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Journal of the House of Representatives of the session of ..
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Title: Journal of the House of Representatives of the session of ..
Alternate Title: Journal of the House of Representatives, State of Florida
Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Florida of the session of ..
Physical Description: v. : ; 23-32 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida -- Legislature. -- House of Representatives
Publisher: State Printer
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Creation Date: April 1978
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Subjects / Keywords: Legislative journals -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Politics and government -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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General Note: Description based on: 1907.
Funding: Digitized for the Florida House of Representatives, the Office of the Clerk.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Florida House of Representatives. Office of the Clerk.
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 Related Items
Preceded by: Journal of proceedings of the House of Representatives of the Legislature of the State of Florida
Succeeded by: Journal of the Florida House of Representatives

Table of Contents
    Title Page
        Page 1
    Members of the House of Representatives
        Page ii
        Page iii
    April 1978
        Tuesday, April 4
            Page 1
            Page 2
            Page 3
            Page 4
            Page 5
            Page 6
            Page 7
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        Wednesday, April 5
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        Thursday, April 6
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        Friday, April 7
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        Monday, April 10
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        Tuesday, April 11
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        Wednesday, April 12
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        Thursday, April 13
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        Friday, April 14
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        Monday, April 17
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        Tuesday, April 18
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        Wednesday, April 19
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        Thursday, April 20
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        Friday, April 21
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        Monday, April 24
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        Wednesday, April 26
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        Thursday, April 27
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    May 1978
        Monday, May 1
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        Tuesday, May 2
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        Wednesday, May 3
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        Thursday, May 4
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        Friday, May 5
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        Monday, May 8
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        Tuesday, May 9
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        Wednesday, May 10
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        Thursday, May 11
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        Friday, May 12
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        Monday, May 15
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        Tuesday, May 16
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        Wednesday, May 17
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        Friday, May 19
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        Monday, May 22
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        Tuesday, May 23
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        Wednesday, May 24
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        Members of the House, Bills Sponsored, and Committee Assignments
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Full Text


Journa



I



of the

House of Representatives



SECOND



REGULAR SESSION



of the



FIFTH LEGISLATURE
[under the Constitution as Revised in 1968]



APRIL 4 through JUNE 2,



1978



[Including a record of transmittal of Acts subsequent to sine die adjournment]








MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
[Democrats in Roman (93); Republicans in Italic (27)]

District



District



Part of Escambia
1 Grover C. Robinson, III, Pensacola
2 Thomas R. "Tom" Patterson, Pensacola
3 Clyde H. "Jack" Hagler, Pensacola
Okaloosa, parts of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton
4 Edmond M. "Ed" Fortune, Pace
5 J. G. "Jerry" Melvin, Fort Walton Beach
6 James G. Ward, Fort Walton Beach
Holmes, parts of Jackson, Walton, Washington
7 Wayne Mixson, Marianna
Parts of Bay, Walton, Washington
8 Earl Hutto, Panama City
Calhoun, Gulf, parts of Bay, Gadsden, Jackson, Liberty
9 William J. "Billy Joe" Rish, Port St. Joe
Franklin, parts of Gadsden, Jefferson, Liberty,
Taylor, Wakulla
10 James Harold Thompson, Quincy
Leon, parts of Jefferson, Madison, Wakulla
11 Donald L. Tucker, Tallahassee
12 Herbert F. "Herb" Morgan, Tallahassee
Columbia, Hamilton, parts of Madison, Suwannee
13 Wayne Hollingsworth, Lake City
Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Levy, parts of
Hernando, Marion, Suwannee, Taylor
14 Gene Hodges, Cedar Key
Baker, Nassau, parts of Duval, Union
15 George Crady, Yulee
(Elected September 27, 1977)
Part of Duval
16 Arnett E. Girardeau, D.D.S., Jacksonville
17 John R. Forbes, Jacksonville
18 John W. Lewis, Jacksonville
19 Eric B. Smith, Jacksonville
20 Carl Ogden, Jacksonville
21 Thomas L. "Tommy" Hazouri, Jacksonville
22 Steve Pajcic, Jacksonville
23 R. Earl Dixon, Jacksonville
24 Ander Crenshaw, Jacksonville
Bradford, Clay, part of St. Johns
25 Frank Williams, Starke
Alachua, parts of Marion, Putnam, Union
26 Sidney "Sid" Martin, Hawthorne
27 William C. "Bill" Andrews, Gainesville
Parts of Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns
28 A. H. "Gus" Craig, St. Augustine
Volusia, part of Flagler
29 William R. "Bill" Conway, Ormond Beach



30 Samuel P. Bell, III, Daytona Beach
31 J. Hyatt Brown, Ormond Beach
Parts of Lake, Marion
32 Wayne C. McCall, D.D.S., Ocala
Parts of Orange, Seminole
33 Bob Hattaway, Altamonte Springs
Parts of Lake, Marion, Seminole
34 Vince Fechtel, Jr., Leesburg
Parts of Lake, Marion, Sumter
35 Richard H. "Dick" Langley, Clermont
Parts of Hernando, Pasco, Polk, Sumter
36 John R. Culbreath, Brooksville
Parts of Pasco, Pinellas
37 Ronald R. "Ron" Richmond, New Port Richey
Part of Orange
38 Lawrence R. "Larry" Kirkwood, Winter Park
39 John L. Mica, Winter Park
40 W. E. "Bill" Fulford, Orlando
41 Fran Carlton, Orlando
42 Toni Jennings, Orlando
43 Dick J. Batchelor, Orlando
Parts of Brevard, Orange, Seminole
44 David L. "Dave" Barrett, Indialantic
45 Clark Maxwell, Jr., Melbourne
46 Marilyn Bailey Evans, Melbourne
47 C. William "Bill" Nelson, Melbourne
Indian River, parts of Brevard, Okeechobee, Osceola,
St. Lucie
48 R. Dale Patchett, Vero Beach
Parts of Highlands, Osceola, Polk
49 Robert B. "Bob" Crawford, Winter Haven
50 Beverly B. Burnsed, Lakeland
51 Gene Ready, Lakeland
52 C. Fred Jones, Auburndale
Part of Pinellas
53 Mary R. Grizzle, Clearwater
54 S. Curtis "Curt" Kiser, Palm Harbor
55 Tom R. Moore, Clearwater
56 Betty Easley, Largo
57 Dennis McDonald, St. Petersburg
58 George F. Hieber, II, St. Petersburg
59 Don Poindexter, St. Petersburg
60 T. M. "Tom" Woodruff, St. Petersburg
61 Dorothy Eaton Sample, St. Petersburg
Parts of Hillsborough, Polk
62 James L. "Jim" Redman, Plant City







District



63 John L. Ryals, Brandon
64 R. Ed Blackburn, Jr., Temple Terrace
65 James S. "Trooper Jim" Foster, Tampa
Part of Hillsborough
66 H. Lee Moffitt, Tampa
67 Pat Frank, Tampa
68 Richard S. "Dick" Hodes, M.D., Tampa
69 George H. Sheldon, Tampa
70 Helen Gordon Davis, Tampa
Hardee, parts of Manatee, Sarasota
71 Ralph H. Haben, Jr., Palmetto
72 Patrick K. "Pat" Neal, Bradenton
Parts of Charlotte, Manatee, Sarasota
73 Thomas E. "Tom" Danson, Jr., Sarasota
74 Ted Ewing, Venice
DeSoto, parts of Charlotte, Highlands, Sarasota
75 Frederic H. "Fred" Burrall, Port Charlotte
Parts of Martin, St. Lucie
76 K. Dale Cassens, Fort Pierce
Parts of Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach:
77 William J. "Bill" Taylor, Tequesta
Parts of Broward, Palm Beach
78 Donald F. "Don" Hazelton, West Palm Beach
79 Reid Moore, Jr., Palm Beach
80 William G. "Bill" James, Delray Beach
81 Edward J. "Ed" Healey, West Palm Beach
82 John J. Considine, III, West Palm Beach
83 Thomas F. "Tom" Lewis, North Palm Beach

Part of Broward
84 Van B. Poole, Fort Lauderdale
85 Terence T. "Terry" O'Malley, Hallandale
86 Linda C. Cox, Lauderhill
87 Stephen James "Steve" Warner, Pompano Beach
88 Tom Gustafson, Fort Lauderdale



District
Collier, Glades, parts of Hendry, Highlands, Lee
89 Mary Ellen Hawkins, Naples
Parts of Charlotte, Hendry, Lee
90 Franklin B. Mann, Fort Myers
91 Hugh Paul Nuckolls, Fort Myers
Parts of Broward, Dade
92 Tom McPherson, Fort Lauderdale
93 Harold J. Dyer, Hollywood
94 John Adams, Hollywood
95 Walter C. "Walt" Young, Pembroke Pines
96 Charles W. "Charlie" Boyd, Hollywood
97 David J. Lehman, M.D., Hollywood
Part of Dade
98 Elaine Gordon, North Miami
99 Barry Kutun, Miami Beach
100 Elaine Bloom, North Miami Beach
101 Paul B. Steinberg, Miami Beach
102 Gwen Margolis, North Miami
103 Alan S. Becker, North Miami Beach
104 William H. "Bill" Lockward, Miami Lakes
105 Joe Lang Kershaw, Miami
106 Gwendolyn Sawyer "Gwen" Cherry, Miami
107 A. M. "Tony" Fontana, Miami Lakes
108 John Allen Hill, Miami Lakes
109 Joseph M. "Joe" Gersten, Miami
110 Roberta Fox, Miami
111 C. Thomas "Tom" Gallagher, III, Coconut Grove
112 Barry Richard, Miami
113 William E. "Bill" Sadowski, Miami
114 Robert C. "Bob" Hector, Miami
115 James F. "Jim" Eckhart, Miami
116 Robert W. "Bob" McKnight, Miami
117 Charles C. "Charlie" Papy, Jr., Miami
118 John Cyril Malloy, Miami
119 Hugo Black, III, Miami
Monroe, part of Dade
120 Joe Allen, Key West



OFFICERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES



Speaker-Donald L. Tucker



Clerk-Allen Morris



Sergeant at Arms-Wayne Westmark



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Speaker pro tempore-John L. Ryals















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CHouse of Represeqitatives



Tuesday, April 4, 1978


Journal of the House of Representatives for the Second Regular Session of the Fifth Legislature convened
under the Constitution as Revised in 1968, begun and held at the new Capitol in the City of Tallahassee in
the State of Florida, on Tuesday, April 4, 1978, being the day fixed by the Constitution for the purpose.



Present were the following officers chosen at the Organiza-
tion Session of November 16, 1976: Donald L. Tucker, Speaker;
Allen Morris, Clerk; and Wayne Westmark, Sergeant at Arms.
Absent because of the illness of his wife, John L. Ryals, Speaker
pro tempore.

The House was called to order by the Speaker at 10:00 a.m.

The following Members were recorded present:



Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing
Fechtel
Fontana
Forbes
Fortune
Foster
Fox
Frank
Fulford
Gallagher
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Grizzle
Gustafson
Haben
Hagler
Hattaway
Hawkins
Hazelton
Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hill
Hodes
Hodges



Hollingsworth
Hutto
James
Jennings
Jones
Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Langley
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T.
Lockward
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Maxwell
McCall
McDonald
McKnight
McPherson
Melvin
Mica
Mixson
Moffitt
Moore, R.
Moore, T.
Morgan
Neal



Nelson
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic
Papy
Patchett
Patterson
Poindexter
Poole
Ready
Redman
Richard
Richmond
Rish
Robinson
Sadowski
Sample
Sheldon
Smith
Steinberg
Taylor
Thompson
Ward
Warner
Williams
Woodruff
Young



Excused: Representatives Malloy and Ryals



A quorum was present.



Prayer

Prayer by Bishop Steven Campora, Tallahassee Second Ward,
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints:
Our dear Father in Heaven, we are indeed grateful for
this opportunity to gather at the beginning of this Florida
House of Representatives legislative session. We are thank-
ful for this form of government we have, grateful for a
chosen land and this chosen government which we have. We
are thankful for a wonderful state. We pray that Thy
spirit might be with those Members of the House through-
out this entire session, that they might be blessed with



good health and good strength to carry out the arduous
schedule that is required of them as they go forth to rep-
resent us, the people. We pray that they might be blessed
with powers of discernment; that they might be able
to recognize what is best for the people of Florida as a
whole; that they might go forth as our leaders to help us
work together to make this state a great state in our won-
derful United States. We ask Thy blessings to be upon this
House and Thy Spirit to be present here and we do it in
the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.

Pledge
The Members pledged allegiance to the Flag led by the fol-
lowing State Commanders of veteran organizations or their
representatives: Commander Paul Calhoun, Veterans of Foreign
Wars; Commander Lester Pittman, Disabled American Vet-
erans; Commander George Derrick, American Legion; Com-
mander Frederick Tonnemacker, AMVETS; Mr. George Snyder,
Paralyzed Veterans Association of Florida; and CWO James
Rodgers, Reserve Officer Association.

Journal
The Journal of December 13, 1977 was approved.

Introduction of House Physicians
The Speaker introduced Dr. George S. Palmer and Dr. Millard
M. Roberts, both of Tallahassee, who are serving in the Clinic
today.

Communications

Governor Reubin O'D. Askew advised that he desired to ad-
dress the Legislature in Joint Session at 11:00 a.m. today.

Introduction of House Concurrent Resolution

On motion by Mr. Craig, the rules were waived for the intro-
duction and consideration of a concurrent resolution.

By Representative Craig-
HCR 1-Or.-A concurrent resolution providing that the
House of Representatives and Senate convene in joint session
for the purpose of receiving a message from the Governor.
WHEREAS, His Excellency, Governor Reubin O'D. Askew,
has expressed a desire to address the Legislature in Joint Ses-
sion; NOW, THEREFORE,
Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the State
of Florida, the Senate Concurring:
That the House of Representatives and the Senate convene
in Joint Session in the chamber of the House of Representa-
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The Chair
Adams
Allen
Andrews
Barrett
Batchelor
Becker
Bell
Black
Blackburn
Bloom
Boyd
Brown
Burnsed
Burrall
Carlton
Cassens
Cherry
Considine
Conway
Cox
Crady
Craig
Crawford
Crenshaw
Culbreath
Danson
Davis
Dixon
Dyer









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tives at 10:50 a.m. this day, April 4, 1978, for the purpose of
receiving the Message of the Governor.
-was read the first time by title. On motions by Mr. Craig,
the rules were waived and the concurrent resolution was read
the second time in full, adopted and under the rule immediately
certified to the Senate.

Remarks by Speaker Tucker
The Speaker addressed the House with the following re-
marks:
It is really a delight to address you today as your Lame
Duck Speaker. (laughter) Dick Clark, a former Member of
the House, put it in the proper perspective when he said that
upon the designation of my successor, it was like putting a
tap in my leg and all my power drained out. So, it's with deep
humility that I come before you today.
There are a few standard remarks that I want to make to
you. I make them to you every session and I wouldn't want
to miss this session. You know, I try to explain to all of you
that we don't really have to pass any legislation in order to
be successful. There are many people in our state-I'll bet if
we took a vote, the majority would vote that we don't do any-
thing. The only responsible thing that has to be done is to pass
the appropriations bill. I'm going to make those remarks once
again to you.
During the session an atmosphere pervades Tallahassee that
is almost circus-like. It's a heady atmosphere and things take
on a significance far beyond their actual significance. Many
matters become urgent and matters of life and death if they
aren't passed. So I would hope that you would take advantage
during the session, every weekend that you can, of the op-
portunity to go home and visit with your constituents and try
and knock the cobwebs out of your head, so that during this
session these things won't become so significant to us that
we lose our perspective of who we are and where we are and
what's really important. (applause)
I meant to do this earlier but I just noticed his empty seat
there. Representative Ryals is not with us today because his
wife is ill. And so we might remember her in our prayers today
and certainly excuse him because I understand his absence.
This is an historical occasion today. This is our first session
in this beautiful new Capitol and I hope that the dedication
that was given to it and the prayers offered at that dedication
that things that are done here will be as lofty as the building
itself, come true.
This is my last time to address you in an opening session. I'm
not promising that I won't talk to you from time to time dur-
ing the session as the need arises and as correction seems nec-
essary. But in my first address to the Legislature in 1975, I
promised that we would have the appropriations bill before the
House at the beginning of the second month of our legisla-
tive session. This is one of the most forward-moving things
that we have done in the last three years. This year we'll do
it again. I want to compliment Mr. Fortune and his committee
for the outstanding work they have done in preparing an ap-
propriations bill that could receive the type of consideration
that it deserves and would not be ill-considered at the last
waning moments at the end of a sixty day session. This year
the Senate President has indicated that they will bring their
bill out at the same time. And he has even indicated that they



would like to finish early and perhaps adjourn prior to the
constitutional sixty day period. There's nothing wrong with
that and I support it and, if they are serious about it, we'll
do it. You know, we adjourned a day and a half early my
first session and would have gotten out earlier than that ex-



IE



Perhaps some of our counties and school districts are too small
to properly utilize the people's tax money and efficiently run
the school districts and the counties. The Legislature has within
itself the constitutional authority to change county boundaries



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cept that President Barron had two things that he had to
have and we gave him and would have given him earlier if he
had just told us what they were. (laughter)
This is the last year that the Legislature will prepare an
annual budget. So from now on the budget will be for two
year periods and it will require heavier consideration on your
part as you will not have the opportunity every year to re-
view, as you now have, the activities of the previous year.
While I praise the Appropriations Committee, I also want to
ask them to be cautious and remember that-I hope they'll do
this-that they will not try to reorganize state government in
the appropriations process and leave it alone unless it's sent
to them from another committee.
The Governor in his remarks to you today may advocate
that the state provide for collective bargaining for farm work-
ers. I believe he'll say that. The Governor and I share a belief
that the federal government should remove the exemption for
farm labor from under the National Labor Relations Act. From
that point, we disagree. I do not believe that the State Legis-
lature should provide for the State of Florida to involve itself
in collective bargaining in the private sector. And I would urge
that we send a resolution to Congress and that we work through
our national legislative organizations to encourage the Con-
gress to assume the responsibility that is rightfully theirs to
include within the National Labor Relations Act a provision
for resolving the differences between the farmers and farm
workers.

Now I want to talk about insurance. I don't believe that any-
body in the State of Florida knows the answer to the auto-
mobile liability insurance problem. We've addressed it for the
last three years and I haven't noticed any significant improve-
ment in the insurance situation. Unless you have something
that you are willing to represent to this Legislature as a solu-
tion to the problem, then I urge you to leave it alone. On the
other hand, I think we owe it to the people of the State of
Florida to expose the unfairness of the so-called FAIR Amend-
ment that is being offered by the man whose responsibility it
really is in this State to regulate the insurance industry so
the people in Florida won't be tricked into giving up their
rights for some pie-in-the-sky promise to reduce insurance rates.
(applause) Let me tell you what the FAIR Amendment is
really, and if it's fair then it escapes me. It says you can't
collect for pain and suffering and in their propaganda, in try-
ing to mislead the people, they refer to that as speculative
damages, because speculative is a bad word. What it really
means is this: it means that if you're walking across the street
minding your own business and some drunk runs through the
red light and runs into you and, as a result of that, you lose
your two legs, the rest of your life when you get out of bed
and you try to sit down at the table and you look down and
see two vacant legs, the reason you didn't get any compensa-
tion for those legs is because, under their definition, that's
pain and suffering and that is speculative damages. You weren't
doing anything wrong but you relinquish your right to be com-
pensated at all for the loss of those legs. And if that's fair,
then I don't understand what fairness is. So I think the people
of Florida need to be told that, rather than signing petitions
when someone says "Are you interested in reducing automo-
bile insurance rates?" and you say "Yes" and they say "Sign
here." And that's the way those petitions are gathered.

Now I think that we should reexamine our county structure
and I know a lot of you are going to question me on that.









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at will. My home county of Wakulla was carved out of Leon
County. There's nothing wrong with combining it with another
one if the Legislature sees fit. You may not agree with me
and I don't intend for you to agree with everything I say, but
I think you ought to look into it and examine it.
Then I think we ought to repeal the law that provides for
the automatic escalation of county officials salaries. And they
should stand to be considered every legislative appropriations
period just like every other employee in state government. (ap-
plause) They won't like that but they're getting paid far be-
yond the services that they're rendering to the point that in
my own county here they are receiving more than a member
of the Legislature. That'll give them something to say-that
they're worth more, but they're not.
I want to praise our Chairman of the Corrections, Proba-
tion & Parole Committee, Don Hazelton, for the outstanding
work that he and his committee have done. Their reports have
created serious concern about the operation of the Probation
and Parole Commission. Those reports have raised much broad-
er questions involving the effectiveness of the entire process
of sentencing and parole in Florida. I am convinced that Flor-
ida's intolerably high crime rate is directly related to the fail-
ure of the current system. I have discussed this matter with
President Brantley and we are in agreement that complete
review of our sentencing and parole process must be a major
priority in 1978. (applause) Consequently, we have agreed to
appoint a Joint Select Committee on Punishment and Parole
to thoroughly review the present system and recommend cor-
rective legislation. Tomorrow the President and I will announce
our appointees.
Now a new little goodie that I think we ought to consider
which probably won't be accepted by all of you. I think we ought
to have a new police agency. I don't mean a state police. I
think we ought to take the Florida Highway Patrol out from
under the Department of Highway Safety and transfer the
Marine Patrol, the Game & Fish Commission's enforcement of-
ficers, the officers of the PSC and the officers of the Beverage
Division into that agency and they ought to be under the di-
rection of Colonel Beach as the Chief Law Enforcement Officer
to handle those matters. What that will do will put them all
in the same color automobile. Then when they drive the high-
ways, you won't drive 90 miles per hour around a Marine Pa-
trolman or one who's assigned to handle Marine Patrol work.
And when a Highway Patrolman is riding down the road and
passes a man with a load of undersized oysters, he won't ig-
nore him. He'll stop and check him out and we'll have better
utilization of our policemen. So this is a matter that I think
you ought to look into. It's an idea whose time has properly
come because I'm for it. (laughter and applause)
Also, I urge your support of the bill recommended by our
Select Committee on Organized Crime to create a separate
crime investigation commission patterned after the legislation
enacted by the Commission of Investigation in the state of
New Jersey which was regarded as being highly successful in
ridding New Jersey of organized crime influence. This Com-
mission is intended to supplement the traditional agencies of
law enforcement. It is not intended to preclude other law en-
forcement agencies or investigatory bodies from engaging in
organized crime prevention and control efforts.
Now, for the life of me, I cannot understand why some poli-
ticians and pressure groups in this state are complaining about
the high school test we require to receive a diploma. (applause)
What value is that diploma if it doesn't indicate that the child
has the basic skills to merit it. Rather than complain about



the results of the test and try and defer its implementation,
we should really be concerned about insuring that every effort



is made for remedial steps to qualify those children who failed
the exam initially to successfully complete it and earn their
high school diploma. (applause) Our children should be given
every tool to help them to compete in society. I have very
little patience with individuals or groups who would use our
children as propaganda pawns to promote their personal politi-
cal aggrandizement. They ought to be ashamed.

We also ought to test teachers for competency. We aban-
doned the National Teachers Exam of years ago because we
were sold on the idea that it wasn't relevant to good teaching,
but I believe, and many share this belief, that the quality of
education in Florida has steadily deteriorated since its abolition.
This may be only coincidental but it certainly deserves our
sincere consideration. The continuing contract is outdated now
that collective bargaining is available. The unions and the
courts monitor the fairness of dismissal so that job security
is no longer an issue. Besides, we ought to provide a mechanism
to dismiss incompetent teachers and reward those who merit
a pay increase because of their extra effort and skill. (applause)
Representatives Elaine Bloom and Clark Maxwell are prime
sponsors of a bill that addresses these issues and I urge you
to give that bill your close attention.
Now we need to attract business and industry to broaden
our economic base. Florida's economy is like a three-legged
stool-it rests on the legs of agriculture, tourism, and con-
struction. During our recent depression the construction in-
dustry failed in Florida, faltered to the point that the stool was
tipped over, and we had the highest rate of unemployment of
any state in this nation to the extent that some counties on the
lower west coast of this state had unemployment in the area of
15-20% and in our largest county in the state in the construction
industry itself unemployment exceeded 40%. We have twice
the national average of people involved per capital in the con-
struction industry and we have one-half the national average of
people involved in manufacturing. We need to do something to
attract industry into the state and we need to be fair to the
industries that are already located in this state. There will be
offered this session many tax relief proposals, some of which
I'll support and some I won't. But I would urge you, whatever
we do, that we not only try to be fair to industry but that we
are certain that, whatever we do in the form of some tax
relief, will have a positive effect on Florida's economy and will
be beneficial to the people of Florida and will be justified for
that reason. There are some taxes that are unfair. It's unfair
for us, for example, to require an industry to put pollution
control devices on their equipment and then tax them on top of
that requirement. Now, that's just unfair. That doesn't amount
to a lot of money but it amounts to a lot to those industries who
have to do this.
I also hope this session that we will avoid the temptation to
further reorganize the Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services. (applause) Representative Elaine Gordon and Repre-
sentative Earl Dixon are doing a great job in reviewing the
activities of that Department and progress is being made to-
ward carrying out legislative intent. So before we reorganize
our reorganization, let's make sure that the reorganization that
we last reorganized is given an opportunity to work without
further reorganization.

I strongly believe in the waiver of sovereign immunity but
the counties and school boards are wasting hundreds of thou-
sands of dollars on liability insurance. I say waste because in
one small county I represent, they spend $300,000 a year in
insurance premiums and have not had one single claim since
the waiver of sovereign immunity. Let them self-insure and then



let us provide for deferred payments of any judgment until
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include it in their budgets for the following year. In the case
of extra large judgments, grant to the court discretionary au-
thority to permit installment payments over a period of from
three to five years. This will allow those individuals who are
injured through the negligence of the counties to be properly
compensated and yet will be fair to the taxpayers in the
county by not requiring an unfair amendment to their budget
during the current fiscal year.

I still believe the state's pari-mutuel operations could be more
efficiently and effectively dealt with if we had a commission
whose responsibility was solely directed to that industry. I've
advocated that in the past. Our committee has brought that out
but so far it has not received any strong support. I urge you to
look into that. This will be my last year in the legislature.
Every year that industry falls further behind, especially in the
thoroughbred part of the industry and you need to be con-
stantly aware of it and try to do something about it. I believe
that an agency who can direct itself solely to those problems
would be much more effective than one that has to direct its
attention to so many other of the regulated industries in the
state.

The Governor and I were laughing about the press's treatment
yesterday of us who are lame ducks. You know he was re-
elected the first time in history of the State of Florida by the
largest vote for Governor that has ever been granted and the
very next day he was labeled by the press as a lame duck at
the beginning of a second term. You know, they have to sell
newspapers. I don't hold it against them. I like members of the
press really. I kid them a lot and I'd hate to be under the
pressure they're under in having to come up with an article
when there wasn't anything to write about three days a week.
So I understand their problems. They stir up trouble or try to
so they'll have something to write about because there's noth-
ing-can't you see the headline "Tucker Does Nothing This
Week." It just wouldn't sell papers. Or "Brown and Tucker Close
Friends." That just wouldn't sell papers.

The House of Representatives is not going to be caught up
in any power struggle. I'm going to devote my full attention to
this office. I always have. My interests have never been else-
where in spite of press statements to the contrary. And I want
you all to remember this too when you make comments about
your fellow legislators and I hope you won't do that about
people in the House. You can talk about the Senate but don't
talk about the House. What happens is the press, in taking
those juicy tidbits you give them in criticism, ought to dis-
criminate between the good guys and the bad guys and they
just paint you all with the same brush. So you might think
that you help yourself by doing that, but you don't. Instead you
damage us all. They don't know how to isolate you as a good
guy. The public includes you in any negative thoughts about the
Legislature.

Now I want to talk to you-I want to quote to you what I
said the first year I ever addressed the Legislature. I was
looking through my old speeches because I knew they were
jewels, but I wanted to come up with something that I can
repeat to you. I want to read this to you again and I hope you're
going to listen.

"The point I am trying to make is, we are going to be
very careful this session that what we do is important. That (1)
we know what we are doing and (2) that we do it well. I
want to promise you as your Speaker that you have a fair
opportunity to comment, amend, pass or kill every piece of



legislation that comes before this House. I want you to feel
that whatever we do has been done properly; that you have had



your chance to affect that piece of legislation. The people in
this State have given us, individually and collectively, the right
to speak for them. They don't want us, except on very rare
occasions, to send back to them a referendum on matters that
we should determine that they have elected us to determine
for them. I urge you to be cautious in trying to attach a
referendum to a piece of legislation when you don't feel like
making a decision in the sunshine of this chamber."

I feel those remarks are still appropriate today. (applause)

I'm going to continue to be firm and I'm going to continue
to insist on order and decorum in this chamber. By the same
token, I'm going to continue to be fair and bend over back-
wards, if necessary, to insure that every one in this House is
given the opportunity to debate and to be heard when they
desire. I'm going also to insure that this process continues to
move in a slow and orderly fashion so that those Members who
want to know what's going on will only have to listen to insure
that they cast an intelligent vote. (applause)

Many of you haven't had the chance to come by the new
Speaker's office. It looks like a used car lot as you walk in the
front door. But I hope you'll take advantage of that and I
want you to know that, as your Speaker, I'm available to talk
to any one of you at any time. I don't like to read in the news-
paper about my troops and another's troops, about my enemies.
I would hope that you know I hold no animosity toward any one
of you. I hope that we can, in the interests of our State, place
aside any personal differences we have and try and cooperate
together to pass legislation that will help the people of the
state.

I'll be available to talk to anyone at any time about any
matter about which you are concerned. All you need to do is
to come by, drop in, call, whatever you want, and I'll try to be
available to you as much as possible.

We're going to have a good session and it'll be good for the
people of the State of Florida. Godspeed. (applause)

Committee from the Senate

A committee from the Senate, consisting of Senators Winn,
Ware, and Peterson, was received and announced that the
Senate was convened and ready to transact business.

Committee to the Senate

On motion by Mr. Craig, the Speaker appointed Represen-
tatives Rish, Hodges, and James as a committee to notify the
Senate that the House was convened and ready to transact
business. The committee was excused to perform its assign-
ment.

Consideration of HB 1125
On motion by Mr. Craig, the rules were waived to permit
the introduction of HB 1125 and-

By Representative Hawkins-
HB 1125-A bill to be entitled An act relating to County
Water-Sewer District of Collier County; validating the crea-
tion of such district and the bonds heretofore issued by such
district and certain bonds of the district heretofore authorized
but unissued; providing an effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached.



-was read the first time by title and taken up by waiver
of the rules. On motions by Mr. Craig, the rules were further
waived and the bill was read the second time and third time
by title. On passage, the vote was:



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Yeas-114
The Chair
Adams
Allen
Andrews
Barrett
Batchelor
Becker
Bell
Black
Blackburn
Bloom
Boyd
Brown
Burnsed
Burrall
Carlton
Cassens
Cherry
Considine
Conway
Cox
Crady
Craig
Crawford
Crenshaw
Culbreath
Danson
Davis
Dixon
Nays-None
So the bill
Senate.



Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing
Fechtel
Fontana
Forbes
Fortune
Foster
Fox
Frank
Fulford
Gallagher
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Grizzle
Haben
Hagler
Hattaway
Hawkins
Hazelton
Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hill
Hodes



Hollingsworth
Hutto
Jennings
Jones
Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Langley
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T.
Lockward
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Maxwell
McCall
McDonald
McKnight
McPherson
Melvin
Mica
Mixson
Moffitt
Moore, R.
Moore, T.
Morgan
Neal



Nelson
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Papy
Patchett
Patterson
Poindexter
Poole
Ready
Redman
Richard
Richmond
Rish
Robinson
Sadowski
Sample
Sheldon
Smith
Steinberg
Taylor
Thompson
Ward
Warner
Williams
Woodruff
Young



passed and was immediately certified to the



Report of the Committee on Rules & Calendar
The Honorable Donald L. Tucker April 3, 1978
Speaker, House of Representatives
Sir:
Your Committee on Rules & Calendar herewith submits as
the Special and Continuing Order Calendar under Rule 8.15
for Wednesday, April 5, 1978, consideration of the following
bills or their companion measures:
HB 601-Medical Conduct
CS/HB 245-Code of Ethics/Pub. Officers
CS/HB 398-Financial Disclosure
HB 701-Ethics in Government
HB 18-Purchasing
CS/HB 274-Motion Picture Distributors
HB 129-Death Registration
CS/HB 39-Hospitals
HB 36-Community College Employee Records
HB 192-School Depositories
HB 147-Dissolution of Marriage
HB 169-Sickle Cell Trait
HB 224-Gambling
HB 233-Disabled Veterans
HB 25-Boats
HB 617-Legal Holidays
HB 6-Insurance
HB 38-Prostitution
HB 79-Private Property
HB 125-State Agencies
CS/HB 143-Bookmaking
HB 151-Courts
CS/HB 180-Ethics in Government
HB 182-Bingo & Guest Games
HB 183-Abatement of Nuisances
HB 643-State-owned Water Bottoms
HB 267-Fishing Licenses
HB 317-Public Utilities
HB 342-Land Fill Permits
HB 358-Marketing Laws
HB 364-Guardianship
HB 467-County Budget Officer
HB 378-County Annual Budget
HB 733-Imported Pork
HB 829-Motor Vehicles
HM 240-Veterans Regional Office
HM 488-Motor Vehicle Excise Tax
HM 622-Veterans' Medical Facility



HM 7-Jefferson Davis
HM 341-Trade Agreements with Cuba
A quorum of the Committee was present in person, and a
majority of those present agreed to the above Report.
Respectfully submitted,
A. H. "Gus" Craig, Chairman

On motion by Mr. Craig, the rules were waived and the
above report was adopted.

