Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants all local governments to report any COVID-19 response activities in writing.
On Friday (Sept. 4th) DeSantis issued the following statement:
“Per Article IV, Section 1(a) of the Florida Constitution, I am directing all local governments in all of Florida’s 67 counties to submit to my office all measures implemented by local governments in response to the coronavirus pandemic.”
The request asks for the following:
* The full text of any such order along with amendments.
* Any clarification of such order provided businesses or others.
*The possible amount of the fine or penalty, or the length of imprisonment for a violation of any such order.
*The number of citations, the number and amounts of fines or penalties, and specific information on any arrests and imprisonments due to violations of any such order.
* The termination or renewal dates of all orders, or any anticipated termination date of an order.
The letter states that, “Your response is requested by Tuesday, September 15, 2020.