Florida Representative Amy Mercado [D]

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FLH0115PassProhibits state authority from denying license, refusing to renew license, or suspending or revoking license on basis of delinquency or default in payment of his or her student loan; provides exception to requirement that certain entities prohibit ca...
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2020-06-30
Chapter No. 2020-125
FLH0705PassRequires DOE to assist DEM in determining strategies regarding evacuation of persons with pets; requires certain counties to designate shelter that can accommodate persons with pets; specifies requirements for such shelters.
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2020-06-30
Chapter No. 2020-132
FLH0625PassAuthorizes sheriffs to sue to enjoin alleged nuisances; revises notice requirements for filing of temporary injunctions relating to enjoinment of nuisances; extends time period of notice before lien may attach to real estate; declares use of location...
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2020-06-30
Chapter No. 2020-130
FLH3881VetoProvides an appropriation for the Culinary Workforce Training Program - Second Harvest Food Bank.
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2020-06-29
Vetoed by Governor; See HB 5001 (line item 2234A)
FLH0199PassDesignates act "Donna's Law"; creates exception to general time limitations allowing prosecution to be commenced at any time for specified sexual battery offenses against victims younger than a certain age.
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2020-06-24
Chapter No. 2020-81
FLH0675PassIncreases criminal penalties for exposure of sexual organs for second or subsequent offense; authorizes warrantless arrests when law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe that person has unlawfully exposures sexual organs.
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2020-06-24
Chapter No. 2020-84
FLH1259PassProhibiting the involuntary placement of pregnant prisoners in restrictive housing; providing exceptions; requiring corrections officials to write a specified report if circumstances necessitate placing a pregnant prisoner in restrictive housing; pro...
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2020-06-24
Chapter No. 2020-89
FLH0333PassProhibits bail to specified offenders pending review following conviction for offense requiring sexual offender or sexual predator registration if victim was minor.
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2020-06-24
Chapter No. 2020-83
FLH0089PassProvides that name & identity of birth parent, adoptive parent, & adoptee may be disclosed from adoption records without court order.
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2020-06-19
Chapter No. 2020-42
FLH0061PassProvides eligibility to certain veterans & servicemembers for specified adoption benefits.
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2020-06-10
Chapter No. 2020-22
FLH0177PassCreates Prescription Drug Donation Repository Program within DOH; provides criteria & conditions for donation of prescription drugs & supplies from certain authorized entities for dispensing to eligible patients; authorizes Governor to waive program ...
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2020-06-10
Chapter No. 2020-23
FLH2011FailProvides an appropriation for the Florida IATSE Joint Classification & Training Committee Training.
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2020-03-19
Died in Appropriations Committee
FLH3039FailProvides an appropriation for the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida - Florida Children's Initiative Health and Wellness.
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2020-03-19
Died in Appropriations Committee
FLH4559FailProvides an appropriation for the Central Florida Mobile STEM Lab.
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2020-03-19
Died in Appropriations Committee
FLH4587FailProvides an appropriation for the Conductive Education Center of Orlando - Student Technology.
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2020-03-19
Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH2155FailProvides an appropriation for the State of Florida Police Athletic/Activities League (SFAPAL) - Youth Leadership Program.
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2020-03-19
Died in Appropriations Committee
FLH0025FailReduces criminal penalties for possession of specified amounts of cannabis & products containing specified amounts of THC; specifies that juvenile violators of certain provisions are eligible for civil citation or prearrest diversion programs.
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2020-03-14
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0087FailExempts sale for human use of diapers, incontinence undergarments, incontinence pads, or incontinence liners from the sales & use tax.
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2020-03-14
Died in Ways and Means Committee
FLH0041FailProhibits specified licensees & practitioners from practicing or performing conversion therapy on individual who is younger than specified age; provides that such licensee or practitioner is subject to disciplinary proceedings by DOH & appropriate bo...
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2020-03-14
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0161FailProhibits discrimination based on sexual orientation & gender identity in public lodging establishments & public food service establishments; revises provisions of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 & Fair Housing Act to include sexual orientation & ge...
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2020-03-14
Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
FLH0079FailRequires public schools to create School Staff Assistance for Emergencies (SAFE) Team & school elopement plan; provides requirements for team & plan; requires & provides requirements for elopement quick reference guides for certain students; requires...
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2020-03-14
Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0189FailRevises provisions relating to prisoner's required minimum term of imprisonment; revises incentive gain-time that DOC may grant prisoner for certain offenses; revises conditions under which inmate may be granted one-time award of 60 days of incen...
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2020-03-14
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0415FailProvides that posttraumatic stress disorder suffered by certain correctional officers is occupational disease compensable by workers' compensation benefits; specifies certain benefits do not require physical injury & are not subject to certain ap...
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2020-03-14
Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee
FLH0251FailAuthorizes students participating in intercollegiate athletics to receive specified compensation; provides requirements for specified students, postsecondary educational institutions, certain organizations, & specified representatives; & creates Flor...
