Florida Senator Gary Farmer [D]

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FLS0140PassProviding that a marriage license may not be issued to a person under the age of 18 years except under certain circumstances; requiring parties to a marriage to file a written and signed affidavit with the county court judge or clerk of the circuit c...
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2018-03-26
Chapter No. 2018-81
FLS0472PassRequesting the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress to approve the replacement of the statue of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith in the National Statuary Hall Collection with a statue of Mary McLeod Bethune; providing for the transfer of ...
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2018-03-21
Chapter No. 2018-19
FLS0130FailRepealing 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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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLS0128FailRequiring the Department of Professional Regulation and the Board of Cosmetology to prescribe by rule a 1-hour course on domestic violence and sexual assault awareness as a condition of license or registration renewal, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS0218FailRevising 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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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLS0088FailRevising the requirements for the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards to include financial literacy; revising the required credits for a standard high school diploma to include one-half credit of instruction in personal financial literacy and mo...
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2018-03-10
Died in returning Messages
FLS0246FailRequiring the Criminal Justice Information Program to establish, implement, and maintain a system for submitting an annual report to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS0256FailProhibiting certain attorney fees and costs paid by a property insurer from being included in such insurer's rate base and from being used to justify a rate increase or rate change; requiring insureds or assignees to provide a certain prelitigation n...
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0258FailProhibiting attorney fees paid pursuant to specified provisions under the Workers' Compensation Law and the Florida Insurance Code from being included in an insurer's rate base or used to justify a rate or rate change, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0262FailProhibiting a law enforcement officer in this state from searching a person or his or her property without first informing the person of his or her lawful right to decline the search request by the law enforcement officer, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS0410FailProviding that the use of a United States Postal Service zip code or a combination of zip codes as a rating territory for motor vehicle insurance rates is deemed unfairly discriminatory, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0388FailRevising the anchoring limitation areas within the state to include additional specified areas, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
FLS0414FailProhibiting insurers from requesting or using credit reports or credit scores of applicants or insureds for underwriting or rating purposes as to personal lines motor vehicle insurance; prohibiting insurers from making adverse decisions against such ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0486FailCreating the "Child Safety Alarm Act"; requiring vehicles used by child care facilities and large family child care homes to be equipped with a reliable alarm system that prompts the driver to inspect the vehicle for children before exiting the vehic...
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2018-03-10
Died in Transportation
FLS0224FailRemoving the designations of the birthdays of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis and Confederate Memorial Day as legal holidays, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0700FailCreating the Florida Strategic Fuel Reserve Task Force within the Division of Emergency Management to develop a recommended strategic fuel reserve for an emergency or disaster; requiring the task force to submit a recommended plan to the Governor and...
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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0702FailProhibiting a public employer from inquiring into or considering an applicant's criminal history on an initial employment application unless required to do so by law; prohibiting public postsecondary educational institutions from inquiring into or co...
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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0704FailProviding that driver license or identification card applications, driver license or identification card renewal applications, and changes of address for existing driver licenses or identification cards submitted to the department serve as voter regi...
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2018-03-10
Died in Ethics and Elections
FLS0696FailProhibiting a person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or a practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating the practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or me...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0718FailAuthorizing the Department of Transportation to install directional signs for specified facilities operated and maintained by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Transportation
FLS0726FailRedefining terms to authorize the production, processing, transportation, sale, possession, and administration of marijuana in a form for smoking for medical use, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0066FailCreating the "Florida Competitive Workforce Act"; adding sexual orientation and gender identity as impermissible grounds for discrimination in public lodging establishments and public food service establishments; revising the purposes of the Florida ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0126FailRevising the standard by which a mental or nervous injury must be demonstrated for purposes of determining eligibility for benefits for employment-related accidents and injuries; removing the limitation that only medical benefits are payable for a me...
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0830FailRequiring a nursing home facility to provide current and updated contact information to a resident and the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program; providing notice requirements regarding relocation or termination of residency from an assisted living ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0834FailCiting this act as the "Stop Fracking Act"; prohibiting persons from engaging in extreme well stimulation; prohibiting the Department of Environmental Protection from issuing permits that authorize extreme well stimulation; prohibiting the department...
