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#1H0067IntroducedEstablishes Florida Slavery Memorial; provides for administration of memorial by DMS; directs DMS to develop specified plan & submit such plan to Governor & Legislature.
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2017-08-30
#2S0070IntroducedRequiring 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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2017-08-28
#3S0202IntroducedRevising the criteria for involuntary admission for behavioral health services due to substance abuse; revising duties of a law enforcement officer with respect to transporting a person for involuntary admission to a hospital or licensed detoxificati...
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2017-08-28
#4S0014IntroducedProviding for the relief of the Estate of Danielle Maudsley; providing an appropriation to compensate the Estate of Danielle Maudsley for Ms. Maudsley's death, sustained as a result of the alleged negligence of Trooper Daniel Cole and the Florida Hig...
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2017-08-28
#5S0280IntroducedEncouraging the state group health insurance program to offer health insurance plans that include telehealth coverage for state employees; establishing the standard of care for telehealth providers; encouraging insurers offering certain rating plans ...
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2017-09-14
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#6S0300IntroducedIncreasing the length of time that a person alleging a prohibited personnel action under the Whistle-blower's Act has to file a complaint with the commission or the Chief Inspector General; revising the length of time by which a complainant may file ...
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2017-09-20
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#7H0143IntroducedProhibits health insurer from excluding willing & qualified health care provider from participating in health insurer's provider network under certain circumstances.
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2017-09-19
#8S0154IntroducedRequiring specified entities that transact group health insurance or provide prepaid health care to make available to policyholders under specified policies and contracts certain benefits for the care and treatment of mental and nervous disorders wit...
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2017-08-28
#9H0079IntroducedSpecifies conditions under which members of board or commission of state agency or authority or of agency or authority of county, municipal corporation, or political subdivision may participate in fact-finding exercises or excursions.
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2017-08-30
#10H0049IntroducedAuthorizes corporate income tax credit up to specified amount for degree-seeking student hired by certain businesses after internship by student; provides eligibility criteria; authorizes DOR to adopt rules governing applications & establish qualific...
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2017-08-30
#11S0004IntroducedCiting this act as the "Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018"; establishing the World Class Faculty and Scholar Program; authorizing state university investments in certain faculty retention, recruitment, and recognition activities; est...
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2017-09-05
#12H0063IntroducedProvides requirements for use of seclusion, restraint, & exclusionary & nonexclusionary time; revises school district policies & procedures; requires continuing education & inservice training relating to students with certain disabilities.
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2017-08-30
#13S0034IntroducedProviding for the relief of Shuler Limited Partnership by the Florida Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, formerly known as the Division of Forestry, and the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund;...
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2017-08-28
#14S0102IntroducedProhibiting an employer from inquiring into or considering an applicant's criminal history on an initial employment application unless otherwise required to do so by law, etc.
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2017-08-28
#15H0051IntroducedProhibits employers from excluding applicant from initial interview for employment under certain conditions; provides applicability; provides exceptions; requires DEO to enforce act.
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2017-08-30
#16H0047IntroducedRequires DCF to request waiver to prohibit use of SNAP benefits to purchase soft drinks & to renew its request annually until waiver is granted.
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2017-08-30
#17H0053IntroducedEstablishes Southeast Florida Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area.
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2017-08-30
#18H0089IntroducedProvides that contractor who fails to carry required insurance may be personally liable for damages that would have been covered by such insurance.
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2017-08-30
#19H0105IntroducedRequires officer who qualifies for federal public office to resign from the office he or she presently holds if the terms, or any part thereof, run concurrently; prescribes resignation requirements; provides for automatic irrevocable resignation in t...
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2017-09-06
#20H0123IntroducedProhibits bullying or harassment of certain association members; provides association requirements; provides civil penalties; provides immunity from certain causes of action for damages.
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2017-09-06
#21S0262IntroducedProhibiting a law enforcement officer in this state from searching a person or his or her property without first informing the person of his or her lawful right to decline the search request by the law enforcement officer, etc.
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2017-09-07
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#22H0155IntroducedAbrogates scheduled repeal of state saltwater reptile & state horse designations; designates Florida Cracker Cattle as official state heritage cattle breed.
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2017-09-18
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#23S0294IntroducedRemoving the requirement for mandatory retention of a third grade student based on his or her performance on the English Language Arts assessment, etc.
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2017-09-19
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#24H0159IntroducedRequires DLA to develop human trafficking awareness campaigns & develop & operate hotline to receive reports of potential human trafficking activity.
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2017-09-19
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#25S0296IntroducedRepealing provisions relating to limitations on the size of individual wine containers; authorizing the packaging, filling, refilling, or sale of cider in growlers; revising provisions authorizing a restaurant to allow a patron to remove certain cont...