Presentation of Florida Times-Union/Allen Morris Awards

On motion by Mr. Ogden, the rules were waived and the
Speaker appointed Representatives Ogden, Bell, and Moffitt
as a committee to escort Mr. John S. Walters, Vice President
of the Florida Publishing Company and Executive Editor
of the Florida Times-Union to the well for the purpose of
presenting the annual Allen Morris Awards. In his remarks
to the House, Mr. Walters noted that the awards were origi-
nated by Allen Morris, now Clerk of the House. When Dr.
Morris became Clerk, the newspaper agreed to continue the
presentation of these awards, with the stipulation that they
carry his name.
The following were presented plaques symbolizing the
honors voted them in secret balloting by their colleagues in
the 1977 House:
Most Effective Member-J. Hyatt Brown
Runner-up as Most Effective Member-A. H. Craig
Most Effective in Committee-William C. Andrews
Most Effective in Debate-Ralph H. Haben, Jr.
The committee then escorted Mr. Walters from the Chamber.

Presentation of Distinguished Guests
The Speaker presented the Honorable James E. "Nick"
Connor, former President of the Florida Senate and Senator
from the 9th District; and the Honorable Charley E. Johns,
former Governor, President of the Senate, Senator from the
15th District, and Member of the House from Bradford
County.

Messages from the Senate
The Honorable Donald L. Tucker, Speaker
I am directed to inform the House of Representatives that
the Senate has adopted HCR 1-Org.
-and has passed HB 1125
Joe Brown, Secretary
"The concurrent resolution and the bill were ordered en-
rolled.
Recess
At 10:48 a.m. the House stood in informal recess to await
the Joint Session.

Reconvened
The House was called to order by the Speaker at 10:50 a.m.
A quorum was present.

JOINT SESSION
Pursuant to HCR 1-Org., the members of the Senate, escorted
by the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate and the Sergeant at
Arms of the House, were seated in the Chamber.

Arrival of Lieutenant Governor and Cabinet



The Honorable James H. Williams, Lieutenant Governor;
The Honorable Bruce A. Smathers, Secretary of State; The
Honorable Robert L. Shevin, Attorney General; The Honorable
Gerald A. Lewis, Comptroller; The Honorable Bill Gunter,
Treasurer; The Honorable Doyle E. Conner, Commissioner of
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missioner of Education, constituting the Cabinet of the State
of Florida, were escorted into the Chamber by the Sergeant
at Arms of the House and seated.

Arrival of Supreme Court
Chief Justice Ben F. Overton, Mr. Justice James C. Adkins,
Jr., Mr. Justice Joseph A. Boyd, Mr. Justice Arthur J. England,
Jr., Mr. Justice Alan C. Sundberg, Mr. Justice Joseph W.
Hatchett, and Mr. Justice Frederick B. Karl, constituting the
Supreme Court of Florida, were escorted into the Chamber
by the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate and seated.
The Joint Session was called to order by the Speaker at
11:00 a.m.
Following an exchange of personal remarks of friendship and
appreciation, the Speaker presented the gavel to the President
of the Senate, asking him to preside over the Joint Session.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE PRESIDING
A quorum of the Joint Session was declared present.

Prayer
Prayer by Robert R. Morris, Th.M., Director of Chaplaincy
Services, Winter Haven Hospital:
Almighty God, unto Whom all hearts are open, all
desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid, we are
mindful that Thou art God and we are solely human
beings. Enable us to know ourselves for who we are.
Enable us not to think of ourselves more highly than we
ought or more lowly than we deserve. On this day of new
beginning, we are mindful of the implied endings of events.
We know that beginnings have conclusions, as new begin-
nings follow old endings.
We pray for this group of legislative people-deliver
them from an attitude of politics as usual and give them
a sense of freshness and creativity. Remove feelings of
disillusionment and replace them with hope. Enable all
to have a sense of timing and history.
We pray for this group as individuals-give them sturdy
bodies with reasonable health; minds that think and
seek today's answers to today's puzzles; spirits that know
more about understanding and mercy than malice and
revenge. Amen.

Pledge
The Joint Session pledged allegiance to the Flag, led by the
President.

Committee to the Governor
On motion by Ms. Gordon, the President appointed Senators
Lewis, W. D. Childers, and Plante, and on behalf of the Speaker,
appointed Representatives Gordon, Hill, and Thompson as a
joint committee to notify the Governor that the Legislature
had assembled to receive his message.
The committee retired to execute its responsibility.

State Song
The President presented Miss Cheryl Nolan of Bradenton,
Florida's "Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair" for 1978,
who sang the State Song, Stephen Foster's Old Folks at Home.

Presentation of Guests
The President presented his wife, and the wife and mother
of Speaker Tucker, who were seated in the gallery; also, Mrs.
Askew and Mrs. Williams, wives of the Governor and Lt.
Governor, who were seated in the Chamber.
The committee returned escorting His Excellency, Governor
Reubin O'D. Askew.



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Governor's Address
The President presented Governor Askew who, after greeting
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Court, the Cabinet, families and guests, addressed the Joint
Session as follows:

First of all, let me say, Mr. President, I am grateful for
your very kind remarks. Let me begin by congratulating all
the recipients of the various legislative awards. These awards
do not come easily. They represent a tremendous amount of
hard work, and my congratulations in each case to those who
were recognized for their work.

Mr. President and Mr. Speaker, I have heard so much this
week about the three of us as "lame ducks." I thought that
I would share with you that there probably are a lot more
"lame ducks" in this group, only they don't know it yet. The
fact is we're all elected and we're going to be here regardless
of what is written about us. Each one of us is going to do his
job.



Sometimes in the past the press has tried to equate the
effectiveness of any message of mine by the number of rounds
of applause, and sometimes that number hasn't always been
overwhelming. I have not attempted to ever design an address
to the Legislature with the idea of soliciting applause, but
today I want to begin on a different tone by saying first of all,
as the Speaker indicated, that this is the last time you will
have the opportunity to hear from me in Regular Session.

This is a fitting and proper time in the history of our state
to begin a legislative session in the Chambers of the new
Capitol. It has taken over a decade to bring this building to
life. And it has been just over a decade since court-ordered re-
apportionment of the legislature brought a new life to state
government.

In this decade since reapportionment, we have literally
reshaped the face of state government. Florida's Legislature
has been recognized as one of the most independent in the na-
tion. The Judiciary has been remolded and modernized. The
executive branch of government has been substantially re-
organized, and many of Florida's major laws have been com-
pletely recodified.

We have made unprecedented strides in open government and
in financial disclosure and ethics.

The state's role in fiscal support of all programs and the
state budgeting processes have been dramatically improved.

The long list of overdue reforms has been steadily whittled
down in these recent years of dramatic change. And now, of
course, we are left with the less dramatic, but much more im-
portant, job of making all these reforms and innovations work.

That is the challenge for us in the days and years ahead.
And I can say years because I do not foresee another time of
such sweeping and dramatic governmental reshaping as we
have experienced in this decade. I say that not because great
change does not await us in the future-for change is the one
certainty-but I can foresee slower and less sweeping change
in the coming years because of our firm Constitutional re-
forms. Hopefully these measures insure that Florida govern-
ment will never again be so totally beyond the control of the
majority of the people as it had become prior to reapportion-
ment.

So one of the hardest things for the legislative and executive
branches to do in the months and years ahead will be to tend
the systems already created, to make them more effective, to
make them more cost efficient, to see that they can better do
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But we would be telling only half the story of this past
decade if we talk only of governmental reforms.

The average Florida citizens, people who may rarely think
of Tallahassee, can feel the presence of this decade of changes
in every aspect of their daily lives.

Those changes can be felt in the very solid and very real
advances that have been made in consumer protection.

They can be seen in the broad and strong protection that
has been extended to the environment that is so important to
each Floridian-be it parks, beaches, forests or wetlands.

Our progress in tax reform can be felt in the pocketbooks
and wallets of each Floridian. And the progress of economic
development is not only felt in the jobs of the newly employed,
but in the economic boost such growth gives each community.

Nor is there one Floridian who is not daily and directly
affected by this decade's dramatic progress in advancing civil
rights, in improved educational opportunities for everyone from
the youngest to the oldest, or in the great strides we have begun
to make in all of the long-neglected areas of social services
for the needy and afflicted.

We must be honest, of course. For, while we have done much
in recent years, we all are aware that there is much left to do-
both in the remaining number of improvements we must make
in the executive branch-and in an environmental law that af-
fects the most vital area of this state.

I am speaking, of course, of the need to enact a coastal zone
management program. Floridians must understand that if we
adopt a strong and positive program, the environmental gains of
this decade will not come unraveled at the seams in some future
time, but instead will be reaffirmed, strengthened and coor-
dinated.

Much that we have pioneered in Florida is set firmly into law.
But this piece of environmental legislation, the piece that speaks
to the most important, the most valuable and, therefore the
most consistently endangered area of Florida, our coastal areas-
where most of our people live and where most of our tourists
visit-that area, the coastal zone of Florida, stretching for over
a thousand miles from Pensacola down to the Keys and back
up to Fernandina Beach-is facing its great moment of truth.

Certainly we can be proud of our efforts to protect the coastal
regions. We can point to Florida's coastal construction setback
program, to laws which now protect our sensitive estuaries,
marshes and mangroves and areas of critical state concern,
and to regulations which determine the environmental impact
of large developments-before they're approved.

But this needed bill will write into law the specific boundaries
of the areas that must be considered as Florida's coastal zone.
It is my hope that this will give lasting consistency and direction
to the landmark laws we have enacted over this decade of en-
vironmental reform.

This is a desirable program. And, while it is not federally
mandated for us to participate in the program, there are definite
advantages in doing so.

One of the positive gains of enacting such a program would
be that once the federal government approves our coastal zone
program, federal agencies will be required, subject to national
interest, to abide by our definitions and regulations in these



areas. This would apply, for example, to the army corps of
engineers and to federal decisions relating to offshore energy



exploration and production. Oil and gas companies would have
to come to the state, first, with their offshore plans such as
those being proposed off Jacksonville and southwest Florida.
This law will consolidate all coastal management into one
coordinated program without creating new laws or agencies.
This program will not stifle growth or economic use of our
coastal zone. In fact, the law will classify areas for development,
and, thereby, facilitate future site location. This program will
encourage these areas to be developed to the maximum economic
benefit of all citizens while protecting those valuable and en-
dangered areas that we also must have if we are to live in
harmony with nature.
If there is an area of Florida about which the people expect
us to be very firm, and absolutely clear in protecting all our
interests, it is the coastal zone. I will be sending you detailed
recommendations on this program. I feel certain that you will
meet this challenge.
Several major areas of executive organization should be ad-
dressed by the Legislature this session as we continue our efforts
to improve the delivery of government services.
At a time when Florida citizens are burdened with ever-
increasing utility bills, it is the duty of government to assure
that every penny paid for utilities is absolutely justified and
necessary. Therefore, I support and recommend the long-awaited
expansion of the Public Service Commission to a five-member
appointed board and free the Commission from the expense of
statewide elective campaigns and from the potential for undue
influence.
At the same time, we must strengthen substantially the office
of the Public Counsel. The representative of the people must
be able to compete on even terms with the utility companies
when requests are made for rate increases. The counsel must
have access to legal and technical resources which are comparable
to those of his adversaries in rate hearings.

The commission itself should be an adjudicative, decision-
making body. For that reason, the executive director of the com-
mission should be solely responsible for its administration.

Additionally, I do not think the Public Service Commission
should seek to regulate the daily operating details of public
utilities, but I do believe the commission should conduct probing
management and efficiency studies of the utility companies and
then use the results of those studies when considering requests
for rate hikes.

We must seek to assure confidence in the Public Service Com-
mission among consumers as well as among utility investors.
The process of utilities regulation must be fair to all concerned.

Since this issue will be addressed by Constitutional Revision
in November, you may ask why the Legislature should speak
to it early. First, I want to eliminate any uncertainty in the
status of the commission between now and November. Second,
I do not think we need to have the Public Service Commissioners
undertake an expensive and unnecessary campaign for two 1978
seats.

The Legislature must also review those agencies affected by
the Sunset Law this year. In 1976 we promised to review and
phase out unneeded governmental regulation. The time has
come to fulfill that promise. Nine agencies are up for review
this year.



Each administers the rule-making, licensing, examining, in-
vestigative and legal authority for a state licensed occupation.
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portant to the health, welfare and safety of our citizens to
have professional, competent, and honest practitioners.
The state must make certain that our regulatory processes
are objective and fair. To achieve this regulatory goal, the
department should administer the examination, licensing, and
investigative functions. The boards would then be in the proper
role of establishing standards for entry into the profession or
occupation as well as disciplining present members. And since
these are public boards, there should be public participation
through consumer representatives on these boards.
In your review of these agencies you should make certain
that they have not become a captive of the occupation or
profession the state seeks to regulate. You also need to be
sure the licensing power of the state is not being used to
unduly restrict entry into the field and that it does not serve
as a mechanism for controlling prices, does not restrict adver-
tising, or, finally, does not seek to restrict competition. We will
thereby assure ourselves that governmental regulation is both
in the public interest and that it does not unduly restrict our
free enterprise system.
I am aware of the intense lobbying you must sometimes
endure when a special interest group feels that its sole authority
over its own particular area may be loosened.
The promises we made to the people when we passed the
Sunset Law must now be redeemed.
In order to strengthen the Probation and Parole Commission,
I recommend that the Legislature place administrative re-
sponsibilities in a single individual and that the commission
establish regions and rotate the hearing examiners within those
regions to save time and money.
In the past few years I have not supported splitting the
Department of Commerce because I did not want to detract
from our accelerated efforts in economic development. But that
program has now advanced to a point where I can recommend
that reorganization, creating a separate Department of Com-
merce, including two major Divisions of Tourism and Economic
Development, and establishing a separate Department of Labor.
Both departments should be headed by a Secretary appointed
by the Governor. Let me also say clearly, in advance, that under
no circumstances would I find it acceptable to house in the
new Department of Commerce both regulatory and promotional
functions.
I also recommend that the Department of Business Regula-
tion be reorganized, with the department head a Secretary
under the Governor. This will enable us to better pinpoint
executive responsibility just as we have done effectively in the
Department of Environmental Regulation. The Board of Business
Regulation should continue to set racing dates and have ap-
pellate functions in other important areas.
Also, I think you should take a hard look at the other
agencies that are headed by collegial bodies. Here again, we
need to pinpoint administrative responsibility in a single in-
dividual.

Finally, the Pensacola and Youngstown train derailments and
other recent national railroad disasters raise the question of
the adequacy of the public's protection. Railroad traffic is
increasing nationally with many dangerous materials being
transported by rail.
The Legislature should review the state's responsibilities
for monitoring the safety of our railroads. Although this is
clearly a federal responsibility, federal law does allow state



participation. I urge you to explore what role the state may
play to insure more effective inspection and regulation.



I am recommending that this state function be clearly assigned
to the Department of Transportation. I will be sending you some
more specific recommendations in this regard in the very near
future.
Having dealt then with these issues which I hope you will
consider-4that is, our coastal zone environment, and the need
for strengthening executive organization in a number of agen-
cies-I would like to turn briefly to two major issues that I
hope this body will not take up.
The Constitution Revision Commission will, by May 9, dis-
charge its duties as required by the Constitution and will submit
its proposals directly to the people. This event, which will
hereafter happen only five times every century, should be al-
lowed to function in its pure form as approved by the people
in the 1968 Constitution.
The Legislature has broad powers to revise or amend our
State Constitution. These powers have been exercised fre-
quently. But the work of the Revision Commission should not be
confused by competing legislative proposals. The will of the
people in authorizing such a commission must not be frustrated.
The Legislature should not step between the people and the
revision process in this one special year. I am pleased that this
seems to be the growing consensus of many members of this
Legislature-whose leadership appointed approximately half
the members of the Revision Commission.
On the question of governmental ethics, financial disclosure
and the Sunshine Amendment, I think it is vital that we hold
the line at the high standards imposed upon us by an over-
whelming 80 percent of the voters.
The Federal Constitutional challenge with regard to the
privacy issue has been decided in the state's favor in the U. S.
District Court and has been argued before the Circuit Court
of Appeals in New Orleans. We are now awaiting that decision.
Other challenges to the Sunshine Amendment deal with the
forfeiture of retirement, with breach of the public trust, with
representation by a member of the Legislature before a state
agency, and with the powers of the Ethics Commission. Each
of these questions is being litigated in the state courts.
A challenge to the constitutionality of the composition of
the Ethics Commission has recently been decided by the First
District Court of Appeal in favor of the Commission.
I fully expect that the will of the people of Florida respecting
the Sunshine Amendment will be upheld by the courts and I
see no reason to anticipate otherwise.
Unquestionably the Sunshine Amendment envisioned an ap-
propriate extension of financial disclosure provisions beyond
the constitutional officers now covered. However, because of
all the pending law suits, the more prudent course would be
to wait until the suits are decided before we seek to extend it.
The State Comprehensive Plan that I submitted to you is an
executive action document. It is submitted to the Legislature
so that you may have a review of what the executive policy
is in implementing the laws of the state, as well as some
changes in the law that may be necessary.

The executive portions of the state plan are not before the
Legislature for passage, approval or revision. The executive
actions called for in the plan do not attempt in any way to go
beyond existing law. If the plan does contain recommendations
for additional legislation to meet fully the challenge for a com-
prehensive state strategy, then obviously the Legislature should



consider these recommendations. It also requires budgetary ac-
tion to be fully effective.



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If the Legislature disagrees with a proposed executive ac-
tion to implement a policy or goal which has existing legisla-
tive authority there are three courses of action available to you.
First, if the Legislature thinks an action caused by a policy
of the state plan is not based upon a proper interpretation of
the law, it may challenge that executive action and interpre-
tation through its participation in the Administrative Proce-
dures Act.
Second, the Legislature may encourage or discourage pro-
grams through the appropriations function, and I have never
known you to be shy in using this tool.
Finally, you may improve, alter or repeal the laws upon
which the executive action must be based.
Therefore, I encourage you to study the state plan carefully
and to consider its strengths and weaknesses as you write new
laws and appropriate state funds. I also recommend that you
amend chapter 23, the State Planning Act, to eliminate the
artificial distinction between state and executive policy.
The peculiar genius of the state plan is that the Legislature
requires the executive to specifically spell out its goals and
interpretations of law and provides both government and the
people with a method of measuring accomplishment.
Each year, of course, the adoption of the state budget, which
appropriates the money to run government, has been the one
essential piece of legislation that we must adopt. This will be
our last annual budget before we return to biennial budgeting.
I think this budget fairly and adequately meets the needs of
the people of this state for the coming fiscal year, and most
important, it does so without raising taxes.
The total budget I have recommended to you from general
revenue and federal revenue sharing funds is just under three
billion dollars, an increase of over $246-million above last
year. Your task will be to keep this total under $3-billion.
For all funds the total I have recommended is slightly under
$6-billion.
We will be able to meet our budget needs next year without
new taxes because our economy is improving and growing once
again. The economic outlook is generally positive in the vital
areas of real personal income, employment, construction and
retail sales. From the standpoint of sales tax revenue, receipts
in March for February sales are encouraging. Our Revenue
Estimating Conference in April will give a clearer financial
picture.
In the past several years, we have accelerated our efforts
to attract business and industry to Florida and provide jobs for
our people. This is a strong and effective program which is
already showing results and will pay even greater dividends
in the months and years to come.
For the immediate fiscal year ahead, we should continue our
aggressive campaign to attract new business and industry to
Florida and to promote trade and commerce.
It is time, I believe, to expand our office in Brussels from
what has essentially been a consulting arrangement to a true
Florida office with a permanent staff.

My recent trip to the Far East convinces me it is time to
establish a Florida presence in Japan. It would indeed be a wise
and timely move to be on the scene as soon as possible and to
take advantage of the tremendous economic activity that is
going to take place between Japan and the United States in
the next several years.



I recommend both of these steps to this Legislature.



In our trips abroad, the Comptroller and I have found a very
receptive international banking community with strong interest
in Florida as a base for Latin American banking. Your enact-
ment of the International Banking Act last year has dramatically
increased their interest. I think the Comptroller should be
commended in his approach to the implementation of this law.
Our two offices have discussed the possible creation of an
International Free Financial Zone similar to our present Free
Trade Zones in order to encourage further development of
Florida international banking as well as trade.

Working with the Comptroller and Florida banking com-
munity, we hope to present legislation for your consideration
and passage at this session.

I also want to take this opportunity briefly to discuss my
opposition to certain special property tax moratoriums to induce
industry to come to Florida. We do not need artificial incentives
to attract prosperous and stable industry to Florida. We must
not discriminate against existing industry in Florida. And we
must not dilute the tax base of local governments. Above all,
we must not be so presumptuous as to handcuff future genera-
tions in their ability, on the local level, to provide the necessary
services to insure a quality of life that we have long envisioned,
or to permit them to provide for future needs.

I know some of you still favor making certain tax adjust-
ments which you feel would make us even more competitive
in attracting new industry. However, I would caution you to be
sure you pass an appropriations bill which meets the needs of all
citizens and rebuild our working reserves to at least $50-million
before you address the question of tax relief.

The Working Capital Fund is the savings account of state
government-which is essential for meeting the needs of the
state in hard times. It was only the existence of these reserves
in the economic slump of '74 and '75 that allowed us to meet our
financial obligations without having to raise taxes.

If there is then sufficient recurring revenue available, I would
encourage you to look at some relief for our citizens from what
is the most onerous tax in Florida-the Municipal Utilities
Tax-and to consider providing an adjustment of the sales tax
on energy for both new and existing industry. This sales tax
was removed from households in 1972.

These adjustments will have to be made gradually over a
period of years. If we can at least begin this balanced and
equitable tax relief program for our corporate and private
citizens alike, we will have added additional reasons for business
and industry to move to Florida without giving tax incentives
that unbalance our state taxes or overburden the property tax
base of local government.

A great deal is heard about the necessity of competing with
our neighboring southern states that do give some tax incentives
to new industry. That is all well and good, but let us realize
that each of those five neighboring states closest to us also
has both a personal income tax and a sales tax on food. Most
of them also have a sales tax on medicine and household utili-
ties. Florida has none of these consumer taxes, and furthermore,
the people of this state don't want them. In other words, which
of those states do you want to swap tax structures with in
order to provide tax incentives for new industries? How many
of you want to follow their lead and impose a personal income
tax on your people back home, a sales tax on groceries, a sales
tax on medicine, a sales tax on household utilities? Now how
many of you want to do that? I'd like to see you stand so the
people back home can see who you are. Let the record reflect,



Mr. President and Mr. Speaker, that no one stood and a few
people in the back who were standing sat down.



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You might be interested to know what Governor Clifford Finch
of Mississippi said in his state of the state address a year ago
to his legislature, and I quote:
"In personal discussions with heads of major corporations
in all parts of the nation, I have been told repeatedly that cheap
labor and ad valorem tax exemptions do not materially determine
where these companies will locate plants. Therefore, I ask that
you take appropriate steps to discontinue the usual ten-year tax
exemptions for new industry, thus placing present and new
industry on an equal footing."
In other words, should Florida be moving in a direction that
even Mississippi is moving away from?
We need jobs in Florida, and Floridians want businesses and
industries that see the many sound reasons for locating here
and are ready to come to a first-class state as first-class
corporate citizens.

We want to sell Florida, not give it away.

And finally, as we look back over the achievements of the
Governor's Management and Efficiency Commission that have
resulted in more than $50-million in financial benefits, we
find that one of the remaining recommendations is to change
our state printing law, which currently requires that all public
printing be done within the state.

I am convinced this change will result in more competitive
prices for state printing and accordingly I recommend it to you.

While concentrating on developing new industry and com-
merce, Florida must not neglect the health of the two other
pillars of our economy-tourism and agriculture.

Florida had 30 million visitors in 1977. We can do even better.
I am therefore proposing an increase of $1.3-million for our
tourism program. In addition, I am requesting $1-million to
launch a television advertising campaign as recommended by
the Florida Tourism Advisory Council.

This year the farmer's strike calls our attention to the
plight of one of America's most valuable resources-the people
who till our land.

The current fears of farmers are real and cannot be ignored.
The solution to the problem lies primarily with national policy,
and with some international impact. But here in Florida there
are some constructive things we can do for ourselves.

I recommend that you appropriate $1.9-million for the Insti-
tute for Food and Agricultural Sciences for basic research to
study and perfect answers to the impact of foreign imports
on Florida agriculture. Now I recognize that we can only do
so much with a study such as this in trying to single out Flor-
ida. The fact of the matter is, there is not and there has not
been in modern times a thorough study on the national level
of the total impact of imports on our agriculture, and what is
happening to it as a result of that, by the federal government.
So in addition to trying to help us determine more of what we
can do on the state level, we hope that it might also serve as a
catalyst to push the federal government to do what they long
ago should have done.
In addition, part of this money will be for new soil and water
conservation needs, the possibilities of alternative crops and,
most important of all perhaps, to find ways to more efficiently



use energy and reduce energy costs in agriculture.
And let me add here that Florida is highly indebted to U.S.
Senator Dick Stone for his leadership in helping secure addi-
tional sales quotas for Florida citrus in Japan and Taiwan.



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Last year I commended you for your initiative in studying
the problems of farm workers. I want to urge you again to turn
that study into action and to provide a collective bargaining
mechanism through which farm workers can represent them-
selves until the appropriate federal mechanisms have been
provided. I would further recommend that you request congress
to enact appropriate federal law through a legislative memorial.
As you know, more than 60 percent of our general appro-
priation dollar goes each year to education. The amount of state
and federal funds we put into education has grown in the last
six years from $1.2-billion to the current year's $2.5-billion.
This year I am recommending an increase of more than $115-
million in state appropriations. I believe this seven percent in-
crease together with normal growth in local funds, will ade-
quately fund education next year.
Many proponents of increased spending use per capital ex-
penditures, in which Florida ranks low, rather than using per
pupil expenditure data. Florida has the highest percentage of
our population over 65, and the lowest percentage of school
children of any state in the nation.

Therefore, we should not be expected to rank high in edu-
cational expenditures on a total population basis, but we do
rank favorably in expenditures per child. In fact, by using the
most recent available national data, Florida's expenditure per
student in our public school program is 25 percent above the
average of all other states in our region. We remain slightly
below the national average expenditure per student, but Flor-
ida's cost of living has always been substantially below the
national average.
During this decade Florida can be proud of the progress
made in providing an equal educational opportunity for each
child, regardless of where they live. In 1969-70 expenditures,
the county spending the most dollars per pupil spent twice
as much per pupil as the lowest county. Today, there is only
a 26 percent difference between the high and low county, and
much of that is because of real differences in the cost of living
throughout this state.
None of this means that we should be content with the prog-
ress we have made, but we should keep this matter in proper
perspective as we strive to continue to improve the educational
opportunities for our people. We must continue to monitor our
progress, improve our management, and address specific edu-
cational objectives.
One of the most significant things we can do is to fully
fund the Compensatory Education Program. Last year we ap-
propriated $10-million to improve the basic skills of students
with learning deficiencies. This year full funding will be pro-
vided with the additional appropriation of $16.5-million I am
requesting.
For our Community College Program, I am recommending
$195.6-million, an increased $15.3-million, including a special
$2-million maintenance fund to avoid more expensive repairs
and replacements in the future.
I am recommending $325.9-million for Florida's University
System, $16.5-million more than the current fiscal year, ex-
clusive of the amount necessary to keep faculty pay reasonably
competitive. I am also proposing that we continue our efforts
to identify at each state university one area where specific
academic improvements can be made through increased funds.



These quality improvements will be well worth the $2-million
investment.

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attacking organized crime with stronger investigative and
prosecutorial tools, such as a statewide grand jury and a tough
new anti-racketeering and corrupt practices act. As we look
ahead to the important work of the current statewide grand
jury, we will carry forward into the next year the necessity
for additional appropriations. I recommended last year $300,000,
and you recommended, or you appropriated $100,000. Initially
I recommended $300,000 in my message to you. Since that time
I have visited those members of the Organized Crime Coordi-
nating Council and I am convinced of the effective job that
they are doing. I believe for the first time we are marshaling
all the resources of the law enforcement community, with all
the state attorneys participating in law enforcement at each
level to fight organized crime. I therefore am increasing my
appropriations recommendation in this area to $500,000.

I have been impressed with the success of the efforts of the
Organized Crime Coordinating Council composed of five state
attorneys to bring all elements of the law enforcement com-
munity together in this concerted effort. I think we should con-
tinue to support this ongoing program rather than fragment
our efforts at this time by creating a State Commission of In-
vestigation.

In the treatment of convicted felons, Florida has in the last
10 years engaged in a massive overhaul and upgrading of the
facilities and programs of the Department of Offender Re-
habilitation. Last week I visited our new correctional facilities
in Indian River County, and I think the department can demon-
strate that its new regional management approach, the com-
munity correctional centers and the staffing of the probation and
parole officers under the department are all working.

It was a refreshing experience for me to go into a county-
and my friends on the Cabinet can well remember the consterna-
tion of the people of Indian River County, led by just about all
their public officials, against the locating of any penal institution
in their county. But we made that decision, and when that deci-
sion was made, it is as good an example as I have ever seen
of a community and a state agency coming together and doing
a job. We have 287 young felons in that institution, each one
with no prior prison commitment. That community, Vero Beach,
has furnished that institution no less than 200 volunteers. We
have had over 200 religious conversions. We've had substantial
upgrading in education by special training techniques that are
actually bringing up the education of these people. Some of them
have gone as much as three levels in a period of four or five
months by intensive individual training. And these are some
young people who were in for difficult crimes-armed robbery,
burglary, breaking and entering. The fact of the matter is, if
you want to look to an institution that's working, you will find
one of the reasons it's working is that a community that was
solely against its coming there to begin with, once the decision
was made, pitched in and made it work.

The explosive growth of inmate population, institutions, staff
and budget in our correctional program has outpaced the growth
of almost every other area of state government.

Some of the statistics are staggering. The inmate population
has jumped from an average 9,657 in 1971 to nearly 20,000 this
year. During that period, the annual operating budget for cor-
rections increased from $32.3-million to $138.7-million. The cost
of building new prisons and renovating others has reached more
than $167-million.

I think we can take some satisfaction that we have met the
criminal challenge head on, with no wholesale discharge of in-



mates which could have occurred without the positive action we
have taken.



And yet for all that we have invested in this area of criminal
justice, we now estimate that by June 1980, when we will have
nearly 20,000 beds available, the inmate population will be almost
22,000. For this reason, I am recommending you appropriate
$19.3-million for two additional facilities, one of which is a
prison-reception center in South Florida. I believe when you
look at this in depth you will agree that we are in no danger
of being overbuilt with adequate prison facilities because some
of our existing facilities are temporary and others should be
eliminated as soon as possible.
And I would think with this appropriation, and the applica-
tion of the remaining money that was appropriated in the last
session of the Legislature, I believe that we can look forward
to no more large capital outlay for prisons.
Even as we have been sending more and more criminals to
prison, we also want to strengthen our traditional commitment
to the concept of parole.
We have initiated a parole program which allows the state
and the inmate to formally agree to the terms and conditions of
release, frequently including restitution in those terms.
While this is an important step, this approach has its limita-
tions when you talk about trying to negotiate specific agree-
ments with thousands of prisoners.
That is why I am recommending that objective parole criteria
be established before they would be eligible for release, while
still preserving Parole Commission discretion in each case. This
would add a degree of certainty to punishment and would be
another positive step toward improving corrections in Florida.
Last year I strongly recommended that we increase the
criminal penalty for on-track bookmaking from a misdemeanor
to a felony. Once again I urge the passage of this vital bill to
protect the reputation and integrity of our pari-mutuel regula-
tion.
And finally, I want to again challenge you to take up the
very modest 72-hour waiting period for handgun purchases.
This legislation will provide a cooling off period that can
hopefully reduce the passionate killings that cause so much
tragedy in the lives of our people.
The social service needs of Florida citizens are second in
appropriation only to education, and I would like to mention
the success story that is developing at the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services. I will say that a good por-
tion of that success is because this Legislature has had the
wisdom and the strength to insist upon the implementation
of the integrated services delivery system.

