Florida Senator Jose Rodriguez [D]

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FLS0782IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation to develop the Bollards Grant Program in order to provide grants to municipalities and counties for the installation of bollards in their jurisdictions; requiring a county or municipality to specify in its a...
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2017-11-17
To Senate Transportation Committee
FLS0442IntroUrging the extension of Haiti's temporary protected status designation for at least 18 months beyond its scheduled January 22, 2018, expiration, etc.
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2017-11-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0940IntroUrging Congress to apply law and policy in Puerto Rico without discrimination or inequality and to incorporate the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico into the United States, etc.
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2017-11-16
Filed
FLS0716IntroRepealing provisions relating to cost recovery mechanisms for the siting, design, licensing, and construction of nuclear and integrated gasification combined cycle power plants, including mechanisms that promote utility investment in, and allow for r...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities Committee
FLS0140IntroProviding that a marriage license may not be issued to a person under the age of 18 years; requiring each party to a marriage to provide his or her social security number or an alien registration number for purposes of child support enforcement; prov...
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2017-11-14
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0850IntroRequiring a court to conduct a trial within a specified timeframe for certain actions involving possession of a dwelling unit; deleting a requirement that a tenant who wishes to defend against certain actions by a landlord comply with a specified pro...
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2017-11-13
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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2017-11-08
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS0646IntroEstablishing the Sunshine Scholarship Program for specified purposes; requiring the Department of Education to administer the program; providing for funding, etc.
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2017-11-08
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0656IntroAuthorizing a municipality or a county operating under a home rule charter to file a request with the Public Service Commission for a hearing for a determination of prudence on environmental damage caused by a public utility; prohibiting the commissi...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities Committee
FLS0696IntroProhibiting a person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or a practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating the practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or me...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0542IntroProhibiting state-financed constructors from commencing construction of certain structures in coastal areas without first conducting a sea level impact projection study and having such study published and approved by the Department of Environmental P...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee
FLS0626IntroRequiring public electric utilities to charge specified electric rates as of a certain date, etc.
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2017-11-02
To Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities Committee
FLS0698IntroCreating 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; adding sexual orientation and gender ...
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2017-11-01
Withdrawn prior to introduction
FLS0090IntroRevising the legislative intent relating to the authorization of law enforcement officers to stop motor vehicles and issue citations to persons who are texting while driving; requiring deposit of fines into the Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund; ...
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2017-10-30
To Senate Transportation Committee
FLS0412IntroRequiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to operate and maintain a central consumer complaint hotline; requiring the department to establish a toll-free telephone number and a web-based chat function, etc.
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2017-10-25
To Senate Regulated Industries Committee
FLS0348IntroDefining the term "coastal community"; authorizing certain municipalities to establish pilot programs to regulate or ban disposable plastic bags; directing participating municipalities to collect data and submit reports to the municipal governing bod...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee
FLS0292IntroExempting from the definition of "public utility" property owners who own and operate a renewable energy source device and who produce renewable energy from that device and provide and sell such renewable energy to users on that property, under certa...
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2017-09-29
To Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities Committee
FLS0294IntroRemoving the requirement for mandatory retention of a third grade student based on his or her performance on the English Language Arts assessment, etc.
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2017-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0302IntroProhibiting public entities, unless specifically authorized by the Legislature, from applying for a waiver under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which would waive requirements for, or authorize the exclusion or limitation of, c...
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2017-09-29
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS0072IntroRevising the legislative intent relating to the authorization of law enforcement officers to stop motor vehicles and issue citations to persons who are texting while driving; requiring deposit of fines into the Emergency Medical Services Trust Fund, ...
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2017-09-25
Withdrawn prior to introduction
FLS0264IntroRatifying the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to equal rights for men and women, etc.
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2017-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0044IntroProviding for the relief of Cristina Alvarez and George Patnode; providing appropriations to compensate them for the death of their son, Nicholas Patnode, a minor, due to the negligence of the Department of Health, etc.
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2017-08-28
To Senate Special Master On Claim Bills Committee
FLS0042IntroProviding for the relief of Vonshelle Brothers on behalf of her daughter Iyonna Hughey; providing an appropriation to compensate Iyonna Hughey for injuries and damages sustained as a result of the alleged negligence of the Brevard County Health Depar...
