2018 Constitutional Amendment 4 - Automatic Restoration of Rights 2020 HB 1193 Deregulation of Professions and Occupations 2020 HB 59 Automated Pharmacy Systems 2020 SB 664 Verification of Employment Eligibility Aaron Martin abortion absentee ballot/vote by mail Amy Baker Annette Taddeo Anthony Sabatini Art Graham assisted living/nursing homes Barbara Jenkins Bob Graham Carlos Gimenez Chuck Shaw confederate monuments/ confederate holidays contact tracing coral reefs coronavirus mobile testing coronavirus test kit Coronavirus – COVID-19 David Walker deregulation Don Gaetz e-verify Edmund Kirby Smith education k-12 Erin Grall Eugene Scalia farms/farming/farmers Florida's economy Gary Clark Gary Farmer Groveland Four Halsey Beshears hospital capacity John Cooper John Palmerini Julie Imanuel Brown Justin Gibson Kelli Stargel Kristen Knapp LeRoy Collins Leslie Campione local governments/home rule Lori Berman Manny Diaz Jr. Mark Earley Mary Mayhew Mary McLeod Bethune masks Melissa Byrd Nancy Abudu national economy National Statuary Hall OPC - Office of Public Counsel parental consent protests/demonstrations PSC - Public Service Commission Reopen - Phase 2 restaurants/restaurant industry restoration of rights/felon voting rights Richard Corcoran Ron DeSantis Ron Saff Russell Badders salons/barbershops Shevrin Jones social distance/social distancing Southern Poverty Law Center Stephanie Morse sunscreen supervisors of elections United States Supreme Court Wayne Mixson youth/student athletics
Capitol Update is a weekly review of state government. Topics this week include:
- With the President calling for K-12 schools to reopen nationwide, the Governor and the Department of Education direct counties to allow kids to return to a physical classroom in the fall.
- We take a look at several new laws that took effect July 1st, including abortion parental consent for minors, verification of employment, and changes for occupational licenses.
- A former Florida lieutenant governor who served as governor for three days in 1987 passed away at the age of 98.