Florida Senator Jeffrey Brandes [R]

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FLS1270IntroRequiring a certain application to provide the applicant with the option to fulfill any court-ordered financial obligation associated with a case by enrolling in a payment plan or by completing community service if ordered by the court; revising requ...
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2017-12-15
Filed
FLS1256IntroAuthorizing the obtaining in criminal cases of the contents of electronic communications only by court order or by search warrant, as provided in ch. 934, F.S., unless otherwise required by law; requiring that each application for a warrant, rather t...
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2017-12-14
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FLS0384IntroRequiring the Florida Transportation Commission to review all sources of revenue for transportation infrastructure and maintenance projects and prepare a report to the Governor and the Legislature when the commission determines that electric and hybr...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee Committee
FLS0454IntroRevising the timeframe when the accrued benefit from specified limitations on homestead property tax assessments may be transferred from a prior homestead to a new homestead, etc.
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2017-12-13
To Senate Finance and Tax Appropriations Subcommittee Committee
FLS0980IntroRevising minimum requirements for actuarial reports for retirement systems or plans subject to part VII of ch. 112, F.S.; requiring the governing body responsible for the retirement system or plan to review the enrolled actuary's statement within a s...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0984IntroRequiring the voting membership of a metropolitan planning organization (M.P.O.) that is designated before a specified date to consist of a certain number of apportioned members, subject to certain requirements; requiring the voting membership of an ...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Transportation Committee
FLS1004IntroAuthorizing specified persons to visit, during certain hours, all state facilities housing juveniles which are operated or overseen by the Department of Juvenile Justice; prohibiting the department from unreasonably withholding permission for visits ...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS1038IntroCreating the Energy 2040 Task Force within the Public Service Commission; requiring the task force to make recommendations, giving consideration to certain topics; specifying that the task force and any advisory committee members will serve without c...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities Committee
FLS1042IntroRevising provisions relating to use of the office of notary public; requiring electronic signatures to include access protection; providing that a person applying for a notary public commission must provide proof of identity to the Executive Office o...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0296IntroRepealing provisions relating to limitations on the size of individual wine containers; repealing provisions relating to limitations on the size of individual cider containers; revising provisions authorizing a restaurant to allow a patron to remove ...
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2017-12-12
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0368IntroCreating the Statewide Procurement Efficiency Task Force within the department; specifying the purpose and membership of the task force; providing that task force members shall serve without compensation or reimbursement of expenses, etc.
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2017-12-11
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1210IntroRevising the definition of the term "communications services" to exclude Internet video service; prohibiting, except for specified exceptions, public bodies from levying on or collecting from sellers or purchasers of Internet video services any tax, ...
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2017-12-08
Filed
FLS1206IntroAuthorizing the Department of Corrections to extend the limits of confinement to allow an inmate to participate in supervised community release, subject to certain requirements, as prescribed by the department by rule; authorizing a law enforcement o...
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2017-12-08
Filed
FLS1208IntroCreating the council within the Office of Chief Inspector General; specifying the purpose of the council; providing terms of office and requirements regarding the council's membership; prohibiting the council from interfering with the operations of t...
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2017-12-08
Filed
FLS1220IntroRequiring that a custodial interrogation at a place of detention be electronically recorded in its entirety in connection with certain offenses; requiring law enforcement officers who do not comply with the electronic recording requirement or who con...
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2017-12-08
Filed
FLS1218IntroProviding that a court is not required to consider the source of funds used to post bail or procure an appearance bond when determining whether to release a defendant on bail or other conditions when such funds are provided by a charitable bail fund;...
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2017-12-08
Filed
FLS1222IntroRequiring the Department of Corrections to administer a reentry program for certain inmates with substance abuse, mental health, or co-occurring disorders; establishing that the reentry program consists of an in-prison treatment program and a communi...
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2017-12-08
Filed
FLS1104IntroDeleting a requirement that a vehicle having an apportioned registration be issued an annual license plate and a certain cab card for each apportioned jurisdiction in which the vehicle is authorized to operate; requiring, beginning on a specified dat...
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2017-12-06
Filed
FLS1114IntroAuthorizing a person to seek a declaratory statement from an agency as to the effect of the person's criminal background on his or her eligibility for certain licenses, registrations, or certificates; prohibiting the conviction of a crime before a sp...
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2017-12-06
Filed
FLS1126IntroRevising the limit on the aggregate face value of certain payment instruments cashed by a certain person within a specified timeframe before the person is required to be licensed under specified provisions, etc.
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2017-12-06
Filed
FLS0452IntroProposing amendments to the State Constitution to increase the period when the accrued benefit from specified limitations on homestead property tax assessments may be transferred from a prior homestead to a new homestead, etc.
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2017-12-05
To Senate Finance and Tax Appropriations Subcommittee Committee
FLS0544IntroSpecifying the applicability of procedures for the resolution of protests arising from the contract solicitation or award process for certain procurements by specified transportation, expressway, and bridge authorities, etc.
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2017-12-05
To Senate Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee Committee
FLS0666IntroRequiring a specified reduction for a civil penalty under certain circumstances; requiring a person to pay the clerk of the court the specified percentage previously deducted under certain circumstances, etc.
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2017-12-05
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Committee
FLS0660IntroRevising criteria under which a nonprofit religious organization that facilitates the sharing of contributions among its participants for financial or medical needs is exempt from requirements of the code, etc.