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2018-03-10
Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
FLS0828FailProposing an amendment to the State Constitution to establish public policy against certain types of well stimulation in order to protect the state's water resources and to prohibit extreme well stimulation, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
FLS0832FailRemoving a provision prohibiting state funds for the operation of postsecondary workforce programs from being used for the education of state or federal inmates, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
FLS0838FailRequiring that the parties, if neither party to a sale, lease, or transfer of a firearm is a licensed dealer, complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; applying the mandatory 3-day waiting period to private sales of handguns fa...
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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLS0836FailTransferring the duties of the Department of Management Services concerning private correctional facilities to the Department of Corrections, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0646FailEstablishing the Sunshine Scholarship Program for specified purposes; requiring the Department of Education to administer the program; providing for funding, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
FLS0896FailRequiring the Florida Public Service Commission to ensure that public utilities effectively prioritize the restoration of services to certain health care facilities in the event of emergencies; establishing an Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombud...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0972FailLimiting the amount of a specified examination fee; authorizing the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to review and approve examinations that it has certified as meeting generally accepted testing standards and specified requirements...
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2018-03-10
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS0096FailRevising the required health education in public schools to include information regarding the dangers and signs of human trafficking; authorizing a student to opt out of a specified portion of the health education under certain circumstances, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations
FLS1190FailProhibiting health insurance policies from requiring that treatment with an opioid analgesic drug product be attempted and failed before authorizing the use of a nonopioid-based analgesic drug product, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS1416FailDeleting provisions providing for the death penalty for capital felonies, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS1432FailRequiring certain condominium or cooperative associations to post certain signs or symbols on buildings; revising provisions relating to evidence of condominium and cooperative association compliance with the fire and life safety code; revising unit ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Community Affairs
FLS1474FailProhibiting a statewide elected official from soliciting or accepting contributions during a regular, extended, or special legislative session; providing that a member of the Legislature is bound by the rules of his or her respective house, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Ethics and Elections
FLS1476FailRepealing provisions relating to the prohibition of registration of firearms and the treatment of electronic records, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLS1472FailRequiring a disabled parking permit to display the applicant's driver license or identification card photograph; providing an exemption; specifying the amount of a civil penalty for certain violations, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
FLS1464FailAuthorizing the Attorney General, on behalf of the Department of Legal Affairs, to voluntarily dismiss certain civil actions; deleting a provision prohibiting a court from having jurisdiction over an action brought by an employee or former employee o...
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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLS1462FailRequiring certain disclosures related to sinkholes or sinkhole activity to tenants of residential dwelling units, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS1466FailRequiring the Division of Emergency Management to include a qualified interpreter in emergency broadcasts, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Rules
FLS1506FailRequiring district water management plans for districts including Outstanding Florida Springs to include certain maximum sustainable groundwater withdrawal estimates; revising the criteria for determining whether certain water supply development proj...
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2018-03-10
Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
FLS1544FailProviding requirements for the caseloads of speech-language pathologists employed by a school district; requiring school districts to use certain student counts to determine caseloads, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
FLS1568FailSpecifying that certain statements containing incomplete or inaccurate information and relating to an employee's citizenship, residency, or other employment status may not constitute a basis for denying workers' compensation benefits; deleting a proh...
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2018-03-10
Died in Commerce and Tourism
FLS1610FailCiting this act as the "Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act"; requiring schools to provide certain information in specified formats relating to free and reduced-price meals; requiring schools to complete an application for free or reduced-price ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
FLS1660FailDeleting provisions relating to the mandatory retention of students who receive specified scores on the grade 3 statewide, standardized English Language Arts assessment, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
FLS1658FailRequesting Congress to adopt budgetary and other measures to reduce income inequality, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Commerce and Tourism
FLS1668FailRequiring insurers filing rates with the Office of Insurance Regulation to provide specified information and projections relating to claim litigation in their rate filings, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS1670FailDeleting a provision prohibiting certain state funds from being used for the education of state or federal inmates; deleting a provision prohibiting the instruction of state inmates from being included in specified enrollment for certain education fu...
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
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