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HB 427 - Passidomo 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/26/12, 8:00 am, 404 H

- Retained by Civil Justice Subcommittee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 8:00 am, 404 H

Unfavorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; 7 Yeas, 8 Nays

- Laid on Table

SB 1224 - Oelrich 

Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Budget

- Died in Judiciary.

Expert Testimony

White Paper / One Pager

HB 243 - Metz

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 11:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 2/1/12, 8:30 am, 404 H

- Temporarily Postponed

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/08/12, 8:30 am, 404 H

- Retained by Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/16/12, 11:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 5 Nays

02/21/12  Placed on Special Order Calendar for 02/23/12

02/23/12  Read Second Time

02/24/12 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 77 Yeas / 34 Nays)

02/27/12 SENATE In Messages

03/08/12 SENATE Placed on Second reading; Substituted for SB 0378; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 40 Yeas / 0 Nays)

HOUSE In returning messages

- HOUSE Died in returning Messages

SB 378 - Richter

CS/SB 378 

Referred to Judiciary; Budget

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/12/12, 10:15 AM, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 2 Nays

Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

01/19/12 Recalled from Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Budget, 02/28/12, 4:30 pm, 412 K

Not Considered by Budget

On Committee agenda - Budget, 02/29/12, 2:00 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY:  21 Yeas, 0 Nays

03/06/12  Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/08/12

03/08/12  Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 0243; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0243

Judiciary 

HB 971 - Gaetz

CS/HB 971

CS/CS/HB 971

Engrossed One

Engrossed Two

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Government Operations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committeee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 11:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas; 5 Nays

On Committee agenda - Government Operations Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 9:00 am, 17 H (location changed)

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/16/12, 11:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 14 Yeas, 4 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 02/23/12

Read Second Time.

02/24/12 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 77 Yeas / 35 Nays)

02/27/12 SENATE In Messages

03/05/12 SENATE Received; Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading; Substituted for SB 1570; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 24 Yeas / 14 Nays)

HOUSE In returning messages

03/09/12 HOUSE Died in returning Messages

SB 1570 - Simmons Referred to Judiciary; Budget

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 1 Nay

02/06/12  Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

03/01/12 Withdrawn from Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget

Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
03/02/12  Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/06/12

03/06/12  Read Second Time; Ordered Engrossed

03/07/12  Read Third Time; Substituted for HB 0971; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0971

Medical Malpractice

HB 385 - Gaetz (M)

CS/HB 385

CS/CS/HB 385

CS/CS/CS/HB 385

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; (Removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee;) Health & Human Services Committee; Judiciary Committee

Remaining references: Judiciary Committee, Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, Health & Human Services Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 12/07/11, 1:00 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 2 Nays

01/03/12 Reference to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee removed; Reference to Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee added; Remaining references: Judiciary Committee, Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, Health & Human Services Committee

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/25/12, 2:00 pm, 404 H

- Temporarily postponed

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/27/12, 8:00 am, 17 H - PCS

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/12, 1:45 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY:  8 Yeas, 3 Nays

- Died in Health and Human Services Committee

SB 1316 - Thrasher

CS/SB 1316

CS/CS/SB 1316

Referred to Health Regulation; (Judiciary added); Budget

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 01/31/12, 3:30 pm, 412 K

- Temporarily Postponed 

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 3 Nays

02/14/12 Reference to Judiciary added; Remaining references Judiciary, Budget

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 110 S - Meeting cancelled.

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/17/12, 10:30 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 2 Nays

02/22/12  Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 2 Nays

03/01/12 Withdrawn from Budget
SENATE Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading

03/02/12  Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/06/12 - Temporarily Postponed on Second Reading

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/07/12

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/08/12

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/09/12

-  Died on Calendar 

SB 1506 - Gaetz (D)

CS/SB 1506

Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 4 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 110 S- Meeting cancelled.

