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