Reorganization of the department, however, should be viewed
as only a setting for improvements in the delivery of services
to people in need. The basis for judging these improvements
is in the amount, quality and access to human services in
Florida.

Human services in Florida have become more community
centered, less institutional and more humane. Early in this
decade, Florida began to provide for the rights of the retarded
and the mentally ill. For the retarded, we have implemented
community diagnostic and treatment programs and reduced our
institutional population over 30 percent while nearly doubling
the staff/patient ratio. For the mentally ill, we have imple-
mented community treatment and substantially reduced the
number of patients in our state hospitals where the staff per
patient has more than doubled.



We have begun and already expanded the neonatal intensive
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We have increased family assistance grants.
And, the increased state concern for the elderly in nursing
homes has resulted in the passage of the Omnibus Nursing
Home Reform Act of 1976. A portion of that Act was recently
declared unconstitutional. I urge you to correct the deficiencies
in that Act so we can have an effective and constitutional
rating system.
As you may know the Governor's Management Advisory
Committee completed its study of Health and Rehabilitative
Services. I commend them for their work and I have asked
the department to prepare responses for appropriate action.
Overall, my budget recommendation includes more than $57-
million in increased funding for human services.
Even though we seem to be enjoying a plentiful supply of
petroleum at present, the continued warnings from Washington
and overseas of global petroleum shortfall in the '80s make
it imperative that Florida begin preparing its contingency op-
tions this year. I have already instructed the Department of
Administration to begin developing contingency plans for a
possible time when energy shortfalls occur. Obviously, one ele-
ment of such plan should be the rebuilding of the state's
reserve fund, the Working Capital Fund, as I have previously
recommended.
The Legislature also needs to approve the proposed Energy
Coordination Act of 1978. This Act will give us the necessary
tools to insure that the forward looking state energy policy
that you adopted last year can be speedily implemented.
We also need to approve the bill that will require solar
energy systems to be used in new state buildings wherever
it is cost beneficial and the requirement to consider operating
expenses as well as construction costs in designing new educa-
tional facilities.
While the Public Service Commission has never attempted
to regulate carpools, such regulatory requirements do exist and
should be repealed.
We are all aware that energy will continue to be one of the
major problems that will affect us in the years to come. And
yet since Florida is an energy consuming state with very few
known fossil fuel resources there is relatively little that state
government can do. But we can watch our spending. We can
encourage energy conservation and diversification. We can con-
duct research into alternate energy uses with a heavy emphasis
on our natural assets-the different solar energies and natural
cycles.
The Legislature must lead the way in examining projects,
laws and budgets in the light of their energy consumption and
the probable future. Taken in that light, almost every bill you
consider is an energy bill.
In appropriations I encourage you to approve the $500,000
program for resource recovery, and the $500,000 in state and
federal funds for solar installations in existing state buildings.

The Phosphate Land Reclamation Study Commission has
reviewed the effect of unreclaimed land disturbed by phosphate
mining before 1975. I urge the Legislature to approve the
recommendations of the commission which stress how these
lands can be returned to beneficial uses.
In my budget I recommended significant improvements in the
air quality programs of the Department of Environmental
Regulation and the Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services. These recommendations were made for both environ-



mental and public health reasons and with particular reference
to monitoring of the phosphate industry.



I commend the Legislature for earmarking funds from motor
vehicle license fees for transportation purposes which will
allow us to continue our expanded efforts in road resurfacing,
the repair and replacement of many of our bridges, interstate
construction and mass transit programs such as the $10.1-
million in general revenue I am recommending next year to
assist in the development of the Dade Rapid Transit Project.
I know that there is a significant body of opinion in both
Houses that feels we should refrain from attempting any sub-
stantial change in the automobile insurance system this year and
develop more experience as a result of changes made in the last
few years.
Legislation passed in 1976 and 1977 seems to be providing
some benefits but the picture is far from settled. In spite of this
posture it is very important that we be willing to objectively
look at any suggestion which may be made at this session that
may prove helpful.
Even though many of you have strong differences of opinion
with the State Insurance Commissioner on his initiative pro-
posal to constitutionally prohibit the recovery for pain and
suffering, I would hope that this would not impair the working
relationships between you which could be very important in the
consideration of any other legislative changes in this complex
area.

The Insurance Commissioner and his staff, as well as my
office, stand ready to assist you in any way we can in your
deliberations.
Florida's first no fault insurance law presently requires
higher premiums than any state other than Alaska. This
occurs even when our benefits are not substantially better than
any other state and are only slightly better than other South-
eastern states. The blame for this should not be placed on any
one group, however tempting that may be, but seems to rest
with a lack of clarity in the statute itself.
The primary area where claimants cannot be compensated
without litigation is in measuring the amount of compensation
for permanent and partial disability after maximum medical
improvement. I urge you to review this area and provide for
more certainty and less litigation. There is no reason why we
cannot reduce the premium costs and continue or increase our
present level of benefits.
In light of the recent actuarial report on the need to make
our Employee Retirement Program financially sound, including
proposals to strengthen the Special Risk portion of the plan,
I will be forwarding specific recommendations for your con-
sideration and action.
Client advocacy is a new concept for most state governments.
Basically it means that those who receive services from the
state can have someone to turn to if they feel the agency they
are dealing with is not giving them a fair shake. The number
of such federally mandated programs is growing and we need
to do something about it.

Most recently we had to create a Governor's Commission on
Advocacy for Persons with Developmental Disabilities. We need
to combine this agency with the Human Rights Advocacy Com-
mittee and the Nursing Home Ombudsman Committee, and to
look for other such functions that can also be consolidated.
The fact that we are not taking up the Equal Rights Amend-
ment this session should not be interpreted by anyone as a lack
of commitment by those of us who remain determined that
someday this amendment will be made a part of the United



States Constitution. We look to this year's election to provide
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The funding of the Human Relations Commission that you
created last year is of vital importance not only to those who
bear the burden of discrimination, but to the welfare of Florida
business and industry as well. The mounting legal costs of job
discrimination actions must be channeled into a process that
will prove quick redress to people with discrimination com-
plaints, and at the same time ease the transitions to social
justice for all with a minimum of economic and social damage
to society.
Florida's Human Relations Commission can be an economical,
effective method of solving problems. Its substantially expanded
authority goes into effect July 1. I urge you to give your far-
sighted plan for the Human Relations Commission the money
that will make it work. It is critical that it be properly funded.
Ten years ago today, an American patriot died. The Reverend
Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader who electrified
the nation and led a cause for social justice that was long
overdue, was assassinated.
Dr. King's struggle brought him to our own Saint Augustine.
The people of that community were divided, as were so many
of us in every community. In our hearts some of us resisted
him and some of us marched with him. But none of us was un-
touched by him.
Today, there are few of us who would deny that his cause
was just, or that the segregation laws and customs that he
fought with such passion and eloquence were not unjust. Our
society is emerging from the long night of racial injustice into
a new day of increasing cooperation and harmony, a time when
the problems of racial discrimination are not all solved, but
are open to solution.
Martin Luther King, Jr., stands in the finest tradition of
American patriots, the tradition that says the highest calling of
every citizen is to stand up for what he or she believes is right,
that the greatest duty is to hold the line for an unpopular
cause, to be willing to risk life, fortune and sacred honor in
the non-violent pursuit of liberty and equality for all.
Therefore, I recommend to the Florida Legislature that Janu-
ary 15, the birthday of The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.,
the man from Georgia who made such a difference in the lives
of all Floridians such a short time ago, be made a state
Memorial Day. We all may honor Dr. King today, not only be-
cause he was a civil rights leader for the many black people in
Florida whose civil rights were not being honored in his day,
but because Martin Luther King, Jr., was an American leader
whose life will remain a living lesson in courage and dedication
for all of us for all time.
This is, then, my final charge to the Legislature of Florida.
We have come a long way, you and I, and I think at the end
of this legislative session we can look back on the long path
we have traveled with a certain satisfaction that no other time
in state government is likely to have the chance to deal with
such a massive reshaping of state policy.

I can say this, not only because we have made substantial
progress in reducing the tremendous backlog of neglected gov-
ernmental work, but because we have written constitutional and
institutional reforms into our government that should assure
that never again will the people be denied representative ac-
cess to all the tools of their constitutional government.
In brief, I think we can say that no one will ever again have
to run as fast as we ran in this decade, because hopefully we
have insured that never again will state government be allowed
to fall so far behind.



But that final judgment cannot be written until the end of
this session. I have had the opportunity now to work with



Speaker Tucker for three sessions, and also with President
Brantley for one session. I have worked with both of them and
many of you over many years, and I want to say that from the
time both of these presiding officers were elected, we pledged
cooperation. We have not always agreed, because each one is
entitled to the right of his own position, but we have had coop-
eration and we have had an atmosphere of willingness to work
together to try to solve these problems. I have enjoyed that
working relationship and I look forward to a continued success-
ful working relationship.
Hopefully, you will finish before the final day, but I would
remind you that the key to an early finish is an early start.
Let us work together to make the people proud of us, and
let us, by our work record in these new quarters, set a precedent
that all the generations of legislators and governors-yet-to-come,
will want to follow. Good luck and best wishes.
Following his address, Governor Askew was escorted from the
Chamber by the Committee and the Sergeant at Arms of the
Senate. The members of the Supreme Court, the Lieutenant
Governor, and members of the Cabinet were escorted from the
Chamber by the Sergeants at Arms of the House and Senate.

On motion by Senator W. D. Childers, the Joint Session was
dissolved at 12:18 p.m. and the Senators were escorted from
the Chamber by the Senate Sergeant at Arms.

Reconvened
The House was called to order by the Speaker at 12:20 p.m.

A quorum was present.
On motion by Ms. Gordon the rules were waived and the
Subcommittee on Social and Rehabilitative Services of the Com-
mittee on Health and Rehabilitative Services was given permis-
sion to meet tomorrow.

Presentation of St. Petersburg Times Award
On motion by Mr. Forbes, the rules were waived and the
Speaker appointed Representatives Forbes, Cherry, and Williams
as a committee to escort Mr. Sanford H. Stiles of the St. Peters-
burg Times and The Honorable J. Hyatt Brown to the rostrum.
Following brief remarks by Mr. Stiles, on behalf of the St.
Petersburg Times and those legislative correspondents and news-
paper editors who participated in the poll, Mr. Brown was
presented with a plaque symbolizing his selection as the "Most
Valuable Member" of the 1977 House. The gentlemen were then
escorted from the rostrum.

Waiver of Rule 6.2
On motion by Mr. Jones, Rule 6.2, requiring two days notice
of committee meetings, was waived and Committees and Sub-
committees were given permission to take up bills for con-
sideration at tomorrow's scheduled committee meetings.

Dual References of Bills
At the request of the Speaker, the House consented to the
dual referencing of bills made during the interim and printed in
the Interim Calendar.
Mr. Craig moved that the House adjourn, upon completion of
Introduction and Reference and the receiving of Reports, to
reconvene at 1:15 p.m. tomorrow, which was agreed to.

MR. HODGES IN THE CHAIR

Introduction and Reference



By Representatives Gordon, Adams, Lockward, and Cherry-
HR 1-A resolution by the House of Representatives of the
State of Florida assenting to the ratification of the amendment



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to the United States Constitution proposed by the Congress of
the United States, relating to equal rights for men and women.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Gordon and Adams-
HCR 2-A concurrent resolution ratifying the proposed
amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating
to equal rights for men and women.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Gordon and Adams-
HJR 3-A joint resolution proposing the creation of Section
23 of Article I of the State Constitution, relating to equal
rights.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Gallagher and Lockward-
HB 4-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Metro-
politan Dade County Transit Authority; providing an appro-
priation to compensate the county for its loss of revenue
sustained by overpayment of motor vehicle license taxes on
county buses; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Gallagher-
HB 5-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state govern-
ment; providing definitions; authorizing state departments and
agencies to recruit, train, and accept volunteers for state
service; directing departments and agencies to make certain
rules with respect to volunteers; providing benefits for volun-
teers; requiring state departments and agencies to include infor-
mation on volunteers in their annual reports to the Legislature
and the Governor; requiring departments and agencies to in-
clude volunteer impact statements in budget requests to the
Legislature; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Mixson-
HB 6-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
creating s. 627.7285, Florida Statutes, to provide that the
experience of certain persons associated with operating a vehi-
cle or train as a public conveyance shall not be a factor in
setting their motor vehicle liability insurance rates; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Nuckolls and Hodges--
HM 7-A memorial to the Congress of the United States
urging that the citizenship of Jefferson Davis be restored.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Hazelton--
HB 8-A bill to be entitled An act relating to medical
treatment; providing for execution of a document which author-
izes termination of life-sustaining treatment of a terminally ill



or injured patient in certain circumstances; specifying condi-
tions relative thereto; specifying contents of such documents;
providing immunity for physicians, medical institutions, and
certain employees of such institutions from civil and criminal
liability under certain circumstances; exempting persons com-
plying with this act from the provisions of s. 782.08, Florida
Statutes; providing for revocation of a document authorizing
the termination of sustaining medical treatment; providing



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limiting the levy of ad valorem taxes within certain special
districts and municipal service taxing units to property re-
ceiving municipal services or benefits; providing an effective
date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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certain protections for executors of such documents and for
physicians; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Margolis and Adams-
HB 9-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the municipal
public service tax; amending s. 166.231, Florida Statutes, 1977,
requiring the levy of the tax on certain services at a uniform
rate rather than on a percentage basis; providing the tax bases
therefore; deleting provisions exempting the fuel adjustment
charge on utility service from the tax; exempting the first 250
kilowatt hours of electricity for residential use from the tax;
requiring the passing of the exemption to each individual tenant;
providing a procedure to be used by municipalities in shifting
their tax rate structures; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Hazelton-
HB 10-A bill to be entitled An act relating to search
warrants; amending ss. 933.06 and 933.07, Florida Statutes,
authorizing the issuance of search warrants by oral affidavit
and providing a procedure therefore; amending s. 933.11, Florida
Statutes, conforming provisions relating to the deliverance of
search warrants to such procedure; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Davis-
HB 11-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the dissolution
of marriage; amending s. 61.08, Florida Statutes, specifying
certain factors which the court must consider in determining
a proper award of alimony; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives O'Malley and Margolis-
HB 12-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; repealing section
42 of chapter 77-468, Laws of Florida, eliminating the "Florida
Good Drivers' Incentive Fund" which the department is charged
with administering, which fund provides for an additional $30
penalty for specified moving traffic violations and an additional
$200 penalty for driving while under the influence to be returned
by the department to good drivers in a specified manner;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

HB 13-Withdrawn

By Representatives Thompson, Rish, and Martin-
tB 14-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Retirement System; amending s. 121.051(7), Florida Statutes,
providing that certain cooperative extension personnel holding
appointments by the United States Department of Agriculture
shall not be prohibited from participating in any retirement
or social security program or act administered by the state;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Maxwell-
HB 15-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation;
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By Representative Maxwell-
HB 16-A bill to be entitled An act relating to property
assessments; amending s. 193.085(4), Florida Statutes, directing
the Department of Revenue to submit county railroad property
assessments to the respective county property appraisers not
later than a certain date; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Lockward-
HB 17-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fire pro-
tection; creating s. 633.067, Florida Statutes; requiring that
single-family residences have automatic smoke alarm devices;
providing for enforcement by the State Fire Marshal; providing
penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Melvin-
HB 18-A bill to be entitled An act relating to purchasing;
creating s. 287.057, Florida Statutes; placing certain conditions
upon the purchase of professional and technical services by
the state and its agencies; providing for written agreement
and for methods of billing for such services; providing that
the conditions of this act do not apply to contracts for such
services in effect on the effective date of this act; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Maxwell-
HB 19-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the district
school system; amending s. 230.03(2), Florida Statutes, specify-
ing powers of district school boards; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Lockward-
HB 20-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
government; adding subsection (7) to s. 125.01, Florida Stat-
utes, authorizing county governments to provide, by ordinance,
for the licensing and regulation of multilingual tour guides;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Tourism & Economic Development.

By Representatives Lockward and Adams-
HB 21-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor vehicle
safety equipment inspections; amending s. 325.16, Florida Stat-
utes; providing that a motor vehicle which fails the safety
equipment inspection may be reinspected one time within 30
days at any safety equipment inspection station without addi-
tional charge; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Lockward--
HB 22-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
exemption; amending s. 196.131, Florida Statutes, extending the
filing date for homestead exemption claims for persons ill or
out of the state during the filing period; amending s. 196.151,
Florida Statutes, conforming provisions relating to procedures
for the approval or refusal of claims; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

HB 23-Withdrawn



HB 24--Withdrawn



By Representative Hill-
HB 25-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regulation
of boats; amending s. 371.68, Florida Statutes, providing that
violations of certain boating safety regulations are noncriminal
violations rather than second degree misdemeanors; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Cox-
HB 26-A bill to be entitled An act relating to employment;
creating the "Wage Payment and Collection Law"; providing
definitions; requiring employers to pay wages due to all em-
ployees on designated paydays; requiring employers to notify
employees of such paydays; providing criteria with respect to
employees who are separated from the payroll before payday
and providing special criteria applicable to industrial disputes;
requiring the unconditional payment of wages conceded to be
due; providing that the act may not be waived by agreement;
providing for the enforcement of the act by the director of the
Division of Labor of the Department of Commerce; providing
for a notice to employers when wage claims are made; pro-
viding penalties; providing for liquidated damage and civil
remedies; providing for reciprocal agreements; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representatives Cox and Adams-
HB 27-A bill to be entitled An act relating to optometry;
amending s. 463.11(2), Florida Statutes, relating to revocation
of certificates, to redefine "unprofessional conduct"; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Cox, Sadowski, Craig, Adams, Hazouri,
Cherry, Fontana, Warner, Davis, Healey, Sheldon, Fox, Dyer,
Mixson, Mica, Poindexter, Ready, O'Malley, Allen, Black,
Ewing, and Young-
HB 28-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; adding sub-
section (11) to s. 20.30, Florida Statutes, as amended by
chapter 77-115, Laws of Florida, requiring the Governor to
appoint a public member to each examining and licensing board
under the Division of Professions and the Division of Occupa-
tions; providing an exception; providing an effective date.

-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representatives Cox and Adams-
HB 29-A bill to be entitled An act relating to optometry;
amending s. 463.14(1), Florida Statutes, relating to unlawful
advertising, to permit the offering of discounts and the adver-
tising of price and credit terms for certain optometric products;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Cox and Adams-
HB 30-A bill to be entitled An act relating to firemen;
amending s. 112.191(2)(a), Florida Statutes, relating to eligi-
bility of firemen for death benefits, extending from 180 days
to 1 year the specified period within which death must occur
after an injury is received; providing for purchase of insurance
through the Department of General Services by any employer;
providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.



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By Representatives Cox and Adams-
HB 31-A bill to be entitled An act relating to general labor
regulations; creating s. 448.08, Florida Statutes, requiring em-
ployers to furnish discharged employees, in writing, with the
grounds for discharge; providing for mediation in cases where
there is a dispute with respect to an employee's discharge;
providing for the inclusion of the mediator's findings in a
discharged employee's personnel record under certain circum-
stances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Cox-
HB 32-A bill to be entitled An act relating to dentistry;
creating s. 466.235, Florida Statutes, requiring dentists to sub-
mit itemized statements to patients under certain circumstances;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Cox and Adams-
HB 33-A bill to be entitled An act relating to landlord and
tenant; adding a new subsection (7) to s. 83.49, Florida Stat-
utes; requiring certain residential landlords to file an amount
with the clerk of the court when sued with respect to a
security deposit or advanced rent; providing for the immediate
payment by the clerk of certain judgments in favor of the
tenant; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Patterson and Margolis-
HB 34-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; repealing section
42 of chapter 77-468, Laws of Florida, eliminating the "Florida
Good Drivers' Incentive Fund" which the department is charged
with administering, which fund provides for an additional $30
penalty for specified moving traffic violations and an additional
$200 penalty for driving while under the influence to be re-
turned by the department to good drivers in a specified manner;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Maxwell-
HB 35-A bill to be entitled An act relating to group
insurance for public officers and employees; amending s. 112.-
0801, Florida Statutes, authorizing community colleges which
provide group insurance plans for employees to continue such
coverage with respect to retired employees under certain cir-
cumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representatives Maxwell and Burnsed--
HB 36-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
college employee records; amending s. 230.7591, Florida Stat-
utes; directing the State Board of Education to promulgate
certain rules relating to limited access employee records; au-
thorizing a community college president to release information
contained in such records under certain circumstances; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Gordon-



IE



HB 37-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sexual
battery; amending s. 794.011(2), Florida Statutes, reducing the
penalty from a capital felony to a life felony for the com-
mission by an adult of sexual battery upon a person 11 years
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organs of such person in an attempt to commit sexual battery;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Gordon-
HB 38-A bill to be entitled An act relating to prostitution;
amending s. 796.03, Florida Statutes, relating to the procuring
of females under the age of 16 for prostitution, to extend the
application of the law to males under the age of 16 as well;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representatives Gordon, Margolis, and Fox-
HB 39-A bill to be entitled An act relating to hospitals;
requiring each hospital licensed by the state to offer a cytologic
examination for cancer and a breast examination to every
female 18 years of age or over admitted to said hospital;
providing exceptions; requiring each hospital to keep records;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Hill, Margolis, and Cox-
HB 40-A bill to be entitled An act relating to disability
insurance; creating ss. 627.6057 and 627.6617, Florida Statutes,
providing definitions; providing, with respect to individual or
group hospital or medical expense policies or hospital or medi-
cal service plan contracts delivered, issued, or renewed in this
state on or after July 1, 1978, that coverage for reimbursement
for home health care costs must be provided; placing certain
conditions upon reimbursement; authorizing limitations on the
number of home visits for which benefits are payable; provid-
ing a deductible; providing an exception; providing for pay-
ment of benefits where coverage exists under more than one
policy or contract; authorizing certain additional home health
care coverage; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

HB 41-Withdrawn

By Representatives Adams and Warner-
HB 42-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sale of retail
merchandise; creating s. 817.185, Florida Statutes; requiring
that certain merchandise sold at retail in an unassembled con-
dition be so marked on the container; providing a penalty;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Adams, Warner, and Cox-
HB 43-A bill to be entitled An act relating to consumer
protection; creating s. 501.142, Florida Statutes; requiring state-
ments of satisfaction as to the operation or repair of certain
repaired items to be in writing and to contain certain infor-
mation; providing for a customer's right to cancel; providing
limitations; providing that such statements not in compliance
with the provisions of this act are null, void, and of no force
or effect; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.



By Representative Adams-
HB 44-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the State
Officers and Employees Group Insurance Program Law; amend-
ing s. 112.075(7)(a), Florida Statutes; authorizing an increase
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tribution to the payment of premiums for individual coverage;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

HB 45-Withdrawn

By Representatives Adams, Warner, Margolis, and Cox-
HB 46-A bill to be entitled An act relating to escalation
clauses in leases for recreational facilities, land, or other com-
monly used facilities serving condominiums and cooperatives;
amending ss. 718.401(8) and 719.401(8), Florida Statutes, to
prohibit the inclusion or enforcement of escalation clauses in
net leases for recreational facilities, land, or other commonly
used facilities serving condominiums and cooperatives; provid-
ing a definition; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Young-
HB 47-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
authorizing and directing the State Board of Education and
the Board of Regents to establish an institution to be known
as the Florida Open University; providing definitions; amend-
ing s. 239.01, Florida Statutes, which defines the State Uni-
versity System; authorizing the establishment of an adminis-
trative headquarters and learning centers; authorizing the
granting of degrees; authorizing the Florida Open University
to contract for space, for the development and preparation of
courses of instruction, and for testing, counseling, and instruc-
tional services; protecting the right of other state universities
to offer external degree and continuing education programs;
providing for reciprocity of credits; authorizing the Board of
Regents to assess student fees; providing for an annual report
to the Legislature; providing an appropriation; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Young, Adams, and Cox-
HB 48-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
buildings; amending s. 255.254, Florida Statutes, requiring
approval of the Governor and Cabinet prior to construction
of certain state buildings the design of which utilizes an
energy system other than a solar energy system under certain
circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Young-
HB 49-SF-A bill to be entitled A proposal relating to
property rights.
-was read the first time by t title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representatives Foster, Fontana, Craig, Eckhart, McCall,
and Hodes-
HB 50-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor vehicle
traffic accidents; creating ss. 322.51-322.58, Florida Statutes,
to be known as the "Florida Traffic Accident Casualty Act;"
providing definitions; creating the Florida Traffic Accident
Casualty Trust Fund consisting of fees collected for drivers'
licenses to be used to reimburse qualified claimants for actual
losses due to certain traffic accidents occurring in the United
States; providing for the applicability of benefits payable under
this act; providing limitations on recoveries against the fund;
providing for the filing of claims; providing for the appli-
cability of other insurance benefits; providing a detailed pro-



cedure for the award of claims and for appeals therein; pro-
viding a penalty; providing for the powers and duties of the
Division of Driver Licenses of the Department of Highway
Safety and Motor Vehicles with respect to this act; repealing
s. 322.21(1), Florida Statutes, removing the current drivers'
license fee schedule; providing for drivers' license fees based



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By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 57-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Teacher's
Day; creating s. 683.15, Florida Statutes, designating the third



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upon a classification of drivers' licenses; repealing chapter 324,
Florida Statutes, as amended, relating to financial responsi-
bility with respect to damages for liability incurred for certain
automobile accidents; providing legislative intent; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Patterson-
HB 51-A bill to be entitled An act relating to tax sales;
adding subsection (3) to s. 197.256, Florida Statutes; providing
for notice to the guardian of the property of an incompetent
legal titleholder prior to issuance of tax deed; providing for
setting aside of tax deed issued without notice; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives Young and Cox-
HB 52-A bill to be entitled An act relating to supplemental
security income; providing for the enactment of interim assist-
ance payments as provided by federal law; authorizing the
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services to develop
policies and procedures; providing for repayment of assistance;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

HB 53-Withdrawn

By Representatives Ready, Ward, and Hill-
HB 54-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
financing for housing; creating the "Florida Housing Finance
Authority Law"; providing definitions; authorizing the creation
of a housing finance authority by ordinance; providing for the
functioning of such authorities to alleviate a shortage of hous-
ing and capital for investment in housing; providing for mem-
bership, powers, and duties; authorizing a county to exercise
the powers of such authority until members are appointed;
prohibiting members and employees from acquiring or having
certain interests with respect to a qualifying housing develop-
ment; requiring disclosures of interest; providing for removal
of members; authorizing such authorities to make, purchase,
and sell loans for qualifying housing developments; prohibiting
the financing of qualifying housing developments for profit;
authorizing such authorities to issue bonds and limiting sources
from which such bonds are payable; providing for validation
proceedings; providing for remedies of an obligee; exempting
bonds together with income and interest thereon from taxation;
providing severability; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

HB 55-Withdrawn

By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 56--A bill to be entitled An act relating to sale of
works of fine art; providing definitions; requiring that a seller
pay 5 percent of the sales price of a work of fine art to the
artist; providing for transfer of such percentage to the Fine
Arts Council of the Department of State under certain con-
ditions; creating a Fine Arts Trust Fund; providing for use
of such funds by the council if not claimed by the artist;
providing exemptions; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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Friday in May of each year as Teacher's Day; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 58-A bill to be entitled An act realting to anthropoid
or humanoid animals; prohibiting the taking, possessing, harm-
ing, or molesting thereof; providing a penalty; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 59-A bill to be entitled An act relating to interior
designers; creating ss. 467.50-467.58, Florida Statutes; creating
the Florida State Board of Examiners of Interior Designers
within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services;
defining membership, duties, powers, and responsibilities of
the board; providing definitions; requiring examination and
licensing of interior designers; providing for denial, suspension,
and revocation of such license; providing license fees; providing
penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representative Fechtel-
HB 60-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county public
health trusts; amending s. 154.11(1) (o), Florida Statutes, au-
thorizing the board of trustees of each public health trust to
employ independent accountants, rather than certified public
accountants, to analyze records and prepare financial or reve-
nue statements of the board;, deleting the authority of the
board to employ certified public accountants to audit certain
records; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Steinberg, Nuckolls, and Adams-
HB 61-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ancient
motor vehicles; amending s. 325.12, Florida Statutes; providing
that licensed ancient motor vehicles are exempt from safety
equipment inspection requirements; repealing s. 325.18, Florida
Statutes, concerning safety equipment inspection of ancient
automobiles; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Steinberg and Lockward-
HB 62-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
adding subsection (6) to s. 240.052, Florida Statutes, providing
that a dependent child of a police officer as defined in s. 943.10
shall be given a waiver of undergraduate fees if the police
officer was killed in the line of duty; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Grizzle-
HB 63-A bill to be entitled An act relating to saltwater
fisheries and conservation; creating s. 370.24, Florida Statutes,
authorizing all law enforcement agencies in the state to assist
the Division of Marine Resources of the Department of Natural
Resources in the enforcement of laws and rules under the
jurisdiction of the division; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Hollingsworth--



HB 64-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Floree
Marie Williams; providing an appropriation to compensate her



for injuries caused by the negligence of the Department of
Transportation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representatives Gallagher and Fox-
HB 65-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Good Drivers' Incentive Fund; repealing s. 42 of chapter 77-468,
Laws of Florida, which creates the fund and provides for the
imposition of additional fines for moving traffic violations;
providing for the return of moneys collected thereunder and
for the disposition of moneys not so returned; amending s.
320.02(3) (a), Florida Statutes, as created by chapter 77-468,
Laws of Florida, deleting a requirement with regard to uniform
proof of insurance cards to conform to this act; providing
effective dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Sheldon, Warner, Adams, and Cox-
HB 66-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; adding para-
graph (d) to s. 119.07(2), Florida Statutes, providing that
certain records of boards or programs within the department
are public records and open to inspection; repealing s. 455.08,
Florida Statutes, relating to the exemption of such records
from inspection; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Nuckolls and Hodges-
HB 67-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public de-
fenders; creating s. 27.60, Florida Statutes; creating the Florida
Public Defender Coordination Office to be a part of the judicial
branch of state government; designating its powers and duties;
creating an executive committee; authorizing the employment
of an executive director and staff; providing for travel reim-
bursement; authorizing the acceptance of grants; providing an
appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representatives Nuckolls, Hodges, Eckhart, and Cox-
HB 68-A bill to be entitled An act relating to automotive
repair; creating the Automotive Repair Act; providing defini-
tions; providing exemptions; creating a Bureau of Automotive
Repair within the Division of Consumer Services of the Depart-
ment of Agriculture and Consumer Services to administer the
act under the division; providing for the appointment of a
bureau chief; providing for the powers and duties of the direc-
tor of the division; creating the Advisory Board of the Bureau
of Automotive Repair and prescribing duties, etc., thereof;
requiring all automotive repair dealers to be registered and
providing procedures therefore; authorizing the director of the
division to refuse to validate, or to invalidate, registration for
certain acts or omissions; providing duties of automotive repair
dealers; requiring the bureau to design a sign notifying con-
sumers of their rights which must be placed in all dealer
locations; providing for enforcement; authorizing the adoption
of rules along certain lines; creating the Automotive Repair
Fund; providing fees; providing a penalty; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representative Robinson-
HB 69-A bill to be entitled An act relating to disposition
of county parks; creating s. 125.335, Florida Statutes, author-
izing and establishing procedures by which the boards of county
commissioners may vacate certain parks; providing an effective
date.



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By Representatives Becker and Adams-
HB 70-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regulation
of public utilities; creating s. 366.0415, Florida Statutes, pro-
hibiting the Florida Public Service Commission from utilizing
the accounting principal of "construction work in progress" in
computing rates with respect to public utilities which provide
electricity to customers; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Melvin-
HB 71-A bill to be entitled An act relating to research
projects wholly or partially financed by state funds; requiring
all federal, state, or private agencies, colleges, universities,
research stations, and others engaged in such research to file
a report annually and upon commencement of any such project;
requiring records to be kept by the Division of Library Services
of the Department of State; providing exemptions; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Lockward-
HB 72-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor vehi-
cles; amending s. 316.610, Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to
the unlawful operation of unsafe vehicles; authorizing police
officers to require the immediate repair or removal from use of
vehicles in an unduly hazardous operating condition; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Woodruff, Craig, Richmond, Kiser,
McDonald, Kirkwood, Sample, Poindexter, Patchett, Mica,
Brown, Jennings, Grizzle, Hawkins, Dyer, O'Malley, Maxwell,
Hutto, Rish, Crawford, Hollingsworth, Langley, Nelson,
Culbreath, Haben, James, Smith, R. Moore, Danson, Foster,
Mixson, Hector, Allen, Poole, Patterson, J.W. Lewis, Hodges,
Nuckolls, Bell, Eckhart, Hattaway, Neal, McCall, Fox, Easley,
Ready, Taylor, Ward, Conway, Richard, Williams, Lockward,
and Blackburn-
HB 73-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parole;
amending s. 947.16(2), Florida Statutes; providing for the
retention of jurisdiction by judges in felony cases under certain
circumstances; requiring the Parole and Probation Commission
to notify the original sentencing court whenever an offender
over whom the court has retained jurisdiction has become eligi-
ble for parole; requiring the court to retain jurisdiction over
the offender or refuse such jurisdiction; providing for release
of certain information by the commission; providing that when
the court decides to retain jurisdiction it may decide whether
or not the offender shall be paroled; providing for appeal;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Corrections, Probation & Parole.

