Florida Senator Jose Rodriguez [D]

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FLS1302IntroDesignating the "Florida Fair Claims Act"; increasing the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; revising when a state and its agencies and subdivisions may agree to settle a claim or judgme...
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2020-01-27
CS by Judiciary read 1st time
FLS1264IntroCreating the Ocoee Election Day Riots Descendant Compensation Trust Fund within the Department of Legal Affairs; specifying the purpose and the funding source of the trust fund; providing for future review and termination or re-creation of the trust ...
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2020-01-27
CS by Judiciary read 1st time
FLS1262IntroEstablishing the Ocoee Election Day Riots Descendant Compensation Fund Program within the Department of Legal Affairs; requiring the department to accept and process applications for payment of claims for compensation; requiring the Department of Eco...
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2020-01-27
CS by Judiciary read 1st time
FLS0978IntroUrging Congress to recognize June 19, 2020, as "Juneteenth Independence Day", etc.
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2020-01-24
[Hearing: Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0214Intro(THIS BILL COMBINES SR's 214 & 222) Rejecting and condemning any philosophy that espouses the superiority of one group of people over another which is hateful, dangerous, or a morally corrupt expression of intolerance, and affirming that such phi...
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2020-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm]

On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
FLS1002IntroRevising the definition of "properly served"; authorizing an applicant to petition a court to compel compliance with a subpoena; authorizing a court to address noncompliance as indirect criminal contempt and impose a daily fine for a specified amount...
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2020-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 28 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS1044IntroCiting this act as "Allie's Law"; defining the term "treatment provider"; requiring veterinarians to report suspected animal cruelty in certain circumstances; requiring certain persons to report suspected animal cruelty to a veterinarian; providing i...
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2020-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0546PassCondemning the oppression of the Nicaraguan people under President Daniel Ortega, etc.
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2020-01-22
Adopted
FLS1596IntroRevising the definition of the term "adjusted federal income" to prohibit specified deductions, to limit certain carryovers, and to require subtractions of certain amounts paid and received within a water's edge group for the purpose of determining s...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1592IntroCreating the Florida Working Families Tax Rebate Program within the Department of Revenue for a certain purpose; granting specified people and households certain state funds if they received a tax credit under the federal Earned Income Tax Credit pro...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS1682IntroCiting this act as the "Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act"; authorizing specified pharmacies and pharmacists to contract with pharmacy benefit managers; requiring group health plans, health insurers, and certain pharmacy benefit managers to ba...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS1724IntroEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Commission within the Agency for Health Care Administration; requiring manufacturers to notify the commission of proposed price increases and introductory prices of prescription drugs under certain cir...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Banking and Insurance 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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2020-01-22
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS1710IntroProhibiting public utilities or electric utilities from engaging in construction contracting services, from providing affiliates or utility contractors with certain products or services related to construction contracting, and from using or allowing ...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS1852IntroRevising the definition of the term "tenant"; providing requirements for rental agreements; requiring landlords to provide certain information with rental agreements; prohibiting a landlord from evicting a tenant or terminating a rental agreement bec...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS1850IntroRevising requirements for the disclosure of voting conflicts by specified public officers, etc.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Ethics and Elections Committee
FLS1848IntroRemoving certain communications services lines as items over which certain governmental entities are authorized to prescribe and enforce reasonable rules and regulations; removing limitations on municipal and county authority to regulate and manage m...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS1856IntroRequiring proof of a specified identification number for certain applicants for a driver license; deleting a provision authorizing the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to require applicants to produce certain documents from the United ...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS1858IntroRevising the method of calculating the district cost differential used in determining the annual allocation to school districts from the Florida Education Finance Program beginning in a specified school year; requiring the Department of Education to ...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
FLS1854IntroEstablishing the Instructional Personnel and Educational Support Employee Pay Raise Initiative and providing its purpose; requiring that the initiative be funded at a level sufficient to provide a specified annual salary increase for all instructiona...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0338IntroRevising the energy consumption information each state agency is required to provide to the Department of Management Services to include transportation fleet energy consumption information; requiring the state energy management plan to include recomm...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
FLS1362IntroRepealing a provision relating to the termination of a rental agreement upon foreclosure; creating the "Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act"; providing for the assumption of interest in certain foreclosures on dwellings or residential real property...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0176IntroProposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require that any proposals to revise the State Constitution, or any part thereof, filed by the Constitution Revision Commission be limited to a single subject, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0202IntroRequiring that a certain person's voting rights, rather than civil rights, be restored before he or she is qualified to serve as a juror, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0216IntroAuthorizing certain local governments to set aside up to a specified percentage of funds for procuring personal property and services for the purpose of entering into contracts with micro businesses; providing eligibility for micro businesses under t...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0180IntroProhibiting 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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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0178IntroProhibiting state-financed constructors from commencing construction of certain structures in coastal areas after a specified date without first taking certain steps regarding a sea level impact projection study; requiring the Department of Environme...
