Florida Senator Janet Cruz [D]

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FLS1092Intro

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Providing an honorary designation of a certain transportation facility in a specified county; directing the Department of Transportation to erect suitable markers, etc.
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2021-11-30
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FLS1028Intro

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Requiring end-stage renal disease facilities to annually provide information to certain persons regarding special needs shelter registration procedures; requiring local emergency management agencies to identify and include in their county emergency m...
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2021-11-22
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FLS1026Intro

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Defining the term "policy"; prohibiting insurers, health maintenance organizations, and prepaid health clinics under specified policies from declining or limiting coverages and discriminating against persons based solely on their status as living org...
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2021-11-22
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FLS0648Intro

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Prohibiting consumer reporting agencies or companies that provide tenant screening services from including certain evictions and information relating to such evictions in specified reports, etc.
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2021-11-16
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS0682Intro

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Requiring, by a specified date, that the system allow claimants to use a mobile device to take certain actions and obtain specified information, etc.
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2021-11-16
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0666Intro

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Requiring state universities to waive specified fees for graduate students who meet a specified full-time equivalent appointment requirement, etc.
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2021-11-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0656Intro

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Creating the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Benefits Fund under the Department of Financial Services; providing the purpose of the trust fund; providing for future review and termination of the trust fund, etc.
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2021-11-16
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0686Intro

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Creating the pilot program within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; providing the purpose of the pilot program; providing for the issuance of grants to offset costs relating to onsite solar energy storage systems for certain facili...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Regulated Industries Committee
FLS0672Intro

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Revising certain allocations to school districts; specifying uses and distribution requirements for certain safe schools allocation funds for the 2022-2023 fiscal year; requiring each district school superintendent to remit specified unused funds fro...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0650Intro

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Providing an honorary designation of a certain transportation facility in a specified county; directing the Department of Transportation to erect suitable markers, etc.
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2021-11-16
To Senate Transportation Committee
FLS0660Intro

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Requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to create statewide policies and procedures regarding contact with alleged victims, or their representatives, concerning sexual offense evidence kits; requiring the department to ensure that law enforcement...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS0654Intro

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Specifying a timeframe in which the clerk of the court must transmit specified documents relating to an injunction for protection against domestic violence to the appropriate local sheriff or law enforcement agency; providing for the electronic trans...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0688Intro

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Creating the "Florida Family and Medical Leave Act"; requiring an employer to allow certain employees to take family and medical leave to bond with a minor child upon the child's birth, adoption, or foster care placement; prohibiting an employer from...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0652Intro

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Requiring the employer of each athletic venue, entertainment venue, and convention center with a certain capacity to display a human trafficking public awareness sign in a conspicuous location that is clearly visible to the public and employees; prov...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS0658Intro

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Authorizing the Governor, all Cabinet members, and all members of the Legislature to visit any charter school in this state; authorizing such visitors to visit a charter school on any day at any time; providing that no prior notice is required for th...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0676Intro

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Subject to legislative appropriation, requiring district boards to coordinate with district school boards to identify certain schools and to provide funding to those schools by a specified date; requiring school districts, as applicable, to install f...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0662Intro

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Creating the offense of lewd adult battery, which prohibits a person from knowingly and intentionally, without the consent of the victim, touching the breasts, genitals, genital area, or buttocks, or the clothing covering them, of a person 18 years o...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0680Intro

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Revising the requirement that district school boards provide transportation for certain students; requiring a district school superintendent to request a review of a hazardous walking condition upon receipt of a written request from a parent of a stu...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0684Intro

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Citing this act as the "Truth in Government Act"; deleting provisions regarding the administration of oaths and affirmations to witnesses appearing before legislative committees, and associated penalties, to conform to changes made by the act; requir...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0674Intro

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Providing for the suspension of certain statutory provisions during declared states of emergency for a specified timeframe; authorizing governing bodies to use communications media technology to conduct meetings during declared states of emergency; p...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0678Intro

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Requiring individual and group health insurance policies, respectively, to cap an insured's monthly cost-sharing obligation for covered prescription insulin drugs at a specified amount; providing that coverage for prescription insulin drugs may not b...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS0670Intro

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Revising district school board duties relating to fire drills and emergency drills; expanding requirements for district school board procedures relating to drills for active assailant and hostage situations; requiring district school boards to establ...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0668Intro

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Providing a presumption of inadmissibility for confessions of certain minors which are made as a result of a custodial interrogation at a place of detention if deceptive tactics are used; specifying circumstances under which the presumption may be re...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0698Intro

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Adding a new requirement for the award of a standard high school diploma to Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning students; requiring students, beginning with those entering grade 9 in a specified school year, to submit a Free Appli...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0694Intro

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Requiring the supervisor of elections to enclose a postage paid mailing envelope with each vote-by-mail ballot, etc.
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2021-11-16
To Senate Ethics and Elections Committee
FLS0556Intro

