Florida Senate Passes Bill 426 – State Preemption of Seaport Regulations Aimed at Overturning Key West Cruise Restrictions

Today, after a few months of committee discussions and numerous amendments, the Florida Senate passed CS/CS/CS/SB 426: State Preemption of Seaport Regulation bill filed on January 5, 2021 by Senator Continue Reading →

Florida House Bill 267 Targets Key West Cruise Ban

House Bill 267 (2021): State Preemption of Seaport Regulations, a companion bill to Florida Senate Bill 426, aims to preempts state regulation of commerce in state seaports. HB 267 (2021) Continue Reading →

Florida Senate Bill 426 Targets Key West Cruise Ban

There is a new bill proposed in the the Florida Senate which aims to circumvent the restrictions put in place in Key West. During the November election, Key West voted Continue Reading →

Key West Votes to Restrict Cruise Ships – Legal Challenge on the Horizon

Key West residents voted heavily in favor of limiting the size of cruise ships permitted to visit the popular South Florida cruise port and cap the number of passenger disembarkations Continue Reading →

Key West Looks to Limit Cruise Ship Size and Cap Daily Passenger Disembarkations

Key West is looking to limit the size of cruise ships permitted to visit the popular South Florida cruise port and cap the number of passenger disembarkations per day through Continue Reading →