Florida Representative John Cortes [D]

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FLH0591PassAbrogating the scheduled repeal of provisions governing the citizen support organization for Florida Missing Children's Day; expanding a project for missing persons with special needs to all centers for autism and related disabilities at state un...
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2018-03-22
Chapter No. 2018-54
FLH0067PassEstablishes Florida Slavery Memorial; provides for administration of memorial by DMS; directs DMS to develop specified plan & submit such plan to Governor & Legislature.
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2018-03-21
Chapter No. 2018-31
FLH0053PassEstablishes Southeast Florida Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area.
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2018-03-21
Chapter No. 2018-30
FLH0161FailRemoves requirement for mandatory retention of third grade students based on performance on ELA assessment.
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2018-03-10
Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee
FLH0301FailRequires FHFC to establish guidelines for administration of local government risk mitigation programs; authorizes certain landlords to file claim for property damage or unpaid rent reimbursement; provides claim & award requirements; revises percentag...
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0337FailRequires community development districts to obtain a valuation before acquiring certain property.
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0115FailProhibits parent, guardian, or other person responsible for child younger than specified age from leaving child unattended or unsupervised in motor vehicle for any length of time; provides penalties.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0219FailProhibits sale, transfers, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines lawfully possessed before specified ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0357FailRequires DOH to issue noncertified copy of original birth certificate to certain adoptees under certain conditions.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0063FailProvides requirements for use of seclusion, restraint, & exclusionary & nonexclusionary time; revises school district policies & procedures; requires continuing education & inservice training relating to students with certain disabilities.
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2018-03-10
Died in returning Messages
FLH0159FailRequires DLA to develop human trafficking awareness campaigns & develop & operate hotline to receive reports of potential human trafficking activity.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0347FailProvides that sexual orientation & gender identity are impermissible grounds for discrimination in public lodging establishments & public food service establishments; revises provisions of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 and Fair Housing Act to incl...
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0321FailDefines "bump-fire stock"; prohibits importation, transfer or possession of bump-fire stock; authorizes person to relinquish bump-fire stock; requires person who does not relinquish bump-fire stock to destroy it.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0231FailAuthorizes risk protection orders to prevent persons who are at high risk of harming themselves or others from accessing firearms.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0225FailProhibits employer from taking retaliatory personnel action against employee for evacuating under emergency evacuation order; provides exceptions; provides for remedies, relief, & attorney fees & costs.
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0389FailProvides for increase in classroom teacher's & school principal's base salary for specified fiscal years; provides appropriation.
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2018-03-10
Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0181FailEstablishes Sunshine Scholarship program; provides program & student requirements; provides for funding & rulemaking.
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2018-03-10
Died in Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0049FailAuthorizes corporate income tax credit up to specified amount for degree-seeking student hired by certain businesses after internship by student; provides eligibility criteria; authorizes DOR to adopt rules governing applications & establish qualific...
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2018-03-10
Died in Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee
FLH0379FailAdds 911 public safety telecommunicators to class; requires such members to have retirement benefits calculated in accordance with provisions for Regular Class members; specifies required employer retirement contribution rates for new membership subc...
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2018-03-10
Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
FLH0437FailProvides that Florida Building Code must require public & private health care facilities to have operational emergency power source.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0435FailCreates Emergency Power Systems Matching Grant Program to provide matching funds to certain public and private health care facilities for specified years; requires DOH to administer grant program; provides parameters for implementation of grant progr...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0625FailEstablishes Office of Community Association Hearings; transfers powers & responsibilities of arbitrators to community association hearing officers; authorizes community association hearing officers to hold hearings & impose sanctions; revises & provi...
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2018-03-10
Died in Commerce Committee
FLH0229FailLimits changes to health insurance policies' prescription drug formulary during policy year; requires small employer carriers to limit changes to prescription drug formularies.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0671FailDirects DHSMV to develop Highwaymen license plate; establishes annual use fee for plate; provides for distribution & use of fees collected from sale of plates.
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2018-03-10
Died in Government Accountability Committee
FLH0711FailCreates Earn & Learn Grant Program within DOE; specifies purpose of program; provides definitions & department responsibilities; provides requirements for preapprenticeship & apprenticeship programs receiving grant funds; establishes Task Force on Ap...
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2018-03-10
Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee
FLH0123FailProhibits bullying or harassment of certain association members; provides association requirements; provides civil penalties; provides immunity from certain causes of action for damages.
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2018-03-10
Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
FLH0167IntroProvides civil cause of action for victims of human trafficking against trafficker or facilitator; requires court to impose civil penalties in certain circumstances; provides for deposit or distribution of civil penalties; provides affirmative defens...