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Prohibiting the Department of Health from charging a fee for the issuance, replacement, or renewal of an identification card for the medical use of marijuana for a service-disabled veteran or his or her caregiver if a specified form is included with ...
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2021-11-03
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0554Intro

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Defining the term "disabled veteran"; providing that disabled veterans receiving certain federal educational assistance benefits are eligible to receive a waiver for the remaining cost of tuition and fees at certain institutions; requiring certain in...
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2021-11-03
To Senate Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee
FLS0550Intro

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Revising the unlawful employment practices in the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 to include discriminatory practices relating to military status, etc.
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2021-11-03
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0562Intro

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Requiring the Department of Business and Professional Regulation or the applicable board or program to expedite professional license applications submitted by spouses of active duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States; requiring the depa...
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2021-11-03
To Senate Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee
FLS0466Intro

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Requiring the Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Department of Health to establish and administer the program; providing for eligibility; authorizing medically trained veterans participating in the program to perform certain medical activities u...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0060Intro

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Providing for the relief of the Estate of Molly Parker; providing an appropriation to compensate the Estate of Molly Parker for Ms. Parker's death, sustained as result of the negligence of the Department of Transportation; providing a limitation on c...
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2021-09-21
To Senate Special Master On Claim Bills Committee
FLS0192Intro

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Proposing amendments to the State Constitution to provide for the election of the Commissioner of Education and his or her inclusion as a member of the Cabinet and the State Board of Education, etc.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Ethics and Elections Committee
FLS0214Intro

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Prohibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; prohibiting possession of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfull...
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2021-09-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0176FailProviding specified fee waivers for graduate students who meet certain requirements, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0178FailRevising the requirement that district school boards provide transportation for certain students; requiring a district school superintendent to request a review of a hazardous walking condition upon receipt of a written request from a parent of a stu...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0174FailRevising certain allocations to school districts; specifying uses and distribution requirements for certain safe schools allocation funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year; requiring each district school superintendent to remit specified unused funds fro...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0172FailProhibiting the Department of Health from charging a fee for the issuance, replacement, or renewal of an identification card for the medical use of marijuana for a service-disabled veteran or his or her caregiver if a specified form is included with ...
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2021-04-30
Died in Health Policy
FLS0202FailAdding a new requirement for the award of a standard high school diploma to Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning students; requiring certain students to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid in order to be awarded a sta...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0242FailCiting this act as the "Learning with Dignity Act"; defining the terms "feminine hygiene products" and "school building"; requiring school districts to make feminine hygiene products available, at no charge, in female restroom facilities of public sc...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0704FailCreating the Film, Television, and Digital Media Targeted Rebate Program within the Department of Economic Opportunity under the supervision of the Commissioner of Film and Entertainment; requiring that film, television, and digital media projects be...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
FLS0784FailCiting this act as the "Truth in Government Act"; deleting provisions regarding the administration of oaths and affirmations to witnesses appearing before legislative committees, and associated penalties, to conform to changes made by the act; requir...
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2021-04-30
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0782FailProviding that disabled veterans receiving certain federal educational assistance benefits are eligible to receive an award for the remaining cost of tuition and fees at state universities and Florida College System institutions; specifying applicabi...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
FLS0786FailDefining the term "prescription insulin drug"; requiring individual and group health insurance policies, respectively, to cap an insured's monthly cost-sharing obligation for covered prescription insulin drugs at a specified amount; providing that co...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLS0834FailRequiring the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) to conduct a study of the prevalence and effects of lead in drinking water in public schools; specifying the information that must be included in the study; requir...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0788FailProhibiting vendors that default or otherwise fail to fulfill terms and conditions of a state contract from submitting a bid, proposal, or reply, or entering into or renewing a contract, to provide any goods or services to an agency after placement o...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2021-225)
FLS0624FailRequiring each district school board to require certified school counselors to advise public high school students of opportunities to gain skills in demand in the labor market and how to prepare to obtain postsecondary degrees in technical fields; re...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0510FailExempting the State Housing Trust Fund and the Local Government Housing Trust Fund from a provision authorizing the Legislature, in the General Appropriations Act, to transfer unappropriated cash balances from specified trust funds to the Budget Stab...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations
FLS0194FailExpanding grounds for the reclassification of crimes to include prejudice based on the gender or gender identity of any person; specifying that the reclassification occurs if the crime was based in whole or in part on the race, color, ancestry, ethni...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations
FLS0650FailProviding requirements for tethering domestic dogs and cats; authorizing enforcement of the act in accordance with specified provisions, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Community Affairs
FLS1360FailCreating the pilot program within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; providing for the issuance of grants to offset costs relating to onsite solar energy storage systems for certain facilities; directing the department to conduct or...
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2021-04-30
Died in Regulated Industries
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