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Bill Snapshots from Floor Session March 3 and 4, 2020

Photographic highlights captured by the Florida House Majority Office staff for member and media use. Press, members and other interested parties may download and republish (with credit) the below high-res images here.


The Florida House of Representatives convened at 11:30 a.m. on March 3 with Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes, at the rostrum. Oliva noted that because the House and Senate are not yet in budget conference negotiations the Legislative Session will go into overtime -- beyond March 13. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


On March 4, Oliva announced Wendy Paracka, Dip, APRN-C, FAANP, as the House's Nurse Practitioner of the Day. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


Sponsor Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, introduced HB 7069, relating to local government reporting. The bill calls for local government report cards that allow Floridians to compare their local governments against others in terms of spending, debt, size and more. The bill was rolled to third reading March 3. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


Sponsor Jason Shoaf, R-Port St. Joe, introduced HB 955, relating to physician referrals. The bill eliminates the surprise of physician referrals to an out-of-network health care provider and potential conflicts of interest of referring providers. The bill was rolled to third reading March 3. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


Sponsor Vance Aloupis, R-Miami, introduced HJR 1325, relating to repeal of public campaign financing requirements. The proposed amendment to Florida's constitution would eliminate public financing for candidates running for governor and Cabinet positions. The bill was rolled to third reading March 3. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


Sponsor Brett Hage, R-Oxford, introduced HB 1155, relating to legislative review of proposed regulation of unregulated functions. The bill ensures that industries in Florida will not be subject to needless regulation so that hard-working residents and businesses can thrive in a free market. The bill was rolled to third reading March 3. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


Sponsor Elizabeth Fetterhoff, R-DeLand, introduced HB 7025, relating to guardianship. The bill was rolled to third reading March 3. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


Sponsor Tommy Gregory, R-Sarasota, introduced HB 799 and HB 801, relating to public records/trade secrets. The bills together ensure that public information is not improperly exempted from public disclosure as a trade secret. The bills were rolled to third reading on March 3. (Photo credit: Florida House Majority Office)


Speaker Oliva stands with 6-year-old Kaia Rolle, center, and others after HB 7065, relating to school safety, passed the House on March 4 with an amendment in response to her recent arrest at an Orlando school that drew outrage and several national headlines. (Photo credit: Florida House Photography)


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