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HB 85: Diesel Exhaust Capture Systems

GENERAL BILL by Casello

Diesel Exhaust Capture Systems; Requires Florida Building Commission to incorporate into Florida Building Code specified requirements related to fire stations.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 8/22/2019 House - Filed
Bill Text: PDF

SB 178: Public Financing of Construction Projects

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Public Financing of Construction Projects; Prohibiting state-financed constructors from commencing construction of certain structures in coastal areas without first conducting a sea level impact projection study; requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to develop by rule a standard for such studies; requiring the department to enforce certain requirements and to adopt rules, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 8/23/2019 Senate - Filed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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HB 101: Public Construction

GENERAL BILL by Andrade

Public Construction; Revises amounts of retainage that local governmental entities & contractors may withhold from progress payments for construction services contract; revises requirements for DMS rules governing certain contracts; revises amounts of retainage that public entities & contractors may withhold from progress payments for construction services contract.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 8/29/2019 House - Filed
Bill Text: PDF

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HB 115: Keep Our Graduates Working Act

GENERAL BILL by Duran

Keep Our Graduates Working Act; Prohibits state authority from suspending or revoking person's professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on basis of delinquency or default in payment of his or her student loan; repeals provisions to conform provisions to changes made by act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 9/4/2019 House - Filed
Bill Text: PDF

SB 246: Public Construction

GENERAL BILL by Hooper

Public Construction; Revising the amount of retainage that certain local governmental entities and contractors may withhold from progress payments for any construction services contract; revising the amounts of retainage that certain public entities and contractors may withhold from progress payments for any construction services contract, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 9/10/2019 Senate - Filed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

SB 278: Climate Health Planning

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Climate Health Planning; Requiring the Department of Health to prepare an annual climate health planning report that contains specified information and recommendations; requiring the report to be published on the department’s website and submitted to the Governor and the Legislature by a specified date, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 9/16/2019 Senate - Filed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

SB 280: Climate Fiscal Responsibility

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Climate Fiscal Responsibility; Requiring the Economic Estimating Conference to annually prepare a climate fiscal responsibility report and provide a copy of the report to the Governor and the Legislature; requiring the Office of Economic and Demographic Research to publish the report on its website; requiring the conference to coordinate with and obtain data from certain entities in preparing the report, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 9/16/2019 Senate - Filed
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

 

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