Florida Senator Lori Berman [D]

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FLS0122IntroCiting this act as "Jordan's Law"; expanding the list of entities with access to certain records that relate to child abandonment, abuse, or neglect held by the Department of Children and Families; authorizing the parent or legal guardian of a child ...
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2020-01-27
CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
FLS1198IntroRedefining the term "missing endangered person"; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, in cooperation with the Department of Transportation, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the Department of the Lottery, and local law enfo...
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2020-01-27
Favorable by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
FLS0346IntroProhibiting the imprisonment for longer than a certain time for persons who possess, purchase, or possess with the intent to purchase less than a specified amount of a controlled substance; authorizing a court to impose a sentence other than the mand...
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2020-01-27
CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time
FLS0190IntroRevising applicable provisions for the reimbursement of school-based services by the Agency for Health Care Administration to certain school districts; deleting a requirement specifying the use of certified state and local education funds for school-...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0070IntroCiting this act as "Alyssa's Law"; requiring each public school to be equipped with a panic alarm system, etc.
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2020-01-22
CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time
FLS0116IntroDefining the term "prescription insulin drug"; requiring individual and group health insurance policies, respectively, to cap an insured's monthly cost-sharing obligation for covered prescription insulin drugs at a specified amount; requiring health ...
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2020-01-22
CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time
FLS1296IntroReviving, reenacting, and amending provisions relating to the application for a health access dental license and the renewal of such license, etc.
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2020-01-22
CS by Health Policy read 1st time
FLS1640IntroCreating an independent commission on legislative apportionment and congressional redistricting; requiring the Legislature to annually appropriate funds to the commission for employing professional staff and otherwise supporting the commission; requi...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Ethics and Elections Committee
FLS1652IntroUrging Congress to propose to the states an amendment to the Constitution of the United States which would increase the number of United States Senators to three in any state that has a population of more than 6 million as determined by the federal c...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Ethics and Elections Committee
FLS1680IntroRepealing a provision relating to a governmental entity's establishment of recreational customary use on a portion of a beach above the mean high-water line on private property, etc.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS1780IntroSpecifying information the Social Services Estimating Conference must develop related to a certain Medicaid waiver services program, etc.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS1890IntroRecognizing March 2020 as "Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month" in Florida, etc.
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2020-01-17
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FLS1096IntroRequiring the Department of Environmental Protection to monitor certain consumptive use permits; providing penalties for nonpayment of fees; directing the department to adopt rules, etc.
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2020-01-16
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
FLS1098IntroRequiring the Department of Environmental Protection to charge bottled water companies a specified fee per gallon extracted; requiring the fees to be deposited into the Water Protection and Sustainability Program Trust Fund, etc.
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2020-01-16
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
FLS0096IntroDefining the term "disabled veteran"; providing that disabled veterans receiving certain federal educational assistance benefits are eligible to receive an award for the remaining cost of tuition and fees at state universities and Florida College Sys...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
FLS0192IntroExempting from the sales and use tax specified items that assist in independent living, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Finance and Tax Committee
FLS0114IntroRedefining the term "petitioner" to include an individual who has a biological or legal parent-child relationship with, who is a legal guardian of, or who is a spouse or sibling of a respondent, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0090IntroCreating the "Senator Helen Gordon Davis Fair Pay Protection Act"; prohibiting an employer from providing less favorable employment opportunities to employees based on their sex; prohibiting an employer from taking certain employment actions against ...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0046IntroRequiring a certain eye examination for newborns; requiring that coverage for children under health insurance policies and health maintenance contracts include certain eye examinations for newborns and infants, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0184IntroCiting this act as the "Holocaust Education Act of 2020"; requiring charter school instructional personnel to teach specified topics; requiring certain private school instructional personnel to teach specified topics; revising the requirements for in...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0250IntroDeleting an entitlement for a prevailing party to recover reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred in challenging or defending a certain development order, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Community Affairs 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
FLS0168IntroSubject to legislative appropriation, requiring district boards to coordinate with district school boards to identify certain schools and to provide funding to such schools; requiring certain school districts to install filters that meet certain spec...
