FL Legislation | 2015 | Regular Session

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S0228PassRequiring the Division of Elections of the Department of State to develop an online voter registration system; requiring the division to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment of the online voter registration system; requiring the system to compare ...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-36
S0766PassProhibiting a person, a state agency, or a political subdivision from using a drone to capture an image of privately owned real property or of the owner, tenant, occupant, invitee, or licensee of such property with the intent to conduct surveillance ...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-26
S0264PassDesignating counties and municipalities as traffic enforcement agencies for purposes of the section and prohibiting them from establishing traffic citation quotas; requiring a county or municipality to submit a report of its traffic citation revenue ...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-15
S0446PassAmending provisions relating to the membership requirements for the Florida College System institution boards of trustees; requiring the St. Johns River State College board to have a specified number of trustees; providing for staggered terms of boar...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-19
S0186PassProhibiting electronic benefits transfer cards from being used or accepted to purchase an alcoholic beverage; providing requirements for a licensed manufacturer of malt beverages to sell such beverages directly to consumers; authorizing a licensed ma...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 596 (Ch. 2015-52)
S0520PassProviding additional forms for the mandatory offer of nonforfeiture benefits in long-term care insurance policies, etc.
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-21
S1010PassRevising the list of officials who are prohibited from being falsely personated; prohibiting the sale or transfer of specified badges bearing in any manner or combination the words "fire department" and the ownership or operation of vehicles marked o...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-29
S0132PassAuthorizing certain veterans to provide the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles alternative documentation for renewal or replacement of a disabled parking permit, etc.
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-11
S0094PassRequiring that a project proposal under the grant program address racial and ethnic disparities in morbidity and mortality rates relating to sickle cell disease in addition to other priority areas, etc.
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-10
S7040PassProviding an exemption from public records requirements for e- mail addresses collected by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; providing for future review and repeal of the exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-32
H0897PassAdds certain substances to Schedule I list of controlled substances; reenacts provisions.
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-34
H0441PassRevising the information that a home health agency is required to submit to the Agency for Health Care Administration for license renewal; removing the requirement that a home health agency submit quarterly reports; providing an exemption from a cert...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-33
S0456PassRevising methods by which a labor pool is required to compensate day laborers; requiring a labor pool to provide certain notice before a day laborer's first pay period; specifying requirements for a labor pool that selects to compensate a day laborer...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-20
S0522PassDeleting a requirement that the division issue a regular newsletter to certain parties which addresses local and state bonds, etc.
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-22
S0420PassProviding a procedure for adopting or humanely disposing of impounded stray livestock, except cattle, as an alternative to sale or auction; requiring a county animal control center to establish fees and be responsible for damages caused while impound...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-18
S0342PassProviding for the effect and enforceability of orders of no contact as a part of pretrial release; requiring that the defendant receive a copy of the order of no contact prior to release; specifying acts prohibited by a no contact order, etc.
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-17
S7018PassRevising legislative intent with respect to citizen ombudsmen; deleting references to ombudsman councils and transferring their responsibilities to representatives of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program; revising the duties and authority of th...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-31, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1001 (Ch. 2015-126)
S0984PassRevising the definition of the term "expenditure"; specifying that the term does not include use of a public facility or public property that is made available by a governmental entity to a legislator for a public purpose, to exempt such use from leg...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-28
S1216PassProviding that certain local governments are not required to amend their comprehensive plans or maintain a work plan under certain circumstances; providing that conservation easements may be based on digital orthophotography prepared by licensed surv...
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2015-05-15
Chapter No. 2015-30
S1422PassUrging Congress and the President of the United States to pass and enact new economic sanctions against Iran should that nation be found to be in violation of the Joint Plan of Action or fail to reach an acceptable agreement by the dates set forth in...
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2015-05-07
Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State
S1430IntroRequiring counties and municipalities to provide a partial or a full discount on park entrance fees to military members, veterans, and the spouse and parents of certain deceased military members, law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medi...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
S0482FailRequiring the Department of Health to approve qualified third-party credentialing entities to administer voluntary community health worker certification programs; establishing criteria for the approval of a third-party credentialing entity; requiring...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
S1160FailProviding that placement of premium tax income into a separate supplemental plan is subject to approval by a municipality or special fire control district; authorizing the use of premium tax revenues to provide benefits through a defined benefit or d...
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2015-05-01
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
S1520FailAuthorizing local housing assistance plans to allocate funds to provide rental assistance to include the first and last month's rent for eligible persons, subject to certain restrictions; prohibiting a housing authority from applying to the Federal G...
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2015-05-01
Died in Finance and Tax
S0506FailRevising the method for calculating the amount of tax and discretionary sales surtax, etc.
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2015-05-01
Died in Commerce and Tourism
S1332FailAcknowledging the grave injustice perpetrated against Charles Greenlee, Walter Irvin, Samuel Shepherd, and Ernest Thomas, who came to be known as the "Groveland Four," exonerating the four men, offering a formal and heartfelt apology to these victims...
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2015-05-01
Died in Judiciary
S1582IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for proprietary business information relating to high pressure well stimulations obtained by the Department of Environmental Protection in connection with the department's online high pressure w...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
S1614IntroRecognizing the commitment of the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., to worldwide service and expressing appreciation for their service in this state, etc.
