Legislation

LAWMAKERS TO VOTE FRIDAY ON $101.5B BUDGET

4/27/2021     NSF Staff

Florida lawmakers will be able to vote Friday afternoon on a record $101.5 billion budget for the upcoming year and end the regular legislative session on time. House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, announced that the budget went to lawmakers at 12:06 p.m. Tuesday, starting a legally required 72-hour “cooling off” period before the spending plan can be approved. The 60-day legislative session is scheduled to end Friday, April 30, and the budget is the only bill lawmakers must pass.

 

HB 2007: Abate of Florida, Inc. Motorcycle Safety Awareness Program APPROPRIATIONS PROJECT by McClain Abate of Florida, Inc. Motorcycle Safety Awareness Program; Provides an appropriation for the Abate of Florida, Inc. Motorcycle Safety Awareness Program. APPROPRIATION: $300,000 Effective Date: 7/1/2020 Last Action: 3/19/2020 House - Died in Appropriations Committee

 

Additional information is available at myfloridahouse.gov.

Bill History

DATE     CHAMBER           ACTION

8/22/2019            House   • Filed

9/23/2019            House   • Referred to Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 131

10/30/2019         House   • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee, 11/06/19, 9:30 am, Reed Hall

11/6/2019            House   • Favorable by Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 285

• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 285

1/14/2020            House   • Introduced -HJ 131

3/14/2020            House   • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

3/19/2020            House   • Died in Appropriations Committee

 

HB 455/Traffic Offenses

GENERAL BILL by McClain ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes Traffic Offenses; Provides criminal penalties for person who commits moving violation that causes serious bodily injury to or death of vulnerable road user; requires person to pay specified fine, serve minimum period of house arrest, & attend driver improvement course; requires court to revoke person's driver license for minimum specified period; defines "vulnerable road user."

Effective Date: 7/1/2020

Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee

 

Bill History

DATE     CHAMBER           ACTION

10/24/2019         House   • Filed

10/30/2019         House   • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 38

1/14/2020            House   • Introduced -HJ 38

3/14/2020            House   • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

• Died in Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee