Florida Senator Gary Farmer [D]

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FLS0262IntroProhibiting 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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2017-09-07
Filed
FLS0088IntroRevising 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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2017-09-05
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0256IntroProhibiting 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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2017-09-05
Filed
FLS0258IntroProhibiting 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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2017-09-05
Filed
FLS0246IntroRequiring 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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2017-08-31
Filed
FLS0232IntroEstablishing the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area, etc.
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2017-08-30
Filed
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
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0128IntroRequiring 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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2017-08-28
To Senate Regulated Industries Committee
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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2017-08-24
Filed
FLS0010IntroRequiring the parties, if neither party to a sale, lease, or transfer of a firearm is a licensed dealer, to complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; deleting provisions authorizing a licensee to complete the sale or transfer o...
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2017-06-09
Died, not introduced
FLS0012IntroIncreasing the millage school boards are authorized to levy for school purposes upon a specified vote; providing requirements for the distribution of such funds to charter schools; conforming a provision to changes made by the act; providing for cons...
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2017-06-09
Died, not introduced
FLS0014IntroRevising provisions relating to school improvement plans; revising the required timeline for the implementation of a district-managed turnaround plan; creating the Florida Best and Brightest Teacher and Principal Scholar Award Program to be administe...
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2017-06-09
Died, not introduced
FLS0098FailCiting this act as the "Stop Fracking Act"; prohibiting persons from engaging in extreme well stimulation, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
FLS0108FailProposing the creation of Section 30 of Article X of 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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2017-05-05
Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
FLS0142FailRevising the locations and circumstances in which a loaded firearm is required to be kept or secured with a trigger lock; deleting provisions relating to conditions for committing the crime of failing to safely store, leave, or secure a loaded firear...
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS0254FailProhibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or large capacity ammunition magazine; prohibiting possession of an assault weapon or large-capacity magazine; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large capacity ammunition...
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS0078FailRequiring each district school board to provide students in certain grades with a minimum number of minutes of free-play recess per week and with a minimum number of consecutive minutes of free-play recess per day, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)
FLS0442FailProhibiting the performance of advanced well stimulation treatments; clarifying that permits for drilling or operating a well do not authorize the performance of advanced well stimulation treatments, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources
FLS0648FailIncreasing the penalties for a person who exhibits a weapon in a certain way in the presence of one or more persons on or near a school or school activity; creating criminal penalties for the discharge of a firearm obtained by the minor if a person v...
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2017-05-05
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS0522FailRevising the maximum limit on interest, fees, and charges that a deferred presentment provider may charge, collect, or receive in a deferred presentment transaction, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0666FailCiting this act as 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; defining the terms "gender i...
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2017-05-05
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS1010FailEstablishing an annual use fee for the Dan Marino Foundation license plate; requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to create a Dan Marino Foundation license plate, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
FLS0988FailRevising the amounts and applicability of the cigarette surcharge and tax, respectively, which are levied upon the sale, receipt, purchase, possession, consumption, handling, distribution, and use of cigarettes; deleting provisions that authorize the...
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2017-05-05
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS1026FailRequiring students to earn one-half credit in health education, independent of the physical education credit requirements, for high school graduation; authorizing a waiver for students who request to take and successfully complete a health education ...
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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS1128FailAuthorizing a parent to request and be granted permission for a student's absence from school for treatment of autism spectrum disorder by a licensed health care practitioner; requiring each district school board to adopt an attendance policy authori...
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2017-05-05
Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)
FLS1152FailRequiring a 1-hour course on domestic violence and sexual assault awareness as a condition of license or registration renewal, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS1154FailCreating the Student Loan Forgiveness Program; providing that a payment under the program is not taxable income, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS0286FailRevising the required health education in public schools to include information regarding the dangers and signs of human trafficking, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS1174FailRepealing 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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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS1172FailAuthorizing 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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2017-05-05
Died in Transportation
FLS1226FailRemoving 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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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS1218FailCreating within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation the water damage restoration services licensing program; providing examination requirements for applicants for professional water damage restorer licensure; requiring the departme...
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2017-05-05
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS1262FailProhibiting minors of a certain age from operating vessels powered by a motor of 10 horsepower or greater or certain sailboats or other rigged vessels in salt water, except under specified conditions; providing penalties for parents or guardians who ...
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2017-05-05
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS1258FailAuthorizing fines to be assessed against condominium association officers and directors who knowingly commit certain offenses; authorizing the Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes to recall certain officers or board members ...
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2017-05-05
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS1334FailRequiring the parties, if neither party to a sale, lease, or transfer of a firearm is a licensed dealer, to complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; authorizing a licensee to complete the sale or transfer of a firearm to a per...
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS1404FailProhibiting the entry into or renewal of contracts relating to correctional privatization after a specified date; providing for custody of inmates after the expiration of such contracts; providing for future repeal of provisions relating to correctio...
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2017-05-05
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS1510FailRequiring the Criminal Justice Information Program to submit an annual report to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS1518FailDeleting a provision preventing a health care practitioner or facility from entering disclosed information concerning patient firearm ownership into a patient's medical record under certain circumstances; deleting a provision preventing a health care...
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2017-05-05
Died in Health Policy
FLS1508FailRequiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to approve at least one credentialing entity to develop and administer a voluntary certification program for assisted living facility employees; requiring an approved credentialing entity to establi...
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2017-05-05
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLS1610FailUrging President Donald Trump to rescind all executive orders signed by him related to immigration, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS1688FailProviding conditions for the Department of Legal Affairs or the Attorney General to voluntarily dismiss certain actions; providing that the department may not dismiss such actions on behalf of the state at a later date under certain circumstances, et...
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS1684FailProviding that attorney fees paid pursuant to specified provisions may not be included in an insurer's base rate and may not be used to justify a rate or rate change, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Rules
FLS1700FailRequiring district water management plans for districts including Outstanding Florida Springs to include certain maximum sustainable groundwater estimates; requiring the water management district, instead of the Department of Environmental Protection...
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2017-05-05
Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
FLS1624FailEstablishing the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources
FLS0186FailRequiring certain institutions to provide each student a specified disclosure statement; requiring the Commission for Independent Education to develop the disclosure statement; revising the commission's evaluation standards for licensure of an instit...
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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS0162FailAuthorizing certain municipalities to establish pilot programs to regulate or ban disposable plastic bags, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Community Affairs
FLS1834IntroCondemning the recent attack on the Syrian people by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and urging the President of the United States and Congress to take significant action to hold accountable President Bashar al-Assad for these egre...
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2017-05-05
Died, not introduced
FLS1586FailRevising requirements for the bylaws of the Florida High School Athletic Association governing student eligibility to participate in interscholastic athletic competition; revising the information that must be included on the preparticipation physical...
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2017-05-05
Died in Health Policy
FLS0102FailProhibiting a health insurer or a health maintenance organization from retroactively denying a claim under specified circumstances; exempting certain Medicaid managed care plans, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Messages
FLS0314IntroProviding for the relief of Jerry Cunningham by Broward County; providing for an appropriation to compensate him for injuries sustained as a result of the negligence of Broward County, etc.
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2017-04-28
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 6545 (Ch. 2017-229)
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