, 2021 at 8:40 PM EST
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis filed an executive order that cancels any fines related to local government COVID-19 restrictions on people and business.

The Board of Executive Clemency approved the Gov. DeSantis’ proposal to categorically remit all fines related to local government COVID-19 restrictions.

The order states that “any fines imposed between March 1, 2020, and March 10, 2021, by any political subdivision of Florida related to local government COVID-19 restrictions” are remitted.

This Executive Order does not apply to any COVID-19-related orders or enforcement taken by the State, and it does not remit any fines imposed on assisted living facilities, hospitals or other healthcare providers.

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