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2020-01-14
CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time
FLS0252IntroDeleting a public records exemption for drafts and draft requests for reapportionment plans, redistricting plans, or an amendment thereto, and any supporting documents, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Ethics and Elections Committee
FLS0254IntroRequiring the Department of Revenue, in consultation with the Office of Economic and Demographic Research, to conduct a study and prepare a report examining the implementation of a tax rebate program for certain persons or households receiving the fe...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0256IntroDefining the terms "renewable energy credit" and "renewable portfolio standard"; requiring the Public Service Commission to adopt rules for a renewable portfolio standard; directing the Office of Energy within the Department of Agriculture and Consum...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0274IntroProhibiting a landlord from evicting a tenant or terminating a residential rental agreement because the tenant is a victim of actual or threatened domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, or stalking; authorizing a victim of such actual o...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0272IntroCreating an exception to state preemption to authorize local worksite regulation regarding hurricane preparedness, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0280IntroRequiring the Economic Estimating Conference to annually prepare a climate fiscal responsibility report and provide a copy of the report to the Governor and the Legislature; requiring the Office of Economic and Demographic Research to publish the rep...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0278IntroRequiring the Department of Health to prepare an annual climate health planning report that contains specified information and recommendations; requiring the report to be published on the department's website and submitted to the Governor and the Leg...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0286IntroEstablishing a tax credit for carbon farming; requiring the Secretary of Environmental Protection, in consultation with the executive director of the Department of Revenue and the Commissioner of Agriculture, to determine the amount of the tax credit...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Agriculture Committee
FLS0288IntroExempting from the definition of "public utility" property owners who own and operate a renewable energy source device, produce renewable energy from that device, and provide or sell the renewable energy to users on that property, under certain circu...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0206IntroCiting 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; providing an exception for ...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0396IntroProposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require that any proposals to revise the State Constitution, or any part thereof, filed by the Taxation and Budget Reform Commission be limited to a single subject, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS0454IntroProhibiting the construction of new deep injection wells for domestic wastewater discharge or the expansion of existing wells; requiring current ocean outfall and deep well injection permitholders to install a functioning reuse system within the util...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
FLS0456IntroRevising the formula for the adjusted state minimum wage, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0452IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation, in coordination with the Office of Energy within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Florida Clean Cities Coalitions, or other appropriate entities, to develop and adopt by a specifi...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0458IntroCreating the English Language Learner Advisory Council adjunct to the Department of Education; providing the purpose of the advisory council; specifying the composition of the advisory council, the appointment of members, and the terms they serve, et...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0398IntroProhibiting a concealed weapon or firearm licensee from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm into any child care facility, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0266IntroRevising the locations and circumstances in which a loaded firearm is required to be kept or secured with a trigger lock; deleting conditions that pertain to the crime of failing to safely store, leave, or secure a loaded firearm in a specified manne...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0270IntroRequiring the parties, if neither party to a sale, lease, or transfer of a firearm is a licensed dealer, to complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; authorizing a licensed dealer to charge a buyer or transferee specified fees;...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0548IntroRequiring the Department of Law Enforcement to include on a standard form certain questions concerning a potential firearm buyer's or transferee's criminal history and other information relating to the person's eligibility to make the firearm purchas...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0310IntroProhibiting a person from printing, transferring, importing into this state, distributing, selling, possessing, or giving to another person certain 3D-printed firearms as of a specified date; providing criminal penalties; requiring persons in possess...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0586IntroRequiring that, if neither party to a firearm sale or transfer is a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer, all other sales or transfers may be conducted only between two persons who have valid concealed weapons or firearms lice...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0428IntroRevising the locations where a concealed weapons or concealed firearms licensee is prohibited from openly carrying a handgun or carrying a concealed weapon or firearm, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0182IntroDeleting preemptions of local law relating to the regulation of auxiliary containers, wrappings, or disposable plastic bags; repealing the preemption of local laws regarding the use or sale of polystyrene products to the Department of Agriculture and...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
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