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Bill NumberSessionTitleDescription Support Oppose?Core IssueSub CategoryURLBill Status1st Committee Assignment2nd Committee Assignment3rd Committee Assignment4th Committee Assignment5th Committee AssignmentChamber VoteGovernor PresidentSponsor/ChampionChampion ContactResource and Advocacy LinksResource and Advocacy Links
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SB0240/HB01132018Concealed Weapons and Firearms on Private School PropertySpecifying that concealed weapon and concealed firearm licensees are not prohibited by specified laws from carrying such weapons or firearms on certain private school property, etc.OpposePublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00240Withdrawn prior to introductionhttp://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/proposal-re-emerges-about-guns-private-schools#stream/0
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HB0113/SB2742018Concealed Weapons and Firearms in Multiuse FacilitiesProvides that person licensed to carry concealed weapon & concealed firearm is not prohibited by specified laws from such carrying on property of a religious institution with private schoolOpposePublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59841Unfavorable by Senate Judiciary, laid on Table; YEAS 4 NAYS 6Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJudiciary Committeehttp://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/proposal-re-emerges-about-guns-private-schools#stream/0
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SB01482018Weapons and FirearmsReduces penalties for people who have concealed-weapons licenses and openly carry gunsOpposePublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00148Unfavorable by Judiciary, laid on Table; YEAS 5 NAYS 5JudiciaryGovernmental Oversight and AccountabilityRuleshttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/author/nsf
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SB0274/HB01132018Concealed Weapons and Firearms in Multiuse FacilitiesProvides that person licensed to carry concealed weapon & concealed firearm is not prohibited by specified laws from such carrying on property of a religious institution with private schoolOpposePublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00274Unfavorable by Judiciary, laid on Table; YEAS 4 NAYS 6Judiciaryhttp://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/proposal-re-emerges-about-guns-private-schools#stream/0
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HJR7001/SJR17422018Supermajority Vote for State Taxes or FeesProposes amendment to State Constitution to prohibit a state tax or fee from being imposed or raised except through legislation approved by two-thirds of each house of legislatureOpposeDemocracy in Actionhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60576Signed by Officers and filed with Secretary of StateWays & Means Committee 15-6Appropriations Committee 20-8Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax YEAS 4 NAYS 2Senate Appropriations YEAS 13 NAYS 7http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/01/25/florida-house-slated-to-limit-power-to-raise-future-taxes/
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SJR1742/HJR70012018Supermajority Vote for State Taxes or FeesProposes amendment to State Constitution to prohibit a state tax or fee from being imposed or raised except through legislation approved by two-thirds of each house of legislatureOpposeDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01742Senate - Died in AppropriationsAppropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax YEAS 4 NAYS 2Appropriationshttp://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/01/25/florida-house-slated-to-limit-power-to-raise-future-taxes/
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HB0061/SB04302018Restoration of Civil RightsProviding for automatic restoration of a former felon’s civil rights, other than the right to own, possess, or use firearms, after completion of his or her sentence of incarceration and supervision; providing for education concerning the civil rights of people who have felony convictions, etc.SupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59771H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration - Nov. BallotCriminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committeehttp://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/Editorial-Florida-s-chance-to-make-it-easier-to-restore-civil-rights_164344010http://www.tampabay.com/news/Ernest-Hooper-Restoring-rights-after-prison-is-about-redemption-not-politics_164569883
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SB0430/HB00612018Restoration of Civil RightsProviding for automatic restoration of a former felon’s civil rights, other than the right to own, possess, or use firearms, after completion of his or her sentence of incarceration and supervision; providing for education concerning the civil rights of people who have felony convictions, etc.SupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00430H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration - Nov. BallotCriminal JusticeJudiciaryRuleshttp://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/Editorial-Florida-s-chance-to-make-it-easier-to-restore-civil-rights_164344010http://www.tampabay.com/news/Ernest-Hooper-Restoring-rights-after-prison-is-about-redemption-not-politics_164569883
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HB0987/SB13282018Affordable HousingAffordable Housing; Prohibits local governments for a specified time from imposing certain fees related to affordable housing in excess of amounts established by law; specifying the amount to be assessed for such fees for specified dwellings; provides for appropriations.SupportPublic Health and Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62039Died on CalendarLocal, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee YEAS 12 NAYS 0 Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee YEAS 12 NAYS 1Government Accountability Committee YEAS 23 NAYS 0
