Florida Senator Jeffrey Brandes [R]

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FLS0560IntroRenaming the Criminal Punishment Code as the Public Safety Code; revising the primary purpose of sentencing under the Public Safety Code from punishing an offender to public safety, etc.
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS0346IntroProhibiting the imprisonment for longer than a certain time for persons who possess, purchase, or possess with the intent to purchase less than a specified amount of a controlled substance; authorizing a court to impose a sentence other than the mand...
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2020-01-21
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLS0918IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Education to develop minimum criteria for a nonpartisan civic literacy practicum for high school students, beginning with a specified school year; authorizing students to apply the hours they devote to practicum activiti...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
FLS0914IntroProviding that, for certain attorney fees awarded for claims arising under property insurance policies, the maximum fee a court may award is a lodestar fee; prohibiting the court from considering contingency risk or using a contingency risk multiplie...
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2020-01-21
CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 5 NAYS 3
FLS0980IntroRequiring certain animal shelters, humane organizations, or animal control agencies that take receivership of any lost, stray, unwanted, or homeless dogs or cats to adopt written policies and procedures to achieve specified goals; authorizing employe...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS1116IntroCreating the State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust Fund within the Department of Corrections; providing the purpose of the trust fund; providing for future review and termination or re-creation of the trust fund, etc.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS1118IntroRequiring that specified proceeds and funds be deposited into the State-Operated Institutions Inmate Welfare Trust Fund; providing that the trust fund is a trust held by the Department of Corrections for the benefit and welfare of certain inmates; re...
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2020-01-21
Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
FLS1144IntroRevising the list of programs within the department; repealing a provision relating to shared county and state responsibility for juvenile detention; deleting a provision requiring each county that is not a fiscally constrained county to pay its annu...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS1146IntroAdding juvenile justice detention officers I and II and juvenile justice detention officer supervisors employed by the Department of Juvenile Justice who meet certain criteria to the class, etc.
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2020-01-21
Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
FLS1304IntroCreating conditional sentences for substance use and mental health offenders; providing minimum sentencing requirements; specifying duties of the Department of Corrections; requiring the department to provide written notice to specified parties upon ...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS1510IntroRevising the jurisdiction of circuit courts; revising the authority of county court judges temporarily designated to preside over circuit court cases; transferring jurisdiction for appeals of final administrative orders of local government code enfor...
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2020-01-21
CS by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 0
FLS0556IntroEstablishing the conditional medical release program within the Department of Corrections; requiring any inmate who meets certain criteria to be considered for conditional medical release; providing for victim notification in certain circumstances; p...
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2020-01-17
[Hearing: Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm]

On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 01/22/20, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
FLS0574IntroEstablishing the conditional aging inmate release program within the Department of Corrections; requiring that an inmate who meets certain criteria be considered for conditional aging inmate release; providing victim notification requirements under c...
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2020-01-17
[Hearing: Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm]

