Florida Senator Ben Albritton [R]

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FLS0658IntroRequiring a municipality to charge customers receiving its utility services outside the municipal boundaries the same rates, fees, and charges as it charges customers within the municipality under certain circumstances; authorizing certain water and ...
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2020-02-18
Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
FLS0996IntroExempting fiscally constrained counties from certain local government recycling goals and requirements; creating a recycled materials management pilot program for Polk County, in coordination with the University of Florida, for a specified purpose; r...
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2020-02-18
Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
FLS1514IntroSpecifying a methodology for the assessment of certain buildings and structures located on agricultural lands; revising the functions, powers, and duties of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to authorize the department to purchase p...
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2020-02-18
Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
FLS1656IntroProhibiting domestic wastewater treatment facilities from disposing of effluent, reclaimed water, or reuse water by surface water discharge beginning on a specified date; providing that reclaimed water is a water source for public water supply system...
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2020-02-18
Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
FLS0474IntroCiting this act as the "Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act"; requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to waive the requirement to pass the Commercial Driver License Skills Tests for certain servicemembers and veterans; dele...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1036IntroRequiring the presence, storage, or use of diesel exhaust fluid on the premises of a public airport to be phased out by a certain date; requiring the manager of each public airport that meets certain criteria to create a diesel exhaust fluid safety m...
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2020-02-17
CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
FLS1166IntroAuthorizing certain funds within the State Transportation Trust Fund to be used for certain broadband infrastructure projects within or adjacent to multiuse corridors; designating the Department of Economic Opportunity, and not the Department of Mana...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1272IntroEstablishing the task force adjunct to the Department of Management Services; specifying the task force's purpose; providing for the membership of the task force; providing requirements and restrictions for members of the task force; requiring the ta...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0712IntroCiting this act as the "Clean Waterways Act"; requiring the Department Health to provide a specified report to the Governor and the Legislature by a specified date; transferring the Onsite Sewage Program within the Department of Health to the Departm...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1070IntroClarifying that Space Florida is subject to a specified provision of law; revising Space Florida's authorization to issue bonds; revising the revenue sources by which revenue bonds may be secured or repaid; revising the term "expanded" to "expended" ...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1186IntroRequiring licensed drug-testing facilities to perform prescreening tests on urine specimens to determine the specimens' validity; providing that urine specimens may not be sent to an out-of-state facility unless the facility complies with certain req...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0126IntroRevising the definition of the term "retail sale"; renaming the term "mail order sale" to "remote sale" and revising the definition; revising conditions under which certain dealers are subject to sales tax levies and collection; providing that certai...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1082IntroAuthorizing a court to take certain actions regarding the care, possession, or control of an animal in domestic violence injunctions, etc.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:30 pm]

On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/19/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
FLS1188IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for consumer personal financial and health information, certain underwriting files, insurer personnel and payroll records, consumer claim files, certain reports and documents relating to insurer...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS1256IntroRepealing provisions relating to the regulation of telegraph companies and telegrams, etc.
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0214Intro(THIS BILL COMBINES SR's 214 & 222) Rejecting and condemning any philosophy that espouses the superiority of one group of people over another which is hateful, dangerous, or a morally corrupt expression of intolerance, and affirming that such phi...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:30 pm]

On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/19/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
FLS1074IntroAuthorizing the surviving spouses of certain permanently disabled veterans to carry over a certain discount on ad valorem taxes on homestead property under specified conditions; authorizing the discount to be transferred to another permanent residenc...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1076IntroProposing amendments to the State Constitution to provide for the carryover of the homestead property tax discount for certain veterans with permanent combat-related disabilities to a veteran's surviving spouse if certain criteria are met, to authori...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS0404EngrossReclassifying the criminal offense for a specified violation; prohibiting physicians from performing or inducing the termination of the pregnancy of a minor unless specified requirements are satisfied; requiring a physician to obtain written consent ...
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2020-02-13
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FLS1676IntroAuthorizing a nursing home facility to use paid feeding assistants in accordance with specified federal law under certain circumstances; prohibiting paid feeding assistants from counting toward compliance with minimum staffing standards; authorizing ...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm]
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLS1662IntroProviding that certain veterans and their surviving spouses receiving a certain homestead tax exemption may apply for and receive a prorated refund of property taxes paid on new homestead property acquired during a certain timeframe; requiring the pr...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm]