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HB70632018Natural ResourcesSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62799Died on CalendarFavorable with CS by Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations SubcommitteeFavorable with CS by Appropriations Committee
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SB0694/HB04812018Reduces Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Controlled Substance OffensesSupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00694Died on CalendarCriminal Justice - YEAS 5 NAYS 1Judiciary YEAS 7 NAYS 3Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice YEAS 5 NAYS 1Appropriations YEAS 15 NAYS 5http://floridapolitics.com/archives/248324-ben-diamond-wants-unshackle-judges-minimum-drug-sentencing
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SB1328/HB09872018Affordable HousingAffordable Housing; Prohibits local governments for a specified time from imposing certain fees related to affordable housing in excess of amounts established by law; specifying the amount to be assessed for such fees for specified dwellings; provides for appropriations.SupportPublic Health and Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01328Died on CalendarCommunity Affairs YEAS 6 NAYS 0Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development YEAS 8 NAYS 0Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
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HB0033/SB00902018Texting while DrivingSupportPublic Health and SafetyPublic Health and Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=61753Died in MessagesTransportation & Infrastructure Subcommitteeu favorableJudiciary Committee YEAS 17 NAYS 1Government Accountability Committee YEAS 20 NAYS 0
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HB01172018Operation of VehiclesRequires drivers to vacate lanes.....SupportPublic Health and SafetyPublic Health and Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59845Died in MessagesTransportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee (11-0)Government Accountability Committee Favorable
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HB0579/SB08002018Infectious Disease Elimination Pilot ProgramsSupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60552Died in MessagesHealth Quality Subcommittee 15-0Health and Human Services Committee 17-1
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HB0713/SB09282018Theft OffensesIncreases threshold amounts for certain theft offensesSupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60896Died in MessagesCriminal Justice Subcommittee (10-2)Justice Appropriations Subcommittee YEAS 11 NAYS 1Judiciary Committee YEAS 19 NAYS 0
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HB1353/SB03702018Land Acquisition Trust FundRequiring a specified annual appropriation to the Florida Forever Trust Fund, etc. APPROPRIATION: $100,000,000.00SupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62672Died in MessagesAgriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations SubcommitteeNatural Resources & Public Lands SubcommitteeAppropriations Committeehttp://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/12/florida-forever-bill-heads-senate-floor-amendment-banning-overhead-costs/1016187001/
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SB0090/HB00332018Use of Wireless Communications Devices While DrivingSupportPublic Health and SafetyPublic Health and Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00090Died in MessagesCommunications, Energy, and Public Utilities - YEAS 7 NAYS 1Transportation YEAS 5 NAYS 0Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development YEAS 8 NAYS 2Appropriations
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SB02042018Land Acquisition Trust FundRevising the specified appropriation for spring restoration, protection, and management projects; requiring a specified appropriation for certain projects related to the St. Johns River and its tributaries or the Keystone Heights Lake Region, etc.SupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00204Died in MessagesEnvironmental Preservation and Conservation YEAS 10 NAYS 0Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources - YEAS 6 NAYS 0Appropriations - YEAS 18 NAYS 0
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SB0370/HB13532018Land Acquisition Trust FundRequiring a specified annual appropriation to the Florida Forever Trust Fund, etc. APPROPRIATION: $100,000,000.00SupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00370Died in MessagesEnvironmental Preservation and Conservation YEAS 10 NAYS 0Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources - YEAS 6 NAYS 0Appropriations YEAS 17 NAYS 0http://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/12/florida-forever-bill-heads-senate-floor-amendment-banning-overhead-costs/1016187001/
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SB0800/HB05792018Infectious Disease Elimination Pilot ProgramsSupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00800Died in MessagesHealth Policy YEAS 8 NAYS 0Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services YEAS 7 NAYS 0Appropriations YEAS 18 NAYS 0
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SB08702018Capital FeloniesProviding legislative findings and intent regarding the retroactive application of Hurst v. StateSupportDemocracy in ActionEconomic Inequality http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00870Died in MessagesCriminal Justice (YEAS 3 NAYS 2)Rules YEAS 11 NAYS 1http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2018/01/myriad-of-criminal-justice-reforms-on-the-table-for-2018-session.html