By Representatives Kutun, Margolis, Cox, Batchelor, Jennings,
Gordon, and Kirkwood-
HB 74-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing intent;
providing definitions; providing duties and functions of the
department and participating counties in the formulation and
establishment of a plan for the prevention, care, treatment,
and rehabilitation of persons engaged in or subject to spouse
abuse; authorizing the department to set forth by rule the
procedures by which the plan will be effected; requiring the
department to conduct research and furnish certain assistance;
requiring the department in conjunction with participating coun-
ties to carry out the plan and establish diagnostic-intervention
centers; requiring the department to conduct or cause to be
conducted a combination demonstration project and evaluation
by establishing diagnostic-intervention centers in three or more
eligible counties; establishing eligibility criteria for counties;



providing for the temporary receipt of persons subject to spouse
abuse at the center until the conflict can be properly investi-
gated; requiring the center to refer such persons and their
spouses to appropriate treatment or rehabilitation agencies;



providing confidentiality; requiring that where centers are avail-
able, law enforcement officers shall notify persons subject to
spouse abuse of the availability of a center; providing expiration
and effective dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

HB 75-Withdrawn

By Representatives Kutun and Margolis-
HB 76-A bill to be entitled An act providing for the
establishment of the International Commerce Research Institute
for the purpose of conducting research for and providing con-
sulting services to governmental agencies and private busi-
nesses, both domestic and foreign, which desire to develop or
expand international transactions within and from this state;
prescribing location; providing for personnel; providing an
appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representatives Lockward, Margolis, and Fontana-
HB 77-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Transportation; amending s. 338.19(1), Florida Stat-
utes; requiring the department to reimburse certain utility
owners for the cost of removing or relocating certain utility
facilities; providing for certain reductions from reimbursement;
authorizing expenditure of both restricted and unrestricted state
road moneys and gas tax revenues for such reimbursement;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 78-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bail;
amending ss. 903.28(1) and 903.29, Florida Statutes; extending
the period during which forfeiture of a bond may be remitted
and during which the principal may be arrested; deleting a
restriction on remission of forfeiture when the defendant is
apprehended; amending s. 903.31, Florida Statutes; providing
that a finding of guilt or innocence shall satisfy the conditions
of a bond; specifying effect of an original appearance bond;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 79-A bill to be entitled An act relating to private
property; creating s. 810.13, Florida Statutes, prohibiting the
posting of "no trespassing" signs on private property without
consent of the owner; providing a penalty; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 80-A bill to be entitled An act relating to arrests;
amending s. 901.04, Florida Statutes, providing that arrest
warrants shall be directed to and may be executed by municipal
police officers as well as sheriffs under certain circumstances;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representatives Barrett and Adams-
HB 81-A bill to be entitled An act relating to candidates;
amending s. 99.012(3), Florida Statutes, and adding new sub-



sections; providing that certain resignation procedures prior to
qualifying for public office apply to any individual holding
office instead of only to incumbent public officers; prohibiting
any individual from qualifying for public office who has not
resigned his office as otherwise required in said section; pro-
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the remainder of the term of the office he resigned from;
providing for enforcement by the Florida Elections Commis-
sion; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett--
HB 82-A bill to be entitled An act relating to arrests;
amending s. 901.25, Florida Statutes; authorizing sheriffs and
deputy sheriffs, as well as municipal police officers, to make
fresh pursuit of a person within certain areas outside their
jurisdiction for certain violations; authorizing such law enforce-
ment officers to make lawful arrests anywhere in the state
under certain conditions; permitting such law enforcement
officers to respond to certain requests for assistance in certain
other jurisdictions; providing procedures following arrest of a
person in another jurisdiction when not in fresh pursuit; pro-
viding liability of the employing municipality or county for
actions of such officers in the scope of their employment;
providing for applicability to certain charter counties; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 83-A bill to be entitled An act relating to criminal
procedure; creating chapter 926, Florida Statutes; providing
definitions; providing for issuance of orders authorizing identi-
fication procedures in certain criminal matters; providing for
service of such orders; providing conditions and limitations upon
issuance of such orders; providing for certain instances where
such orders are not required; providing for content of orders;
providing procedures for service and return of orders; providing
penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 84-A bill to be entitled An act relating to jai alai;
adding paragraph (j) to subsection (2) of s. 550.03, Florida
Statutes, authorizing an additional charity day at the Brevard
County Jai Alai Frontons, the proceeds of which are to be
divided equally between the Brevard Community College and
the Florida Institute of Technology; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Barrett--
HB 85-A bill to be entitled An act relating to jai alai;
adding paragraph (j) to subsection (2) of s. 550.03, Florida
Statutes, authorizing an additional charity day at the Brevard
County Jai Alai Frontons, the proceeds of which are to be
paid to the Harbor City Volunteer Ambulance Squad of
Melbourne; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Young-
HB 86-A bill to be entitled An act relating to regulation
of motor carriers; adding subsection (14) to s. 323.29, Florida
Statutes, 1976 Supplement, as amended, to provide that certain
persons operating a wheelchair ambulance service prior to
June 22, 1972, need not obtain a certificate of public con-
venience and necessity; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Hieber--
HJR 87-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec-
tion 3 of Article XI of the State Constitution relating to
initiative amendment of the constitution.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.



By Representative Hieber-
HJR 88-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec-
tion 4 of Article X of the State Constitution relating to the
exemption of homesteads from forced sale, liens, or obligations.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives Hieber and Evans-
HJR 89-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec-
tion 5 of Article IV and the creation of Section 18 of Article
XII of the State Constitution limiting the number of terms of
office for cabinet members.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Hieber and Eckhart-
HJR 90-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec-
tion 15 of Article III and the creation of Section 18 of Article
XII of the State Constitution relating to the terms and qualifi-
cations of legislators.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Hieber, Adams, and Evans-
HB 91-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
officers and employees; defining the term "breach of the public
trust"; providing for the forfeiture of retirement benefits by
public officers or employees who are members of certain re-
tirement systems and who have been found guilty of, or have
entered a plea of guilty or nolo contender to, any felony in-
volving breach of the public trust committed while in public
office or employment; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Standards & Conduct and Appropriations.

By Representative Hieber (by request)-
HB 92-A bill to be entitled An act relating to dogs; pro-
hibiting county and municipal governments from requiring
rabies vaccination for dogs more frequently than once every
2 years; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Conway-
HB 93-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the con-
struction industry; creating s. 468.1045, Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that surplus funds of the Florida Construction Industry
Licensing Board be distributed to certain universities and com-
munity colleges for industry-related research and continuing
education; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representatives Hutto and Burrall-
HB 94-A bill to be entitled An act relating to juveniles;
creating s. 39.125, Florida Statutes, authorizing news dissemi-
nating agencies to publish the names of juveniles and their
parents or guardians in connection with violations of law
alleged to have been committed by such juveniles; amending
s. 39.03(6) (a), Florida Statutes; permitting the fingerprinting
and photographing of 16 or 17 year old children under certain
circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Hutto-



HB 95-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Mrs.
Alberta McMahan, Willow Woods, Ohio; providing an appro-
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of negligence by the Department of Transportation; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Adams-
HB 96-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
tax exemption; amending s. 196.081(1), Florida Statutes; au-
thorizing certain permanently and totally disabled veterans to
claim total homestead exemption with respect to condominiums
or mobile homes used as a homestead; extending the real estate
exemption for such persons to the surviving spouse of the
qualified veteran if the spouse remains unmarried; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Veterans Affairs and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Adams-
HB 97-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile homes;
creating s. 83.7565, Florida Statutes; requiring a mobile home
park owner to hold security deposits and advance rent in a
separate account or post a bond; requiring the park owner to
give notice of manner in which such deposits and rent are
held; requiring interest be paid on such deposits and rent
which are commingled with other funds of the park owner;
providing a procedure for imposition of a claim on a security
deposit; providing for court costs and attorneys' fees in a court
action over rights to a security deposit; providing an exemp-
tion; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Adams and Hazelton-
HB 98-A bill to be entitled An act relating to landlord
and tenant; creating s. 83.555, Florida Statutes, providing sup-
plemental grounds for the eviction of tenants under the Florida
Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; creating s. 83.556, Florida
Statutes, providing that no tenancy entered into after the
effective date of this act may be terminated by the landlord
unless the tenant has been offered a written lease; providing
that no tenancy in existence on January 1, 1979, may be termi-
nated by the landlord, unless the tenant has been offered a
written lease; specifying certain required provisions in such
written leases; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Adams-
HB 99-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state agencies
rendering direct client services to the public; requiring citizen
evaluation forms to be made available to clients of such agen-
cies; requiring state employees rendering such services to be
conspicuously identifiable by name; requiring the information
from citizen evaluation forms to be considered in evaluating
performance of state employees; authorizing the Division of
Personnel of the Department of Administration to adopt neces-
sary rules; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives Adams, Cox, and Gustafson-
HB 100-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile home
parks; amending s. 83.765(1), Florida Statutes, prohibiting
mobile home park owners from denying mobile home owners
the right to place "For Sale" signs on their mobile home;
providing an exception; providing grounds for denial of entry
with respect to the purchase of a mobile home in a mobile
home park; requiring that such denial be clearly defined as
contained in rules and regulations of the park or in the lease;
removing a limitation; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.



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City of Hollywood, Broward County; providing for reimburse-
ment for the reconversion of a sewage treatment plant; pro-
viding an appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Melvin-
HB 101-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
documents; establishing a State Government Documents Dis-
tribution Center within the Division of Library Services of the
Department of State; providing duties of the division and of
the director of the division; providing for rules and fees;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives Batchelor and Gustafson-
HB 102-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the State
Community College Council; amending s. 230.751(1), Florida
Statutes; increasing council membership; providing that mem-
bers shall be community college district board trustees at time
of appointment; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Batchelor and Cox-
HB 103-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
meetings; adding a new subsection (2) to s. 286.011, Florida
Statutes, prohibiting public meetings from certain locations;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Cox, Adams, and Gustafson-
HB 104-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; amending s. 718.111(2), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supple-
ment; requiring that certain contracts entered into by certain
condominium associations be awarded on a competitive bid basis;
providing exceptions; deleting certain powers of the association
to institute, maintain, settle, or appeal actions or hearings on
behalf of all unit owners; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Cox and Margolis-
HB 105-A bill to be entitled An act relating to career
service employees; creating s. 110.097, Florida Statutes; pro-
hibiting the state from terminating a full-time employee who
becomes pregnant, refusing or requiring maternity leave, or
denying the use of certain accumulated leave credits for
maternity leave; providing for reinstatement of such employee
after maternity leave; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 106-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fraudulent
practices; creating s. 817.562, Florida Statutes, providing that
certain practices by a person who has created a security
interest in personal property securing a monetary obligation
constitute fraud; providing penalties; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Dyer-
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By Representatives Dyer and Cassens-
HJR 108-A joint resolution proposing the creation of Section
16 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to Solar
Energy Construction Financing.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 109-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the beverage
law; creating s. 562.101, Florida Statutes, permitting ejection
of undesirable customers from licensed premises; providing for
notice, procedure, and enforcement; providing a penalty; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representatives Barrett, Adams, and Cox-
HCR 110-A concurrent resolution directing the President of
the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to
appoint a legislative committee to investigate the Public Service
Commission, public utility companies, and telephone companies.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 111-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 102.161, Florida Statutes, providing that the state
attorney for the judicial circuit in which an election is contested,
upon probable cause, has standing to intervene in the contest;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representatives Young, Cox, and Boyd-
HJR 112-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec-
tion 3, Article III of the State Constitution relating to sessions
of the Legislature.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives McKnight, Adams, and Cox-
HB 113-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
health; creating s. 381.2612, Florida Statutes, prohibiting the
construction of any dwelling after January 1, 1981, which
employs a tank-type water closet that uses more than 3 1/2
gallons of water per flush; providing exceptions; providing
duties of the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services;
providing for enforcement; providing a penalty; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

HB 114-Withdrawn

By Representative Lockward-
HB 115-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Division
of General Regulation of the Department of Business Regula-
tion; providing definitions; providing for the licensing and
regulation of persons engaging in the automotive repair busi-
ness; providing for license and other fees; providing for an
administrative penalty; providing standards governing the issu-
ance of licenses; setting forth prohibited practices; providing a
civil remedy; providing for the use of injunctions; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Cox, Adams, and Gustafson-



HB 116-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums and cooperative apartments; creating ss. 718.124 and



719.111, Florida Statutes, providing that condominium and coop-
erative apartment unit owners or associations shall be entitled
to reasonable attorney's fees in actions which result from cer-
tain contracts or leases between the unit owners or association
and developers when the unit owners or the association prevails
in such actions; providing for applicability; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Conway-
HJR 117-A joint resolution proposing amendments to Sec-
tions 4 and 5 of Article IV, and the addition of Section 18
to Article XII, of the State Constitution to provide for the
creation of the cabinet office of secretary of health and qualifi-
cations and election of the Secretary of Health.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

HB 118-Withdrawn

HB 119-Withdrawn

By Representative Conway-
HR 120-A resolution providing for the creation of a com-
mittee to study workmen's compensation and unemployment
compensation.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 121-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 106.07(2), Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to the
filing of campaign reports; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representatives Boyd, Hill, and R. Moore-
HB 122-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Transportation; creating s. 334.064, Florida Statutes,
and amending s. 334.14(4), Florida Statutes, to provide that
the operations of the department be organized into six districts;
providing for the creation and staffing of the additional dis-
trict; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Thompson-
HB 123-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental control; creating s. 403.715, Florida Statutes, exempting
certain counties and municipalities from the Florida Resource
Recovery and Management Act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

MR. CASSENS IN THE CHAIR

By Representative Craig-
HB 124--A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Historic
St. Augustine Preservation Board of Trustees; providing an
appropriation from the General Revenue Fund to the board for
the annual Cross and Sword Pageant for fiscal year 1978-1979;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative Craig-



HB 125-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
agencies; amending s. 111.08, Florida Statutes, authorizing any
state agency as described in chapter 20, Florida Statutes, to



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compensate certain officers, employees or agents for personal
liability for payment of judgments arising out of their em-
ployment; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By Representative Craig-
HB 126-A bill to be entitled An act relating to uniform
traffic control; adding subsection (67) to s. 316.003, Florida
Statutes, 1976 Supplement, and creating s. 316.1927, Florida
Statutes; prohibiting consumption of any alcoholic beverage
while operating a motor vehicle; providing penalties; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Craig-
HB 127-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Legis-
lature; amending s. 11.143, Florida Statutes, to clarify existing
language to authorize standing or select committees or sub-
committees thereof to issue subpoenas and perform certain
other functions which are necessary to conduct hearings, and
which are presently permitted to such committees; authorizing
the chairman of each such committee or subcommittee to issue
process; authorizing the chairman or any other member thereof
to administer oaths or affirmations; providing that any such
committee or subcommittee which conducts hearings to take
sworn testimony must consist of at least five members; author-
izing the presiding officer to direct witnesses to respond to
certain requirements upon penalty of contempt; requiring the
issuance of certain information to witnesses; authorizing wit-
nesses, upon timely request and upon payment therefore, to be
furnished with transcripts of proceedings; providing procedure
for the issuance of civil action and legislative subpoenas; pro-
viding for service; providing for reimbursement of certain
expenses of witnesses; extending the prohibition against false
swearing before any standing or select committee to false
swearing before any subcommittee thereof; providing penalties;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Rules & Calendar.

By Representatives Craig, Cox, and Maxwell-
HB 128-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Public Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Stat-
utes; increasing the number of commissioners; requiring com-
missioners to reside in one of five districts; providing for
filling of vacancies; providing that expenses attributable to
this act be paid from the Florida Public Service Regulatory
Trust Fund; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 129-A bill to be entitled An act relating to death
registration; amending s. 382.081(3), Florida Statutes; allowing
the physician last in attendance to make medical certification;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Hutto--
HB 130-A bill to be entitled An act relating to unemploy-
ment compensation; creating s. 443.075, Florida Statutes, au-
thorizing self-employed business owners to contribute and
receive benefits under the unemployment compensation law
under certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Rish, Lehman, and Burrall-



HB 131-A bill to be entitled An act relating to burglary;
adding subsection (4) to s. 810.02, Florida Statutes; providing
for a minimum sentence of imprisonment without parole for



persons convicted of burglary of a private dwelling; authoriz-
ing probation except in certain circumstances; providing that
if the minimum sentence is imposed, it may be served in the
county jail; providing that any county in which a person is
imprisoned for burglary shall be reimbursed by the Depart-
ment of Offender Rehabilitation for the costs incurred thereby;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Rish-
HB 132-A bill to be entitled An act relating to corporate
income tax; amending s. 220.14, Florida Statutes, to provide
an additional exemption from the corporate income tax up to
$5,000 of net income for those taxpayers whose net income
subject to tax is less than $5,000; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Rish-
HB 133-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the
Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners; providing an
appropriation to compensate the board for additional expenses
incurred at the direction and insistence of the Department of
Revenue; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representatives Rish, Kirkwood, and Maxwell-
HJR 134-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 3 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating
to exemptions from taxation.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Young-
HB 135-A bill to be entitled An act relating to compensa-
tion of county officials; amending s. 145.041(1), Florida Stat-
utes, providing for maximum salaries for district school board
members based on revised population brackets; providing pro-
cedures, including a public hearing, for increasing salaries
above existing amounts; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Young-
HB 136-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
uniform traffic control; amending s. 316.111(15), Florida Stat-
utes, 1976 Supplement, requiring persons who operate mopeds
to wear protective headgear; authorizing the Department of
Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to establish standards and
specifications for such headgear and to publish a list of ap-
proved headgear; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Mica-
HB 137-A bill to be entitled An act relating to charity
racing days; adding paragraph (j) to s. 550.03(2), Florida
Statutes, authorizing the Orlando-Seminole Jai Alai Fronton
to conduct an additional charity day of operation with the
entire proceeds payable to the Central Florida Zoological
Society, Inc.; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative James-
HB 138-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the



City of Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County; providing for
the reimbursement of funds representing the outstanding debt
due on the construction cost of the city's existing wastewater
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sewage treatment plant and funds for construction of regional
transmission facilities; providing an appropriation; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative James-
HB 139-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the
City of Lake Worth, Palm Beach County; providing for reim-
bursement for the construction of an ocean outfall in reliance
on approval by the State Board of Health; providing an ap-
propriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative James-
HB 140-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the
City of West Palm Beach; providing an appropriation to
compensate the city for the construction of a sewage treat-
ment plant made obsolete by recent amendments to chapter
403, Florida Statutes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 141-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
government; defining "agency," "dispute," and "legal action";
prohibiting the institution of an action by an agency against
another agency without prior approval from the Administration
Commission, providing for voluntary disposition of interagency
disputes; providing for final resolution of interagency disputes
by the Administration Commission; providing an exception to
chapter 120, Florida Statutes, for some proceedings under this
act; providing that this act shall be liberally construed and
that it shall supersede all inconsistent laws; providing for
severability; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Evans-
HB 142-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retail sales
establishments; requiring certain retail sales establishments to
give notice of their refund policy; providing that any such
establishment failing to comply shall under certain circum-
stances grant to the consumer a refund; providing exceptions;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Ryals, Blackburn, Robinson, Rish, Hagler,
Warner, Redman, Hollingsworth, Hutto, McCall, Fox, Ready,
Martin, Hawkins, Sheldon, Nuckolls, R. Moore, Adams, T. Lewis,
Allen, Kirkwood, Hill, Kiser, Fechtel, Carlton, Fontana,
Culbreath, Fulford, Lockward, Steinberg, Batchelor, O'Malley,
James, Ewing, Barrett, Mica, Hazouri, Healey, Davis, Papy,
Lehman, Dyer, Patchett, Hattaway, Poole, Burnsed, Conway,
Danson, Evans, Becker, Eckhart, Hodges, Crawford, Jennings,
Craig, Black, Melvin, Smith, Foster, and Kershaw-
HB 143-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bookmaking;
amending s. 849.25, Florida Statutes; redefining bookmaking,
providing penalties, providing for conspiracy, providing an ex-
ception; creating s. 550.361, Florida Statutes; prohibiting book-
making at a pari-mutuel track or fronton, providing penalties,
denying attendance to tracks and frontons of known book-
makers, specifying duties of track employees with regard to
bookmaking, providing exceptions; repealing s. 849.24, Florida
Statutes, relating to bookmaking; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.



By Representative Hollingsworth-
HB 144-A bill to be entitled An act relating to memorials,
museums, and fine arts; amending ss. 265.13, 265.15, 265.151,
592.13, Florida Statutes, and s. 265.14, Florida Statutes, 1977,



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HB 150-A bill to be entitled An act relating to criminal
penalties and sentencing; providing a short title; amending
s. 775.082, Florida Statutes, 1977, to provide determinate terms
of imprisonment; amending s. 775.084, Florida Statutes, 1977,
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redesignating the Stephen Foster Memorial and the Stephen
Foster Memorial Board of Trustees as the Stephen Foster
Center and the Stephen Foster Center Board of Trustees,
respectively; authorizing the board to erect and maintain a
center for the performing arts; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Cherry-
HB 145-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
adding subsections (4) and (5) to s. 627.641, Florida Statutes,
to provide for optional coverage of newborn children of an
insured under an individual plan disability insurance policy or
contract from conception until the 30th day after birth for an
additional fee or premium; providing for a notification of birth
provision in certain policies or contracts; providing for con-
tinuation of coverage for newborns; adding subsections (4)
and (5) to s. 627.6575, Florida Statutes, to provide for optional
coverage of newborn children of an insured under a group,
blanket, or franchise individual plan disability insurance policy
or contract from conception until the 30th day after birth
for an additional fee or premium; providing for notification
of birth provision in certain policies or contracts; providing
for continuation of coverage for newborns; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 146-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
officers and employees; creating s. 111,09, Florida Statutes,
to provide that public officials and employees shall not be
dismissed from office or employment for refusal to testify
before a grand jury based on a claim of self-incrimination or
to refuse to waive immunity from prosecution; abrogating and
prohibiting conflicting local provisions; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By Representatives Hutto, Fox, and Kutun-
HB 147-A bill to be entitled An act relating to dissolution
of marriage; amending s. 61.13(2)(b), Florida Statutes, 1977,
authorizing the court in a dissolution of marriage proceeding
to award visitation rights to the grandparents of a minor
child; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Hutto and Warner-
HB 148-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parental
support and maintenance; obligating certain persons aged 18
or over to assist in parental support and maintenance when
the parent or parents are in needy circumstances; providing
limitations; providing that the obligation of such support is
joint and several for all persons so obligated; providing for
enforcement by court order; providing for revision of orders;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 149-SF-A bill to be entitled A proposal relating to
government paperwork reduction.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Richard, Crawford, Fontana, Lehman, and
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definitions; amending s. 921.18, Florida Statutes, 1977, pro-
viding legislative findings and declarations; creating s. 921.181,
Florida Statutes, providing for imposition of sentence; creating
s. 921.182, Florida Statutes, providing for the imposition of
multiple terms of imprisonment; amending s. 921.185, Florida
Statutes, establishing factors in aggravation and mitigation;
authorizing additional factors in aggravation and mitigation;
amending s. 921.21, Florida Statutes, providing for progress
reports to the Parole and Probation Commission; requiring a
prisoner to serve a minimum term prior to parole; limiting
the period of parole; amending s. 921.22, Florida Statutes, 1977,
providing for recalculation of existing sentences; amending s.
944.09, Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to supervision of
offenders; providing for notice of the provisions of this act;
amending s. 944.27, Florida Statutes, 1977, providing a reduc-
tion for good behavior or participation; replacing present gain-
time provisions; amending s. 944.28, Florida Statutes, 1977,
providing a procedure for denial of good behavior and par-
ticipation credit; amending s. 947.16, Florida Statutes, 1977,
providing for eligibility for parole; establishing powers and
duties of the commission; limiting the maximum period of
parole; amending s. 947.21, Florida Statutes, providing for
confinement for a violation of parole; amending s. 947.23(2),
Florida Statutes, specifying the term of confinement following
parole violation; amending s. 948.01(3) and (4), Florida Stat-
utes, 1977, determining when a defendant may be placed on
probation; repealing s. 775.087, Florida Statutes, as amended,
which provides for felony reclassifications and minimum sen-
tences for certain felonies; repealing s. 921.16, Florida Statutes,
as amended, relating to consecutive and concurrent sentences;
repealing s. 944.271, Florida Statutes, as amended, which pro-
vides an additional allowance for gain-time for labor performed;
repealing s. 944.29, Florida Statutes, as amended, relating to
extra good-time allowances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representatives Fontana, Healey, and Moffitt-
HB 151-A bill to be entitled An act relating to courts;
amending s. 40.24, Florida Statutes, 1977, providing an increase
in pay of jurors; amending s. 92.142, Florida Statutes, 1977,
providing an increase in pay and travel expenses of witnesses;
amending s. 92.141, Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, relating
to mileage allowances for law enforcement officers who travel
in privately-owned vehicles to testify as official witnesses;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Fontana-
HB 152--A bill to be entitled An act relating to criminal
law; amending s. 777.04(1) and (4), Florida Statutes, relating
to attempts, solicitation, and conspiracy; providing that in cer-
tain cases an attempt to commit an offense shall be punished
as though the crime attempted had been completed; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Poole-
HB 153-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
and exemptions; amending s. 222.14, Florida Statutes, exempt-
ing from legal process of creditors the proceeds of certain
annuity contracts; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Warner, Adams, Gustafson, and Cox-
HB 154-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the assess-
ment of property for purposes of ad valorem taxation; adding
s. 193.023(5), Florida Statutes; prescribing guidelines to be
used by the property appraiser in determining the assessed
value of condominium property; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.



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By Representative Cox-
HB 162-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the per-
formance of refractions by physicians and optometrists; cre-
ating ss. 458.25 and 463.145, Florida Statutes; providing that



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By Representative Patterson-
HB 155-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public food
service establishments; providing legislative intent; amending
s. 154.04. Florida Statutes, as amended by chapter 77-147, Laws
of Florida, prohibiting state, county, or municipal health units
from inspecting certain public food service establishments and
requiring local health units to be solely responsible for the
inspection of certain establishments; amending s. 509.032(2),
Florida Statutes, directing the Division of Hotels and Restau-
rants of the Department of Business Regulation to inspect
certain establishments; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Tourism & Economic Development and Appropria-
tions.

By Representatives Barrett and Maxwell-
HB 156-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the "Indian
River" pageant; creating s. 15.041, Florida Statutes, designat-
ing said pageant as an official state pageant; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Warner-
HB 157-A bill to be entitled An act relating to licensing
of professions; providing for licensure by endorsement of
persons who have practiced in other states as physicians, osteo-
pathic physicians, chiropractic physicians, podiatrists, optom-
etrists, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists, veteri-
narians, or psychologists; prescribing qualifications for such
licensure; providing application fees; authorizing the respective
licensing boards to require oral examinations; requiring such
boards to adopt rules and establish procedures; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representatives Warner, Gustafson, and Lockward-
HB 158-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaign
financing; adding a new subsection (2) to s. 106.08, Florida
Statutes, 1977, restricting the amount of campaign contribu-
tions by those regulated by the Florida Public Service Com-
mission to any candidate for membership on the commission;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representatives Dyer and Adams-
HB 159-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of public utilities; adding subsection (5) to s. 366.06,
Florida Statutes, prohibiting the inclusion within any rate
schedule of any public utility of a cost recovery clause of
any type except a fuel cost or purchased power cost recovery
clause; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

HB 160-Withdrawn

By Representative Hill-
HB 161-A bill to be entitled An act relating to drivers'
licenses; creating s. 322.252, Florida Statutes, requiring courts
which adjudicate a person incompetent to collect and forward
such person's driver's license to the Department of Highway
Safety and Motor Vehicles; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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certain prescriptions are the property of the patients; providing
for written notice; prohibiting requirement of disclaimers, lia-
bility releases, or additional fees; providing penalties; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Cox-
HB 163-A bill to be entitled An act relating to pharmacists;
amending s. 465.23, Florida Statutes, to permit pharmacists to
advertise prescription drugs under certain circumstances; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Hazelton-
HB 164-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
and municipal prisoners; amending s. 951.04, Florida Statutes,
authorizing certain counties to provide discharged prisoners
with as much as $50 upon the prisoner's discharge; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Corrections, Probation & Parole.

By Representative Healey-
HB 165-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental control; repealing s. 403.708(2), Florida Statutes, which
provides that the packaging of products manufactured or sold
in the state may not be controlled by governmental rule, regu-
lation, or ordinance adopted after March 1, 1974; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Healey-
HB 166-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Public Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Stat-
utes, increasing the number of commissioners from three to
five and providing for their appointment; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Evans-
HB 167-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation of
solar energy systems; adding paragraph (1) to s. 212.08(7),
Florida Statutes, to provide a sales tax exemption for certain
solar energy systems; providing effective and expiration dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

HB 168-Withdrawn

By Representative Cherry-
HB 169-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sickle
cell trait; prohibiting denial of or discharge from employment
based on possession of such trait; prohibiting certain mandatory
screening for the trait; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Culbreath and Richmond-
HB 170-A bill to be entitled An act relating to govern-



mental reorganization; amending s. 20.16(1)-(4), Florida Stat-
utes, 1977, reorganizing the Department of Business Regulation;
abolishing the Board of Business Regulation and creating the
position of Secretary of Business Regulation as the head of
the department; providing for the appointment of the secre-
tary; establishing divisions of the department; providing for
the appointment of division directors; creating a Florida Pari-
mutuel Commission within the department; providing for ap-



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meetings subsequent to January 1, 1975; repealing provisions
of law relating to boards, committees, commissions, and councils
which have held official meetings subsequent to January 1,
1975 and providing for the Legislature to review, 2 years prior
to the date of repeal, such boards, committees, commissions,
and councils; providing that subsequent reestablishment of such
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E OF REPRESENTATIVES April 4, 1978

pointments to the commission; fixing terms of office for
commissioners; granting specific authorities to the commission;
providing for other substantive legislation; providing for a
revisor's bill at a subsequent session; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representatives Barrett and Evans-
HB 171-A bill to be entitled An act relating to libraries;
creating s. 257.125, Florida Statutes, and amending s. 119.07-
(2)(b), Florida Statutes, 1977, to require that certain regis-
tration and circulation records of public libraries shall be
confidential information; providing a penalty; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Nuckolls and Hodges-
HB 172-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Retirement System; amending s. 121.021(15), Florida Statutes,
1976 Supplement, including public defender investigators within
the definition of the term "special risk member"; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Jennings-
HB 173-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Game
and Fresh Water Fish Commission; amending s. 372.01(1),
Florida Statutes, providing for Senate confirmation of com-
mission appointees to conform statutory provisions to s. 9,
Art. IV of the State Constitution; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 174-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
tax exemptions; amending s. 196.031(3) (a), Florida Statutes;
providing for an increased homestead tax exemption for blind
persons; providing for determination and certification of blind-
ness; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 175-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local acts;
providing legislative intent; providing for the systematic review
and repeal of certain local acts; prescribing procedures for
such review by local governmental entities and the Legislature;
providing for the abolition of units and subunits of govern-
ment and personnel positions created by the local acts which
are repealed and for the reversion of transfer of unexpended
funds; providing for the preservation of certain causes of action;
requiring codification of local acts by affected local govern-
mental entities; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Appropriations.

By Representatives Gustafson, Warner, and Cox-
HB 176-A bill to be entitled An act relating to statutory
boards, committees, commissions, and councils adjunct to execu-
tive agencies; creating the Sundown Act; providing legislative
intent; repealing provisions of law relating to boards, com-
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not to exceed 6 years; providing that the procedural provisions
of s. 11.61(3), (8), Florida Statutes, apply to this act; pro-
viding for this act to be supplemental to s. 11.61, Florida
Statutes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Lewis-
HB 177-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the
Town of Palm Beach, Palm Beach County; providing for reim-
bursement for the construction of an ocean outfall in reliance
on approval by the Florida State Board of Health; providing
an appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative O'Malley-
HB 178-A bill to be entitled An act relating to labeling
of foods; adding subsection (13) to s. 500.11, Florida Statutes;
providing that food containing shortening is deemed to be mis-
branded unless the label identifies the shortening as animal or
vegetable; providing for the applicability of penalty and en-
forcement provisions of chapter 500, Florida Statutes; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative T. Moore-
HB 179-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax exemption; amending ss. 196.011(1), and 196.131(1), Florida
Statutes, 1977; changing the date for annual application for
homestead exemption; providing for application by certification
on the original tax bill for certain exemptions; providing for
application by short form for disability exemptions; providing
for proof of timely filing of certification; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Martin-
HB 180-SF-A bill to be entitled A proposal relating to the
implementation of s. 8 of Art. II of the State Constitution
relating to ethics in government.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Standards & Conduct.

