Governor Ron DeSantis Receives 37 Bills from the Florida Legislature
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis has recently received a multitude of bills from the Florida Legislature, covering a wide range of topics and issues.

One of the bills, CS/HB 21, focuses on the Dozier School for Boys and Okeechobee School Victim Compensation Program. This bill aims to provide compensation for victims who have suffered abuse at these institutions.

Another bill, CS/CS/HB 23, deals with public records and aims to make them more accessible to the public.

HB 91 focuses on transportation facility designations, while CS/HB 133 addresses the criminal history of licensees and employees.

CS/CS/HB 165 is centered around sampling beach waters and public bathing spaces to ensure safety for residents and tourists alike.

In an effort to combat antisemitism, HB 187 has been introduced to address this issue in Florida.

Other bills that have been received by Governor DeSantis include HB 317 which deals with interstate safety, CS/HB 321 which addresses the release of balloons, and CS/CS/HB 389 which also focuses on transportation facility designations.

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Cybersecurity is also a top priority as seen in CS/CS/HB 473 which addresses cybersecurity incident liability. Alternative mobility funding systems are also being considered through HB 479.

In an effort to protect professional firms from legal action, CS/CS/HB 619 has been introduced to provide sovereign immunity.

HB 725 aims to improve long-term care facilities for veterans while HB 799 deals with easements affecting real property owned by the same owner.

Melbourne-Tillman Water Control District in Brevard County is addressed in HB 821 while coverage for biomarker testing is discussed in CS/CS/HB 885. The practice of chiropractic medicine is also being looked at through CS/CS/HB1063.

Security measures for Jewish day schools and preschools are being considered through HB 1109, while probation and community control violations are addressed in CS/CS/HB 1241.

Veterans' issues are also being addressed through CS/CS/HB 1329, while consumer finance loans are the focus of CS/HB 1347.

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In terms of education, SB 62 aims to provide resident status for tuition purposes, while vacation rentals are discussed in CS/SB 280. Graduate program admissions are also being looked at through CS/CS/SB 494.

SB 674 focuses on using United States-produced iron and steel in public works projects, while services provided by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles or its agents are addressed in CS/CS/SB 736.

Improvements to real property are discussed in CS/CS/SB 770, while SB 1078 addresses public records. Housing for legally verified agricultural workers is the focus of CS/SB1082.

Corporate actions are being looked at through CS/CS/SB1198, while the Department of Health is addressed in CS/CS/CS/SB1582. Interstate mobility is also a topic of discussion through SB1600.

Ethics is a top priority as seen in CS/SB7014, and ratification of the Department of Environmental Protection's rules relating to stormwater is discussed in CS/SB7040. Cancer funding is also being considered through CS/SB7072.

Lastly, SB7078 addresses public records once again. Governor DeSantis will now review these bills and make decisions on their implementation.

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