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SB0928/HB07132018TheftRevising threshold amounts and types of property which qualify for theft offensesSupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00928Died in MessagesCriminal Justice YEAS 4 NAYS 2Judiciary YEAS 6 NAYS 4Rules
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HB0009/SB03082018Federal Immigration Enforcementprohibits sanctuary policiesOpposeDemocracy in ActionImmigration Reformhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59819Died in MessagesJudiciary YEAS 11 NAYS 7 http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/columns/Column-Florida-s-anti-sanctuary-city-bill-would-be-bad-for-Florida_162910269http://floridapolitics.com/archives/252704-house-speaker-vows-pass-sanctuary-city-ban-bill-week-1-sessionhttps://ssl.capwiz.com/aclu/fl/issues/alert/?alertid=79380626&type=SThttp://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article194053554.html
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HB0521/SB05742018Tree and Timber Trimming, Removal, and HarvestingPreempting to the state the regulation of the trimming, removal, or harvesting of trees and timber on private propertyOpposeEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Protectionhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60453Died in MessagesLocal, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee YEAS 11 NAYS 1Government Accountability Committee YEAS 16 NAYS 0http://www.tallahassee.com/story/opinion/2017/11/28/preemption-bills-self-serving-war-cities/901080001/
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HB0827/SB16442018Instructional MaterialsOpposeDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=61457Died in MessagesPreK-12 Quality Subcommittee 15-1Education Committee YEAS 19 NAYS 0http://www.flascience.org/?page_id=3087
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HB08832018Local GovernmentOpposeEnvironmental Justicehttp://www.myfloridahouse.gov/sections/bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=61728Died in Messages
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HB1429/SB18902018Dismemberment AbortionProhibits dismemberment abortion; provides exception; provides penalties.OpposePublic Health and SafetyReproductive Rightshttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62725Died in MessagesHealth Quality Subcommittee (9-6)Judiciary CommitteeHealth & Human Services Committee 13-6http://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/09/dismemberment-abortion-d-es-would-banned-under-grall-mayfield-bills/1017074001/http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/florida-24-hour-abortion-wait-stuck-down-dismemberment-abortion-ban-filed-9977244
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SB0308/HB00092018Federal Immigration Enforcementprohibits sanctuary policiesOpposeDemocracy in ActionImmigration Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00308Died in MessagesJudiciaryRuleshttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/252704-house-speaker-vows-pass-sanctuary-city-ban-bill-week-1-sessionhttp://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article194053554.htmlhttp://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/01/12/house-passes-sanctuary-city-ban-appears-dead-in-senate/?utm_source=TBT_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DAILY%20BUZZ%20011218&utm_email=45aa1938894299880b0535862694a2dd
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SB0574/HB05212018Tree and Timber Trimming, Removal, and HarvestingPreempting to the state the regulation of the trimming, removal, or harvesting of trees and timber on private propertyOpposeEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Protectionhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/574Died in MessagesCommunity Affairs YEAS 3 NAYS 2Environmental Preservation and ConservationRuleshttp://www.tallahassee.com/story/opinion/2017/11/28/preemption-bills-self-serving-war-cities/901080001/
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SB1644/HB08272018Instructional MaterialsRequiring district school board rules to include a longer public review period for student editions of recommended instructional materials; requiring public access to and an opportunity to comment on instructional materials recommended for adoptionOpposeDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01644Died in MessagesEducation YEAS 7 NAYS 3Ruleshttp://www.flascience.org/?page_id=3087http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/education/school-zone/os-florida-senate-evolution-science-standards-baxley-20171120-story.htmlhttp://www.flascience.org/?page_id=3082
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SB1890/HB14292018Dismemberment AbortionProhibits dismemberment abortion; provides exception; provides penalties.OpposePublic Health and SafetyReproductive Rightshttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01890Died in MessagesHealth PolicyJudiciaryRuleshttp://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/09/dismemberment-abortion-d-es-would-banned-under-grall-mayfield-bills/1017074001/http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/florida-24-hour-abortion-wait-stuck-down-dismemberment-abortion-ban-filed-9977244
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HB1095/SB12702018Penalties and Feesprohibiting the suspension of a person’s driver license solely for failure to pay certain financial obligationsSupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62219Died in Appropriations CommitteeTransportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee (13-0)Appropriations CommitteeGovernment Accountability Committeehttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/251929-bill-seeks-prevent-drivers-license-suspensions-non-driving-offenses