By Representative Grizzle-
HB 181-A bill to be entitled An act relating to dissolution
of marriage; amending s. 61.08, Florida Statutes, delineating
the factors which shall be considered by the court in the grant-
ing of alimony; creating s. 61.085, Florida Statutes, to delineate
the factors to be considered by the court in the division of
property; amending s. 61.13(1), Florida Statutes, requiring the
court to consider certain economic factors regarding child
custody and support; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative James-
HB 182-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bingo and
guest games; amending s. 849.093(8), Florida Statutes, simplify-
ing the language relating to locations where bingo or guest
games may be held; providing that bingo or guest games may
be held on municipal property under certain circumstances;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Hagler--



HB 183-A bill to be entitled An act relating to abatement
of nuisances; amending s. 60.05(1), Florida Statutes, providing



that counties and municipalities may sue in their own names
to abate nuisances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representatives Crawford and T. Moore-
HB 184-A bill to be entitled An act relating to arrests;
amending s. 901.04, Florida Statutes; providing for the direction
and execution of arrest warrants by municipal police officers
for violations of municipal ordinances; providing a restriction;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Becker-
HB 185-A bill to be entitled An act relating to arrests;
amending s. 901.25, Florida Statutes, relating to fresh pursuit;
providing a definition; providing for powers and duties; pro-
viding for liability; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representatives Nuckolls and Becker-
HB 186-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax
on sales, use and other transactions; creating s. 212.053, Florida
Statutes, to provide that the sale of a motor vehicle to be
used exclusively for rental purposes shall be subject to the
sales tax; amending s. 212.05(3), Florida Statutes, to exempt
the rental of motor vehicles from the tax on the rental of
tangible personal property; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Hagler-
HB 187-A bill to be entitled An act relating to industrial
savings banks; amending s. 656.18(5), Florida Statutes, relating
to the taking of second mortgages on real estate by such
banks; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Mica and Barrett-
HB 188-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 233.064, Florida Statutes, replacing the required
course "Americanism versus Communism" in the secondary
schools with a course on American government; providing
duties of the Department of Education and the instructional
materials councils; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Barrett and Mica-
HB 189-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
schools; amending s. 233.064(2), Florida Statutes, providing
that the course "Americanism versus Communism" be an elec-
tive rather than a required public high school course; creating
s. 233.0645, Florida Statutes, requiring public high schools to
teach a required course entitled "American Political Institu-
tions"; requiring the Department of Education with the state
instructional materials councils to develop the course and mate-
rials for the course; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Fontana-



HB 190-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the State
Career Service System; amending s. 110.051(3), Florida Stat-
utes, 1977, to provide that employees of the Department of
Criminal Law Enforcement are subject to certain provisions of
s. 110.061, Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to suspensions, dis-



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missals, reductions in pay, demotions, and layoffs; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representatives Adams and Gustafson-
HB 191-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Legis-
lature; creating s. 11.073, Florida Statutes, to provide for the
numbering of companion bills; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Mica and Adams-
HB 192-A bill to be entitled An act relating to district
school depositories; adding subsection (4) to s. 237.211, Florida
Statutes; authorizing district school boards to establish the
form of warrants for the payment or disbursement of moneys
out of the school depository; authorizing direct deposit of
funds under certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Adams and Cox-
HB 193-A bill to be entitled An act relating to automobile
insurance; directing the Florida Legislative Law Revision Coun-
cil to study and evaluate the Automobile Reparations Reform
Law; requiring the council to report its recommendations to
the Legislature prior to January 1, 1979; providing for con-
sultation with qualified persons; providing an appropriation;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

HB 194-Withdrawn

HB 195-SF-Withdrawn

By Representative Hieber (by request)-
HB 196-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Pinellas
County; authorizing and directing the District School Board of
Pinellas County to appropriate funds to compensate James R.
Mabry for his injuries due to the negligence of the board;
providing an effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representatives Hieber and T. Moore-
HB 197-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile home
parks; amending ss. 83.774 and 83.780(1), Florida Statutes,
1977, removing a limitation upon the applicability of provisions
regulating mobile home parks; directing the State Mobile Home
Tenant-Landlord Commission to examine rental or service
charge increases which went into effect January 1, 1978, under
certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative James-
HB 198-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the district
school system; amending s. 230.23(7) (d), Florida Statutes, 1976
Supplement, providing for the establishment and maintenance
of a school library media services program; amending s. 230.-
33(9) (d), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, providing that



the superintendent shall recommend plans for a school library
media services program; repealing s. 233.29, Florida Statutes,
relating to establishment and maintenance of libraries by school
boards; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.



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association may institute proceedings on behalf of the mobile
home owners in relation to unconscionable lot rental agree-
ments; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Robinson-
HB 199-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Retirement System; amending s. 121.051(1), Florida Statutes,
providing that legislators are not subject to the compulsory
participation requirements of the system; amending s. 121.052-
(1), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, as amended; providing
that legislators elected to office after July 1, 1978, may elect
to become members of the Elected State Officers' Class of
the Florida Retirement System or not participate at all; pro-
viding a 6-month option period; providing that failure to indi-
cate an option results in not participating at all; providing
that legislators elected on or before July 1, 1978, shall remain
in the system unless they elect, prior to January 1, 1979, to
withdraw therefrom; directing the administrator to refund legis-
lators' contributions to the system under certain circumstances;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representatives Robinson and Rish-
HB 200-A bill to be entitled An act relating to marriage;
amending s. 741.07, Florida Statutes, to provide that ordained
or licensed Rabbis and vested Cantors may perform marriage
ceremonies; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Conway-
HB 201-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local occu-
pational licenses; amending s. 205.033(1) (b), Florida Statutes,
to allow counties to increase their rates in any year by no
more than 10 percent of the previous year's rate; providing
a limitation; amending s. 205.043(1)(b), Florida Statutes, to
allow municipalities to increase their rates in any year by no
more than 10 percent of the previous year's rate; providing
a limitation; creating s. 205.065, Florida Statutes, exempting
certain professional associations from payment of the tax;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Conway-
HB 202-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local
occupational license taxes; amending s. 205.042(3), Florida Stat-
utes, providing that any business, profession, or occupation
taxed under the interstate commerce provision of the municipal
occupational license tax law must do business and earn revenue
in more than one state; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives T. Moore, Adams, and Sample-
HB 203-A bill to be entitled An act relating to cooperatives;
adding s. 719.203(6), Florida Statutes; exempting certain resi-
dential cooperatives from the application of implied warranties;
creating s. 719.122, Florida Statutes; providing that a coopera-
tive lease of land or recreational or other common facilities
is presumptively unconscionable if it contains certain elements;
providing that such presumption is rebuttable; providing an
effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives T. Moore, Adams, Gustafson, and Kiser-
HB 204-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile homes;
adding subsection (3) to s. 83.754, Florida Statutes, 1976 Sup-
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By Representatives T. Moore, Adams, and Gustafson-
HB 205-A bill to be entitled An act relating to eminent
domain; creating s. 73.072, Florida Statutes; providing that a
condemning authority shall separately determine and award
compensation for permanent improvements made by a mobile
home owner to the site on which his mobile home is located
under certain conditions; permitting mobile home owners to
intervene in condemnation proceedings to assert the right to
separate compensation; amending s. 73.081, Florida Statutes,
relating to form of jury verdicts, to add such compensation
to the list of items included; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative McDonald-
HB 206-A bill to be entitled An act relating to municipal
public service taxation; amending s. 166.231(3), Florida Stat-
utes, prohibiting imposition of the tax upon a particular portion
of the cost of fuel oil or natural liquefied petroleum gas or
manufactured liquefied petroleum gas purchased by a consumer
for residential purposes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative McDonald--
HB 207-A bill to be entitled An act relating to juveniles;
amending s. 39.09(3), Florida Statutes, requiring the predis-
position study prepared for disposition hearings in delinquency
and dependency cases to cover certain factors considered by
courts in child custody cases; requiring copies of the study
to be furnished prior to the hearing to persons having custody
of the child; providing for other information in the study;
providing an effective date.

-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Lewis-
HB 208-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the special
county tax for road and bridge purposes; amending s. 336.-
59(2), Florida Statutes, 1977; providing for construction and
maintenance of roads and bridges within cities by the county,
in lieu of return of a portion of the proceeds of the tax to
such cities; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Young-
HB 209-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 231.40(1)(c), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement,
and s. 231.48(2), Florida Statutes; clarifying application of
terminal pay provisions for instructional and noninstructional
personnel; providing terminal pay for administrative personnel;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Young-
HB 210-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation;
adding subsection (19) to s. 212.02, Florida Statutes, 1976 Sup-
plement, and adding paragraph (o) to subsection (1) of s.
220.03, Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, defining the term
"solar energy systems"; adding a new subsection (11) to s.
212.08, Florida Statutes, 1977, exempting certain sales involving
solar energy systems from the sales and use tax; amending
s. 220.12(1), Florida Statutes, and creating s. 220.145, Florida
Statutes, exempting income derived from the manufacture and
sale of solar energy systems from taxation under the corporate
income tax; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.



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taxation; renumbering s. 193.114(8), Florida Statutes, and add-
ing a new subsection (8) to said section; requiring each taxing
authority within a county to levy a provisional millage rate
upon Department of Revenue disapproval of the county assess-
ment roll; providing for the distribution of preliminary tax
bills based upon the provisional millage rate and the initial
assessment roll; providing for supplemental tax bills or refunds
based on the adjustment of the millage rate to correspond with
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By Representative Young-
HB 211-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax
on sales, use, and other transactions; adding paragraph (1)
to subsection (7) of s. 212.08, Florida Statutes; exempting
from the sales and use tax the sale of solar water heaters
and other appliances powered by solar energy; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Young-
HB 212-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Florida
radiation protection; amending ss. 290.01, 290.02, 290.03, 290.04,
290.051, 290.06, 290.07, 290.08, 290.09, 290.10, 290.11, 290.12,
290.13, 290.14, 290.15, 290.16, 290.17, 290.18, 290.19, and 290.32,
Florida Statutes; providing a short title; providing declaration
of policy; providing definitions; designating a state radiation
protection agency; creating the Radiation Protection Advisory
Council; authorizing the Department of Health and Rehabili-
tative Services to perform radiological environmental surveil-
lance; providing powers and duties of the department; author-
izing licensing of sources of ionizing radiation; providing
rule-making authority for the department; prohibiting the
transportation of certain radioactive materials and providing a
penalty therefore; requiring certain information from trans-
porters of radioactive material; providing for inspections;
authorizing training and educational programs; authorizing the
department to require records of persons who possess or use
sources of ionizing radiation; providing authority to respond
to emergencies involving the release of radioactive materials;
authorizing the department to impound certain materials in
emergencies; authorizing the department to require posting of
a bond by licensees; authorizing the department to require a
perpetual care trust fund; authorizing the department to charge
and collect fees; providing prohibited uses for sources of radia-
tion; providing for injunctive relief against violators; providing
penalties; providing for the appointment of a board member
from Florida to the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board; repeal-
ing s. 290.071, Florida Statutes, which authorizes certain activity
by the Florida Nuclear and Space Council with regard to the
Kennedy Space Center; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Cox-
HB 213-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicles; adding subsection (15) to s. 320.64, Florida Statutes,
relating to the grounds for the denial, suspension or revocation
of the license of motor vehicle manufacturers, factory branches,
factory representatives, distributors and importers; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 214-A bill to be entitled An act relating to professional
and occupational licenses; amending s. 205.171(1), (2), and
(4), Florida Statutes, 1977, expanding the exemption allowed
disabled veterans of war, with regard to the payment of fees
up to $50 for business or occupational licenses, to include
professional licenses; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Veterans Affairs.

By Representative Boyd-
HB 215-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem








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of the millage rate shall not affect the revenues of school
districts or units of local government, nor affect state funding
of school districts; authorizing the Department of Revenue to
enforce compliance with the implementation schedule of the
department; providing for joint review of property assessment
alternatives by certain committees of the Legislature; requiring
a report to the Legislature; providing for the repeal of the
act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Craig-
HB 216-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
taxation; amending s. 192.001(2), Florida Statutes, and adding
subsection (14); redefining "assessed value of property" and
defining "just value" or "just valuation;" providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Craig-
HB 217-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
property taxation; repealing s. 195.101, Florida Statutes, to
withdraw from the Comptroller the authority to withhold funds
from counties and municipalities when real or tangible personal
property is being assessed at less than that prescribed by law;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Craig-
HB 218-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
property taxation; amending s. 193.114(5) and (6), Florida
Statutes, 1977, and repealing subsection (7) of said section,
to provide new procedures to insure that assessment rolls
comply with law and constitutional requirements; amending
s. 194.011(2), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, relating to
certain notices to taxpayers, to delete references to approval
of assessment rolls by the Assessment Administration Review
Commission and the Department of Revenue; amending s.
194.032(1) and (10), Florida Statutes, 1977, to revise the time
for commencement of property appraisal adjustment board
meetings and to delete references to disapproval of assessment
rolls by the Assessment Administration Review Commission
and the Department of Revenue; amending s. 194.181(1), (2)
and (5), Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to parties to tax
suits, to include actions brought by the Department of Revenue;
amending s. 195.092, Florida Statutes; specifying venue and
prescribing certain judicial remedies to secure a just valuation
of property; amending s. 195.096(1)-(4), Florida Statutes, 1976
Supplement; requiring in-depth audit of the assessment rolls
of each county at least once every 4 years; prescribing the
use of documentary stamps in sales to assessment ratio studies;
providing for projection of assessment levels for counties not
subject to in-depth audit; repeailng s. 195.097, Florida Statutes,
as amended, which provides for postaudit review of assessment
rolls by the Department of Revenue; repealing s. 195.098,
Florida Statutes, as amended, to abolish the Assessment
Administration Review Commission; repealing s. 195.101, Florida
Statutes, withdrawing from the Comptroller the authority to
withhold funds from counties and municipalities which assess
property at less than that prescribed by law; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Craig, Healey, Dixon, Hutto, and Rich-
ard--
HB 219-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mentally endangered land; providing legislative intent; creating
the Florida Environmentally Endangered Land Trust Fund
within the Department of Natural Resources; providing for



the purchase of specified types of environmentally endangered
land by the Governor and Cabinet, referred to as the Board
of Trustees; providing for the duties of the board and the uses
of the fund; directing the Department of Natural Resources
to develop a comprehensive plan to protect environmentally
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shall be kept open for public use and enjoyment; authorizing
the board to allocate a certain amount of the fund for the
maintenance, improvement, control, or management of lands
purchased by the fund or purchased pursuant to the Land
Conservation Act of 1972; providing that provisions crediting
revenues to the fund from the state's sales and use tax, which
tax is the sole source of the fund, shall expire July 1, 1986;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Craig-
HB 220-A bill to be entitled An act relating to freshwater
fish or frog dealers; amending s. 372.65, Florida Statutes;
providing for ten separate classes of licenses, and requirements
and fees therefore; permitting certain license substitution; re-
quiring that a licensed person be aboard a commercial fishing
boat; restricting sale by and purchase from unlicensed persons;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representatives Craig and Evans-
HB 221-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sales and
use tax; amending s. 212.051, Florida Statutes; exempting from
the sales and use tax any facility, structure, device, fixture,
materials, equipment, or machinery used primarily for the con-
trol or abatement of industrial or manufacturing pollutants,
or for replacement of such a facility, structure, etc.; requiring
that expenditures for pollution control or abatement facilities
or equipment be certified as such by the Department of
Environmental Regulation in order to qualify for the exemp-
tion; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representatives Easley, James, T. Lewis, Patchett,
Poindexter, Warner, Kirkwood, Sheldon, and Maxwell-
HB 222-A bill to be entitled An act relating to radiologic
technology; providing a declaration of policy; providing defi-
nitions; prohibiting the use of x-rays and x-ray producing
equipment by certain persons; providing for certain rules; pro-
viding for certification of persons as radiologic technologists;
providing for approval of schools; providing for examinations
and fees; providing qualifications for certification; providing
for issuance, possession, and display of certification; providing
for temporary certification; providing for certification based on
prior experience or training; providing for duration, renewal,
issuance, suspension, and revocation of certification; prohibiting
certain actions and activities; providing a penalty; providing
for creation of a fund; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Ward and Robinson-
HIB 223-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle licenses; amending s. 320.08(4), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that, regardless of weight, truck-tractors used to haul
farm products under certain conditions shall be eligible for a
reduced rate on the required license plate; providing an effec-
tive date.
---was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 224-A bill to be entitled An act relating to gambling;
creating s. 849.235, Florida Statutes, providing a defense to
prosecutions for the possession of certain gambling devices;
providing for the return of such devices; providing an effec-
tive date.



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By Representatives Gustafson and Cherry-
HJR 225-A joint resolution proposing amendments to Sec-
tions 1, 15, and 16 of Article III of the State Constitution
relating to legislative apportionment.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 226-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of public utilities; repealing s. 366.09, Florida Statutes;
removing present provisions prohibiting prosecution or penalty
for or on account of any transaction, matter or thing con-
cerned in testimony before the Florida Public Service Com-
mission; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 227-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local govern-
ment; creating part II of chapter 165, Florida Statutes; pro-
viding a short title; providing legislative intent; providing
definitions; requiring special districts to designate a registered
agent and office; requiring certain other reports; providing for
dissolution proceedings upon failure to report; providing for
review; providing for disposition of the assets, liabilities, re-
sponsibilities, and records of a dissolved district; providing for
repeal or modification of certain special acts; providing for
the status of a tax levy; providing for continuation of access;
removing exclusivity of the proceedings set forth in part I of
chapter 165, Florida Statutes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 228-A bill to be entitled An act relating to educational
facilities; amending s. 235.26(2) (e), Florida Statutes, 1977, and
adding paragraph (f) thereto, relating to the State Uniform
Building Code for Public Educational Facilities Construction,
requiring the Office of Educational Facilities Construction to
develop standards relating to an energy performance index and
a life-cycle cost analysis; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Steinberg-
-HB 229-A bill to be entitled An act relating to turnpike
projects; adding subsection (4) to s. 340.12, Florida Statutes,
requiring the Department of Transportation to study a uniform
system of tolls on turnpikes and report its findings to the
Legislature; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Steinberg, Kutun, Melvin, Healey, and
Hector-
HB 230-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax on
the lease or rental of real property; adding subsection (6) to
s. 212.031, Florida Statutes; providing a tax exemption for
real property subleased for conventions or trade shows; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample--
HB 231-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor vehicle
licenses; creating s. 320.0807, Florida Statutes; reserving certain
alphanumeric license plates for certain veterans; providing an
effective date.



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mittee on Transportation.



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By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HB 237-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax on
sales, use and other transactions; amending s. 212.08(7) (a) and
(c), Florida Statutes, to exempt from such tax personal prop-



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By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HB 232-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the creation
of a Veterans' Home of Florida; creating part IV of chapter
400, Florida Statutes, providing for a Veterans' Home of Florida
for certain veterans, their spouses, and certain widows or
widowers of such veterans; providing definitions; providing that
the Director of the Division of Veterans' Affairs of the Depart-
ment of Community Affairs shall be the director of the home
and shall determine eligibility and adopt rules for the home;
requiring the director to appoint a superintendent who shall
serve as the chief executive of the home; providing powers,
duties, compensation, and qualifications of the superintendent;
providing for oath and bond; providing eligibility requirements
and procedures therefore; requiring maintenance of health rec-
ords and other information; requiring members to contribute
to their support in the home; providing exceptions; requiring
payments to dependents; providing for discipline and dismissal
of members; providing for disposition of money and personal
property; providing that the home is a corporation and may
act as a guardian; requiring the division to make an annual
report to the Governor and Legislature; providing for audits;
authorizing the home to receive gifts, grants, and endowments;
providing for licenses and permits; providing for the legal resi-
dence of those who leave the home; providing an appropriation;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HB 233-A bill to be entitled An act relating to totally
and permanently disabled veterans; providing that certain dis-
abled veterans shall not be required to pay any license or
permit fee to any county or municipality in order to make
certain improvements on any mobile home owned by the veteran
and used as his residence; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representative
Sample-
HB 234-A bill to be entitled An act relating to toll facilities;
amending s. 339.305, Florida Statutes, 1977, exempting certain
disabled veterans from toll payments on toll projects operated
by the Department of Transportation; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Craig, Lockward, Sample, and Robinson-
HJR 235-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 6 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to
homestead exemption.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HB 236-A bill to be entitled An act relating to property
taxation; amending s. 196.101(4), Florida Statutes, 1977, delet-
ing the income limitation with regard to qualification for the
total homestead exemption for paraplegics, hemiplegics, and
other disabled persons who must use a wheelchair or are legally
blind; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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erty sold or leased to veteran organizations; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, Sample, and McKnight--
HB 238-A bill to be entitled An act relating to saltwater
fisheries and conservation; amending s. 370.14(3) (b), Florida
Statutes, 1976 Supplement, exempting certain disabled veterans
from the license fee charged for crawfishing in a manner
consistent with certain other provisions of law; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HB 239-A bill to be entitled An act relating to game and
freshwater fish; amending s. 372.57(4) (e), Florida Statutes,
1977, providing that a permanent state hunting and fishing
license shall be issued, upon request, to a resident of the
state who is totally and permanently disabled; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HM 240-A memorial to the Congress of the United States,
requesting Congress to direct the United States Veterans
Administration to establish an additional Veterans Adminis-
tration Regional Office on the east coast of Florida.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HB 241-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Statutes; adding subsection (15) to s. 1.01, Florida Statutes,
relating to statutory definitions; providing a definition of the
term "veteran"; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Rules & Calendar.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HM 242-A memorial requesting the United States Congress
and the Veterans Administration to provide a cemetery for
veterans in central Florida.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HM 243-A memorial to the Congress of the United States,
urging Congress to retain the United States Veterans Adminis-
tration as it is presently constituted.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson--



HB 244-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Interlocal Cooperation Act of 1969; amending s. 163.01(12),
Florida Statutes, removing the requirement that interlocal
agreements and amendments thereto be filed with the Depart-
ment of Community Affairs; removing the requirement that
the department keep records of, and notify other state depart-
ments about, such agreements and amendments; repealing s.
163.01(11), Florida Statutes, removing provisions which require
the submission of each interlocal agreement to the Department



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agreements; providing certain powers for the Solar Energy
Center; exempting the equipment from taxation except the
corporate income tax; providing an effective date.

-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
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of Legal Affairs for approval with respect to its compliance
with law; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 245-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
records; amending s. 112.3146, Florida Statutes, providing that
certain statements filed by public officers and employees must
be available for public inspection within a specified period;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Standards & Conduct.

By Representative Adams-
HB 246-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the reduction
of unemployment; providing for the development of a report
and recommendation by the Department of Commerce relating
to the adoption of a state policy for reducing unemployment;
providing for certain elements to be included and considered
in the report; providing for the report and recommendations
to be submitted to the presiding officers of the Legislature;
providing for the cooperation of all state agencies in develop-
ment of the report and recommendations; providing for coordi-
nation with development of economic goals established pursuant
to House Concurrent Resolution 3260, 1976 regular session;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 247-A bill to be entitled An act relating to revenue
sharing; amending s. 218.21(1) and (3), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that municipal service taxing or benefit units shall not
be considered as special districts for certain purposes; including
such units within the definition of "municipality" as used in
provisions relating to revenue sharing; amending s. 218.245-
(2) (d), Florida Statutes, including such units in provisions
relating to the determination of the apportionment factor for
purposes of computing revenue sharing; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Appropriations.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 248-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation
of solar energy systems; adding subsection (19) to s. 212.02,
Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, providing a definition; add-
ing a new subsection (11) to s. 212.08, Florida Statutes, 1977,
providing a sales tax exemption for solar energy systems;
providing effective and expiration dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Dyer-

HB 249-A bill to be entitled An act relating to solar energy;
designating the State Board of Administration as the state
fiscal agency to make certain determinations relating to solar
energy; providing for the determination of the amount of state
bonds for solar energy; providing a limitation on the amount;
providing for the use of funds in the trust fund account; pro-
viding for the issuance of state bonds in accordance with con-
stitutional provisions; providing for bond repayment; providing
for the financing, construction, acquisition, maintenance, and
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By Representatives Cherry and Sadowski-
HB 250-A bill to be entitled An act relating to capital
felonies; amending s. 775.082(1) and (2), Florida Statutes,
eliminating the death penalty and providing that persons con-
victed of capital felonies shall be punished by life imprisonment
and shall not be eligible for parole; providing for the reduction
of existing death sentences; amending ss. 775.15(1) and 782.-
04(1), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, to conform thereto;
repealing ss. 921.141, 922.06, 922.07, 922.08, 922.09, 922.10,
922.11, 922.111, 922.12, 922.14, and 922.15, Florida Statutes,
relating to procedures with respect to the death sentence;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 251-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 230.66(1), (2) (a), (5) and (6), Florida Statutes,
which establishes an industry services training program and
creates the Industry Services Advisory Council; enlarging the
scope of the program and increasing the membership of the
council; providing for participation in training programs by
community college boards of trustees; providing certain restric-
tions for teachers employed in such programs; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 252-A bill to be entitled An act relating to govern-
mental reorganization; creating s. 20.35, Florida Statutes, which
creates a Department of Tourism and Economic Development
to be headed by the Florida Tourism and Economic Develop-
ment Commission; transferring the divisions of Tourism and
Economic Development of the Department of Commerce to the
new department; transferring the Division of Hotels and Res-
taurants of the Department of Business Regulation to the new
department and renaming it the Division of Lodging and Food
Services; providing for powers and duties of the new depart-
ment and the commission; creating the Economic Development
Advisory Council within the Division of Economic Development
and transferring the Motion Picture and Television Advisory
Council to the Division of Economic Development; creating the
Tourism Advisory Council within the Division of Tourism;
repealing s. 20.16(2) (b), Florida Statutes, s. 20.17(2) (b) and
(c) and (4), Florida Statutes, and ss. 288.344 and 288.347,
Florida Statutes, to conform to the provisions of this act;
directing that certain changes be made in the Florida Statutes
to conform to the provisions of this act; providing an appro-
priation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Craig and Bell-
HJR 253-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 6 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to
homestead exemption.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Fechtel--
HB 254-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
mental health services; amending s. 394.76(5), Florida Statutes,
providing that district administrators may require district and
subdistrict mental health boards to provide statements of ex-
penditures and may authorize the use of independent accountants
for such purpose; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Williams-



HM 255-A memorial to the Congress of the United States
expressing strong opposition to the proposal that the United



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licenses for mopeds to contain certain information; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.



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States relinquish its sovereignty over the United States Canal
Zone at the Isthmus of Panama, commonly called the "Panama
Canal."
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 256-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mental
health; repealing s. 918.017, Florida Statutes, 1977, which pro-
vides for separate proceedings in criminal cases on the issue
of insanity; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Fox-
HB 257-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
providing state policy; providing a definition; directing the
Department of Education to encourage the use of alternate
methods to live experimentation in the futherance of stimu-
lating medical and scientific interest in elementary and second-
ary schools; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Fox-
HB 258-A bill to be entitled An act relating to school
personnel; amending s. 231.39(3), Florida Statutes, authorizing
school boards to grant instructional staff members who are
employed on a full-time basis in public schools maternity leave
with pay; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Eckhart-
HJR 259-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 6 of Article VII of the State Constitution to authorize
an increase in the homestead exemption to $10,000 for all
homeowners.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Eckhart-
HB 260-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor vehicle
equipment inspection; creating s. 325.305, Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that certain persons who are stopped for operating a
motor vehicle which is in violation of the motor vehicle equip-
ment safety inspection law shall not be held in violation of
the law but, instead, their employers shall be held responsible;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 261-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mopeds;
amending s. 316.2065(15), Florida Statutes, 1977, removing a
prohibition upon the operation of mopeds on bicycle paths;
requiring mopeds to conform to certain federal safety standards;
adding subsection (5) to s. 320.02, Florida Statutes, 1977, pro-
viding for registration and licensing of mopeds; amending the
introductory paragraph of s. 320.08, Florida Statutes, 1977, and
adding paragraph (1) (c), providing a license tax; creating s.
320.0803, Florida Statutes, providing for the issuance of moped
tags; amending s. 322.01(1) and (2), Florida Statutes, 1976
Supplement, requiring moped operators to obtain a driver's
license; amending s. 322.14, Florida Statutes, requiring drivers'








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By Representative Kutun-
HB 262-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the
City of Miami Beach, Dade County; providing for reimburse-
ment for the construction of an ocean outfall in reliance on
approval by the Florida State Board of Health and reconversion
to secondary waste treatment as required by Florida Statutes
and administrative regulation; providing an appropriation; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representatives Cox and Gustafson-
HM 263-A memorial to the Congress of the United States,
requesting Congress to direct the United States Veterans Ad-
ministration to establish a Veterans Administration medical
facility in Broward County, Florida.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Gordon-
HB 264-A bill to be entitled An act relating to change of
name; amending s. 62.031(7), Florida Statutes, and adding a
new subsection, to provide that a petition for a change of
name shall not be denied on the basis of sex or marital status;
amending s. 382.28, Florida Statutes, 1977, which requires the
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services to prescribe
the form for marriage licenses, to require that such licenses
include provisions allowing each person to select a legal sur-
name for either or both; providing that any combination of
the premarriage or former legal surnames of both persons may
be used by both persons and their children; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Gustafson and Warner-
HB 265-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; adding subsection (5) to s. 364.05, Florida
Statutes, and amending ss. 366.06(2) and 367.081(2), Florida
Statutes, relating to the fixing and changing of rates charged
by telephone and telegraph companies, public utilities, and
water and sewer systems, to provide that the cost of certain
advertising expenses shall not be considered as operating ex-
penses and passed on to the consumer; requiring certain dis-
closures in advertisements by such companies, utilities, and
systems; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Lockward and Batchelor-
HB 266-A bill to be entitled An act relating to school
transportation; providing for agreements between school dis-
tricts and other public agencies for the use of school buses
for public purposes, including the transportation of the elderly
or the physically or mentally handicapped; providing for the
assumption of the proportionate share of the costs; providing
for indemnification against loss and providing that the school
board shall be held harmless from liability; providing required
levels of liability insurance coverage; providing for the nonuse
of certain marking devices when school buses are used for
nonschool purposes; amending s. 234.041(1), Florida Statutes,
providing an exemption from provisions making it unlawful to
use a school bus for other purposes without making certain
changes; amending s. 236.083(7), (9), and (10), Florida Stat-
utes; providing for pilot projects using school buses for trans-
portation of the elderly or the physically or mentally handi-
capped; providing a method for determining the allocation to
each district for assigned students using general purpose
transportation systems; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Hollingsworth and Hutto--



HB 267-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fishing
licenses; adding paragraph (f) to s. 372.57(4), Florida Statutes,



April 4, 1978



1976 Supplement; excepting certain retarded persons from the
payment of fees for fishing licenses; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 268-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Legis-
lature; amending s. 11.02, Florida Statutes, relatingto tohe
publication in newspapers of notice of special or local legis-
lation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 269-A bill to be entitled An act relating to outdoor
advertising; adding subsection (18) to s. 479.01, Florida Stat-
utes, defining "motorist services directional signs"; adding
subsection (5) to s. 479.02, Florida Statutes, providing for
the transmittal by the Department of Transportation of certain
requests seeking retention of motorist services directional signs
in specific areas where removal would work a substantial eco-
nomic hardship as provided in 23 U.S.C.; adding subsection
(4) to s. 479.111, Florida Statutes, permitting retention of
motorist services directional signs in defined areas; adding
subsection (4) to s. 288.34, Florida Statutes, requiring the
Division of Tourism of the Department of Commerce, upon
request, to certify need for retention of motorist services direc-
tional signs in certain defined areas and to furnish available
information showing that removal of such signs would work
a substantial economic hardship in such defined areas; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 270-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sales,
storage, and use tax; amending s. 212.05(6), Florida Statutes;
reducing the tax for a prescribed period of time on machinery,
equipment, parts and accessories therefore used in manufactur-
ing, processing, compounding, producing, mining, or quarrying
personal property for sale or for use in furnishing research,
communications, transportation or public utility services, except
machinery, equipment, parts and accessories used in connection
with phosphate ore mining; providing a cap on the amount of
such taxes; prescribing the period in which records are to be
kept and audit authorized; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 271-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sales,
storage, and use tax; amending s. 212.02(3)(c), Florida Stat-
utes, and s. 212.08(4), Florida Statutes, 1977, to exempt from
taxation fuel and energy used in manufacturing or processing
goods for sale or resale, except fuels and energy used in con-
nection with phosphate ore mining; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Hodges, Andrews, and Hollingsworth-
HB 272-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Suwannee
River Authority; amending section 1 of chapter 74-403, Laws
of Florida, correcting Madison county authorization for appro-
priation of funds to the Authority; providing for a 75/25 match-
ing appropriation from the general revenue of the state for
the Suwannee River Authority; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representatives Gustafson and Jennings-



