http://www.historiccity.com/2011/staugu ... -402-10335
So, not only did they violate the rights of residents but then they used their tax dollars to pay the legal fees of those who intentionally did it.
A local attorney is currently suing Lee County for violating the state preemption law.
In the Lee County case, not only did state Representative Paige Kreegel tell them their ordinance was illegal, but then-Attorney General Bill McCollum also told them.
This has to stop!
SB 402 provides penalties for local officials, local governments and agencies that willfully and knowingly violate the preemption law. These penalties are severe to deter further violations.