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HB1013/SB08582018Daylight Saving TimeExempting the State of Florida and its political subdivisions from daylight saving time; requiring that the state and all of its political subdivisions observe standard time,.SupportDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62077Approved by GovernorSENATE - Community AffairsSENATE - Commerce and TourismSENATE - Rules On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/18, 2:30 pmhttp://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2017/11/28/state_senator_files_.html
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SB0858/HB10132018Daylight Saving TimeExempting the State of Florida and its political subdivisions from daylight saving time; requiring that the state and all of its political subdivisions observe standard time,.SupportDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00858Approved by GovernorCommunity Affairs YEAS 6 NAYS 0Commerce and Tourism YEAS 6 NAYS 0 Rules YEAS 11 NAYS 0http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2017/11/28/state_senator_files_.html
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SB1392/HB04892018Prearrest Diversion ProgramsSupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01392Approved by GovernorCriminal Justice YEAS 5 NAYS 1Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice YEAS 6 NAYS 0Appropriations YEAS 19 NAYS 1
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HB0001/SB11722018Hope Scholarship Programauthorizing certain persons to elect to direct certain state sales and use tax revenue to be transferred to a nonprofit scholarship-funding organization OpposePublic Health and SafetyChildren http://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60412Approved by GovernorPreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee FavorablePreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee YEAS 9 NAYS 4Education Committee YEAS 14 NAYS 4
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HB0025/SB10362018Labor OrganizationsRevises required information to be included in application for renewal of registration of employee organization; provides for revocation of certification under certain conditions; requires certain employee organizations to recertify as certified bargaining agents; provides nonapplicability with respect to employee organizations that represent or seek to represent certain employeesOpposeDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy https://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60364Approved by GovernorFavorable with CS by Government Accountability Committee
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HB0041/SB04442018Pregnancy Support ServicesRequiring the Department of Health to contract with a not-for-profit statewide alliance of organizations to provide pregnancy support services through subcontractors; requiring the contractor to spend a specified percentage of funds on direct client services; specifying the entities eligible for a subcontract,OpposePublic Health and SafetyReproductive Rightshttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59784Approved by GovernorHealth & Human Serviceshttp://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article183570311.html
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HB0621/SB12362018School SafetyOpposePublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60610Approved by GovernorCriminal Justice Subcommittee YEAS 7 NAYS 3PreK-12 Quality SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB7043/SB14022018State Assumption of Federal Section 404 Dredge and Fill Permitting AuthorityOpposeEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Protectionhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62761Approved by GovernorGovernment Accountability Committee (19-0]http://www.tampabay.com/news/environment/Gov-Rick-Scott-s-DEP-wants-to-take-over-issuing-federal-wetland-permits_164779154
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HB70552018EducationRevises provisions relating to Commissioner of Education, DOE, school districts, school district superintendents, statewide, standardized assessments, charter schools, educational scholarship programs, principal autonomy pilot program initiative, dual enrollment, FLVS, & private schools.OpposePublic Health and SafetyEducationhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62784Approved by GovernorEducation Committee 9-0Senate Education 9-0Senate Appropriations 11-7
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HB7101/SB70262018School Safetyestablishing the Office of Safe Schools within the Department of Education; providing that each sheriff may establish a school marshal program and appoint certain volunteer school employees as school marshals prohibiting a person who has been adjudicated mentally defective or been committed to a mental institution from owning or possessing a firearm until certain relief is obtained; prohibiting a person younger than a certain age from purchasing a firearm;Opposehttp://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62863Approved by GovernorAppropriations Committee 23-6