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2020-01-14
CS by Education read 1st time
FLS0358IntroSpecifying that precious metals are tangible personal property for the purposes of the Florida Probate Code; specifying that certain attorneys and persons are not entitled to compensation for serving as a personal representative unless the attorney o...
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2020-01-14
CS by Judiciary read 1st time
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
FLS0392IntroRatifying the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to equal rights for men and women, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0416IntroProviding definitions; prohibiting cost-sharing requirements for specified breast cancer tests and procedures under individual health insurance policies, group, blanket, and franchise health insurance policies, and health maintenance contracts, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0394IntroRevising a principle of the Criminal Punishment Code relating to a prisoner's required minimum term of imprisonment; revising the incentive gain-time that the Department of Corrections may grant a prisoner, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0492IntroRedefining the term "reportable pollution release"; requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to publish certain notices received from the Department of Health or a local governmental entity on a website accessible to the public; requiring...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
FLS0660IntroDesgnating chapter 714, F.S., as the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act; specifying that a court has exclusive jurisdiction to direct receivers and determine controversies under certain circumstances; providing requirements and authoriza...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0648IntroRequiring the Department of Environmental Protection to establish a Sargassum Seaweed Matching Grant Program for a specified purpose; requiring the department to submit an annual report to the Governor and the Legislature by a specified date, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
FLS0530IntroCreating the Film, Television, and Digital Media Targeted Rebate Program within the Department of Economic Opportunity under the supervision of the Commissioner of Film and Entertainment; authorizing applicants to receive rebates up to a specified am...
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2020-01-14
CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time
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
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
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
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
FLS0040IntroProhibiting a store or food service business from providing to a customer a carryout bag made of plastic film; prohibiting a food service business from selling or providing to a customer a single-use plastic straw, etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Commerce And Tourism 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
FLS0718IntroProhibiting certain acts of domestic violence and dating violence; revising a prohibition on the sale or transfer of firearms to persons convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence offenses; prohibiting persons convicted of a misdemeanor offense of do...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0306IntroExempting the State Housing Trust Fund and the Local Government Housing Trust Fund from a provision authorizing the Legislature, in the General Appropriations Act, to transfer unappropriated cash balances from specified trust funds to the Budget Stab...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLS0742IntroRedefining the terms "cardholder," "credit card," and "expired credit card"; conforming terminology; deleting the term "payment card", etc.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0200IntroDefining the terms "high-pressure well stimulation" and "matrix acidization"; prohibiting the performance of high-pressure well stimulation or matrix acidization; providing that permits for drilling or for operating a well do not authorize the perfor...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0672IntroProhibiting health maintenance organizations from excluding coverage for certain cancer treatment drugs; prohibiting health insurers and health maintenance organizations from requiring, before providing prescription drug coverage for the treatment of...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
FLS0892IntroRevising statute of limitations periods for prosecution of certain sexual offenses; specifying that the period for prosecution of certain sexual offenses may not begin until results of specified testing have been received by certain law enforcement a...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0962IntroProhibiting an employer from taking adverse personnel action against an employee or job applicant who is a qualified patient using medical marijuana; requiring an employer to provide written notice to an employee or job applicant who tests positive f...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0940IntroExpanding grounds for the reclassification of crimes to include prejudice based on the gender or gender identity of any person; specifying that the reclassification occurs if the crime was based in whole or in part on the race, color, ancestry, ethni...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS1290IntroAuthorizing a public educational customer to enter into a contract for the installation, maintenance, or operation of a renewable energy source device on property owned or controlled by the public educational customer; providing that shared solar fac...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0684IntroExpanding an exception to an eligibility requirement for expunction of a criminal history record to allow a prior expunction of a criminal history record granted for offenses committed when the person was a minor, etc.
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2020-01-14
CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time
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