Florida Representative Amy Mercado [D]

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FLH0449PassCreates Tampa Sulphur Springs Neighborhood of Promise Success Zone within City of Tampa in Hillsborough County & Overtown Children & Youth Coalition within City of Miami in Miami-Dade County; provides for management by not for profit corporations not...
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2018-04-09
Chapter No. 2018-148
FLH1009PassProvides additional priority area for Closing Gap grant proposals that addresses racial & ethnic disparities in morbidity & mortality rates relating to Lupus.
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2018-04-09
Chapter No. 2018-157
FLH0577PassAuthorizes student to use credit earned upon completion of apprenticeship or preapprenticeship program to satisfy specified high school graduation requirements; requires SBE to approve & identify registered apprenticeship & preapprenticeship programs...
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2018-04-09
Chapter No. 2018-154
FLH0755PassProvides exemption from public records requirements for certain information relating to Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network held by agency; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption; provides statement of public necessity.
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2018-03-22
Chapter No. 2018-60
FLH0591PassAbrogating the scheduled repeal of provisions governing the citizen support organization for Florida Missing Children's Day; expanding a project for missing persons with special needs to all centers for autism and related disabilities at state un...
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2018-03-22
Chapter No. 2018-54
FLH0029PassCiting this act as the "Don Hahnfeldt Veteran and Military Family Opportunity Act"; revising licensure eligibility requirements; requiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to waive certain fees; authorizing the licensing authority ...
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2018-03-14
Chapter No. 2018-7
FLH0189FailProhibits person from committing certain acts against reproductive health services clients, providers, or assistants; prohibits person from damaging certain properties; provides penalties & requirements for departures from sentences & fines; provides...
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2018-03-10
Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
FLH0219FailProhibits sale, transfers, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines lawfully possessed before specified ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0241FailRevises driver license application requirements; authorizes additional documents to prove identity; provides validity period for certain driver licenses; prohibits DHSMV from waiving certain tests for certain applicants; requires DHSMV to mark licens...
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2018-03-10
Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
FLH0295FailRevises circumstances under which municipality or county may require specified electrical journeyman to be on worksite.
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0347FailProvides that sexual orientation & gender identity are impermissible grounds for discrimination in public lodging establishments & public food service establishments; revises provisions of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 and Fair Housing Act to incl...
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0305FailDesignates act as "Child Safety Alarm Act"; requires vehicles used by child care facilities & large family child care homes to be equipped with alarm system that prompts driver to inspect vehicle for children before exiting vehicle; requires DCF to m...
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2018-03-10
Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLH0369FailEstablishes Dental Student Loan Repayment Program to support dentists who practice in public health programs in underserved areas; requires DOH to establish program.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0393FailCreates "Senator Helen Gordon Davis Fair Pay Protection Act"; prohibits employer from providing less favorable employment opportunities to employees based on sex, with exceptions; provides civil penalties & exemption; prohibits employer from taking c...
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0341FailEstablishes Florida Motion Picture Capital Corporation; requires board to adopt specified criteria for evaluating financing applications; requires board to give preference to productions that meet specified criteria; specifies composition of corporat...
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0389FailProvides for increase in classroom teacher's & school principal's base salary for specified fiscal years; provides appropriation.
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2018-03-10
Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0499FailRequires health insurers to provide benefits for care & treatment of mental & nervous disorders; provides requirements for residential treatment benefits; revises coverage requirements for certain benefits.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0229FailLimits changes to health insurance policies' prescription drug formulary during policy year; requires small employer carriers to limit changes to prescription drug formularies.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0711FailCreates Earn & Learn Grant Program within DOE; specifies purpose of program; provides definitions & department responsibilities; provides requirements for preapprenticeship & apprenticeship programs receiving grant funds; establishes Task Force on Ap...
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2018-03-10
Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee
FLH0605FailRequires warning label meeting certain requirements to be applied to specified opioids dispensed by pharmacists or practitioners; requires pharmacies to offer for sale prescription lock boxes; authorizes DOH to develop & distribute pamphlet.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0745FailAuthorizes counties or municipalities to grant ad valorem tax exemption on homestead property of certain parent or parents of unmarried veterans who died from combat-related causes while on active duty as members of U.S. Armed Forces.
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0337FailRequires community development districts to obtain a valuation before acquiring certain property.
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0625FailEstablishes Office of Community Association Hearings; transfers powers & responsibilities of arbitrators to community association hearing officers; authorizes community association hearing officers to hold hearings & impose sanctions; revises & provi...