CS by Community Affairs read 1st time
FLS0792IntroRevising and defining terms; revising the powers and duties of the Board of Physical Therapy Practice; requiring the board to establish minimum standards of practice for the performance of dry needling by physical therapists, etc.
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2020-02-12
CS/CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time
FLS1260IntroEstablishing the Florida Space Exploration Monument; providing for administration of the monument by the Department of Management Services; providing for the creation of a design contest and selection committee; requiring the department to limit part...
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2020-02-12
CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time
FLS0858IntroRevising the manner of calculating the cost-of-living factor for Special Risk Class retirees, and their beneficiaries, who meet certain criteria; revising required employer contribution rates for the Special Risk Class and the Deferred Retirement Opt...
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2020-02-12
CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time
FLS0868IntroRequiring that a copy of a notice of nonpayment be served on the surety; providing that certain waivers apply to certain contracts; authorizing a lienor to record one claim of lien for multiple direct contracts; providing that the interest of a lesso...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS1044IntroCiting this act as "Allie's Law"; defining the term "treatment provider"; providing immunity from criminal and civil liability for certain persons and entities who report animal cruelty; prohibiting the alteration or destruction of certain records, e...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS1244IntroDefining the terms "for cause" and "state board"; replacing CareerSource Florida, Inc., with the state board or the Department of Economic Opportunity in provisions relating to the implementation of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Ac...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS1544IntroRequiring aging resource center personnel to annually rescreen certain individuals with high priority scores for purposes of the statewide wait list for enrollment for home and community-based services; authorizing such personnel to administer rescre...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLS0724IntroCreating the Florida Recycling Working Group; requiring the working group to submit a report to the Legislature by a specified date; providing an expiration date for the working group; providing an exemption for fiscally constrained counties from rec...
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2020-02-05
On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/10/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
FLS1042IntroCreating the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve; designating the preserve for inclusion in the aquatic preserve system; outlining the authority of the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund in respect to the preserve; prohibiting the est...
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2020-02-03
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0702IntroRevising requirements for a limited contamination assessment report required to be provided by a property owner, operator, or person otherwise responsible for site rehabilitation to the Department of Environmental Protection under the Petroleum Clean...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
FLS0822IntroAdding an exception to prohibited uses of a drone, etc.
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2020-01-30
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS1382IntroProviding additional management strategies for basin management action plans; requiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to work with the Department of Environmental Protection to improve the accuracy of data used to estimate certa...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
FLS1648IntroDefining the term "incapacitated adult child"; specifying that parents are responsible for supporting an incapacitated adult child; requiring certain rights of the parents of an incapacitated adult child to be established in a guardianship proceeding...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS0426IntroSpecifying that the concept of building the professional capacity of a regional economic development organization includes the hiring of professional staff to perform specified services; providing that matching grants may be used to provide technical...
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2020-01-27
CS by Appropriations read 1st time
FLS1646IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Education to annually provide specified results to school districts by a certain date, etc.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
FLS1666IntroDefining the term "electronic billboard"; authorizing electronic billboards to be placed on certain agricultural lands under certain circumstances, etc.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Agriculture Committee
FLS1664IntroProviding additional personal property exemptions from legal process for medical debts resulting from services provided in certain licensed facilities; revising requirements for hospitals and certain other licensed facilities in providing estimates o...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS1276IntroEstablishing the Friends of Florida Citrus Program within the Department of Citrus; creating the Friends of Florida Citrus Advisory Council adjunct to the department; authorizing the Department of Citrus to loan department employees to or share depar...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1130IntroCreating the Florida Young Farmer and Rancher Matching Grant Program within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; requiring the department to select grant recipients based on specified criteria; requiring the department to give prefere...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
FLS0296IntroRequiring the Department of Revenue to pay for aerial photographs and nonproperty ownership maps furnished to fiscally constrained counties; defining the term "fiscally constrained county", etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0222Intro(THIS BILL COMBINED IN CS/214 & 222) Rejecting white nationalism and white supremacy as hateful, dangerous, and morally corrupt, and affirming that such philosophies are contradictory to the values that define the people of Florida, etc.
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2020-01-14
Introduced
FLS0570IntroCreating a fee for a certain specialty license plate, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0568IntroDirecting the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to develop a Guardian Ad Litem license plate; providing for distribution and use of fees collected from the sale of such plates, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0690IntroRequiring the Department of Environmental Protection to conduct a comprehensive and quantitative needs-based overview of this state's water resources; specifying requirements for the overview; requiring the department to submit a report every 5 years...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
FLS0710IntroRequiring that the Florida Building Code require that the entire envelope of certain buildings being constructed or rebuilt be impact resistant and constructed with high wind-resistant construction materials; requiring that all parts or systems of a ...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0758IntroRequiring certain entities to submit written notice of a specified filing to the Office of the Attorney General relating to certain hospital, hospital system, or provider organization mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions within a specified t...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0734IntroProhibiting termination of pregnancy based on a test result, diagnosis, or other reason for believing that the fetus has Down syndrome; providing an exception; subjecting a physician to disciplinary action for performing such abortion; requiring a ph...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS1172IntroRevising requirements for determining the salaries of the secretary of the Department of Transportation and assistant secretaries; requiring certain contractors to be certified by the department as qualified; specifying conditions under which the lim...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS1380IntroExempting an airport from the requirement that the entity performing design and construction engineering and inspection services for a certain project not be the same entity, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
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