Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Twenty Bills from the Florida Legislature
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis has recently received a number of bills from the Florida Legislature, which he must act on by May 7, 2024. These bills cover a wide range of topics and issues affecting the state.

One of the bills, HB 7067, focuses on pretrial detention hearings. This bill aims to streamline the process and ensure that individuals are not held in jail for extended periods of time without a proper hearing.

Another important bill is CS/CS/HB 1565, which addresses the issue of red tide and its impact on Florida's coastal communities. The bill establishes a mitigation and technology development initiative to help combat this harmful algae bloom.

In addition to these bills, Governor DeSantis also received CS/CS/HB 1509, which deals with public records. This bill aims to improve transparency and accessibility of public records in the state.

Other notable bills include CS/CS/HB 1473 on school safety, HB 1393 on court interpreter services, and CS/CS/HB 1077 on clerks of court. These bills address important issues such as ensuring safety in schools, providing language services in courts, and improving the efficiency of court operations.

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Governor DeSantis also received several bills related to transportation and motor vehicles. These include CS/HB 761 on interpersonal violence injunction petitions, CS/HB 405 on regulation of commercial motor vehicles, CS/CS/HB 341 on designation of a diagnosis on motor vehicle registrations, and CS/CS/HB 285 on public records.

In the healthcare sector, Governor DeSantis received CS/CS/HB 197 which focuses on health care practitioners and massage therapy. He also received CS/CS/CS/HB 1029 which establishes the My Safe Florida Condominium Pilot Program to improve safety standards in condominiums.

Other notable bills include CS/CS/SB 902 on motor vehicle retail financial agreements, CS/CS/SB 1136 on regulation of water resources, CS/CS/CS/SB 1532 on mitigation, CS/CS/SB 1628 on local government actions, SB 1764 on car racing penalties, SB 7020 on delivery of notices, and CS/SB 7028 on the My Safe Florida Home Program.

Governor DeSantis now has until May 7, 2024 to review and act on these bills. The decisions made by the Governor will have a significant impact on the state of Florida and its residents.

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