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2018-03-10
Died in Commerce Committee
FLH0169IntroCreates Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking & Prevention within FDLE; provides purposes of, & funding sources for, trust fund; provides for future review & termination or re-creation of trust fund.
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2018-03-10
Died on Calendar
FLH0301FailRequires FHFC to establish guidelines for administration of local government risk mitigation programs; authorizes certain landlords to file claim for property damage or unpaid rent reimbursement; provides claim & award requirements; revises percentag...
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0161FailRemoves requirement for mandatory retention of third grade students based on performance on ELA assessment.
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2018-03-10
Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee
FLH0579IntroAuthorizes University of Miami & its affiliates to establish sterile needle and syringe exchange pilot programs in Broward & Palm Beach Counties.
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2018-03-10
Died on Calendar
FLH0231FailAuthorizes risk protection orders to prevent persons who are at high risk of harming themselves or others from accessing firearms.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH1039FailProvides equivalent education requirements for licensure by examination; removes certain education requirements for licensure or certification by endorsement.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH1343FailRevises child immunization requirements to include vaccine for human papillomavirus.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0629FailRevises burden of proof to demonstrate mental or nervous injury involving first responders for workers' compensation claims; provides that benefits may be paid even if there is no physical injury.
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2018-03-10
Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
FLH1427FailRequires certain health insurance policies to provide hearing aid coverage for insured children; provides coverage requirements.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0191FailProhibits transfer of certain funds under specified conditions.
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2018-03-10
Died in Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH1329FailRequests Congress to adopt budgetary & other measures to reduce income inequality.
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH1333FailProhibits state & local law enforcement agencies, school officers, & security agencies, from certain actions for purposes of immigration enforcement; requires agencies to review & revise confidentiality policies; prohibits agencies from making inquir...
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH1331FailRemoves condition under which student may use Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program award for summer term enrollment & provides funding; revises certain initial eligibility criteria for specified awards under program; specifies amounts of certai...
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2018-03-10
Died in Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee
FLH1203FailProvides that possession of personal use quantity of cannabis or cannabis accessory by adult or minor is civil violation; provides for fines or community service; requires minor violators to perform community service, attend drug awareness program, o...
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0367FailProvides for enactment of Agreement Among States to Elect President by National Popular Vote; provides method by which state may become member state; requires statewide popular election for President & Vice President of U.S.; establishes procedure fo...
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH6031FailDeletes provisions providing for death penalty for capital felonies; deletes associated provisions, including provisions relating to representation in death penalty cases, capital collateral representation, jurors in capital cases, prohibiting imposi...
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH6039FailRemoves state preemption on regulation of certain auxiliary containers, wrappings, & disposable plastic bags.
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0613FailProposes amendment to State Constitution to allow proposal of laws by initiative without legislative or gubernatorial approval; prescribe requirements for subject matter, proposal, & approval of such initiatives; require extraordinary vote of each ho...
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2018-03-10
Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
FLH0381FailRequests U.S. Congress to urge regime of President Maduro to allow delivery of humanitarian assistance, to continue & intensify financial sanctions against Venezuela, & to instruct appropriate Federal agencies to hold Venezuela accountable for law & ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLH0481FailProvides that mandatory minimum sentences for controlled substance offenses may be reduced by up to specified percentage for offenders meeting certain criteria.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH1223FailProhibits employers from excluding applicants from initial interviews for employment under certain conditions; provides applicability & exceptions; requires DEO to enforce act.
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0237FailProhibits performance of advanced well stimulation treatments; provides that permits for drilling or operating wells do not authorize performance of advanced well treatments; provides applicability.
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2018-03-10
Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH1233FailCreates Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Misconduct; provides for task force membership, duties, responsibilities, & per diem; prohibits public officers, qualified candidates, agency employees, & lobbyists from sexually harassing...
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2018-03-10
Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
FLH1385FailCreates Healthy Florida program for the purpose of comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage; creates Healthy Florida board & public advisory committee; provides requirements including those related to preemption, conflicts of law, po...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH7007FailRepeals provisions relating to state, state university, & community college employee lobbyists; provides state policy relating to sexual harassment; provides criminal penalties; requires Legislature, Supreme Court, & agencies to establish & adopt rul...
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2018-03-10
Died in Ethics and Elections
FLH0475FailUrges Congress to preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH1441FailRevises formula for adjusted state minimum wage.
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
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