Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis has filed an executive order that cancels any fines related to local government COVID-19 restrictions on people and business.
The order states any fines imposed between March 1, 2020, and March 10, 2021, fines imposed by any political subdivision of Florida related to local government COVID-19 restrictions are canceled.
The order goes on to say it can serve as a defense to the collection of those fines. According to the order, it was warranted because of “unprecedented local government restrictions” on businesses and people over the last year.
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— WESH 2 News (@WESH) March 11, 2021