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2017-12-05
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS0658IntroAuthorizing counties imposing the tax to use the tax revenues, under certain circumstances, for specified purposes and costs relating to public facilities, etc.
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2017-12-05
To Senate Finance and Tax Appropriations Subcommittee Committee
FLS0694IntroAuthorizing a court to issue a sentence shorter than a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment for a person convicted of trafficking if the court makes certain findings on the record, etc.
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2017-12-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0968IntroAuthorizing a district school board participating in the Mastery-Based Education Pilot Program to award credit based on student mastery of certain content and skills; renaming the Competency-Based Education Pilot Program as the Mastery-Based Educatio...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0970IntroProhibiting the arrest, charging, prosecution, or penalizing under specified provisions of a person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, an alcohol or a drug-related overdos...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0976IntroProviding that, in determining the assessed value of real property, the just value of the property attributable to a permanent standby generator may not be considered; exempting from ad valorem taxation the assessed value of permanent standby generat...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0974IntroProposing amendments to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature, by general law, to exempt certain permanently installed standby generators from the tangible personal property tax and prohibit the consideration of such generators in deter...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0854IntroAuthorizing the Department of Corrections to employ or appoint a person as a corrections specialist if that person is at least 18 years of age and meets specified criteria; prohibiting a corrections specialist program participant from supervising inm...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0852IntroCreating the program within the Department of Transportation; requiring the department to issue a request for proposals by a specified date, etc.
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2017-11-29
To Senate Transportation Committee
FLS0780IntroProhibiting a company that is on the Scrutinized Companies that Boycott Israel List or that is engaged in a boycott of Israel from bidding on, submitting a proposal for, or entering into or renewing a contract with an agency or local governmental ent...
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2017-11-17
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0784IntroProviding an exception from valuation rules for stocks in subsidiaries for certain foreign insurers under certain conditions; exempting foreign insurers from investment requirements relating to subsidiaries and corporations under certain conditions; ...
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2017-11-17
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS0172IntroRequiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, upon application, to issue a specified license plate to the owners or lessees of motor vehicles who reside in this state and who qualify for two other specified license plates; providing ...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee Committee
FLS0712IntroExempting an autonomous vehicle being operated in autonomous mode from a certain prohibition on the operation of a motor vehicle if the vehicle is actively displaying certain content that is visible from the driver's seat while the vehicle is in moti...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Transportation Committee
FLS0668IntroAuthorizing a district school board to create a year-round school program for any school within its district that is one of the 300 lowest-performing schools in the state; authorizing a specified number of hours in a summer program or a year-round sc...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0692IntroExpanding an existing public records exemption to include the administrative sealing of specified criminal history records; providing for future review and repeal of the expanded exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.
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2017-11-08
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0690IntroRequiring the Criminal Justice Information Program to administratively seal the criminal history records of an adult or a minor upon notification by the clerk of the court under specified circumstances, etc.
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2017-11-08
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0708IntroAuthorizing a physician assistant to sign, certify, stamp, verify, or endorse a document that requires the signature, certification, stamp, verification, or endorsement of a physician; authorizing an advanced registered nurse practitioner to sign, ce...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0272IntroRevising the voter approval threshold required to pass a referendum to adopt or amend local government discretionary sales surtaxes when the referendum is held at any date other than a general election, etc.
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2017-10-30
To Senate Finance and Tax Appropriations Subcommittee Committee
FLS0524IntroRequiring a pharmacist testing for and treating the influenza virus and streptococcal infections to maintain patient records using certain standards and for a specified time; requiring a pharmacist seeking to test for and treat the influenza virus an...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0526IntroRepealing provisions relating to licensure and permit requirements for business agents; prohibiting a business organization from engaging in certain practices until it is qualified by a qualifying agent; authorizing the executive director or the chai...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Regulated Industries Committee
FLS0448IntroRevising certain powers, duties, and functions of the agency in collaboration with the Department of Management Services; authorizing the state data center within the agency to extend, up to a specified timeframe, certain service-level agreements; de...
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2017-10-25
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0476IntroCreating an exemption from public records for personal identifying information in compassionate and palliative care plans filed with the Clearinghouse for Compassionate and Palliative Care Plans managed by the Agency for Health Care Administration or...
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2017-10-25
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0474IntroEstablishing the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Program within the Department of Health; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to establish and maintain a database of compassionate and palliative care plans by a ...
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2017-10-25
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0390IntroEstablishing within the agency a chief data officer position and the Geographic Information Office; adding specified powers, duties, and functions of the agency, etc.
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2017-10-03
Withdrawn prior to introduction
FLS0244IntroEstablishing the blue star collection system assessment and maintenance program and providing its purpose; requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to review and approve program applications for certification; creating a presumption of co...
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2017-09-22
To Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee
FLS0158IntroRevising the permissible activities and projects that may be undertaken, coordinated, or funded by the Florida Communities Trust to include flood mitigation projects; specifying the purpose of flood mitigation projects under the trust; specifying a m...
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2017-08-28
To Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee
FLS0180IntroAuthorizing, but not requiring, high schools to offer students opportunities to take specified computer coding courses beginning with a specified school year; requiring the Commissioner of Education to identify such courses that satisfy two credits o...
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2017-08-28
To Senate Education Committee
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