Florida Senator Rene Garcia [R]

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FLS0140PassProviding that a marriage license may not be issued to a person under the age of 18 years except under certain circumstances; requiring parties to a marriage to file a written and signed affidavit with the county court judge or clerk of the circuit c...
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2018-03-26
Chapter No. 2018-81
FLS0386PassRevising a provision relating to the maximum delinquency charge that may be charged for consumer finance loans; revising a requirement relating to installment repayments for consumer finance loans, etc.
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2018-03-21
Chapter No. 2018-17
FLS0498PassAbrogating the scheduled repeal of provisions governing a direct-support organization established under the Office of Public and Professional Guardians within the Department of Elderly Affairs, etc.
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2018-03-21
Chapter No. 2018-20
FLS0026FailProviding for the relief of the Estate of Eric Scott Tenner by Miami-Dade County; providing for an appropriation to compensate his estate for damages sustained as a result of the negligence of an employee of the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissione...
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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0104FailCreating the Veterans Employment Small Business Grant Program within the Department of Economic Opportunity; directing Florida Is For Veterans, Inc., to administer the program; requiring a small business to apply to and enter into an agreement with t...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
FLS0076FailDefining the term "small business"; providing that small businesses are not required to collect the sales and use tax on the retail sale of certain items of tangible personal property during a specified timeframe, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
FLS0070FailRequiring 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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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0178FailRequiring reclassified crimes to include actual or perceived sex, creed, or employment in specified jobs of the victims, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Criminal Justice
FLS0090FailRevising 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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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations
FLS0352FailProhibiting a sports franchise from constructing, reconstructing, renovating, or improving a facility on leased public land; requiring that a lease of a facility on public land by a sports franchise or a sale of public land for a sports franchise fac...
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2018-03-10
Died in Commerce and Tourism
FLS0372FailRequiring the Florida Public Service Commission to ensure that public utilities effectively prioritize the restoration of services to certain health care facilities in the event of emergencies; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to c...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0440FailCreating the program within the Department of Veterans' Affairs; authorizing the department, the Agency for Health Care Administration, and the Department of Children and Families to jointly negotiate with federal agencies in order to seek federal fu...
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2018-03-10
Died in Messages
FLS0450FailRequiring a specific level of screening for peer specialists working in mental health programs and facilities; specifying that the use of peer specialists for recovery support is an essential element of a coordinated system of behavioral health care;...
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2018-03-10
Died in Messages
FLS0492FailProhibiting certain health insurance policies and health maintenance contracts from requiring insureds and subscribers to obtain certain prescription drugs exclusively from mail order pharmacies for the treatment of specified chronic illnesses; requi...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations
FLS0500FailEstablishing the Senior Advocate Program in the Office of Public and Professional Guardians within the Department of Elderly Affairs; specifying persons and entities that senior advocates may collaborate with in order to resolve concerns regarding vu...
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2018-03-10
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLS0546FailCiting this act as the "HIV Prevention Justice Act"; providing an exception to allow the donation of blood, plasma, organs, skin, or other human tissue by certain persons when deemed medically appropriate by a licensed physician; expanding the scope ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0682FailProviding that a district school board may adopt policies for releasing students for the school lunch period; requiring schools in certain districts to obtain written parental consent before permitting students to leave school grounds during the lunc...
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
FLS0688FailRequiring counties, except under certain circumstances, to use surtax proceeds only for specified purposes; prohibiting the use of such proceeds for nontransit purposes, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations
FLS0722FailSpecifying the minimum amount of the factor used to calculate the cost-of-living adjustment of benefits for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Florida Retirement System, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
FLS0724FailRedefining the term "hospice"; defining the terms "hospice program" and "seriously ill"; clarifying provisions relating to hospice services, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0770FailAuthorizing community transportation coordinators, in cooperation with the coordinating board, to plan for and use regional fare payment systems under certain circumstances which enhance cross-county mobility for specified purposes for certain person...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development
FLS0442FailUrging 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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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLS0824FailRequiring the Department of Education to issue a competitive solicitation for the review of the current price level index methodology by a specified entity; requiring a report of recommendations be provided to the chair of the Senate Committee on App...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education
FLS0066FailCreating 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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2018-03-10
Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
FLS0892FailAuthorizing a financial institution to pay to the surviving successor of a decedent depositor, without any court proceedings, order, or judgment authorizing the payment, the funds in the decedent's deposit accounts and certificates of deposit if the ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS0914FailRequiring a pharmacist seeking licensure as a consultant pharmacist to complete additional training as required by the Board of Pharmacy; authorizing a pharmacist who is certified to administer vaccines to adults to perform specified services under c...