HB 273-A bill to be entitled An act relating to cruelty to
animals; amending s. 828.073(2), (3), Florida Statutes; provid-



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ing that no fee shall be charged for filing a petition for a
hearing with respect to disposition of a cruelly treated or
neglected animal, nor shall a fee be charged for service of
process in such a case; changing the time limitation for con-
duct of the hearing on the petition; correcting a reference to
the title of the judge having jurisdiction of such a proceeding;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representatives Culbreath and Richmond-
HB 274-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motion
picture distributors; creating ss. 468.09-468.15, Florida Statutes;
creating the Motion Picture Fair Competition Act; providing
purpose; providing definitions; prohibiting blind bidding for
motion pictures; establishing bidding procedures; prohibiting
guarantees; prohibiting advances; prohibiting certain solicitation
of bids; amending s. 468.08, Florida Statutes, to clarify pro-
visions thereof; providing severability; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Culbreath and Richmond-
HB 275-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor vehicle
licenses; amending s. 320.08(3) (e), Florida Statutes, to include
fertilizer spreader trucks among trucks required to pay annual
license taxes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Healey-
HB 276-A bill to be entitled An act relating to uniform
traffic control; adding paragraph (e) to s. 316.295(2), Florida
Statutes, 1977, which prohibits operation of a motor vehicle
equipped with certain reflective window glass on the rear and
side windows, to exempt certain persons from such prohibition
based upon medical necessity; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Healey-
HB 277-A bill to be entitled An act relating to firearms;
adding subsections (15) and (16) to s. 790.001, Florida Statutes,
1976 Supplement, defining "dealer" and "handgun"; creating
s. 790.27, Florida Statutes, prohibiting the delivery of a hand-
gun by a dealer to a purchaser within 72 hours of a purchase
order without the consent of the sheriff; requiring dealers to
maintain records; prohibiting a person from engaging in the
business of selling firearms after conviction of a violation of
said section; prohibiting the forging of the consent of a sheriff;
providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Healey-
HB 278-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
uniform traffic control; amending s. 316.066(3), Florida Stat-
utes, providing that in certain counties law enforcement agen-
cies shall submit copies of written reports of accidents to
central traffic records sections; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Healey, Fox, Cox, and T. Moore-



HB 279-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sale of
beverages; providing definitions; requiring every container of
certain beverages sold in the state to have a clearly indicated
refund value of not less than 5 cents; requiring dealers and
distributors of such beverages to accept the return of beverage
containers and to pay the required refund; prohibiting the



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by a verified petition or affidavit; amending s. 76.18, Florida
Statutes, providing for restoration of attached property to the
defendant or other person giving bond and prescribing the re-
quired amount of such bond; amending s. 76.24(1), Florida
Statutes, requiring an immediate hearing upon motion for dis-
solution of attachment; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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retail sale of certain metal beverage containers; providing a
penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representative Healey-
HB 280-A bill to be entitled An act relating to beverage
containers; prohibiting retail sale of any metal beverage con-
tainer designed to be opened by removal of a detachable part;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Healey and Cox-
HB 281-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the practice
of pharmacy; creating s. 465.32, Florida Statutes, to allow
licensed pharmacists to fill or refill valid prescriptions on file
with another pharmacy under certain conditions; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

HB 282-Withdrawn

By Representative Poole-
HB 283-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homeowners'
corporations not for profit; providing that a corporation not
for profit, composed of homeowners and incorporated for pur-
poses including representation and advancement of the welfare
and interests of its members in zoning and deed restriction
matters concerning lands within its corporate area of activity,
may bring actions for declaratory or equitable relief in zoning
and deed restriction matters if some or all of its members
have been or will be directly and personally aggrieved in some
manner relating to and within the scope of the interests
represented and advanced by the corporation; providing attor-
ney fees in such deed restriction actions; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 284-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
detention facilities; amending s. 951.22, Florida Statutes, adding
written or recorded communications, coins and currency, food,
clothing and certain drugs and medicines to the list of con-
traband articles for which the unauthorized taking to or re-
ceiving from a prisoner in a county detention facility, or the
attempt to do so, is a felony of the third degree; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Corrections, Probation & Parole and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 285-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Beverage
Law; amending s. 562.11, Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to the
illegal furnishing of alcoholic beverages to minors; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Thompson and Fechtel-
HB 286-A bill to be entitled An act relating to writs of
attachment; amending s. 76.03, Florida Statutes, requiring a
writ of attachment to be issued by a judge; amending s. 76.08,
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By Representative Maxwell-
HB 287-A bill to be entitled An act relating to consumer
protection; amending s. 501.137, Florida Statutes, 1977, requir-
ing lenders of money secured by mortgages on real estate to
pay interest on certain overages in an escrow account created
for the payment of property taxes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives T. Lewis, Cox, and Lehman-
HB 288-A bill to be entitled An act relating to disabled
persons; amending s. 316.1964, Florida Statutes, 1977; removing
the requirement that disabled persons must be licensed to
operate a motor vehicle to be exempt from parking fees;
exempting certain persons transporting disabled persons from
parking fees; replacing identification stickers with cards to be
displayed on the vehicle used by the disabled person; pro-
hibiting any person from permitting another to unlawfully use
an identification card; amending s. 316.1955, Florida Statutes,
1977; permitting persons transporting disabled persons who
display such cards to park in disabled persons' public parking
spaces; requiring such spaces to be outlined in blue; amending
s. 316.1956, Florida Statutes, 1977, conforming provisions relat-
ing to nonpublic parking spaces for disabled persons; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Lockward-
HB 289-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
regulatory agencies; restricting the employment of staff mem-
bers of such agencies after termination of their employment
with such agencies; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Becker-
HB 290-A bill to be entitled An act relating to rates charged
by utility companies; amending s. 366.06(2), Florida Statutes;
excluding from the net investment of any utility company regu-
lated by the Florida Public Service Commission any sum ex-
pended for certain equipment purchases, for construction of a
building, or for contracting for certain services unless the
company seeks and accepts the lowest and best bid therefore;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Craig-
HB 291-A bill to be entitled An act relating to recovery
of solid wastes; amending s. 403.714, Florida Statutes; requiring
the Department of General Services to establish a solid waste
recovery program to be implemented by agencies of state gov-
ernment; prohibiting unauthorized removal of solid wastes; re-
quiring annual reports; providing an effective date.

-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Hodes-
HB 292-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing legis-
lative intent; providing a short title; providing definitions;
providing powers and duties of the department; providing for
designation of patient care centers; providing for employment
of medical staff and other health professionals; providing for



cooperative agreements; providing for financial determination
of ability to pay for program services and providing an excep-
tion for adoptive children; providing qualifications of the
director; providing for research projects; providing for annual
reports; repealing chapter 391, Florida Statutes, as amended,
relating to crippled children; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Becker-
HB 293-A bill to be entitled An act relating to regulation
of telephone companies; amending s. 364.03(1), Florida Stat-
utes; prohibiting telephone companies from making any charge
for certain specified uses of information services; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Hieber-
HB 294-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 97.021(2), Florida Statutes, 1977, redefining "pri-
mary election"; amending s. 100.061, Florida Statutes; providing
that the candidate receiving the highest number of votes in a
primary election shall be declared nominated for office; pro-
viding for the drawing of lots in case of a tie vote; deleting
requirement of a second primary election where no candidate
receives a majority of the votes cast; amending s. 100.111(1),
(2) and (3) (a), Florida Statutes, 1977, deleting reference to
second primary election provisions relating to the filling of
vacancies in elective office; amending s. 105.031(1), 105.041(1),
and 105.051(1)(b), Florida Statutes, 1977, conforming to the
act provisions relating to judicial candidates; amending ss.
106.08(1), Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to campaign con-
tributions, to conform to the removal of second primary elec-
tions; repealing s. 100.091, Florida Statutes, as amended, abol-
ishing second primary elections; providing a directive to statute
editors; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Adams-
HB 295-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Legis-
lature; providing legislative intent; directing the Department
of State to prepare a list of all state printed materials to be
forwarded to members of the Legislature; prohibiting the for-
warding of any material on the list to a member of the Legis-
lature without the member's authorization; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

HB 296-Withdrawn

By Representative T. Moore-
HJR 297-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 4 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to
ad valorem taxation.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative T. Moore-
HB 298-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; adding a new subsection (2) to s. 718.122, Florida
Statutes, 1977, redefining the terms "all units" and "annual
rental" with respect to situations where a condominium lease
fails to provide for the nonexclusive use of the leased property
by the leasee or unit owners of a single condominium; pro-
viding that where the number of condominium units ultimately
entitled to use certain leased property is speculative or at the
discretion of the lessor at the time the contract is executed,
then at least one element needed for the presumption of uncon-
scionability is deemed to exist; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative McKnight-



HB 299-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
buildings; creating s. 381.2612, Florida Statutes, prohibiting the
construction of any state-owned building after January 1, 1981,
which employs a tank-type water closet that uses more than
3 1/2 gallons of water per flush; providing exceptions; pro-
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Property Management of the Department of General Services;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Melvin-
HB 300-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the beverage
law; amending s. 561.26, Florida Statutes, providing a 3-month
license fee for licenses granted on or after July 1; amending
s. 561.20(2) (a), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, and adding
paragraph (f) thereto, removing certain statutory language
relating to the exemption on seating capacity and minimum
size requirements granted to certain restaurants which serve
alcoholic beverages which are part of publicly-owned or leased
airports; exempting certain alcoholic beverage vendors operating
in airports publicly owned or leased by a county or munici-
pality from the quota alcoholic beverage license limitations;
providing for the issuance of "Special Airport Licenses" and
prohibiting transfer of such licenses; providing an exception;
exempting Special Airport Licenses from certain requirements
of law or rules promulgated thereunder; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representative Hazelton-
HCR 301-A concurrent resolution providing for the creation
of a joint legislative committee to review part I of chapter
394, Florida Statutes, the Baker Act.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative Hazelton-
HB 302-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the state
officers and employees group insurance program; amending s.
112.075(3)(b) and (7)(b), Florida Statutes, 1977; providing a
minimum required benefit level in the group insurance program;
authorizing state agencies to pay the cost of covering certain
dependents of an enrolled officer or full-time state employee
for a 12-month period after the officer's or employee's death;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 303-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the manage-
ment of energy consumption in state government; adding a new
subsection (4) to s. 255.252, Florida Statutes; creating ss.
255.257, 255.258, 255.259, 255.260, and 255.261, Florida Statutes;
providing for development and implementation of a state energy
management plan; providing for collection and use of data;
providing for energy management coordinators; providing for
contents of the plan; providing for information transfer; pro-
viding an appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representatives Allen, McKnight, and Kershaw-
HB 304-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Indian Key
in Monroe County; providing an appropriation for research,
interpretation and development thereof by the Division of Rec-
reation and Parks of the Department of Natural Resources;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

HB 305-Withdrawn

By Representatives Cherry, Margolis, and McKnight--
HB 306-A bill to be entitled An act relating to discrimina-



tion against persons because they have the sickle cell trait;
creating ss. 626.9622, 626.9623, Florida Statutes; prohibiting an



insurer or self-insurer from refusing to issue and deliver a
disability or life insurance policy solely because the person to
be insured has the sickle cell trait; prohibiting discrimination
in the premium or rate charged for disability or life insurance
policy or self-insurance plan solely because the person covered
has such trait; prohibiting a hospital, medical, or surgical plan
or a health maintenance organization from refusing to issue
and deliver a contract solely because the person to be covered
has the sickle cell trait; prohibiting discrimination in the rate
charged for such a contract solely because the person covered
has such trait; prohibiting discrimination in employment against
any person solely because he has the sickle cell trait; pro-
hibiting mandatory screening and testing for the sickle cell
trait as a condition for employment, education, or adoption;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Kutun, Richard, Margolis, and O'Malley-
HB 307-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; adding paragraph (k) to s. 718.112(2), Florida Stat-
utes, and amending subsection (3), providing that condominium
association bylaws must require that all officers of the asso-
ciation shall be bonded and that the association shall bear
the cost of bonding; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Kutun-
HB 308-A bill to be entitled An act relating to funeral
establishments; amending s. 470.30(1), Florida Statutes, 1977,
prohibiting the issuance of operating licenses to funeral estab-
lishments which do not employ a funeral director who owns
at least 25 percent of the funeral establishment; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Kutun, Richard, Margolis, and O'Malley-
HB 309-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; amending s. 718.112(2) (b), Florida Statutes, providing
that the bylaws must include a proxy committee; providing
for the selection and duties of the committee; providing for
the invalidity of certain proxies; requiring the transmission of
certain information to the Division of Florida Land Sales and
Condominiums; requiring the retention of proxies for 12 months;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Kutun, Richard, and O'Malley-
HB 310-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; amending s. 718.112(2)(a) and (d), Florida Statutes,
1977; prohibiting any person elected as chief officer of the
board of administration of a condominium from succeeding
himself for more than two consecutive terms; providing for
nomination from the floor of candidates to the board at a
special meeting held 30 days prior to election; providing for
poll watchers; requiring the names of the candidates to be
included on certain written notice; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

HB 311-Withdrawn

By Representative James-
HJR 312-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 16 of Article III of the State Constitution relating to
legislative apportionment.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, Sample, T. Moore, Hieber, Foster, Hodges, Nuckolls,
Hollingsworth, Robinson, Warner, and Adams-
HB 313-A bill to be entitled An act relating to govern-
mental reorganization; creating s. 20.36, Florida Statutes; pro-
viding intent; creating a Department of Veterans' Affairs;
providing qualifications for the secretary of the department;
transferring the Division of Veterans' Affairs of the Depart-
ment of Community Affairs to said department; providing
powers and duties of the department; providing for the appli-
cability of the act to existing employees of the division;
directing that conforming editorial changes be made in the
Florida Statutes; repealing s. 20.18(2) (c) and (10), Florida
Statutes, 1977, to conform to this act; providing an appro-
priation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Gustafson and Warner-
HB 314-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaign
financing; amending s. 106.08(1), Florida Statutes, 1977, re-
ducing the maximum allowable amount of campaign contri-
butions by any person or political committee; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Smith-
HB 315-A bill to be entitled An act relating to legislative
review of revenue-generating provisions; creating s. 11.62, Flor-
ida Statutes; repealing various revenue-generating provisions
of the Florida Statutes; providing for legislative review, modi-
fication, or reestablishment of such provisions; providing criteria
for legislative evaluation; providing for a select joint com-
mittee to establish procedures for review and evaluation; pro-
viding for substantive committee recommendations and bill
proposal; preserving causes of action related to repealed pro-
visions; providing severability; providing for repeal of the act;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Craig and Martin-
HB 316-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
business; amending ss. 283.01, 283.03, 283.04, 283.05, 283.06,
283.07(1), 283.08, 283.09, 287.012(2), and 287.042(2), Florida
Statutes, and ss. 283.10(1) and 287.102, Florida Statutes, 1976
Supplement; providing that all public printing, binding, and
rebinding of the state and its subdivisions be let to the lowest
bidder; requiring such work to be done in the state; providing
exceptions; providing procedures for bidding and award of
contracts; requiring certain statements under oath to be filed
by bidders and providing penalties for false statements; pro-
viding duties of the Joint Legislative Management Committee
and the Division of Purchasing of the Department of General
Services; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives Fortune, Hutto, and Cox-
HB 317-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
utilities; creating s. 366.14, Florida Statutes, requiring public
utilities to bill certain elderly and disabled customers at the
beginning of the month; providing for rules; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Barrett and Hutto-
HB 318-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the grand
jury; amending s. 905.34, Florida Statutes, including certain
crimes involving obscene materials within the subject matter
jurisdiction of a statewide grand jury; providing an effective
date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.



By Representatives Eckhart and Hutto-
HB 319-A bill to be entitled An act relating to burglary;
adding s. 810.02(4), Florida Statutes; providing for a minimum
sentence of imprisonment without parole for persons convicted
of burglary of a private dwelling; authorizing probation except
in certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Melvin-
HB 320-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the security
of communications; adding a new subsection (4) to s. 934.09,
Florida Statutes, requiring a court order authorizing the inter-
ception of a wire or oral communication to direct the inter-
ceptor to take certain action; providing compensation and
exemption from civil or criminal liability for the interceptor;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Fechtel-
HB 321-A bill to be entitled An act relating to game and
freshwater fish; amending s. 372.9903(1), Florida Statutes,
increasing to a felony of the third degree the penalty for the
possession or transportation of commercial quantities of fresh-
water game fish; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative Fechtel-
HB 322-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Capitol
Center; creating s. 272.045, Florida Statutes, directing the
Department of General Services to utilize space in the old
Capitol Building in a specified manner; directing the depart-
ment to consult with the Division of Archives, History, and
Records Management of the Department of State prior to
performing or contracting for any remodeling of the old Capitol
Building; authorizing the Department of General Services to
perform specified work on the old Capitol Building; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

HB 323-Withdrawn

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 324-A bill to be entitled An act relating to securities;
creating ss. 517.50-517.62 and 517.65, Florida Statutes; providing
a short title; providing definitions; prohibiting fraudulent,
deceitful, or misleading practices in securities transactions;
requiring disclosure and the filing of disclosure statements
with the Department of Banking and Finance with regard to
securities not registered under the securities laws of the United
States and not exempt from registration thereunder or by this
act; authorizing the department to adopt rules; providing
exemptions; providing civil liability for violations of the act
and for the making of misleading statements; requiring regis-
tration of brokers, dealers, and agents; prohibiting certain
persons from engaging in the securities business as a broker,
dealer, or agent; permitting the department to make investi-
gations and issue and enforce subpoenas; providing for a
temporary exemption from the public records act; providing
for injunctions to restrain violators of securities laws; granting
cease and desist powers to the department; providing criminal
and civil penalties; providing for fees; adding paragraph (e)
to s. 95.11(4), Florida Statutes, providing a statute of limi-
tations with regard to certain actions related to securities;
providing applicability; providing a 1-year saving clause for
civil actions, criminal prosecution, administrative proceedings,
offers, or sales that could have been made under prior law
but would be prohibited or barred by this act; providing that
all registrations under prior law and orders relating to them



remain valid; renumbering ss. 517.32 and 517.33, Florida Stat-
utes, as ss. 517.63 and 517.64, Florida Statutes, respectively;
repealing ss. 517.01-517.09, ss. 517.091 and 517.10, and ss. 517.13-
517.311, Florida Statutes, and ss. 517.0901, 517.11, and 517.12,



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Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to sale of securities; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representatives Danson and Ewing-
HB 325-A bill to be entitled An act relating to saltwater
commercial fishing; amending s. 370.06(2), Florida Statutes,
and adding a new subsection (3) to said section; providing for
a nonresident and alien personal license fee of $250; providing
for a resident personal license fee of $25; providing an exemp-
tion from the licensing provisions; prohibiting purchase of
seafood products from unlicensed persons; requiring that license
holders have adequate catch preservation methods; requiring
the Department of Natural Resources to establish a com-
mercial fisheries information system in conjunction with the
license program; establishing a Marine Fisheries Management
Revolving Trust Fund; providing for allocation of trust fund
moneys; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Danson-
HB 326-A bill to be entitled An act relating to animals
taken into custody for alleged neglect or mistreatment; amend-
ing s. 828.073(2), (4), Florida Statutes; requiring a veteri-
narian's report to be filed with the petition for a hearing to
determine the disposition of an animal that has been seized
for neglect or mistreatment; providing for return of animal
to owner without charge for care provided upon adjudication
that the owner is fit and able to provide for the animal;
providing for a surety bond to be required of officers or
agents authorized to seize animals under this section; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Agriculture & General Legislation and Appropria-
tions.

By Representatives Danson, Healey, Sheldon, and McPher-
son-
HB 327-A bill to be entitled An act relating to telephone
solicitation; creating s. 365.165, Florida Statutes; prohibiting
the use of automated telephone solicitation systems; providing
a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Fox-
HB 328-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
health; providing legislative intent; prohibiting any person from
injecting liquid silicone into the human body and prohibiting
the sale of liquid silicone for such a purpose; providing a
penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representatives Warner, Young, Lehman, and Adams-
HB 329-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Public Service Commission; providing a rollback of certain
electric and telephone rate increases absent affirmative action
by the commission; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Gordon--
HB 330-A bill to be entitled An act relating to legal
holidays; adding a new paragraph (e) to s. 683.01(1), Florida
Statutes, designating Susan B. Anthony's birthday as a legal
holiday; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.



By Representatives Warner, Adams, and Cox-
HB 331-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of public utilities; adding a new paragraph (a) to s.
366.04(2) and adding subsection (9) to s. 366.05, Florida Stat-
utes; empowering and requiring the Public Service Commission
to prescribe as permanent certain rates and charges collected
by public utilities, rural electric cooperatives, and municipal
electric utilities for residential usage of electricity; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representatives Kutun, Richard, and O'Malley-
HB 332-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Division
of Florida Land Sales and Condominiums of the Department
of Business Regulation; amending s. 718.501(2), Florida Stat-
utes, authorizing the advisory board of the division to employ
hearing officers with respect to controversies between condo-
minium unit owners and their associations; authorizing the
board to disregard the hearing officer's findings under certain
circumstances; providing an appropriation; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Kutun and O'Malley-
HJR 333-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 6 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to
homestead exemptions.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Danson-
HB 334-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental land and water management; amending s. 380.07(2),
Florida Statutes, 1977; providing county governments authority
to appeal an order to the Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory
Commission; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Warner-
HB 335-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
creating s. 100.371, Florida Statutes, providing procedures for
the recall of members of the Florida Public Service Com-
mission; specifying offenses relating to recall petitions; pro-
viding a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Danson-
HB 336-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Unem-
ployment Compensation Law; adding subsection (10) to s. 443.06,
Florida Statutes, 1977, providing that certain employees who
have been terminated for violation of any criminal law of
this state, or any dishonest act, in connection with employment
shall be disqualified for unemployment compensation benefits;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Danson and Ewing-
HB 337-A bill to be entitled An act relating to alcoholic
beverages; creating s. 562.145, Florida Statutes, permitting any
person to possess any alcoholic beverage which the person has
brought into the state from outside the United States for his
personal use and upon which the state excise tax has not been
paid by a manufacturer, distributor, or vendor; requiring the
possessor to pay an excise tax on the total amount of such



beverages possessed each year; providing a tax rate; requiring
the Department of Business Regulation to collect the tax im-
posed by this act; providing for the burden of proof regarding
purchase outside the United States; amending ss. 562.15 and



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562.16, Florida Statutes, limiting certain exceptions to the pro-
visions relating to the unlawful possession of alcoholic bever-
ages upon which the excise tax has not been paid; providing
an appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Danson and Ewing-
HB 338-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
comprehensive planning; creating s. 23.0195, Florida Statutes;
providing that local planning and zoning programs shall not
be superseded by standards and guidelines developed under
the provisions of chapter 23, Florida Statutes, when such
programs provide greater environmental protection to the area
involved; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 339-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
financial assistance for community services; amending s. 409.-
503(4), Florida Statutes, redefining the term "program for
community services" with respect to the "Florida Financial
Assistance for Community Services Act of 1974"; amending
s. 409.504(2), (3), and (4)(b), Florida Statutes, providing, with
respect to the Community Service Trust Fund, that federally
recognized Indian tribes may apply for financial assistance;
changing the requirement for distribution of trust funds to
equal quarterly payments in advance; directing the Department
of Community Affairs to establish certain procedures with
respect to certain committees appointed to consider applications
under the fund; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 340-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local
government; repealing s. 165.091(3), Florida Statutes, eliminat-
ing the requirement for a local government census report;
amending s. 218.31(4), Florida Statutes, providing for the
transfer of the local government financial management and
reporting functions of the Department of Banking and Finance
to the Department of Community Affairs; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives T. Lewis and Malloy-
HM 341-A memorial to the President and Congress of the
United States, urging the adoption of a policy of no trade
agreements between the United States and Cuba until the Cuban
Government accounts for American and Cuban lives and com-
pensates Americans for the confiscation of their property.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Hodges-
HB 342-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the land
fill permits; amending s. 253.124(4), Florida Statutes, increas-
ing to 5 years the period of time for which construction permits
for filling land may be issued; providing that a board of county
commissioners may grant permits for less than 5 years depend-
ing upon the size and scope of construction; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.



By Representative Adams-
HB 343-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
homes and mobile homes; amending s. 320.01(1)(b) and (2),



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By Representatives Adams and Warner-
HB 348-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mortgage
brokerage; amending s. 494.042(1), Florida Statutes, increasing
the maximum and minimum of the Mortgage Brokerage Guar-



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Florida Statutes, 1977, redefining the terms "motor home" and
"mobile home"; providing effective dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Bloom and T. Lewis-
HB 344-A bill to be entitled An act relating to school
volunteers; defining school volunteers; directing the State Board
of Education to adopt rules authorizing district school boards
to use school volunteers to provide certain instruction or to
assist instructional staff members in the classroom; providing
for qualification and training of school volunteers; extending
the protection of law accorded to teachers to volunteers; pro-
viding for a district coordinator to recruit, train, and maintain
volunteers; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Nuckolls and Becker-
HB 345-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Uniform Land Sales Practices Law; amending s. 478.121(8),
Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement; requiring each subdivider
to provide the Division of Florida Land Sales and Condominiums
of the Department of Business Regulation with a financial
statement audited by an independent certified public accountant;
providing criteria for waiver of the filing requirement by the
department; amending s. 478.131(4), Florida Statutes, and add-
ing a new subsection; requiring the division to charge an
initial fee to subdividers seeking exemptions; requiring the
division to charge a fee to subdividers who seek certain mate-
rial changes of their offering; amending s. 478.141(4), Florida
Statutes; requiring the division to examine each applicant for
registration to determine that the subdivider or the officers,
directors, and stockholders of a corporate applicant have not
been convicted within a specified period of certain crimes;
adding subsection (5) to s. 478.151, Florida Statutes; requiring
subdividers whose books and records are located outside Florida
to provide originals or to pay division expenses to examine
same; amending s. 478.221(1) (b), (3), and (4), Florida Stat-
utes, 1977, adding paragraphs (d) and (e) to subsection (2),
and adding a new subsection; deleting provisions which provide
that the provisions of this chapter do not apply to an offer
or disposition of an interest in land pursuant to court order;
providing an additional exemption to the provisions of the
Florida Uniform Land Sales Practices Law; providing for
annual notification of claim of exemption; providing that
offers or dispositions of an interest in land pursuant to a
court order shall not be governed by this law under specified
circumstances; declaring certain exemptions void under certain
circumstances; requiring a set fee for an exemption advisory
opinion from the division; amending s. 478.23(1) (c), Florida
Statutes, 1976 Supplement; prescribing certain preconditions
which must be met before a person may solicit by long
distance telephone for the disposition of, or participation in
the disposition of, any interest in subdivided lands required
to be registered; amending s. 478.31(2), Florida Statutes;
increasing the filing fee for registration as a salesman and
increasing the renewal fee; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Becker-
HB 346-A bill to be entitled An act relating to burglary;
adding a new subsection (4) to s. 810.011, Florida Statutes,
defining the term "dwelling place"; adding subsection (4) to
s. 810.02, Florida Statutes, providing a 1-year minimum sen-
tence for unarmed persons convicted of burglary of a dwelling
place; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

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anty Fund; amending s. 494.043, Florida Statutes, declaring
additional persons who meet specified conditions eligible to
seek recovery from the fund; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Hodes-
HB 349-A bill to be entitled An act relating to financial
matters; amending ss. 215.01 and 216.011(1) (g) and (h), Florida
Statutes; providing that the fiscal year of the state shall
begin October 1; providing for transition; directing that con-
forming legislation be prepared; providing effective dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives Mica and Danson-
HB 350-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Capitol
Center; creating a Capitol Commission; providing for the ap-
pointment, membership, and terms of commission members;
providing for the duties of the commission; creating a Capitol
Commission Trust Fund for the restoration and maintenance
of the old Capitol Building and for expenses incurred by the
commission; amending s. 272.08, Florida Statutes, providing
that the Division of Building Construction and Property Man-
agement of the Department of General Services shall have the
sole duty of repairing, caring for, and maintaining buildings
in the Capitol Center; amending s. 272.111, Florida Statutes,
providing legislative intent; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations, Finance & Taxation, and
Appropriations.

By Representative Gallagher-
HB 351-A bill to be entitled An act relating to per diem;
adding subsection (14) to s. 112.061, Florida Statutes, to au-
thorize direct deposit of per diem to the accounts of certain
travelers and to provide certain protections with respect there-
to; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Poole-
HB 352-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; requiring the commission to mail copies
of orders adjusting rates to the Clerk of the Circuit Court
of each county affected; providing for public access to copies
of such orders; prescribing the time when such orders shall
be considered rendered; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Adams, Warner, and Cherry-
HB 353-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of
Freddie Lee Pitts and Wilbert Lee; providing an appropriation
to compensate them for wrongful imprisonment; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representatives Adams and Warner--
HB 354-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile home
parks; amending s. 83.763T1), Florida Statutes, authorizing
certain mobile home owners involved in legal actions based
upon nonpayment of rent to pay the unpaid rent and continue
tenancy before any eviction proceedings may be commenced;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Adams, Jennings, and Warner-



HJR 355-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 4 of Article IV of the State Constitution relating to



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By Representatives Richmond and Culbreath-
HB 361-A bill to be entitled An act relating to tax exemp-
tion; creating s. 196.2005, Florida Statutes; providing that real
property owned by certain bona fide nonprofit civic associa-



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the creation of a Commissioner of Elderly Affairs within the
Cabinet.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representatives Kiser, Neal, and Gustafson-
HB 356-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile home
parks; creating s. 83.766, Florida Statutes, requiring mobile
home park owners who intend to sell a mobile home park to
give mobile home owners and dwellers 60 days' notice prior
to any such sale; prohibiting mobile home park owners from
arbitrarily refusing to negotiate with an owners' and dwellers'
association formed to purchase the mobile home park; providing
that no sale is valid unless notice is given and no sale is
valid until after the required notice period has elapsed; pro-
viding that no agreement to sell made before or during said
60-day period is valid unless reaffirmed by the parties; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives T. Lewis and Poole-
HB 357-A bill to be entitled An act relating to criminal
justice; amending s. 775.084(4) (a), Florida Statutes, altering
the terms of imprisonment for subsequent felony offenses;
providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Agriculture & General Legislation-
HB 358-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Marketing Laws; amending ss. 573.17(3)(b), 573.66(1), 573.-
817(1), 573.846(1) and 573.872(1), Florida Statutes, eliminating
the authority of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer
Services to issue marketing orders for the prevention, modifi-
cation, or removal of trade barriers which obstruct the free
flow of celery, sweet corn, foliage plants, watermelons, soy-
beans, or flue-cured tobacco to market; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Grizzle-
HB 359-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sewage
disposal facilities; adding paragraph (c) to s. 403.086(1), Flor-
ida Statutes, restricting the disposal of wastes into certain
counties by new facilities for sanitary sewage disposal; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative T. Moore-
HB 360-A bill to be entitled An act relating to assess-
ments; amending s. 193.501(1), (3), (4), and (6), Florida
Statutes, 1977, providing that land designated by a county to
be environmentally endangered shall be eligible for preferential
ad valorem tax assessment based upon the use of the land
in the manner presently provided for land used for outdoor
recreational or park purposes; providing that such lands shall
be subject to certain conservation restrictions; providing that
such lands be assessed as certain other lands whose use is
restricted; restricting the owner's use of such lands; pro-
viding for the payment of a deferred tax liability upon the
reconveyance of the development right or release of the cove-
nant; deleting provisions relating to the payment of the tax
liability; defining "conservation restriction" and "deferred tax
liability"; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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tions and used by members thereof for recreational purposes
shall be exempt from ad valorem taxation; providing legisla-
tive intent; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives Richmond and Culbreath-
HB 362-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation
of motor fuels; amending s. 206.625, Florida Statutes, relating
to return of the first gas tax and the additional gas tax to
municipalities, to provide that counties performing similar serv-
ices shall receive the same refund; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Richmond-
HB 363-A bill to be entitled An act relating to water
resources; creating s. 373.1964, Florida Statutes, providing
legislative intent; providing for the creation of the Florida
Water Supply Authority; providing for the powers and duties
of the authority; directing the authority to designate and
identify areas of excess surface water supplies in the state
and areas of critical need in the state and to supply the
areas of critical need with surface water from areas of excess
surface water supplies under certain circumstances; requiring
certain local governmental units to pay for such water; re-
quiring hearings; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representatives Richmond and Culbreath-
HB 364-A bill to be entitled An act relating to guardian-
ship; amending s. 744.331(5) (c), Florida Statutes, providing
that any county required to pay fees to any committee or
attorney with respect to the adjudication of an alleged in-
competent under the guardianship law shall have a lien against
the guardianship property with respect to such fees; adding
subsection (5) to s. 744.387, Florida Statutes, directing the
court to enter an order approving the reimbursement to such
a county out of the assets or income of the guardian's estate;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Richmond and Culbreath-
HB 365-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state uniform
traffic control; amending s. 316.640(2), Florida Statutes, 1976
Supplement, authorizing county sheriffs' offices to employ park-
ing enforcement specialists who meet certain Police Standards
and Training Commission requirements to perform limited
duties; amending s. 943.12(1), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supple-
ment, to conform thereto; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Richmond and Hodges-
HB 366-A bill to be entitled An act relating to saltwater
fisheries and conservation; amending s. 370.15(6) (a), Florida
Statutes, increasing the amount of dead shrimp allowed on
vessels fishing for live bait shrimp; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Richmond-
HB 367-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the non-



judicial sale of boats or vessels; creating s. 371.84, Florida
Statutes, authorizing the sale of certain boats or vessels which
are in high and dry storage at a nonjudicial sale by marinas
under certain circumstances; providing notice; providing for
the disposition of the proceeds of such a sale; directing the
Department of Natural Resources to provide certification forms



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HB 374-A bill to be entitled An act relating to educational
finance; amending s. 236.083(2) (a), Florida Statutes, permitting
the computation of certain miles traveled by a school bus on
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for such sales and to transfer title; providing that such sales
are subject to prior perfected liens; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

HB 368-Withdrawn

By Representative Richmond-
HB 369-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retail install-
ment sales; amending s. 520.35(3), Florida Statutes, defining
the term "unpaid balance" with respect to finance charges on
certain revolving accounts; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 370-A bill to be entitled An act relating to meetings
and records of the Legislature; providing that all meetings
of legislative bodies are open to the public and all documents
made or received by the Legislature shall be open to inspection
by any person, except as provided by law or by the rules
of the Senate or House of Representatives; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Rules & Calendar.