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SB0444/HB00412018Pregnancy Support ServicesRequiring the Department of Health to contract with a not-for-profit statewide alliance of organizations to provide pregnancy support services through subcontractors; requiring the contractor to spend a specified percentage of funds on direct client services; specifying the entities eligible for a subcontract,OpposePublic Health and SafetyReproductive Rightshttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/444Approved by GovernorHealth Policy YEAS 5 NAYS 3Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services - YEAS 4 NAYS 2Appropriations - YEAS 12 NAYS 6http://www.naplesnews.com/story/opinion/contributors/2018/01/02/commentary-florida-bill-harms-health-care-women/994227001/http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/-Pregnancy-centers-draw-scrutiny-as-lawmakers-seek-to-elevate-their-status_164375121
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SB0920/HB08572018Deferred Presentment TransactionsOpposePublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00920Approved by GovernorCriminal Justice (YEAS 3 NAYS 2)Rules YEAS 11 NAYS 2http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2018/01/myriad-of-criminal-justice-reforms-on-the-table-for-2018-session.html
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SB1036/HB00252018Labor OrganizationsRevises required information to be included in application for renewal of registration of employee organization; provides for revocation of certification under certain conditions; requires certain employee organizations to recertify as certified bargaining agents; provides nonapplicability with respect to employee organizations that represent or seek to represent certain employeesOpposeDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/1036Approved by GovernorCommerce and TourismAppropriationsRules
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SB1172/HB00012018Hope Scholarship Programauthorizing certain persons to elect to direct certain state sales and use tax revenue to be transferred to a nonprofit scholarship-funding organization OpposePublic Health and SafetyChildren http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01172Approved by GovernorEducation - YEAS 6 NAYS 5Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (6-2)Appropriationshttp://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/2017/12/14/most-districts-reapply-for-floridas-schools-of-hope-grant/
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SB1402/HB70432018State Assumption of Federal Section 404 Dredge and Fill Permitting AuthorityOpposeEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Protectionhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01402Approved by GovernorEnvironmental Preservation and Conservation Yeas 10 Nays 0Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources YEAS 6 NAYS 0Appropriations YEAS 20 NAYS 0http://www.tampabay.com/news/environment/Gov-Rick-Scott-s-DEP-wants-to-take-over-issuing-federal-wetland-permits_164779154
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SB7026/HB71012018School Safetyestablishing the Office of Safe Schools within the Department of Education; providing that each sheriff may establish a school marshal program and appoint certain volunteer school employees as school marshals prohibiting a person who has been adjudicated mentally defective or been committed to a mental institution from owning or possessing a firearm until certain relief is obtained; prohibiting a person younger than a certain age from purchasing a firearm;Opposehttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/07026Approved by GovernorRules YEAS 9 NAYS 4Appropriations YEAS 12 NAYS 8
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HB0189/SB03202018Florida Freedom to Access Clinic Entrances ActSupportPublic Health and SafetyPublic Health and Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59944Civil Justice & Claims SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB0195/SB02882018Juvenile JusticeCreating an exception to the suspension of civil rights upon the conviction of a felony for children convicted as adults; revising the list of crimes; requiring children of certain ages to be kept completely separated from adult offenders in the facility, etc.SupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59954Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB0211/SB05882018Hate Crimes Law ExpansionSupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59965Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB0219/SB01962018Assault Weapons and Large-Capacity MagazinesBan sales of semi-automatic weapon and high-capacity magazines in Florida. Require universal background checksSupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=59984Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJudiciary CommitteeJustice Appropriations Subcommittee
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HB0231/SB05302018Risk Protection OrdersAuthorizes risk protection orders to prevent persons who are at high risk of harming themselves or others from accessing firearms.SupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60007Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJudiciary CommitteeJustice Appropriations Subcommitteehttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/246137-democrats-bill-gun-accesshttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/246042-linda-stewart-not-early-talk-gun-reform-late
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HB0237/SB04622018Advanced Well Stimulation TreatmentProhibits FrackingSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Protectionhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60017Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations SubcommitteeNatural Resources & Public Lands SubcommitteeAppropriations Committeehttp://www.naplesnews.com/story/news/local/environment/2017/11/09/naples-lawmaker-sees-uphill-climb-fracking-ban-bill-florida-legislature-2018/847391001/http://www.heraldtribune.com/opinion/20171211/hall-and-hushon-fracking-in-florida-too-risky
