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Tag Archives: Florida Senate
By Sarah Samuels on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 10:58 am
The Florida Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would ban texting while driving if passed by the Florida House of Representatives by May 3.
By Cameron Taylor on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm
In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Florida Senate bill 514 in legislature would allow counties to create independent districts that impose taxes to pay for school safety and mental health services.
By Shane Chernoff on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 8, 2013 at 5:16 pm
Under the proposed bill, parents could get their driver’s license taken away if they do not pay restitution for a child’s crime.
By Leila Milgrim on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 4:57 pm
The Committee on Education reported favorably on proposed Senate Bill 1108 at Monday’s meeting. The proposed bill would empower parents of students with special-education needs in the decision-making process regarding students’ course curriculum and Individualized Education Program.
By Kylie Lacusky on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 6:53 pm
Members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill Wednesday. State Bill 1250, also called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize up to four ounces of marijuana for seriously ill people and their caregivers.
By Emily Burris on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 12:04 pm
The Florida Senate Transportation Committee unanimously approved a bill that would ban texting and driving Wednesday. Florida is one of five states that doesn’t outlaw texting while driving.