The legislature may have adjourned Sine Die back on June 1, but the impact of the 84th Regular Session is yet to be fully realized. September 1 (yesterday) was the first day a vast array of new laws took effect. Absent a supermajority (two thirds) vote, at least 90 days must lapse between a bill’s final passage and the new law’s effective date. Although 92 days passed between Sine Die and September 1, the Legislature has taken to making the first of September the uniform effective date for those bills that do not receive supermajority passage. This just makes things […]