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2017-08-28
To Senate Special Master On Claim Bills Committee
FLS0070IntroRequiring the State Board of Administration to divest investments of any institution or company doing business with the government of Venezuela; prohibiting the State Board of Administration and state agencies from investing in any institution or com...
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2017-08-28
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0166IntroRevising the formula for the adjusted state minimum wage, etc.
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2017-08-28
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0182IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation to create a Small Business Roadway Construction Mitigation Grant Program; requiring the program to disburse grants using funds allocated to the department by the Legislature to certain qualified businesses f...
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2017-08-28
To Senate Transportation Committee
FLS0066IntroCreating 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; revising the purposes of the Florida ...
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2017-08-28
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
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
FLS0572EnrollUrging Congress to recognize January 1 as "Haitian Independence Day," the month of May as "Haitian Heritage Month" and "Haitian American Heritage Month," May 18 as "Haitian Flag Day," and the month of June as "Caribbean American Heritage Month," etc.
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2017-05-09
Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of State, companion bill(s) passed, see HR 8015 (Adopted)
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)
FLS0160FailRevising the formula for the adjusted state minimum wage, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Commerce and Tourism
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
FLS0180FailDecreasing the penalty to be assessed and collected by the department, county, or municipality if a traffic infraction detector is used to enforce specified violations when a driver failed to stop at a traffic signal; prohibiting the suspension of a ...
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2017-05-05
Died in Transportation
FLS0184FailRequiring proof of a taxpayer identification number or other specified identification number for certain applicants for a driver license; authorizing additional specified documents that are issued by foreign governments to satisfy proof-of-identity r...
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2017-05-05
Died in Transportation
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
FLS0198FailRequiring the Governor to appoint a new member to the commission within a certain timeframe after the occurrence of a vacancy; requiring certain proposed rules submitted to the commission to receive specified vote totals for approval or modification,...
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2017-05-05
Died in Messages
FLS0216FailRequiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to contract with an independent third party to verify compliance with economic development incentive requirements; reducing state operational funding to Enterprise Florida, Inc., under certain circumst...
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2017-05-05
Died in Commerce and Tourism
FLS0112FailAuthorizing the Division of Emergency Management of the Executive Office of the Governor to administer a matching grant program for local governments to implement flood hazard risk reduction policies and projects; revising the powers of the Florida C...
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2017-05-05
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0316FailProviding for the relief of Vonshelle Brothers, individually, and as the natural parent and legal guardian of Iyonna Hughey; providing an appropriation to compensate her and her daughter for injuries and damages sustained as a result of the alleged n...
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2017-05-05
Died in Special Master on Claim Bills
FLS0310FailProviding for the relief of Cristina Alvarez and George Patnode; providing appropriations to compensate them for the death of their son, Nicholas Patnode, a minor, due to the negligence of the Department of Health; providing for the repayment of Medi...
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2017-05-05
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLS0072FailProviding that driver license or identification card applications, driver license or identification card renewal applications, and changes of address for existing driver licenses or identification cards submitted to the department serve as voter regi...
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2017-05-05
Died in Ethics and Elections
FLS0456FailExempting certain producers of renewable solar-based energy from being defined as a public utility, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
FLS0176IntroExempting the sale of feminine hygiene products from the sales and use tax, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7109 (Ch. 2017-36)
FLS0756FailRequiring a court to conduct a trial within a specified time for certain actions involving repossession of a dwelling unit; authorizing the court to order a tenant to pay certain rent into the registry of the court during pendency of a proceeding if ...
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS0758FailRevising the timeframe for a candidate to pay a qualifying fee under certain circumstances, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Ethics and Elections
FLS0760FailRequesting the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress to approve the replacement of the statue of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith in the National Statuary Hall with a statue of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0774FailCreating an independent commission on legislative apportionment and congressional redistricting; requiring the commission to conduct public hearings, and to receive information from residents of the state through specified means; providing that commi...
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2017-05-05
Died in Ethics and Elections
FLS0974FailAuthorizing a municipality or a county operating under a home rule charter to file a request with the Public Service Commission for a hearing for a determination of prudence on environmental damage caused by a public utility; requiring that pending h...
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2017-05-05
Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
FLS0976FailRequiring public electric utilities to charge specified electric rates as of a certain date, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
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
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