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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H7017EngrossedAuthorizes subpoenas in certain investigations of sexual offenses involving child victims & specifies requirements; prohibits person from using child in sexual performance or promoting sexual performance by child; provides for separate offenses of co...
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2018-02-20
#2H0755EngrossedProvides exemption from public records requirements for certain information relating to Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network held by agency; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemption; provides statement of public necessity.
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2018-02-20
#3H0449EngrossedCreates Tampa Sulphur Springs Neighborhood of Promise Success Zone within City of Tampa in Hillsborough County & Overtown Children & Youth Coalition within City of Miami in Miami-Dade County; provides for management by not for profit corporations not...
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2018-02-20
#4H0585EngrossedAuthorizes counties imposing a tourist development tax to use tax revenues for specified purposes; provides criteria.
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2018-02-20
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#5H0483EngrossedRevises types, value & frequency of advertising & promotional gifts that licensed insurers or their agents may give to insureds, prospective insureds, or others; authorizes such insurers or agents to make certain charitable donations on behalf of ins...
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2018-02-20
#6S0146EnrolledDesignating this act as the "Pro Bono Matters Act of 2018"; requiring the payment of due process costs of litigation of all pro bono attorneys appointed to represent dependent children with certain special needs, subject to appropriations and review ...
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2018-02-20
Ordered enrolled
#7S0286IntroducedEstablishing 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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2018-02-19
Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/21/18
#8H1011EngrossedProvides & revises homeowner's flood damage insurance policy disclosure requirements.
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2018-02-20
#9S0520IntroducedRequiring an applicant for licensure as an optometrist to submit proof to the Department of Health that she or he meets certain requirements; providing that an applicant must pass the licensure examination within a specified timeframe as a condition ...
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2018-01-25
#10S1568IntroducedRequiring employers to comply with specified provisions relating to the unlawful employment of aliens, unfair immigration-related employment practices, and penalties for document fraud; providing a criminal penalty for violating such provisions, etc.
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2018-02-20
CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 6 NAYS 4
#11H7069IntroducedRe-creates Florida ABLE Program Trust Fund within SBA without modification; abrogates provisions relating to termination of trust fund, to conform; provides contingent effective date.
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2018-02-20
Placed on 3rd reading
#12H1287IntroducedAuthorizes presentation of electronic documentation of certain information to law enforcement officer or DHSMV agent; provides for liability; revises information required in such documentation; authorizes DHSMV to partner with county tax collectors t...
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2018-02-20
#13H6059EngrossedAbrogates scheduled repeal of provisions governing DSO that is permitted to use facilities of state correctional system.
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2018-02-20
#14H0725EngrossedRequires governing bodies of counties & municipalities to post their permit & inspection fee schedules & building permit & inspection utilization reports on their websites; requires governing bodies of local governments to post their building permit ...
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2018-02-20
#15S0300IntroducedRevising the length of time by which receipt of the complaint must be acknowledged and copies thereof provided to named parties; revising the length of time by which a complainant may file a complaint with the Public Employees Relations Commission fo...
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2018-02-14
#16S0970IntroducedProhibiting the arrest, charging, prosecution, or penalizing under specified provisions of a person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, an alcohol or a drug-related overdos...
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2018-02-15
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
#17H0487EngrossedEliminates certain requirements for residential treatment centers that provide services to commercially sexually exploited children.
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2018-02-20
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#18H0577EngrossedAuthorizes student to use credit earned upon completion of apprenticeship or preapprenticeship program to satisfy specified high school graduation requirements; requires SBE to approve & identify registered apprenticeship & preapprenticeship programs...
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2018-02-20
#19S0160IntroducedDeleting the annual use fee for the Donate Organs-Pass It On license plate; establishing an annual use fee for certain specialty license plates; requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to develop certain specialty license plates...
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2018-02-07
CS by Appropriations read 1st time
#20S0936IntroducedRevising the list of crimes for which children of specified ages who are charged with committing, attempting to commit, or conspiring to commit may have an information filed against them by a state attorney; requiring children of certain ages who are...
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2018-01-26
#21H6033EngrossedAbrogates future repeal date of nonprofit direct-support organization established by Florida Commission on Community Service.
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2018-02-20
#22S0740IntroducedTransferring authority to issue licenses for oyster harvesting in Apalachicola Bay from the department to the City of Apalachicola; revising permitting requirements and operating standards for water vending machines; revising the circumstances under ...
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2018-02-19
#23S0220EnrolledAuthorizing lienholders to use certain documents as an admission in an action to foreclose a mortgage; providing that submission of certain documents in a foreclosure action creates a rebuttable presumption that the defendant has waived any defenses ...
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2018-02-20
Ordered enrolled
#24H0813IntroducedAuthorizes security officer training classes to be offered online; requires DACS to establish reporting requirements for verification of training submission.
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2018-01-26
Placed on Calendar
#25S1592IntroducedRevising the sales tax exemption for certain items in agricultural use to include generators used on all farms, rather than only on poultry farms; providing a sales tax exemption for the purchase of certain emergency electric energy equipment used at...