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2017-09-19
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#26S0302IntroducedProhibiting public entities, unless specifically authorized by the Legislature, from applying for a waiver under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which would waive requirements for, or authorize the exclusion or limitation of, c...
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2017-09-20
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#27S0046IntroducedProviding for the relief of Ramiro Companioni, Jr., by the City of Tampa; providing for an appropriation to compensate Mr. Companioni for injuries sustained as a result of the negligence of an employee of the City of Tampa, etc.
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2017-08-28
#28S0298IntroducedRevising the elements that must be attested to by a petitioner in a statement submitted in support of the expunction of a criminal history record; revising the circumstances under which the Department of Law Enforcement must issue a certificate of el...
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2017-09-19
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#29S0216IntroducedRevising enrollment requirements for a hope operator to receive a loan under the Schools of Hope Revolving Loan Program; requiring hope operators to employ school administrators and instructional and noninstructional personnel who meet specified cert...
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2017-08-24
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#30H0095IntroducedDefines "patriotic society"; requires district school boards to allow specified representatives opportunity to speak to students for certain purposes; requires patriotic society & school principal to provide certain information in writing; provides r...
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2017-08-30
#31S0212IntroducedProhibiting a person from entering or being present in this state if he or she has been denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed from the United States unless the United States Attorney General consents to his or her admission or the person c...
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2017-08-23
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#32S0210IntroducedRecognizing August 15, 2018, as "India Independence Day" and August 2018 as "India Heritage Month" in Florida, etc.
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2017-08-23
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#33S0222IntroducedAbrogating the future repeal of provisions related to the guardian ad litem direct-support organization, etc.
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2017-08-25
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#34S0042IntroducedProviding for the relief of Vonshelle Brothers on behalf of her daughter Iyonna Hughey; providing an appropriation to compensate Iyonna Hughey for injuries and damages sustained as a result of the alleged negligence of the Brevard County Health Depar...
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2017-08-28
#35S0022IntroducedDirecting the Division of Administrative Hearings to appoint an administrative law judge or special master to determine a basis for equitable relief for the purpose of compensating Mr. Pitts for the wrongful acts or omissions of the State of Florida ...
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2017-08-28
#36S0098IntroducedProhibiting prior authorization forms from requiring certain information; requiring health insurers and pharmacy benefits managers on behalf of health insurers to provide certain information relating to prior authorization by specified means; requiri...
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2017-08-28
#37S0104IntroducedCreating 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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2017-08-28
#38S0066IntroducedCreating 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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2017-08-28
#39S0100IntroducedDeleting fees for adding the word "Veteran" to an identification card or a driver license; revising acceptable forms of identification required to add the word "Veteran" to an identification card or a driver license; prohibiting tax collectors from c...
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2017-08-28
#40S0124IntroducedRepealing provisions relating to security requirements for tobacco settlement agreement signatories, successors, parents, and affiliates, etc.
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2017-08-28
#41S0106IntroducedAuthorizing certain buildings to have specified balcony guard openings, etc.
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2017-08-28
#42S0062IntroducedProhibiting certain awards of attorney fees to certain persons or entities in suits based on claims arising under property insurance policies; requiring an assignee to meet certain requirements as a condition precedent to filing suit under a policy, ...
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2017-08-28
#43S0084IntroducedAdding a minimum population standard as a criteria that must be met before qualified electors of an independent special district commence a certain municipal conversion proceeding, etc.
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2017-08-28
#44S0110IntroducedRequiring specified information to be published on state agency websites in certain languages; requiring state agencies to disseminate certain advertisements to the public in languages other than English through specified media outlets in certain cou...
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2017-08-28
#45S0060IntroducedReducing the tax levied on rental or license fees charged for the use of real property, etc.
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2017-08-28
#46S0114IntroducedDefining the terms "contract bundling" and "small business"; requiring agencies to conduct market research and include written summaries and analyses of such research in solicitations for bundled contracts; requiring agencies to award a percentage of...
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2017-08-28
#47S0116IntroducedRequiring drivers to vacate lanes closest to, or reduce speed and pass, vulnerable road users, authorized emergency, sanitation, and utility service vehicles or workers, and wrecker operators under certain circumstances, subject to certain requiremen...
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2017-08-28
#48S0074IntroducedRequiring that the report to the Department of Health of allegations of sexual misconduct by a licensed health care practitioner be made within a specified timeframe; increasing penalties for violations, etc.
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2017-08-28
#49S0126IntroducedRevising the standard by which a mental or nervous injury must be demonstrated for purposes of determining eligibility for benefits for employment-related accidents and injuries; removing the limitation that only medical benefits are payable for a me...
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2017-08-28
#50S0082IntroducedAuthorizing the Department of Veterans' Affairs to contract with certain individuals and entities to provide alternative treatment options for certain veterans; requiring direction and supervision by certain licensed providers, etc.
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2017-08-28
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