Bills Pending Florida Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee

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FLS1394IntroSpecifying that students awarded a certificate of completion are eligible to enroll in career center and charter technical career center programs, etc.
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2021-03-30
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1882IntroRequiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to continually maintain an online application process for the issuance of licenses; prohibiting the department from arbitrarily or subjectively restricting access to the online application...
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2021-03-29
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0208IntroAuthorizing owners of commercial or industrial businesses, or third parties contracted by such owners, to install, maintain, and operate a renewable energy source device on or about the structure in which the business operates or on a property the bu...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1744IntroRevising the types of black business enterprises eligible to receive funds under the program; requiring that the application process and the annual certification process for the program be separate and distinct processes; requiring the Department of ...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS2000IntroSpecifying unlawful practices relating to automatic renewal and continuous service offers; providing requirements for automatic renewal offers, continuous service offers, and unconditional consumer gifts, etc.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1722IntroCreating the "Florida Jobs Retention Act of 2021"; requiring certain employers that intend to relocate out of state or cease operation to notify the Department of Business and Professional Regulation within a specified timeframe; requiring the depart...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1646IntroProhibiting employers from excluding applicants from an initial interview for employment under certain conditions; providing a civil penalty for violations of the act; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to enforce the act, etc.
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2021-03-10
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FLS1838IntroProviding that individuals who voluntarily leave work for specified reasons are not disqualified from reemployment benefits; prohibiting the employment record of an employer from being charged for benefits paid to individuals who voluntarily leave wo...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1708IntroRepealing a provision relating to the Urban High-Crime Area Job Tax Credit Program, etc.
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2021-03-10
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FLS1858IntroLimiting service fees charged to restaurants by third-party food takeout and delivery service applications or Internet websites during a declared state of emergency; providing that third-party food takeout and delivery service applications or Interne...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1978IntroDefining the terms "department," "kratom product," and "processor"; requiring a processor to register with the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services to sell kratom products at retail; prohibiting processors from selling certain kratom prod...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1996IntroIncreasing the weekly benefit amounts an individual may receive, etc.
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2021-03-10
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FLS1684IntroDefining the term "microbusiness" for the purposes of the Florida Small Business Development Center Network, etc.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1980IntroRequiring processors that sell kratom products at retail to pay an annual registration fee to the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, etc.
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2021-03-10
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FLS1726IntroCreating the Department of Labor, headed by the Secretary of Labor, who is appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate; designating the Department of Labor as the state Agency for Workforce Innovation for purposes of implementing s. 24, Art...
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2021-03-10
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FLS2002IntroCreating the Florida Commercial Rent Stabilization Fund as a separate account within the Economic Development Trust Fund; prohibiting a landlord from filing an action for possession for a certain period of time; requiring certain funds remaining in t...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0502IntroRecognizing the relationship and shared interests between the United States and Taiwan and expressing support for future opportunities of international trade developments with Taiwan, etc.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1162IntroRe-creating the Triumph Gulf Coast Trust Fund within the Department of Economic Opportunity without modification; removing provisions relating to the termination of the trust fund, etc.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0256IntroCreating the "Senator Helen Gordon Davis Fair Pay Protection Act"; prohibiting an employer from providing less favorable employment opportunities to employees based on their sex; prohibiting an employer from taking certain employment actions against ...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0810IntroProhibiting a state agency or a local governmental entity from purchasing any products that were produced, or that contain a specified percentage of parts that were produced, in China; providing that a contract for the purchase of products by a state...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0644IntroIncreasing the minimum and maximum weekly and yearly benefit amounts for reemployment assistance; increasing the duration of such benefits; providing exceptions to reemployment assistance requirements during a declared state of emergency or public he...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0304IntroRepealing provisions relating to restrictions on the establishment of minimum wage and employment benefits requirements by political subdivisions, etc.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1596IntroCreating the "Florida Family and Medical Leave Act"; requiring an employer to allow certain employees to take family and medical leave to bond with a minor child upon the child's birth, adoption, or foster care placement; requiring an employer to pro...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0910IntroIncreasing the weekly benefit amounts an individual may receive; increasing the cap on the total benefit amount an individual is entitled to receive during a benefit year; revising the duration of benefits, etc.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0384IntroExpanding the list of unlawful employment practices to include certain actions against employees and job applicants with medical needs related to pregnancy; requiring employers to provide a written notice of certain rights relating to pregnancy to em...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1414IntroCreating the COVID-19 Relief Cash Flow Loan Program for the purpose of assisting small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in making timely payments to continue operating; providing eligibility requirements for receiving a cash flow loan; re...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0842IntroExempting all aircraft sales and leases, rather than the sales and leases of certain aircraft, from the sales and use tax; deleting the definition of the term "common carrier" to conform to changes made by the act, etc.
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2021-03-02
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FLS0892IntroProviding an exception to general law; providing that certain enterprise zone boundaries are preserved for a specified purpose through a certain date; providing an exception, etc.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1524IntroDefining the terms "carbon monoxide alarm" and "generator"; requiring a person providing a generator in a transaction to sell, lease, or rent the generator to also include a carbon monoxide alarm in such transaction and recommend that the buyer, less...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0882IntroProhibiting certain actions taken during a public health emergency or state of emergency from being the basis of determining in civil proceedings whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor or whether an entity is a joint employer,...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0592IntroCreating a Reemployment Assistance Ombudsman Office within the Department of Economic Opportunity; specifying that unemployment commences on the date of unemployment rather than after registering with the department; revising the circumstances under ...
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2021-03-02
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FLS0466IntroIncreasing the maximum weekly and yearly benefit amounts for reemployment assistance; increasing the duration of such benefits; reenacting provisions relating to attorney fees and short-time compensation, etc.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0854IntroProposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature to provide a reduced minimum wage rate for prisoners in the state correctional system, for employees convicted of a felony, for employees under 21 years of age, and for oth...
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2021-03-02
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FLS1222IntroIncreasing the tax rate a taxpayer must pay on net income, etc.
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2021-03-02
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FLS1640IntroRequiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to develop a mobile-optimized website to make the reemployment assistance program accessible to the public through mobile devices; providing a name for the mobile-optimized website implementation proje...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0364IntroProhibiting business and governmental entities that require individuals to present driver licenses and identification cards for specified purposes from taking certain actions on the basis of individuals' vaccination status and proof of immunity from ...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
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