SENATE On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/17/12, 10:30 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 2 Nays

Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations

- Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations

Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Protection Insurance

One Pager / White Paper

HB 119 - Boyd

CS/HB 119

CS/CS/HB 119

Engrossed One

Engrossed Two

Engrossed Three

Enrolled

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; (Removed: Health & Human Services Committee;) Economic Affairs Committee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 11/16/11, 8:00 am, 404 H - PCS Workshop

11/16/11  Workshopped by Insurance & Banking Subcommittee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 12/07/11, 9:00 am, 404 H -- PCS Workshop

Workshopped by Insurance & Banking Subcommittee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 8:00 am, 404 H - PCS

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 5 Nays

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/25/12, 8:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas 5 Nays

On Committee agenda - Economic Affairs Committee, 02/24/12, 8:30 am, 212 K - PCS

VOTE HISTORY: 12 Yeas, 6 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/01/12

03/01/12  Read Second Time

03/02/12 HOUSE Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 85 Yeas / 30 Nays)

SENATE In Messages

03/05/12 SENATE Received 

03/07/12 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 39 Yeas / 1 Nays)

HOUSE In returning messages

03/09/12 HOUSE Received from Messages; Amendments Adopted (151013, 749949, 945239); Concurred with Amendment as amended (918912); Passed (Vote: 80 Yeas / 34 Nays)

SENATE In returning Messages

SENATE Received from Messages; Concurred with Amendment (941519); Passed (Vote: 22 Yeas / 17 Nays)

04/20/12 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 05/05/12)

05/04/12 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2012-197

SB 1860 - Negron 

CS/SB 1860

CS/CS/SB 1860

First Engrossed 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Budget

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 02/02/12, 3:15 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 9 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Budget, 02/28/12, 4:30 pm, 412 K
- Temporarily Postponed 

On Committee agenda - Budget, 02/29/12, 2:00 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 15 Yeas, 0 Nays

Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/12

03/06/12 SENATE Read Second Time

03/07/12  Read Third Time; Substituted for HB 0119; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0119

Sovereign Immunity to Emergency Health Care Providers

One Pager

HB 385 - Gaetz

CS/HB 385

CS/CS/HB 385

CS/CS/CS/HB 385

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee (Removed); Judiciary Committee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee (added); Health & Human Services Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 12/07/11, 1:00 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 10 Yeas, 2 Nays

01/03/12 Reference to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee removed; Reference to Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee added; Remaining references: Judiciary Committee, Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, Health & Human Services Committee

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/25/12, 2:00 pm, 404 H - Temporarily postponed 

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/27/12, 8:00 am, 17 H - PCS

VOTE HISTORY: 11 Yeas, 2 Nays

On Committee agenda - Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/12, 1:45 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 8 Yeas, 3 Nays

Now in Health & Human Services Committee

- Died in Health and Human Services Committee

SB 1506 - Thrasher 

CS/SB 1506 

Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 4 Yeas, 3 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 2 Nays

02/21/12 Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations

- Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriation

SB 614 - Bennett

Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget

- Died in Health Regulation.

Truth in Damages

One Pager / White Paper

 HB 1069 - Metz Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

 SB 1328 - Hays  Referred to Judiciary; Health Regulation; Budget - Died in Judiciary 

Bills FRJI is OPPOSING

Compensation for Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Arising Out of Medical Injury

HB 1233 - Patronis 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health & Human Services Committee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

SB 1588 - Hays 

Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget

- Died in Health Regulation

Damages for Wrongful Death

HB 4023 - Rousen

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

SB 1454 - Diaz de la Portilla

Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget

- Withdrawn from further consideration.

Fair Housing

HB 283 - Watson (B) Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Community & Military Affairs Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee

- Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee.

SB 442 - Braynon

Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget

On Committee agenda - Community Affairs, 01/23/12, 10:00 am, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 8 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/31/12, 3:30 pm, 110 S
- Meeting cancelled 

02/06/12 On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 5 Yeas, 0 Nays

02/14/12 Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations

- Died in Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations


Bills FJRI is WATCHING

Actions for Damages

HB 4077 - Metz

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/16/11, 1:30 pm, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 14 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 01/19/12, 9:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 17 Yeas, 0 Nays

02/13/12 Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/15/12

02/15/12 Read Second Time

02/16/12 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 117 Yeas / 0 Nays)

