Rick Scott Signed a Bill Making Many Florida Beaches Private

From Miami New Times’s Travis Cohen, 04/04/2018:

Rick Scott signed HB 631, the Possession of Real Property Bill, which on July 1 will give hotels, condos, and private residences more control over the beachfront they own, all the way to the high-tide line.

“Why would we want to take away one of the most basic rights of our residents and do something that could hurt our tourism economy? People visit Florida to be able to walk the beach freely and without being accosted whether they are on dry sand or wet sand.”, says Philip Levine, former Miami Beach mayor.

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