By Representative Adams-
HB 371-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile home
parks; amending s. 83.765(1), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supple-
ment, prohibiting mobile home parks from making or enforcing
certain park rules which have the effect of requiring the re-
moval of the mobile home on the basis of age; providing an
exception; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Hawkins and Nuckolls-
HB 372-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Natural Resources; adding subsection (11) to s. 370.08,
Florida Statutes, prohibiting any person from fishing with nets
in certain man-made waterways at certain times; directing the
department to prepare maps of coastal counties affected by
the act; providing an appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative Boyd-
HB 373-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the transient
rentals sales tax; amending s. 212.03(4) and (7), Florida Stat-
utes, reducing to 6 months the period of time a person must
reside in certain rented living quarters before being exempt
from the transient rentals sales tax; providing that a person
who enters into a bona fide written lease for 6 months of
continuous residence at such living quarters shall also be
exempt from the tax; providing an exemption for persons who
have resided for 6 months or more in such living quarters or
who have paid the tax for 6 months upon the effective date
of the act, and exempting full-time students enrolled in insti-
tutions offering post-secondary education; authorizing the De-
partment of Revenue to reform rental contracts in certain
cases; providing an exemption from the provisions of the
act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

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school district for student transportation; providing an effective
date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 375-A bill to be entitled An act relating to horseracing;
amending ss. 550.04, 550.065(2), and 550.291(1), and s. 550.-
41(3), Florida Statutes, and ss. 550.33(3) and 550.37(4), Florida
Statutes, 1976 Supplement; authorizing the conduct of Sunday
racing during authorized horseracing seasons; creating s. 550.-
495, Florida Statutes, authorizing Sunday horseracing and pro-
viding restrictions and limitations on such racing; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 376-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
sports facilities; providing definitions; prohibiting the charging
of discriminatory rates with respect to the leasing of public
sports facilities or other public property to certain educational
and other nonprofit institutions; providing a penalty; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By the Committee on Community Affairs-
HB 377-A bill to be entitled An act relating to housing
authorities; repealing s. 421.53, Florida Statutes, which requires
the housing authorities in Pinellas County to hold a referendum
before commencing any housing project; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 378-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the county
annual budget; amending s. 129.01(1), Florida Statutes, re-
moving the specified lists of county funds for which a county
must prepare, approve, adopt, and execute an annual budget;
amending s. 129.06(1)(a) and (2), Florida Statutes, to provide
for a modified accrual system of accounting, intra-departmental
budget amendments, and the expenditure of receipts for an
enterprise and/or proprietary fund; amending s. 129.07, Florida
Statutes, allowing expenditures for individual items to exceed
the budget, provided that the fund's budget is not exceeded;
providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample-
HB 379-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sales and
use taxation; adding paragraph (1) to s. 212.08(7), Florida
Statutes, exempting from sales and use tax artificial com-
memorative flowers sold by certain veterans' organizations;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward and Sample--
HB 380-A bill to be entitled An act relating to veterans;
creating s. 320.0835, Florida Statutes; exempting totally and
permanently disabled veterans from the license tax required on
mobile homes; providing a limitation; providing an effective
date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.



April 4, 1978



utes, 1977; providing that the Governor may remove for good
cause members of the State Board of Osteopathic Medical
Examiners, Florida State Board of Chiropractic Examiners,
State Board of Naturopathic Examiners, Florida State Board
of Optometry, Florida Board of Pharmacy, Florida State Board
of Dentistry, Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board;
State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers, State Board



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By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representative
Lockward-
HB 381-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle license taxes; amending s. 320.10(1)(e), Florida Stat-
utes, 1977, providing that nationally chartered veterans' orga-
nizations, rather than the American Legion, shall be eligible
for reduced rate, series "X" license plates; providing an effec-
tive date.
---was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives Gersten and T. Moore-
HB 382-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaign
financing; creating part II of chapter 106, Florida Statutes,
relating to public campaign financing for candidates for cabinet
office; providing definitions; entitling such candidates to public
funds; providing limitations on expenditures for candidates who
accept public funds; providing procedures for such candidates
to qualify for public funds according to either a petition
method or matching contributions method; providing for the
filing and verification of petitions; providing for the reim-
bursement of verification costs incurred by supervisors of elec-
tions; providing for the filing of statements and matching
contribution reports by candidates using the matching contri-
butions method; providing for the allocation of public funds
in specified amounts to qualified recipient candidates under
either method; creating a Florida Cabinet Campaign Trust
Fund under the supervision of the Secretary of the Department
of Administration; providing for the applicability of certain
statutes relating to campaign financing; providing an appro-
priation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 383-A bill to be entitled An act relating to corporate
income taxation; amending s. 220.12(1), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding for conformity with s. 220.145, Florida Statutes, as
created by this act; creating s. 220.145, Florida Statutes,
exempting from the tax income derived by a taxpayer from
the manufacture, sale, and installation of solar heating and
cooling units, insulation materials, heat reducing and reflective
materials, and other items which effect a decrease in the usage
of generated energy, according to a list of such items pre-
pared by the Florida Public Service Commission; providing
certain limitations upon the exemption; providing procedures;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 384-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sales and
use taxation; adding paragraph (1) to s. 212.08(7), Florida
Statutes, exempting from the tax the purchase of solar heating
and cooling units, insulation materials, heat reducing and re-
flective materials, and certain other items which effect a de-
crease in the usage of electrical and other forms of generated
energy; specifying certain duties for the Florida Public Service
Commission; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Cox-
HB 385-A bill to be entitled An act relating to examining
and licensing boards; amending ss. 459.05, 460.02(2), 462.02(2),
463.02(2), 465.041(4), 473.03(2), 475.02, 481.031(3), 484.05, 490.-
15(2), and 491.03(3), all Florida Statutes, amending s. 466.-
06(2), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, and amending ss.
468.103(3), 470.02(1)(b), 474.041, and 480.013(1), Florida Stat-








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of Accountancy, Florida State Board of Veterinary Medicine,
Florida Real Estate Commission, Florida Board of Massage,
Florida Board of Landscape Architects, State Board of Dis-
pensing Opticians, Florida State Board of Examiners of Psy-
chology, and the Sanitarians' Registration Board; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Ogden-
HB 386-A bill to be entitled An act relating to engineers
and land surveyors; revising chapter 471, Florida Statutes,
relating to professional engineers, and chapter 472, Florida
Statutes, relating to professional land surveyors, reconstituting
the Florida State Board of Professional Engineers and Land
Surveyors into divisions; amending ss. 471.02(3), 471.08, 471.13,
471.37, 471.38(1), 471.39, 471.40(4), 471.41, 471.42(1), and 471.43,
Florida Statutes; providing for organization and membership
of the board; providing procedure relative to said reconstitu-
tion; creating s. 471.375, Florida Statutes, authorizing entry
by registered engineers on lands of third parties under certain
conditions; creating s. 472.001, Florida Statutes, providing pur-
poses; amending s. 472.01(1), Florida Statutes, and adding a
subsection, providing definitions; creating ss. 472.011, 472.012,
472.013, and 472.014, Florida Statutes; adding duplicate pro-
visions to chapter 472, Florida Statutes, relating to oaths, ex-
penses, and registrants' seals; amending s. 472.02, Florida
Statutes, prohibiting the practice of land surveying by persons
whose authority to practice has been suspended; amending s.
472.03(1) and (3), Florida Statutes, and adding subsections;
providing for enforcement; providing for suspension of registra-
tion; providing for rules; providing additional powers; amend-
ing s. 472.04(1) and (3), Florida Statutes, raising limitation
on application fees from $35 to $65; amending s. 472.09(1),
Florida Statutes, and adding a subsection, relating to renewal
of certificates of registration and authorization; increasing
renewal fees; providing for expiration and reinstatement of
certificates; amending s. 472.10(3) (a) and (c), Florida Statutes;
specifying violations relating to land boundaries, unenforceable
contracts, and fraudulent conveyances, sales, and loans as
grounds for revocation or suspension of certificates; providing
for appeal; creating ss. 472.101 and 472.104, Florida Statutes;
specifying unlawful acts; providing for replacement of certain
certificates upon payment of a fee; amending s. 472.11(2) and
(4), Florida Statutes, and adding a subsection; providing for
registration fees for corporations and partnerships; providing
for liability; amending s. 472.12, Florida Statutes, providing
for certain publications; creating s. 472.121, Florida Statutes,
providing for records of the board; amending s. 472.14, Florida
Statutes, deleting reference to engineers; creating ss. 472.15,
472.16, 472.17, 472.18, 472.19, and 472.20, Florida Statutes;
establishing the Land Surveying Scholarship Trust Fund and
providing procedure relative thereto; providing for rules; pro-
viding for severability; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Ogden-
HB 387-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors;
amending s. 471.08(3), Florida Statutes, providing for a restruc-
turing of the state board; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By the Committee on Community Affairs--
HB 388-A bill to be entitled An act relating to housing;
amending s. 420.011, Florida Statutes, providing definitions;
creating part IV of chapter 420, Florida Statutes, to establish
a Florida Housing Finance Agency; providing legislative find-
ings, membership, powers and duties; providing special powers
relating to mortgages and loans to qualified lending institu-
tions for authorized purposes; providing for grants and ad-



vances from a fund established for such purpose; providing
for the authorization and issuance of bonds; providing special
conditions and procedures; providing for trust funds; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.



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By Representative Nelson-
HB 396-A bill to be entitled An act relating to lobbying;
creating s. 11.045, Florida Statutes; providing definitions; re-



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By Representative R. Moore-
HB 389-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sales
and use tax; amending s. 212.11(1), Florida Statutes, allowing
certain dealers to file reports and remit taxes on a quarterly
or semiannual basis; amending s. 212.12(2), Florida Statutes,
providing that the minimum penalty for failing to file a return
or remit the proper tax shall be $5; amending s. 212.18(3),
Florida Statutes, increasing from $1 to $5 the application fee
collected by the Department of Revenue for registering a
dealer; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 390-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 627.351(1), Florida Statutes, providing for pay-
ment to producing agents of a percentage of the annual pre-
mium on private passenger automobile insurance written with
respect to the insurance risk apportionment plan; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Nelson-
HB 391-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Statutes, to
increase the number of public service commissioners from three
to five; providing for election of the two new members in the
general election of November 1978; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 392-A bill to be entitled An act relating to political
advertisements; amending s. 106.142, Florida Statutes; exclud-
ing the campaign messages designed to be worn on the person
of a candidate or his supporters from the definition of a
"political advertisement;" renumbering s. 106.143(4), Florida
Statutes, and adding a new subsection (4) to said section;
prohibiting any candidate or person on behalf of a candidate
from disseminating any political advertisement which contains
a factual statement that is untrue or is misleading; providing
a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By the Committee on Criminal Justice-
HB 393-A bill to be entitled An act relating to criminal
law enforcement; amending s. 943.14(2), Florida Statutes, clari-
fying the circumstances permitting the employment of persons
as police officers without a certificate of compliance from the
Police Standards and Training Commission; providing an effec-
tive date.
--was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Richmond-
HB 394-A bill to be entitled An act relating to circuit
courts; creating s. 26.515, Florida Statutes, providing that cir-
cuit court bailiffs shall be paid by the state and selected by
the chief judge of the circuit court; amending s. 34.171, Florida
Statutes, eliminating reference to payment of circuit court
bailiffs from county funds; providing an appropriation; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

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quiring lobbyists engaged in executive or legislative lobbying
to file a registration statement with the Secretary of State
stating certain information under oath; requiring disclosure
of certain information with respect to lobbying activities; pro-
viding for the publication of lists of lobbyists; providing for
advisory opinions by the Commission on Ethics; requiring in-
vestigation and hearing of alleged violations and the recom-
mendation of penalties by the commission; providing for the
imposition of penalties; authorizing the Attorney General to
bring civil actions under certain circumstances; providing for
appeals of commission findings; adding subsection (8) to s.
112.322, Florida Statutes, and amending s. 112.324(1) and (2),
Florida Statutes, requiring the Commission on Ethics to inves-
tigate lobbying violations; amending s. 11.061, Florida Statutes,
requiring state employee lobbyists to register with the Secretary
of State; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Standards & Conduct and Appropriations.

By Representative Warner-
HB 397-A bill'to be entitled An act relating to professional
fee advertising; amending s. 458.1201(1)(f), Florida Statutes,
and creating ss. 458.145 and 466.275, Florida Statutes; requiring
the Board of Medical Examiners and the Florida State Board
of Dentistry to adopt guidelines, respectively, for the adver-
tising of professional fees by licensed physicians and dentists;
providing publication restrictions; prohibiting false, deceptive,
or unfair advertising; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representative Hattaway-
HB 398-A bill to be entitled An act relating to financial
disclosure; amending s. 112.3145(2)(c), Florida Statutes, requir-
ing state officers and persons seeking to qualify for public
office to file a copy of their financial interest statement with
the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county in which they
reside; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Standards & Conduct.

By Representative Frank-
HB 399-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 236.088, Florida Statutes, the "Florida Compensa-
satory Education Act of 1977," to provide definitions; requiring
the district compensatory education program description to
include inservice training programs; providing that the result
of state as well as district assessment tests shall determine
student participation; providing for the funding of inservice
training for personnel participating in compensatory education
programs; providing for approval or disapproval of district
programs by the Commissioner of Education; deleting the
requirement for cost effectiveness evaluations; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Frank-
HB 400-A bill to be entitled An act relating to medical
negligence; creating s. 768.135, Florida Statutes, exempting
certain licensed health-care providers from civil liability for
services provided at free medical clinics; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Danson--
HB 401-A bill to be entitled An act relating to optometry;
providing for the appointment of a registered optometrist on
any health advisory committee appointed by the Governor or
by any state agency; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.



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HB 407-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bingo;
amending s. 849.093, Florida Statutes; authorizing certain non-
profit and veterans' organizations and licensed public lodging
establishments to conduct bingo games, and authorizing the
leasing of premises for the conduct of such games, upon



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By Representative Steinberg-
HB 402-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
carriers; adding a new subsection (12) to s. 323.29, Florida
Statutes, 1977; authorizing chartered counties to regulate by
resolution persons operating motor vehicles with seating capac-
ity of nine or more; excluding interstate carriers on routes
and classes of transportation authorized by the Interstate Com-
merce Commission; excluding common carriers with certificates
from the Public Service Commission for intercounty and intra-
county carriage; providing for the eligibility of continued opera-
tion subsequent to adoption of county ordinance; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 403-A bill to be entitled An act relating to wrongful
death claims; amending s. 768.18(2), Florida Statutes; providing
that the definition of minor children is unaffected by other
statutes for purposes of the wrongful death act; amending
s. 768.20, Florida Statutes; providing for survival of personal
injury actions when the claimant dies from the injuries; amend-
ing s. 768.21, Florida Statutes; limiting recovery for losses to
surviving spouses, minor children, and parents; deleting limi-
tation on recovery by the estate for loss of net accumulation
of earnings beyond death; allowing recovery of punitive dam-
ages by the estate if otherwise available; amending s. 768.25,
Florida Statutes; requiring court approval of settlements before
and during suits under certain circumstances; allowing separate
counsel for each claimant but only one suit for wrongful
death; allowing separate settlements; providing a saving clause;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Fox-
HB 404-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
regulatory agencies; restricting the employment of staff mem-
bers of such agencies after termination of their employment
with such agencies; providing for notice; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Healey and Cox-
HB 405-A bill to be entitled An act relating to automobile
liability insurance; amending s. 626.9541(15) (c), Florida Stat-
utes, prohibiting automobile liability insurers from imposing or
requesting an additional premium for insurance, or refusing
to renew a policy, solely because the insured was involved in
an automobile accident where the insured was not convicted
of a moving traffic violation in connection with the accident;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Margolis-
HB 406-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle license taxes; adding s. 320.10(1) (i), Florida Statutes;
exempting from license taxes motor vehicles owned or leased
by certain nonprofit organizations to transport minors or per-
sons who are elderly, handicapped, or disabled; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, Sample, T. Moore, Hieber, Foster, Hodges, Nuckolls,
Hollingsworth, Robinson, Warner, Conway, James, and Adams-








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issuance of a license; providing procedures and fees; providing
for determination of eligibility of applicants; prohibiting certain
activities with regard to the conduct of bingo games and the
lease of premises therefore; providing for records and for in-
spection thereof; providing for suspension of license and inves-
tigation by the state attorney; requiring posting of bond;
providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Adams and Warner-
HB 408-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the municipal
public service tax; amending s. 166.231(1) (a), Florida Statutes;
requiring municipalities to reduce the rate of such tax when
the cost to the ultimate consumer of any utility being taxed
increases during any fiscal year; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representative Blackburn-
HB 409-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Crimes Compensation Act; amending s. 960.12, Florida Statutes,
which authorizes emergency awards to claimants prior to action
being taken on a claim under certain conditions, to provide
that persons receiving social security benefits are eligible for
such awards; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Hazouri-
HB 410-A bill to be entitled An act relating to forest
protection; creating s. 590.091, Florida Statutes; requiring rail-
roads operating in the state to keep rights-of-way designated
as fire hazard areas free from combustible material and to
provide adequate firebreaks; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Kutun-
HB 411-A bill to be entitled An act relating to podiatry;
amending s. 461.07(2), Florida Statutes, 1977, relating to the
continuing professional education requirement for podiatrists;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Kutun, Smith, and Fontana-
HB 412-A bill to be entitled An act relating to tax on
cigarettes; amending ss. 210.02(1), (3), (4) and (5) and 210.-
20(2) (a), Florida Statutes, to reduce said tax and provide for
the distribution of the proceeds thereof; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representative Kutun-
HB 413-A bill to be entitled An act relating to administra-
tive boards; creating s. 455.002, Florida Statutes, restricting
the membership of persons on administrative boards; providing
an exemption; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Danson--



HB 414-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax assessment; amending s. 193.511, Florida Statutes, which
provides for assessment of inventory at 10 percent of just
valuation, to delete the provision for assessment of goods in



process of manufacture and associated raw materials at 1 per-
cent of just valuation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance &
Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 415-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Litter Law; amending s. 403.413(5) (a), Florida Statutes, re-
ducing the penalty for violation of the Florida Litter Law;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, T. Moore, Foster, Hodges, Nuckolls, Hollingsworth,
Robinson, Warner, and Adams-
HB 416-A bill to be entitled An act relating to veterans;
amending s. 292.11(1), Florida Statutes, requiring counties to
employ county veteran service officers; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Patchett-
HB 417-A bill to be entitled An act relating to traffic
control; amending s. 316.062(1), Florida Statutes, relating to
the duty of the driver of any vehicle involved in an accident
resulting in injury or death to render aid; providing for a
presumption of injury unless death is conclusive beyond a rea-
sonable doubt; creating s. 316.0625, Florida Statutes; providing
for determination of death by a licensed physician; providing
duty of police officers at the scene of an accident; providing
procedure with respect to medical examiner; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By the Committee on Agriculture & General Legislation-
HB 418-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Agriculture and Consumer Services; amending s. 570.-
283(2), Florida Statutes; authorizing the Division of Consumer
Services to seek settlement of a consumer complaint under
certain circumstances; repealing s. 570.283(9), Florida Statutes,
which limits the authority of the department, the division, and
the Florida Consumers' Council; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Moffitt-
HB 419-A bill to be entitled An act relating to medical
malpractice; repealing s. 768.44, Florida Statutes, which pro-
vides for the creation of medical liability mediation panels;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Moffitt-
HB 420-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Admin-
istrative Procedure Act; amending s. 120.52(10), Florida Stat-
utes, providing that prisoners shall not be considered parties
under the act for the purpose of obtaining specified pro-
ceedings; providing an effective date.

-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Steinberg-



HJR 421-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 7 of Article X and the creation of Section 18 of



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Article XII of the State Constitution relating to casino
gambling.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative James-
HB 422-A bill to be entitled An act relating to theft;
amending s. 812.014(2)(b), Florida Statutes, to provide that
taking money, or any other thing, of the value of $5 or more
from the person of another is grand theft; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Maxwell-
HM 423-A memorial to the Congress of the United States
requesting Congress to direct the Administrator of the United
States Veterans Administration to conduct a demographic study
of Brevard County, Florida, to confirm the need for a United
States Veterans Administration satellite clinic in such area and
to report the results of the study to Congress in 6 months.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Margolis-
HJR 424-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 10 of Article VII of the State Constitution providing
for the issuance of revenue bonds to finance the cost of tourist
related attractions.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Tourism & Economic Development and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representative Margolis-
HB 425-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
utilities; requiring certain private utility companies to transmit
estimated monthly installments of collections of utility receipts
representing local government franchise fees or franchise taxes
on a monthly basis; providing for the calculation and adjust-
ment of such installments; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 426-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; amending s. 718.114, Florida Statutes, prohibiting the
inclusion of certain items as common expenses in the declara-
tion and bylaws; providing that no lien shall be enforceable
for maintenance or rent payable for a recreational facility in
which fee simple title is not held by the unit owners or the
association; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Fox-
HB 427-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mopeds;
adding subsection (16) to s. 316.2065, Florida Statutes, requir-
ing mopeds to meet certain federal safety standards; amending
s. 322.01(1) and (2), Florida Statutes, redefining the terms
"vehicle" and "motor vehicle" to include mopeds for the pur-
poses of state law concerning drivers' licenses; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Ewing, Danson, and Burrall-



HB 428-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sale of
gasoline; amending s. 526.111, Florida Statutes, to require
display of retail prices of all grades of gasoline offered for



sale whenever the price of any grade of gasoline is so dis-
played; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Ewing, Danson, Carlton, Burrall, and
Hazelton-
HB 429-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
nuisances; amending s. 823.10, Florida Statutes, to provide that
any place where obscene materials or performances are illegally
used, viewed, sold or delivered is a public nuisance; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Black-
HB 430-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Public Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Statutes,
increasing the number of commissioners from three to seven
and providing for their appointment; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Black-
HB 431-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act; amending s. 501.-
210(1) and (3), Florida Statutes, providing that the award of
attorney's fees and costs shall be discretionary with respect
to certain civil litigation under the act; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Black-
HB 432-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the dis-
position of unclaimed personal property; amending s. 925.06(1),
Florida Statutes; providing that unclaimed personal property,
in custody after a criminal proceeding, may be retained by
sheriffs for departmental use, and title shall permanently vest
in the county, if the property is not claimed within a specified
period; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Moffitt-
HB 433-A bill to be entitled An act relating to personnel
of the school system; creating s. 231.165, Florida Statutes,
providing legislative intent; requiring college training or its
equivalent in the identification, assessment, and prescriptive
teaching of exceptional students for certification of elementary
and secondary classroom teachers; providing for provisional cer-
tification; providing a grandfather clause; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Fechtel-
HB 434-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the district
school system; amending s. 230.03, Florida Statutes, specifying
the power of district school boards to control, operate, and
supervise schools in the district; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Langley, Danson, and Burrall-



HJR 435-A joint resolution proposing the creation of Section
9 of Article II of the State Constitution, prohibiting the number



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of state employees from exceeding one percent of the state
population estimate.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Langley-
HB 436-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax
on rentals, admissions, and sales of tangible personal property;
amending s. 212.11(1), Florida Statutes; providing for quarterly,
semiannual, or annual return and payment of such tax by
certain dealers; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Langley-
HJR 437-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 6 of Article I of the State Constitution relating to
the right to work.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 438-A bill to be entitled An act relating to budgets
of county officers; creating s. 129.021, Florida Statutes, re-
quiring all county officers to submit their budgets to the board
of county commissioners by June 1 of each year; amending
s. 30.49(1), (3), and (9), Florida Statutes, requiring the sheriff
to submit his budget on or before June 1 of each year and
to include workload information in his request; amending s.
195.087(2), Florida Statutes, requiring the tax collector to
submit his budget on or before June 1 of each year both
to the Department of Revenue and the board of county com-
missioners; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 439-A bill to be entitled An act relating to computerized
telephone solicitation; creating s. 365.165, Florida Statutes; pro-
hibiting such solicitation and providing a penalty; providing
for equitable relief; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representatives Nuckolls, Fechtel, and Barrett-
HB 440-A bill to be entitled An act relating to amateur
radio operators; amending s. 320.083(4), Florida Statutes, to
reduce the fee for special citizens' band radio motor vehicle
license tags; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 441-A bill to be entitled An act relating to alcoholic
beverages; amending s. 561.17(1), Florida Statutes, imposing
a nonrefundable application fee of $4 upon every applicant
seeking license to manufacture, bottle, distribute, sell, or in
any way deal in alcoholic beverages; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representative Gustafson--
HB 442-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
utilities; creating s. 366.051, Florida Statutes, requiring public
utilities to give certain notification of estimated customer bill-
ings; providing a procedure for the recalculation of a bill upon
request of the customer; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.



By Representative Margolis-
HB 443-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the issuance
and sale of revenue bonds; amending ss. 159.26 and 159.27(5),
Florida Statutes, and adding a new subsection; providing for
the issuance of revenue bonds by counties, municipalities, spe-
cial districts, and other local governmental bodies and agencies
to finance tourist-related attractions, subject to approval of a
constitutional amendment authorizing same; providing a defi-
nition; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Tourism & Economic Development and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representatives Bloom and Blackburn-
HB 444-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parent
and child; providing legislative intent; requiring certain public
agencies and authorizing certain private agencies providing
parental services to advise the courts of their availability;
providing for fee waivers; adding subsection (3) to s. 39.04,
Florida Statutes, authorizing the intake officer to request that
the parents or legal guardians of a child receive parental
assistance from certain agencies; amending s. 39.11(7), Florida
Statutes, conforming provisions relating to court ordered coun-
seling for parents or legal guardians of dependent, delinquent,
or ungovernable children to the act; creating s. 232.175, Florida
Statutes, authorizing a school superintendent to request the
parent or legal guardian of a child failing to attend school
to receive such parental assistance; authorizing the school
superintendent to request the court to order the receipt of
such assistance in a prosecution under the compulsory attend-
ance law; adding subsection (7) to s. 232.19, Florida Statutes,
authorizing the court in such a prosecution to order the receipt
of such parental assistance; adding subsection (4) to s. 232.26,
Florida Statutes, authorizing the principal of a school, his
designated representative, or the district school board to re-
quest a parent or legal guardian of a pupil subject to suspension
or dismissal to receive such assistance; amending s. 741.24,
Florida Statutes, authorizing the court in certain civil actions
against the parents or guardians of a minor to require the
child, or parents or guardians, or both, to provide services
to the claimant, and authorizing the court to order the parents
to receive parental assistance; amending s. 827.07(7), Florida
Statutes, relating to abuse of children, providing for the in-
clusion of referrals of parents and legal guardians to such
agencies in the central registry maintained by the Department
of Health and Rehabilitative Services; creating s. 827.10, Florida
Statutes, authorizing the court to order the referral of such
parents and legal guardians to agencies providing parental
services; providing for the enforcement of an order; requiring
certain agencies to file a report with the Legislature; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representatives Maxwell and Batchelor-
HB 445-A bill to be entitled An act relating to secondary
school education; amending s. 232.245(3), Florida Statutes, and
adding a subsection; specifying criteria for award of certificates
of attendance, regular diplomas, and differentiated diplomas to
students upon graduation; providing for establishment of special
minimum student performance standards for graduation for
exceptional students who are mentally retarded; stipulating
that all other exceptional students shall be required to meet
regular performance standards for graduation; requiring devel-
opment of special forms and special procedures for administer-
ing the state assessment test to certain exceptional students;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Hollingsworth-



HB 446-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
property; creating Part II of Chapter 255, Florida Statutes,
providing legislative intent; providing definitions; exempting
certain agency actions from the provisions of the Administra-
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to sell or distribute printed material on public property; pro-
viding penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, Blackburn, Fontana, Robinson, and Conway-
HB 447-A bill to be entitled An act relating to veterans;
amending ss. 295.07, 295.08, 295.09, 295.10, 295.11, and 295.14(1),
Florida Statutes, relating to preference in employment and
promotion for certain veterans or their spouses by the state
or its political subdivisions; deleting references to certain time
limitations; clarifying certain references to include certain
veteran's spouses, widows, and widowers; deleting the salary
limitation with respect to positions designated as professional
or technical by the Federal Government; specifying application
of penalties for failure to file required reports; specifying
that penalties apply to appointed officers of the state and
its political subdivisions; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative James-
HB 448-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 101.71(1), (2), and (3), Florida Statutes, 1977,
providing that polling places shall be located on publicly owned,
nonresidential property; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Woodruff-
HB 449-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicles; amending s. 320.35, Florida Statutes, providing that
no vehicle displaying a valid Florida license plate shall display
certain other license plates on any part of the vehicle; pro-
viding exceptions; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Woodruff-
HB 450-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Automobile Reparations Reform Act; amending s. 627.736(8),
Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, and adding subsection (9)
thereto; specifying when attorneys' costs may be provided for
in disputes under the act; prohibiting employees or representa-
tives of insurance companies or insurers providing coverage
under the act from coercing sick or injured insured parties
in the selection of medical services; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Woodruff-
HB 451-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Statutes, in-
creasing the number of public service commissioners from three
to five; providing for their election from 5 commission dis-
tricts; providing for election of the two new members in the
general election of November 1978; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Woodruff--
HB 452-A bill to be entitled An act relating to rules of
evidence; providing for acknowledgment by a witness or finding
by the court that an author or publication is authoritative so
that certain material therefrom may be used for purposes of
cross-examination; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Woodruff--



HB 453-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of public utilities; creating s. 366.042, Florida Statutes,



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with monthly electric utility discount cards; requiring electric
utilities to provide certain discount credits; permitting the
electric utility to deduct the amount of discounts allowed from
sales tax remittance to the Department of Revenue; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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requiring the Florida Public Service Commission to disallow
from the operating expenses of public utilities certain con-
tributions or other expenses with respect to the consideration
of rate increases; providing for the exclusion of certain items
from a utility's rate base; requiring public utilities seeking
rate increases to demonstrate that any purchase of services,
as defined in the act, made from certain affiliate companies
were procured at the lowest price available; providing that
public utilities which have been granted a rate increase shall
not be entitled to an additional increase for a 24-month period;
requiring independent management audits under certain cir-
cumstances; requiring utilities granted a rate increase to pay
1 percent of the revenues derived from the increase to the
public counsel; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Frank-
HB 454-A bill to be entitled An act relating to personnel
of the school system; amending s. 231.40, Florida Statutes,
to provide that full-time instructional staff may be paid for
unused sick leave; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Hattaway-
HB 455-A bill to be entitled An act relating to charity
racing days; adding paragraph (k) to s. 550.03(2), Florida
Statutes, authorizing an additional day of charity operation
at a matinee or evening performance at all jai alai frontons
in Orange or Seminole Counties; providing for the payment
of the funds derived from the additional charity days to the
Central Florida Zoo; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Kiser, Langley, and Crenshaw-
HB 456-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Act; amending s. 83.752(3),
Florida Statutes; redefining "mobile home park"; amending s.
83.759(1) (c), Florida Statutes; deleting provision that a mobile
home park rule is presumed reasonable under certain circum-
stances; amending s. 83.760(2), (3), and (6), Florida Statutes;
providing for leases offered by a mobile home park owner to
be for a 1-year term or more, unless otherwise agreed upon
in writing; requiring all leases offered within the same park
to include the same terms and conditions; prohibiting escala-
tion clauses and rental increase clauses; authorizing voluntary
rental increases and increases in lot rentals when justified and
with sufficient cause; providing for notification prior to the
increase; providing for the passing on of costs from the mobile
home park owner to the mobile home owner when justified and
with sufficient cause; exempting any park which contains less
than five mobile home lots; amending s. 83.765(1), Florida
Statutes; prohibiting a mobile home park rule that prohibits
the mobile home owner from placing a "for sale" sign on or
in his mobile home; creating s. 83.766, Florida Statutes; pro-
hibiting retaliatory conduct by the mobile home park owner
for certain activities of a mobile home owner; specifying cer-
tain conduct to be prima facie evidence of retaliation; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Margolis, Crenshaw, and Cox-
HB 457-A bill to be entitled An act relating to electric
utilities; providing electric utility discounts for recipients of
supplemental security income; requiring the Department of
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By Representative Cox-
HB 458-A bill to be entitled An act relating to examining
and licensing boards; adding subsection (6) to s. 20.30, Florida
Statutes, which lists the examining and licensing boards under
the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation,
to specify that the Governor has power to remove members
of such boards for good cause; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives O'Malley, McKnight, and Cox-
HB 459-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
creating s. 625.3075, Florida Statutes, permitting insurers to
invest in bonds or other evidences of indebtedness of the
State of Israel; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative O'Malley-
HB 460-A bill to be entitled An act relating to regulation
of telephone company rates; requiring the Florida Public
Service Commission to reduce certain approved rates of tele-
phone companies for local calls made from pay telephones;
prohibiting the approval of such rates by the commission in
excess of the average rate charged in other specified south-
eastern states; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representatives O'Malley and Cox-
HB 461-A bill to be entitled An act relating to banking;
providing definitions; requiring lending institutions to pay
interest at a certain rate upon specified escrow accounts;
providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives O'Malley and Cox-
HB 462-A bill to be entitled An act relating to disabled
persons; amending s. 316.1956(3), Florida Statutes, providing
that persons chauffeuring a disabled person or a disabled per-
son confined to a wheelchair shall be allowed, without need
for an identification sticker, to park in designated parking
spaces reserved for disabled persons without penalty; providing
an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Bloom and Maxwell-
HB 463-A bill to be entitled An act relating to personnel
of the district school system; creating s. 229.59, Florida Stat-
utes, providing for the development and administration of the
Florida Teacher Examination Program; adding a new paragraph
(b) to s. 231.10(5), Florida Statutes, to require that the Florida
Council on Teacher Education evaluate teacher education center
programs; amending s. 231.16, Florida Statutes, to delete the
requirement that the State Board of Education prescribe types,
classes, and ranks of certificates; requiring state board rules
to specify certain competencies to be provided in teacher edu-
cation programs; requiring state board rules for provisional
and regular certification and certification renewal; providing
for a paid full-year teaching internship; repealing s. 231.17(4),
Florida Statutes, and amending subsection (2) thereof, to delete
the maximum age requirement for instructional personnel; re-
quiring a passing grade on the Florida Teacher Examination
for certification; deleting the requirement that an applicant
for certification be free from certain diseases; amending s.
231.24 and adding a new paragraph (a) to s. 231.29(2), Florida
Statutes, to require that the training or experience for cer-
tificate extension and the criteria for assessment of school



personnel be related to certain competencies; amending ss.
231.361(1), 231.40(1)(c), 231.48(2), 233.068(3), and 233.0681(1),
Florida Statutes, relating to types of certificates and manda-
tory retirement at the age of 70 years; amending ss. 231.608
and 231.611(3), Florida Statutes, relating to the evaluation of



teacher education centers; repealing ss. 231.031, 238.06(9), and
238.07(1), Florida Statutes, relating to mandatory retirement;
repealing s. 231.20, Florida Statutes, relating to types of cer-
tificates; repealing s. 231.604, Florida Statutes, relating to the
State Council for Teacher Education Centers; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 464-A bill to be entitled An act relating to correctional
or penal institutions; amending s. 944.47(1)(a), Florida Stat-
utes, relating to the prohibition against introduction, removal,
or transmission of certain contraband articles into or from
such institutions, to clarify and extend such prohibition; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Corrections, Probation & Parole.