On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 01/22/20, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
FLS1708IntroRevising the information the Department of Corrections is required to publish on its website and update quarterly to include information from each facility regarding health services and conditions, the use of force, reports of abuse, disciplinary rep...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS1718IntroExempting from public meetings requirements the protected health information of specified inmates being considered for the conditional aging inmate release program; exempting from public records requirements certain records used by the reviewing pane...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS1716IntroRevising the required sentencing structure for prison release reoffenders upon proof from a state attorney which establishes that a defendant is a prison release reoffender; applying the revised sentencing structure to certain persons under certain c...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS1738IntroRevising the definition of the term "rental company" to include motor vehicle dealers without limitation and their leasing and rental affiliates for the purpose of minimum insurance coverage requirements; providing that motor vehicle dealers and thei...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS1728IntroExempting from public meetings requirements the protected health information of specified inmates being considered for the conditional medical release program; exempting from public records requirements certain records used by the reviewing panel to ...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS1826IntroDeleting certain education requirements for an applicant to take the licensure examination to practice as a surveyor or mapper or to be qualified as a surveyor or mapper intern; revising licensure by endorsement requirements; revising the required co...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS1860IntroRevising the sales tax exemption for the sale of marijuana and marijuana delivery devices to only include sales to qualified patients or caregivers; revising provisions related to the licensure and functions of medical marijuana treatment centers (MM...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Finance and Tax Committee
FLS1862IntroSpecifying requirements for certain agencies in the disposition of expunged criminal history records; providing an exemption from public records requirements for certain expunged criminal history records and related information of persons who possess...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS1886IntroAuthorizing a grandparent of a minor child whose parent was the victim of a murder to petition the court for court-ordered visitation with the child under certain circumstances; removing the requirement that a grandparent petitioning the court for co...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS1812IntroUrging Congress to remove marijuana from the Schedule I drug list and allow it to be researched and used for medical purposes, etc.
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2020-01-17
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS1136IntroExpanding requirements for annual reports required to be submitted by councils on children's services to the respective governing body of the county; revising financial reporting requirements for such councils, etc.
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2020-01-16
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0142IntroProposing amendments to the State Constitution to abolish the Constitution Revision Commission, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0150IntroEncouraging counties and municipalities to, by a specified date, establish a sanitary sewer lateral inspection program; requiring a seller of real property to disclose any known defects in the property's sanitary sewer lateral, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0144IntroCreating the Energy 2040 Task Force within the Public Service Commission; requiring the task force to make recommendations, giving consideration to certain topics; requiring that state agencies assist and cooperate with the task force and any advisor...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0146IntroProposing amendments to the State Constitution to increase the period of time during which the accrued benefit from specified limitations on homestead property tax assessments may be transferred from a prior homestead to a new homestead, and to provi...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Finance and Tax Committee
FLS0148IntroRevising the timeframe during which the accrued benefit from specified limitations on homestead property tax assessments may be transferred from a prior homestead to a new homestead; revising the timeframe during which an owner of homestead property ...
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2020-01-14
CS by Community Affairs read 1st time
FLS0152IntroAuthorizing Medicaid to reimburse for dental services provided in a mobile dental unit that is owned by, operated by, or contracted with a health access setting or another similar setting or program; requiring the chair of the Board of Dentistry to a...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS0424IntroIncreasing the number of sentence points below which the court is required to impose a nonstate prison sanction under certain circumstances; providing that a sentencing judge's decision regarding sentencing is guided by the computed recommended sente...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0446IntroAuthorizing owners of commercial or industrial businesses, or third parties contracted by such owners, to install, maintain, and operate a renewable energy source device on or about the structure in which the business operates or on a property the bu...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0450IntroRevising the actions that an agency or independent contractor is prohibited from taking against an employee who participates in protected activity or discloses certain information; specifying that whistleblower remedies and protections do not apply t...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0448IntroRequiring the Board of Psychology to certify specified psychologists to exercise prescriptive authority; specifying application requirements for certification; specifying requirements for the prescribing of drugs and controlled substances by a prescr...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0468IntroAuthorizing a court to impose a sentence other than a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment and mandatory fine for a person convicted of trafficking if the court makes certain findings on the record, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS0466IntroRevising the Chief Inspector General's subpoena authority to include issuing and serving subpoenas for all executive branch agencies; providing that agency inspectors general report to the Chief Inspector General; removing an agency head's supervisor...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0470IntroExpanding the grounds for issuance of a search warrant to include content held within a cellular phone, portable electronic communication device, or microphone-enabled household device when such content constitutes evidence relevant to proving that a...
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2020-01-14
CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time
FLS0482IntroRepealing provisions relating to limitations on the size of individual wine containers and individual cider containers; revising provisions that authorize a restaurant to allow patrons to remove partially consumed bottles of wine from the restaurant ...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0528IntroAuthorizing certain transportation brokers and licensed basic life support or licensed advanced life support ambulance services to provide nonemergency Medicaid transportation in permitted ambulances in any county at the request of a certain eligible...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0550IntroRevising the criteria under which certain offenders sentenced after a specified date may be sentenced to a nonstate prison sanction under a prison diversion program, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS0554IntroRevising the mitigating circumstances under which a departure from the lowest permissible sentence is reasonably justified, etc.
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2020-01-14
CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time
FLS0552IntroRevising the threshold of total sentence points below which a court must sentence nonviolent felony offenders who commit certain offenses and are sentenced on or after a specified date to a nonstate prison sanction, etc.
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2020-01-14
CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time
FLS0572IntroRevising a principle of the Criminal Punishment Code relating to a prisoner's required minimum term of imprisonment; revising the incentive gain-time that the Department of Corrections may grant a prisoner; authorizing the department to extend the li...
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2020-01-14
CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time
FLS0760IntroRequiring an independent special fire control district to have, and authorizing the board of such district to exercise, specified powers and duties, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0790IntroSpecifying that certain revenues from service charges collected by the clerk for remittance to the Department of Revenue include only revenues for court-related functions; providing for revenues for county operations to be retained by the clerk; revi...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS0804IntroRevising the requirements for an employee to authorize the deduction and collection of dues and uniform assessments by an employer; revising when such deductions commence; providing requirements for forms that authorize such deductions, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0896IntroDefining the term "product seller"; providing that the doctrine of strict liability does not apply to a product seller in a product liability action, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0924IntroProviding that, in third-party bad faith actions against insurers, insureds and claimants have the burden to prove that an insurer acted in reckless disregard for insured rights which resulted in damage to the insured or the claimant; providing that ...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS0902IntroProhibiting certain persons from being sentenced to mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment for aggravated assault or attempted aggravated assault committed before a specified date; providing for sentencing or resentencing for persons who committed c...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0972IntroProviding a tax rate for certain revenues received from sports wagering; specifying requirements relating to the payment of taxes; revising the purpose of the Operating Trust Fund of the Department of the Lottery, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
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