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2018-03-10
Died in Health Policy
FLS0910FailProviding an exemption from business taxes and fees for certain veterans, spouses and unremarried surviving spouses of such veterans, spouses of certain active duty military servicemembers, specified low-income individuals, and certain businesses in ...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
FLS1140FailSpecifying requirements for an insurer offering residential coverage that places a restriction on the policyholder's choice of contractor necessary to repair damage covered by the policy; providing penalties for violations, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Banking and Insurance
FLS1152FailRevising the types of funds school districts may withhold before allocating certain Title I funds to eligible schools, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Education
FLS1238FailProhibiting an association from hiring an attorney who represents the management company of the association; requiring an association to provide members with a copy of the most recent annual financial report or a written notice detailing how to obtai...
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2018-03-10
Died in Regulated Industries
FLS1388FailEstablishing the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion within the Department of Economic Opportunity; requiring the department and the Department of Education to provide specified assistance to the task force; requiring the task force to submit a re...
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2018-03-10
Died in Rules
FLS1514FailRequiring the Department of Children and Families to establish a certain exemption process and to adopt rules and procedures for the documentation necessary for exempting household members who have disabilities from being fingerprinted before a child...
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2018-03-10
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLS1888FailCreating the pilot program within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; providing for the issuance of grants to offset costs relating to certain onsite solar energy storage systems for certain facilities located in areas of critical st...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources
FLS0882FailUrging Congress to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, etc.
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2018-03-10
Died in Judiciary
FLS1200FailAdding an alternative transportation authority as part of the operations of the Department of Transportation; requiring the responsibility for expending certain funds to be delegated by the department secretary to the executive director of the author...
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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations
FLS0462FailProhibiting 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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2018-03-10
Died in Appropriations
FLS0538IntroRequiring the State Board of Administration to divest investments, and prohibiting it from investment, in any institution or company or subsidiary of a company domiciled in the United States which does business in or with the government of Venezuela ...
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2018-03-07
Laid on Table, refer to HB 359
FLS0590IntroRequiring the Department of Children and Families, in collaboration with sheriffs' offices that conduct child protective investigations and community-based care lead agencies, to develop a statewide family-finding program; requiring the court to requ...
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2018-03-07
Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1435
FLS0210PassRecognizing August 15, 2018, as "India Independence Day" and August 2018 as "India Heritage Month" in Florida, etc.
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2018-03-07
Adopted
FLS1884IntroProviding requirements relating to licensure or qualification of persons ordered into active duty or state active duty; revising provisions relating to receiving training grants from Florida is for Veterans, Inc.; requiring the Division of State Fire...
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2018-03-02
Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 29
FLS0894IntroDefining the term "business purpose loan"; defining the term "hold himself or herself out to the public as being in the mortgage lending business"; prohibiting the misrepresentation of a residential mortgage loan as a business purpose loan, etc.
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2018-03-01
Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 935
FLS1932PassRecognizing February 2018 as "Safe Haven for Newborns Month" in Florida, etc.
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2018-02-28
Adopted
FLS1062PassRecognizing February 12-16, 2018, as Jewish American Heritage Week in Florida, etc.
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2018-02-21
Adopted
FLS0286IntroEstablishing the Florida Slavery Memorial; providing for administration of the memorial by the Department of Management Services; directing the department to develop a specified plan for the design, placement, and cost of the memorial and submit the ...
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2018-02-21
Laid on Table, refer to HB 67
FLS0802IntroRequiring each school district to implement a drug and violence prevention program by a specified school year for certain students, etc.
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2017-12-11
Withdrawn prior to introduction
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
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