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2020-03-14
Died in Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee
FLH0263FailProhibits cost-sharing requirements for specified breast cancer tests & procedures under individual health insurance policies; group, blanket, & franchise health insurance policies; & health maintenance contracts.
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2020-03-14
Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
FLH0513FailRequires certain employers to provide drinking water, shade, & annual training to employees & supervisors; requires DACS & DOH to adopt specified rules.
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2020-03-14
Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee
FLH0621FailRequires veterinarians to report suspected animal cruelty in certain circumstances; requires certain persons to report suspected animal cruelty to veterinarian; provides immunity; prohibits alteration or destruction of certain records; specifies that...
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2020-03-14
Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
FLH0831FailRevises requirements for implementation of certain children's initiatives; requires DCF to contract with not-for-profit corporation for certain purposes & for specified amounts.
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2020-03-14
Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLH0677FailAuthorizes chiropractic physicians who have completed specified training to administer articles of natural origin; authorizes licensed pharmacists to fill such chiropractors' orders for articles of natural origin; authorizes specified number of c...
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2020-03-14
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH6045FailRepeals provisions providing for death penalty for capital felonies and associated provisions.
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2020-03-14
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0067FailRequires certain eye examination for newborns; requires that coverage for children under health insurance policies & health maintenance contracts include certain eye examinations for newborns & infants.
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2020-03-14
Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
FLH0923FailProvides firearm storage requirements for licensed importers, manufacturers, & dealers in certain circumstances; authorizes inspections.
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2020-03-14
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH6051FailDeletes provision which prohibits certain damages in wrongful death cases to be recoverable by adult children & parents of adult children.
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2020-03-14
Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
FLH0961FailProvides pharmacy benefit managers have fiduciary duty to specified individuals & entities; provides requirements for services performance, contracts, specified funds, & maximum allowable cost lists; requires pharmacy benefit managers to allow payors...
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2020-03-14
Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
FLH0339FailRevises minimum & maximum quantities for certain trafficking offenses; renames certain offenses; removes specified offenses; provides that courts may depart from mandatory minimum sentences for certain offenses if specified findings are made; authori...
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2020-03-14
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0949FailProhibits children younger than certain age from being adjudicated delinquent, arrested, or charged with crime; limits when children of specified ages may be taken into custody; requires that children who are taken into custody pursuant to certain ci...
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2020-03-14
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH1107FailRequires departments within executive branch of state government to implement certain measures with respect to telephone calls placed by customers.
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2020-03-14
Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee
FLH1255IntroRequires licensed midwife to use specified form to obtain the client's consent for the provision of midwifery services & to inform the client of specified information.
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2020-03-14
Died on Calendar
FLH1043FailRequires district school boards to provide transportation for certain students; authorizes any party to request review of hazardous walking condition; provides inspection & reporting requirements upon completion of such request; requires superintende...
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2020-03-14
Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
FLH1231FailProhibits use of seclusion on students; revises provisions relating to use of restraint on certain students; provides DOE, school district, school, & personnel requirements; provides for placement of video camera in specified classrooms; provides req...
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2020-03-14
Died in Education
FLH0565FailExpands exception to eligibility requirement for expunction of criminal history record to allow prior expunction of criminal history record granted for offense committed when person was minor; provides exception.
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2020-03-14
Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH0335FailProvides for enactment of Agreement Among States to Elect President by National Popular Vote; provides method by which state may become member state; requires statewide popular election for President & Vice President of U.S.; establishes procedure fo...
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2020-03-14
Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee
FLH1427FailRequires DEP to adopt & implement rules for statewide maximum contaminant levels for specified pollutants by date certain; provides requirements for adopting & implementing such rules; requires DEP to annually review specified studies & laws & initia...
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2020-03-14
Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
FLH1389FailLimits sales tax exemption for sale of marijuana & marijuana delivery devices to include only sales to qualified patients or caregivers; revises provisions relating to licensure & operation of MMTCs; authorizes certain persons to purchase, possess, u...
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2020-03-14
Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0627FailProhibits sale, transfers, or possession of assault weapon or large-capacity ammunition magazine; provides exceptions; requires certificates of possession for assault weapons or large-capacity ammunition magazines lawfully possessed before specified ...
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2020-03-14
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
FLH0849FailRevises date by which bonds issued to fund Florida Forever Act are intended to be retired; requires specified annual appropriation to Florida Forever Trust Fund; prohibits moneys from Land Acquisition Trust Fund from being used for specified costs.
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2020-03-14
Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
FLH1433IntroExpands authorized uses of drones by law enforcement agencies & other specified entities.
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2020-03-14
Died on Calendar
FLH0091FailRequires charter school and certain private school instructional personnel to teach specified topics relating to Holocaust education; revises requirements for specified instructional content; provides DOE & school district responsibilities relating t...
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2020-03-14
Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
FLH1431FailProvides requirements for blasting limits in areas with low depth to water table; requires that blasting reports be submitted to Chief Financial Officer & State Fire Marshal; requires division to make such reports publicly available on its webpage; p...
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2020-03-14
Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
FLH0125FailRequires certain health insurance policies to provide hearing aid coverage for insured children; provides coverage requirements.
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2020-03-14
Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
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