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HB0321/SB04562018Bump StocksProhibiting the importation, transfer, distribution, transport, sale, giving, or possession of a bump-fire stock in this stateSupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60126Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB0339/SB07862018Land Acquisition Trust FundProviding an appropriation for certain projects related to the Indian River Lagoon Comprehensive Conservation and Management PlanSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60145Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations SubcommitteeNatural Resources and Public Lands SubcommitteeAppropriations Committee
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HB0347/SB00662018Prohibit Discrimination (Florida Competitive Workforce Act)SupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60154Careers & Competition SubcommitteeJudiciary CommitteeCommerce Committeehttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/247173-republicans-least-give-competitive-workforce-act-hearing-business-leaders-urge
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HB0367/SB13742018Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular VoteSupportDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60185Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs SubcommitteeCivil Justice & Claims SubcommitteeGovernment Accountability Committee
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HB0481/SB06942018Reduces Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Controlled Substance OffensesSupportDemocracy in ActionCriminal Justice Reformhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60350Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committeehttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/248324-ben-diamond-wants-unshackle-judges-minimum-drug-sentencing
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HB0489/SB06442018Juvenile Civil Citation and Similar Diversion ProgramsRequiring the establishment of civil citation or similar diversion programs for juveniles; specifying program eligibility, participation, and implementation requirements, etc.SupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60365Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committeehttp://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/aclu-promoting-criminal-justice-reforms-upcoming-legislative-session
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HB0509/SB09362018Juvenile JusticeCreating an exception to the suspension of civil rights upon the conviction of a felony for children convicted as adults; revising the list of crimes; requiring children of certain ages to be kept completely separated from adult offenders in the facility, etc.SupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60417Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB0717/SB06962018Prohibit Conversion TherapySupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60898Health Quality SubcommitteeHealth Care Appropriations SubcommitteeHealth and Human Services Committeehannah@eqfl.org
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HB0719/SB05462018Transmission of Disease Through Bodily Fluidsprovides exception to allow donation of human tissue by certain persons with HIV; expands scope of unlawful acts by person infected with sexually transmissible disease to include HIVSupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60899Criminal Justice SubcommitteeAppropriations CommitteeJudiciary Committeehannah@eqfl.org
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HB1051/SB03342018Firearm PurchasesRequires FDLE to include on standard firearm purchase form certain questions concerning potential buyer's criminal history & eligibility; requires notice to law enforcement when potential sale or transfer receives nonapproval.SupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62146Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB1097/SB01582018Florida Communities Trustfunds flood mitigation projectsSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62220Natural Resources and Public Lands SubcommitteeAgriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations SubcommitteeGovernment Accountability Committee
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HB1133/SB18882018Energy Security and Disaster Resilience Pilot ProgramProvides grants to offset costs relating to onsite solar storage systems for certain facilities located in areas of critical state concernSupportPublic Health and SafetyRenewable Energyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62268Energy & Utilities SubcommitteeAgriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations SubcommitteeCommerce Committee
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HB1273/SB17182018Prescription Contraceptive CoverageSupportPublic Health and SafetyReproductive Rightshttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62541Health Innovation SubcommitteeInsurance & Banking SubcommitteeHealth & Human Services Committeehttps://www.news4jax.com/news/politics/florida-legislature/senate-bill-would-boost-contraceptive-coverage
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HB13252018Members of the LegislatureProhibits member of Legislature & his or her immediate family members from holding certain employment or contractual relationship with lobbying firm during member's term of officeSupportDemocracy in ActionEthics/Transparency http://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62642Public Integrity & Ethics CommitteeRules & Policy Committeehttp://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20180113/bill-puts-renewed-attention-on-conflicts-posed-by-florida-lawmakers-working-at-lobbying-firms
