Bills that Failed

BILLS THAT FAILED  The following is a sampling of bills which failed this legislative session, largely because of the impasse between the Senate and House. Expect to see many of these issues return next year. ALIMONY REFORM  The House passed their bill on a 93-22 vote, but the Senate never took up the final measure.  Read more about Bills that Failed[…]

Legislation Approved by the Governor

To date, the Governor has signed two hundred seventy-two bills into law and has vetoed eleven. After passage by the Legislature, a bill must be signed by the presiding officers and presented to the Governor.  The Governor then has fifteen days to either (1) sign the bill into law, (2) let the time lapse and Read more about Legislation Approved by the Governor[…]

Other Legislative Issues

Foreclosures – Florida has the highest foreclosure rate in the country and is home to seven of the top ten U.S. metropolitan areas for foreclosures. Attorney General Pam Bondi and lawmakers will be renewing their focus on Florida’s foreclosure problem through legislation proposed by Representative Kathleen Passidomo (R-Naples) which speeds up the state’s home-repossession process. Currently, Read more about Other Legislative Issues[…]