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2015-05-01
Died, not introduced, companion bill(s) passed, see HR 9047 (Adopted)
S1030FailCreating the Community Creative Grant Program within the Department of Economic Opportunity; requiring that projects be vital and necessary to local economic development efforts and that other state economic incentives be unavailable; authorizing a l...
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2015-05-01
Died in Community Affairs
S0262FailCiting this act as the "Greyhound Safety Act"; prohibiting the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation from granting a license or permit to applicants with a prior conviction of animal cruelty; r...
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2015-05-01
Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 239 (Ch. 2015-88)
S1322FailDeleting provisions providing for the death penalty for capital felonies; repealing provisions relating to capital collateral representation and constitutionally deficient representation, respectively; deleting a public records exemption relating to ...
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2015-05-01
Died in Criminal Justice
S1114IntroRequiring a membership association that receives a specified percentage of its budget from public funds to file an annual report with the Legislature; prohibiting a membership association from expending public funds on litigation against the state, e...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
S1560FailExempting certain financial transactions from application of certain tied house evil provisions, etc.
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2015-05-01
Died in Regulated Industries
S0514FailRequiring the Department of Children and Families to create a workgroup to provide recommendations relating to revision of the Baker Act; requiring the workgroup to make recommendations on specified topics; requiring a review of draft recommendations...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
S0028FailProviding for the relief of Charles Pandrea by the North Broward Hospital District; providing for an appropriation to compensate Charles Pandrea, husband of Janet Pandrea, for the death of Janet Pandrea as a result of the negligence of the North Brow...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
S1084FailCreating provisions entitled the "Patent Troll Prevention Act"; prohibiting bad faith assertions of patent infringement from being made; authorizing a court to require a patent infringement plaintiff to post a bond under certain circumstances; author...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 439 (Ch. 2015-92)
S0614IntroExpanding the categories of persons who may prescribe brand name drugs under the prescription drug program when medically necessary; exempting controlled substances prescribed by an advanced registered nurse practitioner or a physician assistant from...
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2015-05-01
Died on Calendar
S0440FailRequiring each state or local law enforcement agency that seizes property for the purpose of forfeiture to perform a specified periodic review at least annually; requiring a seizing agency to have certain written policies, procedures, and training to...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
S7084FailSpecifying that a direct primary care agreement does not constitute insurance and is not subject to the Florida Insurance Code; requiring an analysis of medical tourism for quality health care services in the Economic Development Programs Evaluation;...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations
S0582FailCreating the Land Acquisition Trust Fund within the Department of Transportation; providing for the purpose of the trust fund and sources of funds; requiring that title to lands or related property interests acquired be vested by the state; requiring...
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2015-05-01
Died in returning Messages
S0940FailRemoving a requirement that the Department of Children and Families submit a report annually to the Legislature on the placement of children in licensed residential group care; creating the Continuum of Care Advisory Council within the department for...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations
S1218FailRequiring the Department of Education to implement the Reigniting Education Achievement with Coordinated Help (REACH) Program as a public-private partnership in the lowest-performing public schools; specifying services to be offered with the goal of ...
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2015-05-01
Died in Education Pre-K - 12
S1380FailRemoving an exception to contribution or expenditure restrictions that authorizes an affiliated party committee or political party to make an expenditure to jointly endorse three or more candidates; prohibiting the transfer of funds or contributions ...
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2015-05-01
Died in Ethics and Elections
H1319FailUrges U.S. Congress to support better financial literacy & to reform Credit Repair Organizations Act to grant consumers greater access to credit report & credit score education resources.
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2015-05-01
Died in Commerce and Tourism
S1058FailAuthorizing the county canvassing board to begin the canvassing of absentee ballots after successfully completing testing of the electronic tabulating equipment; revising absentee ballot instructions for absent electors and certain first-time voters,...
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2015-05-01
Died in Rules
S1544FailRequiring a school district's instructional personnel and school administrator performance evaluations to include certain criteria; revising the percentage of an evaluation which is based on the performance of students; revising the percentage of a c...
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2015-05-01
Died in Education Pre-K - 12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2015-6)
S0722FailRevising the tax rate of the excise tax on certain aviation fuels; revising the criteria to receive an excise tax exemption for certain aviation fuel delivered by licensed wholesalers or terminal suppliers; requiring the Department of Economic Opport...
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2015-05-01
Died in Appropriations
S1036FailRequiring a charter school application and charter to document that the governing board is independent of a management company; specifying circumstances under which a student is considered to have voluntarily withdrawn from a charter school; establis...
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2015-05-01
Died in Education Pre-K - 12
S1184FailProviding that an employer may pay up to a certain amount directly toward the venue expenses associated with the funeral and burial services of a law enforcement, correctional, or correctional probation officer killed in the line of duty; requiring a...
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2015-05-01
Died in Fiscal Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2015-163)
S1344FailRevising the permitted scope of local laws, ordinances, and regulations with respect to vacation rentals; providing an exemption for subsequent amendments of certain provisions of existing local laws, ordinances, and regulations adopted on or before ...
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2015-05-01
Died in Regulated Industries
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