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HB1339/SB04742018Physician Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment (POLST)SupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62651Health Quality SubcommitteeCivil Justice & Claims SubcommitteeHealth & Human Services Committee
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HB1385/SB18722018Health Care CoverageCreates Healthy Florida program for the purpose of comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverageSupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62688Health Innovation SubcommitteeAppropriations CommitteeHealth and Human Services Committee
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HB6027/SB01302018Marriage EqualityRepeals provisions relating to marriages between persons of the same sex.SupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=60397Civil Justice & Claims SubcommitteeJudiciary Committee
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HB60732018Use of Deadly Force in Defense of a PersonRepeals provisions relating to home protection & use of deadly force, which created presumption of fear of death or great bodily harm in certain circumstances & provided that person has no duty to retreat & has right to stand his or her ground & meet force with force in certain circumstances; conforms provisionsSupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=62741Criminal Justice SubcommitteeJustice Appropriations SubcommitteeJudiciary Committeehttp://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/florida-stand-your-ground-law-repeal-bill-filed-by-hollywood-florida-representative-shevrin-jone-9998333http://www.gainesville.com/opinion/20170307/carl-ramey-stand-your-ground-doing-more-damage-than-good
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SB0066/HB03472018Prohibit Discrimination (Florida Competitive Workforce Act)SupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/66Governmental Oversight and AccountabilityCommerce and TourismJudiciaryRules
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SB00962018Human Trafficking Education in SchoolsRevising the required health education in public schools to include information regarding the dangers and signs of human traffickingSupportPublic Health and SafetyChildren http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00096Children, Families, and Elder Affairs - YEAS 6 NAYS 0Education - YEAS 10 NAYS 0AppropriationsRules
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SB01162018Operation of VehiclesRequires drivers to vacate lanes.....SupportPublic Health and SafetyPublic Health and Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00116TransportationAppropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic DevelopmentAppropriations
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SB0130/HB60272018Marriage EqualityRepeals provisions relating to marriages between persons of the same sex.SupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00130JudiciaryChildren, Families, and Elder AffairsRules
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SB0158/HB10972018Florida Communities Trustfunds flood mitigation projectsSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00158Environmental Preservation and ConservationAppropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations
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SB0196/HB02192018Gun SafetyBan sales of semi-automatic weapon and high-capacity magazines in Florida. Require universal background checksSupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00196JudiciaryCriminal JusticeAppropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil JusticeAppropriations
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SB0288/HB01952018Juvenile JusticeRequiring the Department of Juvenile Justice to begin collecting on a certain date specified information relating to children who qualify for prosecution as adults and for children who are transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution, etc.SupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00288Criminal JusticeAppropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil JusticeAppropriations
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SB0320/HB01892018Florida Freedom to Access Clinic Entrances ActSupportPublic Health and SafetyReproductive Rightshttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00320Criminal JusticeJudiciaryAppropriationsRules
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SB0334/HB10512018Firearm PurchasesRequires FDLE to include on standard firearm purchase form certain questions concerning potential buyer's criminal history & eligibility; requires notice to law enforcement when potential sale or transfer receives nonapproval.SupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00334JudiciaryAppropriationsRules
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SB0456/HB03212018Bump StocksProhibiting the importation, transfer, distribution, transport, sale, giving, or possession of a bump-fire stock in this stateSupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00456JudiciaryCriminal JusticeRules
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SB0462/HB02372018Advanced Well Stimulation TreatmentProhibits FrackingSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Protectionhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00462Environmental Preservation and Conservation (YEAS 10 NAYS 0)Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources YEAS 5 NAYS 0Appropriationshttp://www.heraldtribune.com/opinion/20171211/hall-and-hushon-fracking-in-florida-too-riskyhttp://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/florida-onshore-oil-drilling-industry-began-years-ago/rt8Zk5lpntjMv83DBidDOM/
