Florida Senator Lori Berman [D]

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FLS0558Intro

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Requiring that certain family law court proceedings be electronically or stenographically recorded in their entirety; requiring that the recordings or transcripts of a proceeding be made available to the parties for purchase; requiring the court to p...
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2021-10-19
Filed
FLS0308Intro

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Expanding grounds for the reclassification of crimes to include acts of 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, ancestr...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Criminal Justice Committee
FLS0306Intro

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Revising the definition of the term "developmental disability" to include fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; defining the term "fetal alcohol spectrum disorders"; requiring the Agency for Persons with Disabilities to allow certain individuals diagnose...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS0336Intro

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Providing that certain restrictions on the effectiveness of terms in specified agreements and the effectiveness of certain rules of law, statutes, or regulations related to the discharge of account debtors and certain restrictions on the assignment o...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Commerce And Tourism Committee
FLS0366Intro

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Revising the definitions of the terms "biomass" and "renewable energy"; prohibiting the drilling or exploration for, or production of, oil, gas, or other petroleum products on the lands and waters of the state; requiring that all electricity used in ...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
FLS0368Intro

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Revising the date by which the registration books must be closed before an election; revising procedures governing voter registration by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; requiring specified applications to include a voter registra...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Ethics and Elections Committee
FLS0372Intro

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Prohibiting 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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2021-10-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS0332Intro

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Citing this act as "The Kacen's Cause Act"; requiring a home inspector to include certain information relating to swimming pools in his or her report; requiring that new residential swimming pools meet an additional requirement in order to pass final...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Regulated Industries Committee
FLS0388Intro

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Establishing the office within the Executive Office of the Governor; providing for the appointment of a Chief Diversity Officer; providing the duties of the Chief Diversity Officer, including creation of a strategic plan that must be periodically upd...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
FLS0406Intro

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Providing that a description of certain accounts and entitlements by a certain type of collateral is insufficient for the purpose of security agreements; providing retroactive application, etc.
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2021-10-13
To Senate Community Affairs Committee
FLS0412Intro

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Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require amendment of the state Medicaid plan to provide Medicaid coverage to persons under age 65 who have an income equal to or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level, etc.
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2021-10-13
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0436Intro

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Expanding conditions under which a person commits the offense of driving under the influence and must remain in custody after arrest, etc.
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2021-10-12
Filed
FLS0424Intro

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Directing the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to develop an Ethical Ecotourism license plate; providing for distribution and use of fees collected from the sale of the plate, etc.
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2021-10-08
Filed
FLS0214Intro

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Prohibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; prohibiting possession of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity magazines lawfull...
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2021-09-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
FLS1070PassRequiring the court to allow an officer to elect to post and maintain a certain bond; providing that certain provisions of a will are void upon dissolution of marriage; specifying that a trust director submits to specified personal jurisdiction by ac...
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2021-07-06
Chapter No. 2021-183
FLS0676PassProviding that the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles may not issue any new specialty license plates until a sufficient number of plates are discontinued; providing an exception to the requirement that specialty license plate annual use ...
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2021-07-06
Chapter No. 2021-177
FLS0184PassRequiring 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 enforcement agencies, to establish and implement the ...
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2021-06-17
Chapter No. 2021-93
FLS0182FailRedefining 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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2021-04-30
Died in Judiciary
FLS0188FailProhibiting costs associated with such systems from being included in the calculation of total cost per student station for the purpose of a limit imposed on such costs for certain new construction, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
FLS0180FailEstablishing the office within the Executive Office of the Governor; providing for the appointment of a Chief Diversity Officer; assigning duties and responsibilities of the Chief Diversity Officer, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0186FailProhibiting 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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2021-04-30
Died in Judiciary
FLS0200Intro

