Bills Pending Florida Senate Judiciary Committee

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FLS0814IntroCreating the "Court of Claims Act"; establishing the Court of Claims; providing for venue; specifying that the court is headed by the Chief Judge of the Court of Claims; requiring the Governor to appoint court of claims judges from nominees recommend...
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2017-11-17
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FLS0804IntroAuthorizing a person with a superior right to possession of real property to recover possession by ejectment; providing that a person entitled to possession of real property has a cause of action to regain possession from another person who obtained ...
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2017-11-17
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FLS0812IntroProposing amendments to the State Constitution to require the Legislature to establish a Court of Claims by general law, to provide for a judicial nominating commission for the court, and to provide that Court of Claims judges are subject to impeachm...
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2017-11-17
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FLS0760IntroProviding additional circumstances in which an out-of-country foreign judgment need not be recognized, etc.
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2017-11-17
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FLS0442IntroUrging the extension of Haiti's temporary protected status designation for at least 18 months beyond its scheduled January 22, 2018, expiration, etc.
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2017-11-16
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FLS0274IntroProviding that a person licensed to carry a concealed weapon or concealed firearm is not prohibited by specified laws from such carrying on the property of certain institutions, etc.
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2017-11-14
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FLS0148IntroDeleting a statement of applicability relating to violations of carrying a concealed weapon or firearm; reducing the penalties applicable to a person licensed to carry a concealed weapon or firearm for a first or second violation of specified provisi...
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2017-11-14
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FLS0512IntroProviding language that may be used to waive spousal homestead rights concerning devise restrictions, etc.
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2017-11-08
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FLS0676IntroRedefining the term "marital assets and liabilities" for purposes of equitable distribution in dissolution of marriage actions; providing that the term includes the paydown of principal of notes and mortgages secured by nonmarital real property and c...
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2017-11-08
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FLS0680IntroProviding additional requirements for notices of claim, inspections, and notices of acceptance or rejection of settlement offers; providing that an authorized representative of a claimant may act on the behalf of the claimant if the claimant is a bus...
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2017-11-08
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FLS0220IntroAuthorizing lienholders to use certain documents as an admission in an action to foreclose a mortgage; providing that submission of certain documents in a foreclosure action creates a rebuttable presumption that the defendant has waived any defenses ...
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2017-11-07
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FLS0098IntroProhibiting prior authorization forms from requiring certain information; requiring health insurers and pharmacy benefits managers on behalf of health insurers to provide certain information relating to prior authorization by specified means; requiri...
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2017-11-07
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FLS0134IntroAuthorizing a concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee to temporarily surrender a weapon or firearm if the licensee approaches courthouse security or management personnel upon arrival and follows their instructions; defining the term "courtho...
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2017-11-07
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FLS0580IntroProposing an amendment to the State Constitution to delete a provision authorizing laws that regulate or prohibit the ownership, inheritance, disposition, and possession of real property by aliens ineligible for citizenship, etc.
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2017-11-02
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FLS0536IntroAuthorizing the commencement, within a specified timeframe, of counterclaims, cross-claims, and third-party claims that arise out of the same transaction or occurrence and are the basis for an action previously brought, etc.
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2017-11-02
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FLS0298IntroRevising the elements that must be attested to by a petitioner in a statement submitted in support of the expunction of a criminal history record; revising the elements that must be attested to by a petitioner in a statement submitted in support of t...
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2017-10-30
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FLS0530IntroCreating the "The Risk Protection Order Act"; authorizing risk protection orders to prevent persons who are at high risk of harming themselves or others from accessing firearms; requiring law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies and proce...
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2017-10-26
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FLS0420IntroRevising the composition of judicial nominating commissions; establishing additional restrictions regarding commission members; prohibiting a commission member from serving more than two full terms; requiring appointing authorities to collect and rel...
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2017-10-25
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FLS0456IntroProhibiting the importation, transfer, distribution, transport, sale, giving, or possession of a bump-fire stock in this state; authorizing a person to relinquish a bump-fire stock to a law enforcement agency or the Department of Law Enforcement, etc...
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2017-10-25
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FLS0478IntroDeleting a requirement that a trust and its terms be for the benefit of the trust's beneficiaries; revising provisions relating to notice or sending of trust documents to include posting on a secure electronic account or website; authorizing an autho...
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2017-10-25
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FLS0334IntroRequiring the Department of Law Enforcement to include on a standard form certain questions concerning a potential firearm buyer's criminal history or other information relating to the person's eligibility to make the firearm purchase; requiring the ...
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2017-10-12
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FLS0306IntroRemoving housing discrimination as a cause of action for certain relief and damages stemming from violations of the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; revising the conditions under which an aggrieved person may commence a civil action in any appropria...
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2017-09-29
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FLS0308IntroCiting this act as the "Rule of Law Adherence Act"; creating provisions relating to federal immigration enforcement; prohibiting sanctuary policies; requiring state entities, local governmental entities, and law enforcement agencies to comply with an...
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2017-09-29
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FLS0264IntroRatifying the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to equal rights for men and women, etc.
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2017-09-22
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FLS0212IntroProhibiting a person from entering or being present in this state if he or she has been denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed from the United States unless the United States Attorney General consents to his or her admission or the person c...
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2017-09-22
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FLS0218IntroRevising the locations and circumstances in which a loaded firearm is required to be kept or secured with a trigger lock; deleting conditions that pertain to the crime of failing to safely store, leave, or secure a loaded firearm in a specified manne...
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2017-09-22
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FLS0248IntroIncreasing the number of county court judges authorized for Citrus and Flagler Counties, etc.
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2017-09-22
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FLS0196IntroProhibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; specifying circumstances in which the manufacture or transportation of assault weapons or large-capacity magazines is not prohibited; providing enhanced criminal penalt...
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2017-08-28
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FLS0208IntroDeleting provisions that allow the issuance of marriage licenses to minors under 16 years of age in certain circumstances, etc.
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2017-08-28
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FLS0120IntroProviding legislative intent; requiring a business, organization, or entity that prohibits a concealed weapon or firearm licensee from carrying a weapon or firearm onto its property to assume certain responsibility for the safety and defense of such ...
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2017-08-28
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FLS0130IntroRepealing provisions relating to marriages between persons of the same sex; removing a prohibition on the recognition of marriages entered into between persons of the same sex in this state, another state, or another jurisdiction, either domestic or ...
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2017-08-28
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