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SB0474/HB13392018Physician Orders for Life-sustaining TreatmentPOLSTSupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/474Health Policy - YEAS 6 NAYS 2Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human ServicesAppropriations
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SB0530/HB02312018Risk Protection OrdersAuthorizes risk protection orders to prevent persons who are at high risk of harming themselves or others from accessing firearms.SupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/530JudiciaryAppropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil JusticeAppropriationsRules
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SB0546/HB07192018HIV Criminalization ReformSupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00546Health PolicyCriminal JusticeRuleshannah@eqfl.org
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SB0588/HB02112018Crimes Evidencing PrejudiceHate Crimes Law ExpansionSupportDemocracy in ActionHuman Rightshttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00588Criminal Justice - YEAS 5 NAYS 1Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil JusticeAppropriations
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SB06022018Reduces Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Controlled Substance OffensesSupportDemocracy in ActionCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00602Criminal Justice - YEAS 5 NAYS 1Judiciary (YEAS 7 NAYS 3)AppropriationsRuleshttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/248324-ben-diamond-wants-unshackle-judges-minimum-drug-sentencing
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SB0644/HB04892018Juvenile Civil Citation and Similar Diversion ProgramsRequiring the establishment of civil citation or similar diversion programs for juveniles; specifying program eligibility, participation, and implementation requirements, etc.SupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/0644Criminal Justice YEAS 4 NAYS 2Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil JusticeAppropriationshttp://wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu/post/aclu-promoting-criminal-justice-reforms-upcoming-legislative-session
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SB0696/HB07172018Prohibit Conversion TherapySupportPublic Health and SafetyHealth Carehttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/696Health PolicyBanking and InsuranceChildren, Families, and Elder AffairsRuleshannah@eqfl.org
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SB0786/HB03392018Land Acquisition Trust FundProviding an appropriation for certain projects related to the Indian River Lagoon Comprehensive Conservation and Management PlanSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00786Environmental Preservation and ConservationAppropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural ResourcesAppropriations
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SB0834/HB02372018Well StimulationProhibits FrackingSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Protectionhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00834Environmental Preservation and ConservationAppropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural ResourcesAppropriations
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SB08382018Sale and Delivery of FirearmsRequiring that the parties complete the sale, lease, or transfer through a licensed dealer; applying the mandatory 3-day waiting period to private sales of handguns.SupportPublic Health and SafetyGun Safetyhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00838JudiciaryGovernmental Oversight and AccountabilityRules
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SB0936/HB05092018Juvenile JusticeCreating an exception to the suspension of civil rights upon the conviction of a felony for children convicted as adults; revising the list of crimes; requiring children of certain ages to be kept completely separated from adult offenders in the facility, etc.SupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/00936Criminal Justice YEAS 5 NAYS 1Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil JusticeAppropriations
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SB1270/HB10952018Penalties and Feesprohibiting the suspension of a person’s driver license solely for failure to pay certain financial obligationsSupportPublic Health and SafetyCriminal Justice Reformhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/1270Transportation - YEAS 5 NAYS 0Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice YEAS 6 NAYS 0Appropriationshttp://floridapolitics.com/archives/251929-bill-seeks-prevent-drivers-license-suspensions-non-driving-offenseshttp://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/01/18/floridas-harsh-driver-license-suspensions-draw-senate-scrutiny/
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SB13522018Long-acting Reversible Contraception Pilot ProgramSupportPublic Health and SafetyReproductive Rightshttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01352Health PolicyAppropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human ServicesAppropriationsRules
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SB1374/HB03672018Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular VoteSupportDemocracy in ActionRepresentative Democracy http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01374Ethics and ElectionsJudiciaryRules
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SB16642018Basin Management Action PlansSupportEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental Sustainabilityhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/01664Environmental Preservation and Conservation 10-0Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources YEAS 6 NAYS 0Appropriations
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