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2018-01-25
#26H0697IntroducedRevises minimum requirements for adoption of impact fees; provides an exception; prohibits local governments from requiring certain conditions in development orders, except under certain conditions; specifies process for local government review & app...
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2018-02-13
Placed on Calendar
#27S1454IntroducedDeleting the cash build-up factor in the formula used for determining insurer reimbursement premiums paid to the fund, etc.
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2018-02-20
#28H1299IntroducedRequires district school boards to provide transportation to certain students; revises speed & road conditions that meet hazardous walking condition criteria; requires district school superintendent to request review of hazardous walking condition un...
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2018-01-23
#29S1218IntroducedRequiring the Department of Corrections to develop a risk assessment instrument; creating the Risk Assessment Pilot Program for a specified period; requiring all counties to administer the risk assessment instrument to all persons arrested for a felo...
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2018-02-16
#30H0217IntroducedProhibits health insurers & health maintenance organizations from retroactively denying claim.
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2018-02-14
#31H0579IntroducedCites act as "Florida Infectious Disease Elimination Act (IDEA)"; authorizes eligible entities to establish sterile needle & syringe exchange pilot programs, rather than single program established in Miami-Dade County; specifies who may operate pilot...
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2018-01-26
#32H1373IntroducedRevises training requirements for unlicensed direct service providers to assist with administration of or to supervise self-administration of medication; provides validation requirements for competency & skills of unlicensed direct service providers ...
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2018-02-19
CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
#33S0744IntroducedProviding rulemaking authority to the Department of Health for regulating electrolysis services; providing for the validity of temporary permits previously issued by the Board of Medicine; providing certification requirements for licensed electrologi...
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2018-02-20
CS by Health Policy read 1st time
#34H1009EngrossedProvides additional priority area for Closing Gap grant proposals that addresses racial & ethnic disparities in morbidity & mortality rates relating to Lupus.
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2018-02-20
#35H3745IntroducedProvides an appropriation for the Pay Parity for Certified Correctional Officers at Contracted Facilities.
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2018-01-26
#36S0550PassedSupporting an extension of the current moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico east of the Military Mission Line, etc.
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2018-02-08
Adopted
#37H3567IntroducedProvides an appropriation for the Joint Agency In-Water Strike Force (JAWS) at FSU.
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2018-01-26
#38H0841IntroducedSpecifies that community associations may represent owners in certain proceedings; specifies that community associations may be party to certain actions; revises provisions related to community associations including recordkeeping & financial reporti...
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2018-02-19
CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time
#39S1156IntroducedExpanding pilot projects for missing persons with special needs to all centers for autism and related disabilities at institutions in the State University System, etc.
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2018-02-12
#40H1013EngrossedProvides legislative intent regarding State of Florida & its political subdivisions observing daylight saving time year-round under certain conditions.
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2018-02-20
#41S1392IntroducedEncouraging counties, municipalities, and public or private educational institutions to implement prearrest diversion programs; requiring that in each judicial circuit the public defender, the state attorney, the clerks of the court, and representati...
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2018-02-15
#42H1437IntroducedSpecifies that participants in certain disabled persons' work experience activities are considered state employees for workers' compensation purposes.
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2018-02-13
Placed on Calendar
#43S0504IntroducedAuthorizing a mobile carrier to be operated on sidewalks and crosswalks within a county or municipality when such use is permissible under federal law; providing that a mobile carrier operating on a sidewalk or crosswalk has all the rights and duties...
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2018-02-20
CS by Appropriations read 1st time
#44S1904PassedCommending the extraordinary achievements of the faculty, staff, administration, and students of the University of Central Florida and President John C. Hitt, Ph.D., and recognizing January 24, 2018, as "University of Central Florida Day" in Florida,...
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2018-01-24
Adopted
#45H0259IntroducedAuthorizes creation of elder abuse fatality review teams in each judicial circuit; specifies membership; provides conditions for team establishment & organization; provides duties; provides access to & use of records; provides immunity for members un...
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2018-01-30
#46S0764IntroducedEstablishing the Dental Student Loan Repayment Program to support dentists who practice in public health programs located in certain underserved areas, etc.
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2018-02-19
#47S1776IntroducedProhibiting local governments from regulating vegetable gardens on residential properties except as otherwise provided by law, etc.
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2018-02-15
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
#48H0139IntroducedRequests Joint Committee on Library of Congress to approve replacement of statue of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith in National Statuary Hall Collection with statue of Mary McLeod Bethune; provides for transfer of ownership of statue of Genera...
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2018-02-20
Laid on Table, refer to SB 472
#49S0806IntroducedRevising the circumstances when a water management district must publish its intention to sell surplus lands; revising the process for selling certain lower valued surplus lands, etc.
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2018-01-24
#50S1012IntroducedRequiring fees generated from tolls to be used to reimburse, by interlocal agreement effective for a specified period of time, a county or another local governmental entity for the direct actual costs of operating a specified fire station, which may ...
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2018-02-09
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