2019 HB 1127 Educational Employees 2019 HB 1712 Hospital Licensure 2019 HB 189 Postsecondary Education for Secondary Students 2019 HB 259 Comprehensive Health Education 2019 HB 593 Postsecondary Fee Waivers 2019 HB 7095 School Choice 2019 HB 797 Public Utility Storm Protection Plans 2019 HB 889 Educational Facilities 2019 HB 987 Vacation Rentals 2019 SB 1630 Venue for Constitutional Challenges 2019 SB 1656 Amendment of Criminal Statutes 2019 SB 634 Child Welfare 2019 SB 668 Public Nuisances 2019 SB 912 Florida Complete Count Committee Aaron Bean Ashley Moody Audrey Gibson Bobby Powell Casey Cook CFO - Chief Financial Officer charter schools child abuse/child abuse prevention CON - Certificate of Need criminal justice Darryl Rouson DBPR – Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation DCF - Department of Children and Families debris removal DOH - Department of Health Duval County education k-12 Enterprise Florida environmental preservation Eric Draper FCS - Florida College System FDLE - Florida Department of Law Enforcement firefighters fires/ fire safety/fire prevention Florida panhandle Florida Park Service Florida State Parks Gayle Harrell Greg Newburn Halsey Beshears health care higher education/post-secondary education hospitals/hospital funding human trafficking Hurricane Michael inmates/prisoners Jamal Sowell James "JW" Grant James Buchanan Janet Cruz Jason Fischer Jeff Brandes Jimmy Patronis John Cortes Lauren Book Lauren's Kids Foundation local governments/home rule Mark Anderson Medicaid Melony Bell Nikki Fried Noah Valenstein opioids/opioid abuse Patricia Williams Philip Spyckaboer power outages/power restoration prescription drugs private school Randy Fine robbery/burglary/theft Robert "Alex" Andrade Ron DeSantis school choice sentencing suicides/suicide prevention teachers Three Rivers State Park Tim Vanderhoof Tom Lee vacation rentals Vance Aloupis Jr. water pollution/water quality Wyman Duggan
Capitol Update is daily review of state government during the Legislative Session. Today’s topics include:
- Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Dr. Scott Rivkees as state Surgeon General, and Dr. Thomas Frazer as the state’s first Chief Science Officer.
- A House committee approved a bill that would preempt regulation of vacation rental homes to the state.
- Three Rivers State Park re-opened for day use, as cleanup and recovery from Hurricane Michael continues.