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Authorizing a parent or guardian to request that his or her K-5 student be retained in a grade level for academic reasons for a specified school year; requiring school principals to consider such requests if they are timely received; requiring a scho...
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2021-04-30
Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2021-228), CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
FLS0194FailExpanding 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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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations
FLS0196FailRequiring each county to provide lactation space in each county courthouse; authorizing the use of state or private funds to provide lactation space in appellate courthouses, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS0224FailExempting from the sales and use tax specified items that assist in independent living; providing applicability, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7061 (Ch. 2021-31)
FLS0358FailCiting this act as the "Edna Mae McGovern Act"; defining the term "water safety"; requiring public schools to provide specified information to certain parents or students, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Messages; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
FLS0242FailCiting this act as the "Learning with Dignity Act"; defining the terms "feminine hygiene products" and "school building"; requiring school districts to make feminine hygiene products available, at no charge, in female restroom facilities of public sc...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0276FailProposing the creation of a new section in the State Constitution to require amendment of the state Medicaid plan to provide Medicaid coverage to persons under age 65 who have an income equal to or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Health Policy
FLS0592FailCreating a Reemployment Assistance Ombudsman Office within the Department of Economic Opportunity; specifying that unemployment commences on the date of unemployment rather than after registering with the department; revising the circumstances under ...
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2021-04-30
Died in Commerce and Tourism
FLS0688FailProviding that certain exemptions of certain assets may not be waived unless certain conditions are met; specifying references that are insufficient to pledge a security interest in certain assets or to waive certain protections; providing that a des...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations
FLS0720FailProhibiting the drilling or exploration for, or production of, oil, gas, or other petroleum products on the lands and waters of the state; prohibiting the permitting and construction of certain structures intended to drill or explore for, or produce ...
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2021-04-30
Died in Environment and Natural Resources
FLS0704FailCreating 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; requiring that film, television, and digital media projects be...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
FLS0832FailExtending the corporate limits of the town to include portions of Edgewater Park and adjoining canals, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Community Affairs
FLS0940FailDirecting the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to develop a Disease Prevention & Early Detection specialty license plate; providing for distribution and use of fees collected from the sale of the plate, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Transportation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 676 (Ch. 2021-177)
FLS0370FailProhibiting the sale or transfer of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; providing criminal penalties; prohibiting possession of an assault weapon or a large-capacity magazine; requiring certificates of possession for assault weapons or la...
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2021-04-30
Died in Judiciary
FLS1036FailEstablishing the task force within the Department of Health for a specified purpose; requiring the department to provide administrative and technical assistance to the task force; requiring state agencies to assist and cooperate with the task force u...
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2021-04-30
Died in Health Policy
FLS1038FailProhibiting certain health insurance policies and health maintenance contracts from applying cost-sharing requirements to certain breast cancer tests and procedures; authorizing the Financial Services Commission to adopt rules, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS1044FailProviding that a victim of any crime of sexual violence or sexual exploitation has the right to prevent any person or entity from disclosing or disseminating information or records that might identify him or her as a victim of such crimes; prohibitin...
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2021-04-30
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS1050FailAuthorizing a school district to install cameras on district school buses for certain purposes; authorizing the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, a county, or a municipality to authorize a traffic infraction enforcement officer to issu...
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2021-04-30
Died in Transportation
FLS0834FailRequiring the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) to conduct a study of the prevalence and effects of lead in drinking water in public schools; specifying the information that must be included in the study; requir...
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0176FailProviding specified fee waivers for graduate students who meet certain requirements, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS1252FailRequiring the Office of Economic and Demographic Research to include specified information relating to inland and coastal flood control in certain assessments, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Environment and Natural Resources, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1954 (Ch. 2021-28)
FLS0510FailExempting 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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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations
FLS1718FailAuthorizing a public educational customer to enter into a contract for the installation, maintenance, or operation of a renewable energy source device located on property owned or controlled by the public educational customer; providing that financin...
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2021-04-30
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS0472FailRevising 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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2021-04-30
Died in Judiciary
FLS0786FailDefining 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; providing that co...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLS1224FailRevising the definition of "first responder" to include 911 public safety telecommunicators; expanding eligibility for certain workers' compensation benefits for first responders to include 911 public safety telecommunicators; revising criteria in th...
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2021-04-30
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0812FailSpecifying that an out-of-court statement made by a certain adult victim describing specified acts of human trafficking when he or she was a child is admissible in evidence in civil or criminal proceedings if certain criteria are met; prohibiting the...
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2021-04-30
Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1826 (Ch. 2021-189)
FLS2016FailSupporting democratic institutions, affirming a commitment to inclusivity, and condemning extremism and violence, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS2020Intro

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Recognizing September 2021 as "Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month" in Florida, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died, not introduced
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