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2018-03-10
Died on Calendar
FLH0169IntroCreates Trust Fund for Victims of Human Trafficking & Prevention within FDLE; provides purposes of, & funding sources for, trust fund; provides for future review & termination or re-creation of trust fund.
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2018-03-10
Died on Calendar
FLH0627FailAuthorizes municipalities & counties to further restrict smoking within boundaries of certain public parks.
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0033FailRequires law enforcement officer to inform motor vehicle operator of certain rights; prohibits certain actions by officer; requires officer to record race & ethnicity of violator when issuing citation; requires law enforcement agencies to report such...
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2018-03-10
Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
FLH0799FailRequires DCF to adopt or amend licensing rules for child-placing agencies to include specific requirements to prevent separation of siblings.
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2018-03-10
Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLH0729FailRequires counties to develop a specified plan for implementing a text-to-911 system and have a system to receive 911 text messages by a specified date.
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2018-03-10
Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee
FLH0179FailRequires DCF to establish Florida Veterans' Care Coordination Program to provide certain services to veterans & their families; requires DCF to contract with managing entities to enter into agreements with Florida 211 Network participants; requir...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0303FailCreates Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans Pilot Program within DVA; requires DVA to contract with individuals & entities to provide alternative treatment to certain veterans; defines "alternative treatment"; requires supervision of certain l...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0341FailEstablishes Florida Motion Picture Capital Corporation; requires board to adopt specified criteria for evaluating financing applications; requires board to give preference to productions that meet specified criteria; specifies composition of corporat...
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2018-03-10
Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
FLH0311FailProvides alternative pathways to standard high school diploma, student eligibility requirements, & requirements for meeting alternative pathways to standard high school diploma; specifies required documentation & requires district school boards to in...
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2018-03-10
Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee
FLH0237FailProhibits performance of advanced well stimulation treatments; provides that permits for drilling or operating wells do not authorize performance of advanced well treatments; provides applicability.
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2018-03-10
Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0943FailDirects DOH to establish Emergency Medical Air Transportation Act Account within Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund; provides conditions for department to increase Florida Medicaid reimbursement payments to emergency medical air transportation ser...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH1283FailAuthorizes use of dynamic message signs to post alerts containing certain information about certain hit-and-run incidents.
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2018-03-10
Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
FLH0779FailRequires education facilities that have received public education capital outlay funding be made available to county & state emergency management offices during state of emergency for specified purposes.
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2018-03-10
Died in Education Committee
FLH0367FailProvides for enactment of Agreement Among States to Elect President by National Popular Vote; provides method by which state may become member state; requires statewide popular election for President & Vice President of U.S.; establishes procedure fo...
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2018-03-10
Died in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
FLH0579IntroAuthorizes University of Miami & its affiliates to establish sterile needle and syringe exchange pilot programs in Broward & Palm Beach Counties.
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2018-03-10
Died on Calendar
FLH1095FailRevises requirements for determination of indigency for payment of certain penalties/fees; revises & repeals provisions relating to driver license suspension/revocation for certain offenses; revises penalties; requires DHSMV to notify DOLRI of adopti...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Committee
FLH0481FailProvides that mandatory minimum sentences for controlled substance offenses may be reduced by up to specified percentage for offenders meeting certain criteria.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0713IntroIncreases threshold amounts for certain theft offenses; revises list of items from which theft of constitutes grand theft of third degree; revises circumstances under certain offenses by person with prior convictions constitute a higher degree felony...
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2018-03-10
Died on Calendar
FLH0191FailProhibits transfer of certain funds under specified conditions.
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2018-03-10
Died in Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0381FailRequests U.S. Congress to urge regime of President Maduro to allow delivery of humanitarian assistance, to continue & intensify financial sanctions against Venezuela, & to instruct appropriate Federal agencies to hold Venezuela accountable for law & ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLH0857IntroAuthorizes deferred presentment transactions to be repaid in installments; provides requirements & procedures for customers, providers, & OFR for such transactions; revises restrictions & conspicuous disclosures; revises conditions for deposit or red...
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2018-03-06
Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/SB 920
FLH0227IntroProvides that first responders are entitled to workers' compensation benefits for posttraumatic stress disorder in specified circumstances; provides standard of proof of such disorder & requirements relating to such benefits; provides time for no...
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2018-03-05
Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 376
FLH0335IntroProvides requirements for issuance of marriage license to persons under age of 18 years but at least 16 years of age; revises circumstances in which parental consent is not required; provides that persons under age of 16 years may not be issued marri...
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2018-02-14
Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 140
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