After a procedural glitch yesterday, lawmakers will have another crack at debating and voting on a rollback of Florida’s growth management laws that eliminate state-level planning on issues from transportation to schools.

Sen. Nan Rich, D-Sunrise, said she and Senate President Mike Haridopolos had agreed to allow debate on the measure, but that he rolled it over for a final vote without debate on Thursday by accident. Rich objected, and after the Senate’s lunch break, the vote was recalled.

The bill would eliminate state-level planning for things like transportation and schools, which right now require concurrency, the principal infrastructure must be able to accommodate future growth. Other provisions would scale back regulations of developments of regional impact.

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