Florida Senator Jose Rodriguez [D]

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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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2017-09-19
Filed
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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2017-09-18
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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2017-09-05
To Senate Education 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
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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2017-08-28
To Senate Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities 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
FLS1100FailRepealing 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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2017-05-05
Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
FLS0522FailRevising the maximum limit on interest, fees, and charges that a deferred presentment provider may charge, collect, or receive in a deferred presentment transaction, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS1180FailExpanding the practice of pharmacy to include consultation with patients regarding certain preparations, health care products, and services; authorizing consultant pharmacists to provide additional services when authorized by a medical director or wi...
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2017-05-05
Died in Health Policy
FLS1280FailRemoving 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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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS1274FailProhibiting a landlord from evicting a tenant or terminating a residential rental agreement because the tenant or the tenant's minor child is a victim of actual or threatened domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, or stalking; authorizi...
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS1110FailRequiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to contract with a specified direct-support organization to guide, stimulate, and promote the sports industry, the participation of residents in amateur athletic competitions, and this state as a host ...
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2017-05-05
Died in Commerce and Tourism
FLS1606FailRevising the daily compensation rate for juror service; requiring the clerk of the circuit court to certify each month to the Chief Financial Officer the amount of funds expended related to juror compensation; requiring the Chief Financial Officer to...
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2017-05-05
Died in Judiciary
FLS1630FailCreating the English Language Learner Advisory Council within the Department of Education; specifying the composition of the advisory council and providing for appointment of members and the terms they serve, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS1616FailProhibiting separate ad valorem taxes or non-ad valorem assessments against the land upon which a multiple parcel building is located; specifying the allocation of land value to the assessed value of parcels containing condominiums and cooperatives; ...
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2017-05-05
Died in Community Affairs
FLS0442FailProhibiting the performance of advanced well stimulation treatments; clarifying that permits for drilling or operating a well do not authorize the performance of advanced well stimulation treatments, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources
FLS1750FailRemoving a filing fee paid to counties or municipalities under certain circumstances when petitions to contract the boundaries of a community development district are filed with the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission; specifying requireme...
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2017-05-05
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS1742FailRevising penalties for violations of the Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law; providing enhanced penalties for such violations when committed in a school zone or school crossing; requiring each law enforcement agency in this state to adopt polic...
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2017-05-05
Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
FLS1732FailProviding that certain individuals may not be denied classification as residents for tuition purposes if certain criteria are met; providing that out-of-state fees for certain individuals who are undocumented for federal immigration purposes shall be...
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2017-05-05
Died in Education
FLS0158FailEstablishing a presumption as to a firefighter's condition or impairment of health caused by certain types of cancer he or she contracts in the line of duty, etc.
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2017-05-05
Died in Community Affairs
FLS0392FailCiting this act as the "Dorothy L. Hukill Financial Literacy Education Act"; revising the requirements for the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards to include financial literacy; revising the required credits for a standard high school diploma to...
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2017-05-05
Died in Messages
FLS0060PassRevising a pilot program to make it permanent; revising the applicability of the program to include children in out-of-home care; authorizing the program to pay for a child to complete a driver education program and obtain a driver license or the rel...
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2017-05-02
Chapter No. 2017-8
FLS0464IntroCreating an interagency workgroup to share information, coordinate ongoing efforts, and collaborate on initiatives relating to natural hazards; designating the director of the Division of Emergency Management or his or her designee as the liaison to ...
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2017-05-02
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 181 (Ch. 2017-48)
FLS1682IntroProhibiting an officer, director, or manager of a condominium association from soliciting, offering to accept, or accepting a kickback for which consideration has not been provided; prohibiting an association from hiring an attorney who represents th...
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2017-05-01
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1237 (Ch. 2017-188), HB 6027 (Ch. 2017-161)
FLS0766IntroRevising the offenses of using a scanning device or reencoder with the intent to defraud; prohibiting the use of a skimming device with intent to defraud; prohibiting the possession, sale, or delivery of a skimming device, etc.
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2017-04-28
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 343 (Ch. 2017-81)
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