02/22/12 SENATE In Messages

03/05/12 SENATE Received 

08/08/12 Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading; Substituted for SB 1268; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 39 Yeas / 0 Nays)

HOUSE Enrolled Text (ER) Filed

04/06/12 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 04/21/12)

04/13/12 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2012-113

SB 1268 - Simmons

Referred to Judiciary; Budget; Rules

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 6 Yeas, 0 Nays

2/07/12 Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 37 S

VOTE HISTORY: 7 Yeas, 0 Nays

Now in Budget
03/05/12 Withdrawn from Budget
Now in Rules
03/06/12 SENATE Withdrawn from Rules

SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/08/12

03/08/12 Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 4077; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 4077

Advertising of Legal and Medical Referral Services

HB 485 - Kriseman 

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business & Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee.

SB 134 - Margolis 

Referred to Health Regulation; Judiciary; Budget

Died in Health Regulation. 

Drug Repackaging in Worker's Compensation

HB 511 - Hudson

CS/HB 511 

Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee; Health & Human Services Committee; Economic Affairs Committee

On Committee agenda - Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, 12/07/11, 9:00 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 14 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Health & Human Services Committee, 02/09/12, 8:15 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 16 Yeas, 1 Nay

On Committee agenda - Economic Affairs Committee, 02/24/12, 8:30 am, 212 K

VOTE HISTORY:  15 Yeas, 2 Nays

Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
- Died on Calendar

SB 668 - Hays 

Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Regulation; Budget

On Committee agenda - Banking and Insurance, 01/19/12, 8:00 am, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY:  7 Yeas, 4 Nays

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 412 K - Temporarily postponed

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 02/17/12, 10:30 am, 412 K - Temporarily postponed

On Committee agenda - Health Regulation, 02/22/12, 3:30 pm, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 7 Yeas, 0 Nays

Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY: 4 Yeas, 3 Nays

Now in Budget
- Died in Budget

Premises Liability 

HB 313 - Bembry

CS/HB 313

CS/CS/HB 313

Enrolled

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

On Committee agenda - Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 11:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 13 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee, 01/24/12, 8:30 am, 102 H

VOTE HISTORY: 14 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/08/12, 8:30 am, 404 H

VOTE HISTORY: 14 Yeas, 0 Nays

02/20/12  Placed on Special Order Calendar for 02/22/12

02/23/12 Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 116 Yeas / 0 Nays)

03/05/12 SENATE Received.

03/07/12 SENATE Substituted for SB 0802; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 38 Yeas / 1 Nays)

HOUSE Enrolled Text (ER) Filed

04/20/12 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 05/05/12)

05/04/12 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2012-203

SB 802 -  Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation & Dean

CS/SB 802

CS/CS/SB 802

Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Judiciary; Budget

On Committee agenda - Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 01/24/12, 3:30 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY:  7 Yeas, 0 Nays

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 01/31/12, 3:30 pm, 110 S - Meeting cancelled 

On Committee agenda - Judiciary, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 110 S

VOTE HISTORY:  5 Yeas, 0 Nays

Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations

On Committee agenda - Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 401 S

VOTE HISTORY:  6 Yeas, 0 Nays

03/02/12 Withdrawn from Budget

03/05/12 Placed on Special Order Calendar for 03/07/12

03/07/12 Read Second Time; Substituted for HB 0313; Laid on Table, Refer to HB 0313

Relief Acts of the Legislature HB 1113 - Hager

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Rules & Calendar Committee; Judiciary Committee

Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Trespassing

HB 77 - Davis 

Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

SB 132 - Thrasher 

Referred to (Environmental Preservation and Conservation removed); Criminal Justice; Budget

Reference to Environmental Preservation and Conservation removed; References corrected to Community Affairs; Criminal Justice; Budget

On Committee agenda - Community Affairs, 10/19/11, 9:00 am, 412 K

VOTE HISTORY: 6 Yeas , 0 Nays

Reference to Criminal Justice removed; Remaining reference: Budget

Reference to Criminal Justice added; Remaining references: Criminal Justice, Budget

Died in Criminal Justice