By Representative Conway-
HB 465-A bill to be entitled An act relating to personnel
of the district school system; providing legislative intent;
amending s. 231.16, Florida Statutes, to delete the requirement
that the State Board of Education prescribe types, classes,
and ranks of certificates; requiring each candidate for cer-
tification to complete a state approved teacher education pro-
gram; requiring a full-year internship and demonstration of
certain competencies; amending s. 231.24 and adding a new
paragraph (a) to s. 231.29(2), Florida Statutes, requiring the
training or experience for certificate extension and the criteria
for assessment of school personnel to be related to certain
competencies; amending ss. 231.361(1), 233.068(3), and 233.0681,
Florida Statutes, relating to types of certificates; creating s.
236.0865, Florida Statutes, to provide for an allocation to school
districts to operate a full-year internship program; repealing
s. 231.20, Florida Statutes, relating to types of certificates;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Fontana and Lockward-
HB 466-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
creating s. 627.7285, Florida Statutes; providing that the ex-
perience of persons operating a vehicle as part of their employ-
ment for a local transit system shall not be a factor in renewal
of their personal automobile liability coverage or in the setting
of rates therefore; providing an exception; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 467-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the county
annual budget; creating s. 129.025, Florida Statutes, requiring
counties to enact ordinances creating the position of county
budget officer to prepare the annual county budget; amending
s. 129.03, Florida Statutes, requiring specified officers to sub-
mit tentative budgets to the board of county commissioners
by June 1 of each year; requiring county budget officers
rather than county auditors to participate in the preparation
of the county annual budget; amending s. 145.051, Florida
Statutes, providing that the clerk of the circuit court who
serves as a county budget officer may receive such additional
compensation for such service as the board of county com-
missioners may prescribe; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Hazouri-
HJR 468-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 6 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to
homestead exemptions.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Hazouri-
HB 469-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
exemptions; amending ss. 196.031(1) and (3), Florida Statutes,
and adding subsection (5) thereto; providing that the value of
the homestead exemptions shall be adjusted by the Department
of Revenue to reflect the changing value of the dollar; deleting
the $10,000 limitation with regard to combining the homestead
exemption and the $500 general exemption for property of
widows, blind persons, and the totally and permanently disabled;
amending ss. 196.121(1) and 196.141, Florida Statutes, relating
to application forms and duties of property appraisers, to
conform to this act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative McDonald-
HB 470-A bill to be entitled An act relating to vocational
rehabilitation; amending s. 20.15(2)(a), Florida Statutes, 1977;
creating a Division of Vocational Rehabilitation within the
Department of Education and transferring the powers and
duties of the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services
relating to vocational rehabilitation under parts II and III of
chapter 413, Florida Statutes, to the division; amending ss.
413.20(1) and 413.501(1), Florida Statutes, 1977, ss. 413.47(1)
and 413.49(2), Florida Statutes, and ss. 413.602(1) and (2),
413.603, and 413.605(1) and (2), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supple-
ment, to conform to this act; repealing s. 322 of chapter 77-147,
Laws of Florida, and reenacting and amending s. 413.45, Florida
Statutes, relating to reports by the division; directing that
changes in terminology in the Florida Statutes be made; repeal-
ing s. 20.19(3) (c)2.e., Florida Statutes, abolishing the Voca-
tional Rehabilitation Program Office of the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative McDonald (by request)-
HB 471-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle licenses; amending s. 320.10(1)(e), Florida Statutes,
exempting motor vehicles or station wagons owned by the Police
Athletic Leagues of Florida from the requirement of paying
certain motor vehicle license taxes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative McDonald-
HB 472-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parole
and probation; amending s. 947.16(1), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding minimum periods of confinement before convicted per-
sons may be eligible for parole; requiring the Parole and
Probation Commission to interview convicted persons within
60 days prior to the expiration of the applicable time period
of the sentence to be served; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Corrections, Probation & Parole and Appropriations.

By Representative Grizzle-
HB 473-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
carriers; amending s. 323.05(5), Florida Statutes, modifying
provisions which restrict the assigning, selling, or transferring
of permits to operate motor vehicles for certain transportation
purposes, to authorize such transfer, subject to rules of the
Public Service Commission; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Mica-
HB 474-A bill to be entitled An act relating to regulation
of telephone companies; amending s. 364.03(1), Florida Statutes;
prohibiting telephone companies from making certain charges
for use of information services; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.



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mental reorganization; establishing by law the Florida Medical
Entomology Laboratory; specifying functions as a research
and training center; providing for transfer of same; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.



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By Representative Burrall-
HB 475-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fishing
and hunting licenses; amending s. 372.57(3), and (7), Florida
Statutes, increasing the fees for certain fishing and hunting
licenses; repealing s. 372.57(2), (8), and (9), Florida Statutes,
relating to fees for temporary fishing licenses for nonresidents
and for hunting licenses for county of residence and for county
other than county of residence; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives McKnight and Dyer-
HB 476-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax on
sales, use and other transactions; amending s. 212.17(3), Florida
Statutes; extending the time period during which a dealer may
take a credit for taxes paid on worthless accounts and allowing
a refund for such payments; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Adams-
HB 477-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parking
for the physically disabled; amending s. 316.1964(1), Florida
Statutes, providing that persons licensed to operate motor vehi-
cles with license plates designated HP may either display a
sticker or the HP plate in order to park in designated handi-
capped parking spaces and that persons who are licensed to
operate a motor vehicle with a license plate bearing the inter-
nationally accepted wheelchair symbol need not display a sticker
for such parking; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Warner-
HB 478-A bill to be entitled An act relating to civil pro-
cedure; creating s. 45.061, Florida Statutes, providing a pro-
cedure for the payment of judgments entered in civil actions
involving $1,500 or less; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Warner-
HB 479-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; creating s. 350.065, Florida Statutes, to
restrict the employment of staff members of the commission
after termination of their employment with the commission;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Standards & Conduct.

By Representatives Grizzle and Hutto-
HB 480-A bill to be entitled An act relating to hemophilia;
creating the Hemophilia Advisory Council; providing for the
appointment of members and for compensation; requiring the
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services to develop
and administer a program to assist hemophiliacs in obtaining
treatment, to develop programs for treatment, and to institute
educational programs; requiring the Hemophilia Advisory Coun-
cil to advise the Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services on appropriate programs for the care and treatment
of hemophilia and to coordinate programs of various organiza-
tions; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Patchett---
HB 481-A bill to be entitled An act relating to govern-








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By Representative Patchett-
HB 482-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 232.04, Florida Statutes, to raise the age for ad-
mission to public kindergartens during the school year; author-
izing each district school board to establish criteria for early
admission; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Patchett-
HB 483-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 232.01(1)(d) and (g), Florida Statutes, to raise
the age for admission to the first grade at any time during
the school year; raising the age for early admission; providing
for readiness criteria to be established by each district school
board; allowing early admission after attendance in kinder-
garten; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Transportation-
HB 484-A bill to be entitled An act relating to tax on
sales, use, and other transactions; amending s. 125.0165, Florida
Statutes, expanding the present permissible uses of the discre-
tionary 1 percent sales tax which may be adopted in certain
charter counties for rapid transit to explicitly include bus
systems; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Culbreath-
HB 485-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
food service establishments; amending s. 509.241(2) (b), Florida
Statutes; exempting eating places maintained by nonprofit
civic organizations for the use of their members, and eating
places operated on a temporary, short-term basis by schools,
colleges, churches, and religious, fraternal, or nonprofit civic
organizations, from licensing requirements; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Tourism & Economic Development.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 486-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local gov-
ernment charters; adding subsection (6) to s. 166.031 and
amending s. 125.64(2), Florida Statutes, to authorize municipal
and county governing bodies to amend certain charter provi-
sions by ordinance without referendum under certain conditions;
requiring filing of the ordinance with the Attorney General
prior to taking effect; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, Hodges, Adams, Warner, T. Moore, Hollingsworth,
Foster, Robinson, and Sample-
HB 487-A bill to be entitled An act relating to veteran
service officers; amending s. 292.11(2), Florida Statutes, re-
quiring a county or city desiring to employ veteran service
officers to notify the Division of Veterans' Affairs of the
Department of Community Affairs of its intention to do so
and to furnish the division with a list of persons nominated
for certification; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.



By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, Hodges, Adams, Warner, T. Moore, Hollingsworth,
Foster, and Sample-



HM 488-A memorial to the Congress of the United States,
urging Congress to enact legislation to provide that motor



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HB 494-A bill to be entitled An act relating to drugs;
creating s. 465.305, Florida Statutes, to require that the label
of every prescription drug bear the generic name of the drug;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.



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vehicles specially adapted and equipped to accommodate wheel-
chair users shall be exempt from any excise tax placed on
motor vehicles.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Richmond-
HB 489-A bill to be entitled An act relating to occupational
therapists; amending s. 468.203(4), Florida Statutes, requiring
an occupational therapy assistant to work under the supervision
of an occupational therapist; amending s. 468.209(2), Florida
Statutes, and adding subsection (3) to said section; changing
from 2 to 4 years the period that is required before certain
occupational therapy assistants may take the examination to
be licensed as an occupational therapist; authorizing the State
Board of Medical Examiners to issue a temporary permit to
practice occupational therapy; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Bell-
HB 490-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
mental health services; amending s. 394.69(2), Florida Statutes,
1976 Supplement, relating to establishment of district and sub-
district mental health boards, to require the establishment of
such boards in certain subdistricts; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Adams-
HB 491-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mobile
homes; amending s. 320.8335, Florida Statutes, to provide
standard definitions of the "length" and "width" of a mobile
home in conformance with federal regulations; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Hieber-
HB 492-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the rights
and obligations of condominium associations; creating s. 718.-
3025, Florida Statutes, requiring contracts for the operation,
maintenance, or management of a condominium association or
condominium property to clearly state the duties and respon-
sibilities of the party so contracting in order to be enforceable;
requiring the contract to contain a time schedule for the pro-
vision of services and a fee schedule with respect to each
service; requiring the contract to specify a minimum number
of personnel to be employed to provide services; authorizing
the association to procure outside services under certain cir-
cumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Hieber-
HB 493-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
creating s. 233.0645, Florida Statutes, authorizing district school
boards to provide instruction in the use of voting machines;
authorizing the use of county voting machines for certain
purposes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

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By Representative Craig-
HB 495-A bill to be entitled An act relating to property
assessment; amending s. 193.011, Florida Statutes, to provide
that assessments entered on the most recent tax rolls shall
be conclusively deemed just valuation and shall not be changed
except under specified circumstances; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Craig-
HB 496-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of aircraft and pilots; repealing ss. 330.02, 330.03, 330.06-
330.11, 330.13-330.16, 330.18-330.25, Florida Statutes, and s.
330.12, Florida Statutes, as amended, relating to the licensing
and regulation cf aircraft and pilots, and the registration of
aircraft; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Adams, Warner, and Becker-
HB 497-A bill to be entitled An act relating to nursing
homes; creating s. 395.23, Florida Statutes; requiring physicians,
nurses, and employees of public hospitals, and requesting physi-
cians, nurses, and employees of private hospitals, to report
cases of suspected abuse of nursing home patients to district
nursing home ombudsman committees; providing for immunity;
waiving certain privileges; providing a penalty; requiring such
committees to report to district medical examiners cases of
abuse resulting in death; amending s. 400.071(2) (e), Florida
Statutes, requiring acceptance of a minimum percentage of
Medicaid patients by nursing homes; creating s. 400.075, Florida
Statutes, requiring publication and display of certain names
and addresses; adding new paragraphs (c) and (d) to s. 400.-
102(1), Florida Statutes, providing additional causes of action
by the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services against
nursing homes; adding a new subsection (3) to s. 400.17, Florida
Statutes, prohibiting solicitation of nursing home contributions
from certain persons; providing a penalty; amending s. 400.-
191(1), Florida Statutes, requiring the forwarding and display
of certain reports of nursing home investigations; amending
s. 400.307(2)(b) and (3), Florida Statutes, providing an addi-
tional duty and modifying membership requirements of district
nursing home ombudsman committees; amending s. 400.311(2),
Florida Statutes, requiring that procedures for receiving com-
plaints against a nursing home facility or employee be posted
in all hospitals and clinics; adding paragraph (d) to s. 406.-
11(1), Florida Statutes, requiring medical examiners to deter-
mine cause of death under certain circumstances; amending
s. 406.13, Florida Statutes, requiring forwarding of certain re-
ports and findings of medical examiners to the Department
of Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Adams-
HB 498-A bill to be entitled An act relating to corrections;
amending s. 944.15, Florida Statutes, providing that the register
of institution violations kept by the Department of Offender
Rehabilitation shall include a tape recording of all proceedings,
which shall be kept for at least 1 year; amending s. 944.28,
Florida Statutes, providing definitions; requiring the department
to promulgate rules of prohibited conduct with respect to major
and minor infractions; providing procedures for the disposition
of major and minor infractions; providing that tape recordings
must be maintained with respect to such procedures; providing
for appeal; providing for the forfeiture of a prisoner's right
to earn gain-time during the remainder of his sentence; pro-
viding for the forfeiture of all earned gain-time and extra
gain-time for prisoners convicted of escape; amending s. 944.34,
Florida Statutes, prohibiting the infliction of punishment that
is not recommended pursuant to certain hearing procedures;
providing an exception; providing that the department's right
to classify prisoners shall not be limited; providing an appro-
priation; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Corrections, Probation & Parole and Appropriations.



By Representative Considine-
HB 499-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fire pro-
tection; creating s. 633.068, Florida Statutes; requiring that
institutional occupancies shall be equipped with automatic fire
extinguishment sprinkler systems; providing for enforcement
by the State Fire Marshal; providing penalties; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Considine-
HB 500-A bill to be entitled An act relating to alcoholism
prevention, control, and treatment; creating ss. 396.191, 396.192,
396.193, 396.194, 396.195, 396.196, and 396.197, Florida Statutes;
providing for licensing of all alcoholic treatment resources by
the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing
procedures for licensure; providing for expiration, renewal,
refusal, suspension, revocation, and reinstatement of licenses;
providing for injunction for operation of a treatment resource
without license; providing for right of entry and inspection by
the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services; requiring
the department to adopt rules setting standards for the opera-
tion of a treatment resource; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services, Finance & Taxation,
and Appropriations.

By Representative Considine-
HB 501-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fire pro-
tection; creating s. 633.066, Florida Statutes; requiring that
certain buildings and structures have automatic fire extinguish-
ment sprinkler systems; providing for enforcement by the State
Fire Marshal; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title *and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Considine-
HB 502-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fire pro-
tection; creating s. 633.067, Florida Statutes; requiring that
certain buildings and structures have automatic smoke alarm
devices; providing for enforcement by the State Fire Marshal;
providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Considine-
HB 503-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the authority
of counties to exercise the right of eminent domain; amending
s. 127.01(2), Florida Statutes, striking that portion imposing
a greater burden on the counties in exercising the authority
and power of eminent domain to acquire real property to be
used for parks, playgrounds, recreational centers, or other rec-
reational purposes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

MR. R. MOORE IN THE CHAIR

By Representative Considine-
HB 504-A bill to be entitled An act relating to husband
and wife; creating s. 741.25, Florida Statutes, abrogating the
common law rule which prohibits actions in tort between former
spouses for torts committed during the marriage; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Considine-



HB 505-A bill to be entitled An act relating to government
in the sunshine; adding subsection (4) to s. 286.011, Florida
Statutes, authorizing boards and commissions to pay reasonable
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of the government in the sunshine law and who are acquitted;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By the Committee on Transportation-
HB 506-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; repealing ss. 347.08, 347.09, 347.10, 347.11,
347.12, 347.13, 347.14, 347.15, 347.16, 347.17, and 347.18, Florida
Statutes, relating to the regulation of certain toll bridges,
causeways, tunnels, toll highways, and ferries; providing that
all the rights, powers, and duties of the commission over any
such facility are transferred to the Department of Transpor-
tation to be administered under chapter 338, Florida Statutes;
providing exceptions; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Dixon-
HB 507-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental control; adding subsection (8) to s. 403.021, Florida
Statutes, and amending ss. 403.088(1), 403.141(4), 403.813(2) (g),
and 403.817(2), Florida Statutes; establishing responsibility of
the Department of Environmental Regulation with respect to
approval of projects which may encourage breeding of disease
carrying vectors and pests; modifying provisions relative to the
application of pesticides to waters in the state; modifying civil
liability provisions to exempt certain applications of chemicals
from liability for damages; excepting maintenance of water
management structures from certain permit requirements; modi-
fying requirements relative to deposit of spoil material; modify-
ing provisions relating to determination by plant indicators of
the landward extent of waters for regulatory purposes; provid-
ing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative Moffitt-
HB 508-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of William
Joseph Tucker and his minor daughter Tina; providing an ap-
propriation to compensate them for the death of Brenda Tucker
as a result of the negligence of the Department of Transpor-
tation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Frank--
HB 509-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
and personal property exemptions from certain claims; repealing
ss. 222.01-222.10 and s. 222.19, Florida Statutes; deleting pro-
cedures relating to the exemption of homestead and certain
personal property from forced levy and sale and the jurisdiction
of circuit courts with regard thereto; amending s. 192.001(8),
Florida Statutes; correcting a cross reference; repealing s. 409.-
345(5), Florida Statutes, relating to exemption of homestead
and certain personal property from claims for public assistance
payments; repealing s. 713.691(2), Florida Statutes, relating to
exemption of certain personal property from a landlord's lien
for rent; repealing ss. 222.11 and 222.12, Florida Statutes, which
exempt wages from garnishment; repealing ss. 222.13 and 222.-
14, Florida Statutes, which exempt the proceeds and the cash
surrender value of life insurance policies from the claims of
creditors; repealing ss. 222.15, 222.16, and 222.18, Florida Stat-
utes, which provide for the payment of wages and unemploy-
ment compensation due a deceased employee and provide that
such payments are not subject to administration as part of the
estate, and which exempt disability income benefits from attach-
ment or garnishment; providing effective dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Frank--



HB 510-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 232.245(3), Florida Statutes, to specify the mini-
mum credits required for graduation; providing for recommen-



dations by guidance counselors relating to course selection;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Frank-
HB 511-A bill to be entitled An act relating to educational
funding; amending s. 236.083(4) and (6), Florida Statutes, to
revise the formula for determining the allowable per student
cost of transported students; providing for annual recomputation
of the formula; revising the mileage allowance for transporta-
tion by passenger car; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representatives
Lockward, Sample, and Robinson-
HB 512-A bill to be entitled An act relating to veterans'
affairs; amending s. 20.18(10), Florida Statutes, providing that
the Division of Veterans' Affairs of the Department of Com-
munity Affairs shall, in certain cases, act as the State Approv-
ing Agency for the purposes of veterans' training and education;
adding a subsection to s. 292.05, Florida Statutes, relating to
duties of the division, to conform the provisions thereof; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective
Bargaining and Representatives Hazouri, Fox, Ready, Burrall,
Danson, Crady, Warner, Young, Sample, Hutto, and Fontana-
HB 513-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retirement;
amending s. 121.051(1) and (2) (a), Florida Statutes, to provide
that after June 30, 1978, the compulsory participation require-
ments of said section shall not be construed to require par-
ticipation in the Florida Retirement System by a member of
an existing system who returns to employment following a
break in service, provided such member leaves his contributions
on deposit with the existing system; reopening the Florida
Retirement System to members of certain existing retirement
systems and extending survivor benefits for members transfer-
ring from the Teachers' Retirement System of Florida to the
Florida Retirement System; making provision for any deficit
resulting in the Teachers' Retirement System; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Williams, Hutto, James, Burnsed, Fortune,
Hagler, Robinson, Patterson, Ward, and Melvin-
HB 514-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the practice
of psychology; amending s. 490.13, Florida Statutes, to include
the practices of clinical, industrial, counseling, and school psy-
chology within the purview of the chapter; amending s. 490.-
15(2) and (3), Florida Statutes; providing for a public member
on the Board of Examiners of Psychology; limiting terms of
members; amending s. 490.16, Florida Statutes; providing for
an increase in the quorum; removing certain notice require-
ments relative to meetings of the board; amending s. 490.19(1),
Florida Statutes, 1977, and adding a subsection; modifying
educational requirements for applicants for licensure; providing
for the temporary grandfathering in of applicants with certain
qualifications; adding a new subsection (2) to s. 490.25, Florida
Statutes, relating to renewal of licenses, to authorize continuing
education requirements for certain licensees; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representative Frank--



HB 515-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the con-
struction industry; amending s. 468.107(2), Florida Statutes,
requiring applicants seeking to qualify as a business organiza-



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tion in the construction industry to be controlling owners of
the organization; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Frank-
HB 516-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Construction Industry Licensing Board; amending s. 468.112(1),
Florida Statutes, relating to jurisdiction to hear motions and
complaints relative to revocation or suspension of certificate or
registration, to provide for change of venue under certain cir-
cumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representative Frank-
HB 517-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 228.041(10), Florida Statutes, to include definitions
of supervisor and professional administrative assistant under
the category of administrative personnel; modifying the defi-
nition of principal; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By Representative Fox-
HB 518-A bill to be entitled An act relating to attorney's
fees in criminal cases; amending s. 27.53(2) and (3), Florida
Statutes, limiting the amount of fees for court appointed attor-
neys assisting the public defender; requiring the payment of
the fees of an attorney appointed to represent indigents under
certain circumstances; amending s. 925.035, Florida Statutes,
limiting the amount of fees for court appointed attorneys in
capital cases; providing for the payment of such fees by the
state instead of by the county; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By the Select Committee on Organized Crime and Representa-
tives Smith, Gersten, Lehman, Kiser, and Crawford-
HB 519-A bill to be entitled An act relating to contraband;
amending s. 943.41(1), Florida Statutes, and adding paragraph
(e) to subsection (2) thereof; providing a short title; including
personal property used or intended for use in the commission
of certain crimes within the definition of "contraband articles";
adding subsection (4) to s. 943.42, Florida Statutes, making
unlawful the concealment or possession of contraband articles
of personal property; amending s. 943.43, Florida Statutes,
providing for forfeiture of contraband articles of personal prop-
erty; amending s. 943.44(1) and (2), Florida Statutes, providing
forfeiture proceedings for such personal property; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 520-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 99.061(1) and (2), Florida Statutes, providing
for the remittance of party assessments collected by the Depart-
ment of State and supervisor of elections to the state and
county executive committees, respectively, of the candidate's
political party; providing for the deposit of all qualifying fees;
amending s. 99.092(1), Florida Statutes, redesignating filing
fees as qualifying fees; providing for the return of party
assessments to the beneficiary of a deceased candidate under
certain circumstances; amending ss. 99.095(1), 99.0955(3), 99.-
096(4) and 99.153, Florida Statutes, to conform to the act;
repealing s. 99.103, Florida Statutes, removing conflicting pro-
visions relating to the remittance of a portion of party assess-
ments and filing fees; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representatives Gustafson, Warner, and Adams--



HB 521-A bill to be entitled An act relating to consumer
reporting; providing definitions; limiting the dissemination of



consumer reports; placing restrictions upon the preparation and
procurement of investigative consumer reports; requiring notice
to the consumer; requiring consumer reporting agencies to make
certain disclosures to the consumer; providing methods and
conditions of such disclosures; providing a procedure for the
resolution of disputes between a consumer and the agency;
requiring such agencies to take certain actions with respect
to the compilation and reporting of information which consti-
tutes public records; placing restrictions upon investigative con-
sumer reports; providing certain requirements for persons who
use consumer reports including certain notification to the con-
sumer; prohibiting consumer agencies from reporting certain
information; requiring consumer reporting agencies to maintain
procedures for compliance with the act; providing civil liabilities
for willful and for negligent noncompliance; providing a statu-
tory limitation on actions to enforce such liability; providing
penalties for the unlawful obtaining or disclosure of informa-
tion; restricting the disclosure of medical information; permit-
ting certain disclosures to governmental agencies; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

HM 522-Withdrawn

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development and
Representative Craig-
HB 523-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sales and
use tax; amending s. 212.051, Florida Statutes; exempting from
the sales and use tax expenditures for any device, systems,
equipment, or machinery used primarily for the control or
abatement of pollutants from stationary sources; requiring that
such expenditures be certified by the Department of Environ-
mental Regulation in order to qualify for the exemption; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Margolis-
HB 524-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax administration; amending s. 195.022, Florida Statutes, to
prohibit county officers from using any form for administering
or collecting ad valorem taxes the substantive content of which
is at variance with the form prescribed by the Department
of Revenue; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative McPherson-
HB 525-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the State
Career Service System and persons exempt therefrom; amending
s. 110.051(2) (k), Florida Statutes, 1977, exempting assistant
directors or deputy directors of divisions and bureau chiefs or
comparable managerial positions from provisions of the State
Career Service System; prohibiting the discharge of bureau
chiefs under certain circumstances; adding paragraph (g) to
s. 447.203(3), Florida Statutes, 1977, to provide that persons
occupying the positions described in s. 110.051(2) (k) shall not
be deemed public employees for the purposes of collective
bargaining; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By Representative Margolis-
HB 526-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public lands;
amending s. 253.03(2), Florida Statutes, and adding a new sub-
section (3), and amending ss. 253.45(1), 253.53, 253.62(2), 270.-
13, 270.22, and 270.23, Florida Statutes; providing that the pro-
ceeds of the sale or lease of oil or mineral rights to any lands
the title to which is vested in the state or in any state agency
shall be deposited in the General Revenue Fund; providing an
effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Hollingsworth-
HB 527-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
accountancy; repealing s. 473.30, Florida Statutes, as amended,
relating to the restriction against competitive bidding for ac-
counting services; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Maxwell-
HB 528-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
taxation; amending s. 200.065(1), Florida Statutes, changing
the formula by which the certified village is calculated by the
property appraiser; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Fox-
HB 529-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bail;
creating s. 903.011, Florida Statutes, providing legislative in-
tent; providing for the release of persons accused of noncapital
offenses upon the accused's recognizance; providing for condi-
tions upon such release; providing criteria for consideration
by the court with respect to the release of the accused; pro-
viding for court orders describing such conditions; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett-
HJR 530-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec-
tion 2 of Article I and Section 8 of Article II of the State
Constitution relating to basic rights and ethics in government.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Danson and Sadowski-
HB 531-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaign
financing; amending s. 106.011(3), Florida Statutes, including
transfers of funds to certain savings accounts or to certificates
of deposit and earned interest within the definition of "con-
tribution"; amending s. 106.021(1) (b), Florida Statutes, per-
mitting a candidate's campaign treasurer or deputy treasurer
to deposit unneeded campaign funds in a savings account or
to purchase a certificate of deposit; amending s. 106.06, Florida
Statutes, requiring certain records; permitting certain inspec-
tion of such accounts or certificates of deposit; exempting
such accounts and certificates from provisions requiring cam-
paign accounts to be preserved for specified periods of time;
adding subsection (6) to s. 106.08, Florida Statutes, exempting
transfers of funds to such accounts and certificates, and earned
interest, from certain provisions limiting and restricting con-
tributions; adding a new subsection (4) to s. 106.141, Florida
Statutes, requiring the transfer of funds in such accounts and
certificates to the campaign account of a candidate for disposal
upon his withdrawal, elimination, or election; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Culbreath-
HB 532-A bill to be entitled An act relating to tax on sales,
use, and other transactions; amending s. 212.08(5), Florida
Statutes, to include feed for race horses and certain other
horses under the exemption from sales and use tax; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Maxwell (by request)-
HB 533-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Jack
Forte; providing an appropriation to compensate him for the
wrongful taking of his property by the State of Florida; pro-
viding an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.



By Representative Pajcic (by request)-
HB 534-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Jacob
Lee O'Neal; providing an appropriation to compensate him for
injuries incurred due to the negligence of the Department of
Offender Rehabilitation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 535-A bill to be entitled An act relating to cruelty to
animals; creating s. 828.1215, Florida Statutes, to prohibit the
use of live animals to train greyhounds in a manner which
would normally lead to the destruction or injuring of such
animals; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 536-A bill to be entitled An act relating to termination
of pregnancy; amending s. 458.22, Florida Statutes; providing
a definition; providing for petition to circuit court for authori-
zation for abortion under certain circumstances; providing the
standard of medical care to be used for termination of preg-
nancy during viability; prohibiting experimentation on a live
fetus prior to or following a termination of pregnancy and
providing an exception; providing penalties; providing sever-
ability; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 537-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sentences;
amending s. 921.16, Florida Statutes, removing the court's power
to direct concurrent sentences with respect to habitual offend-
ers; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 538-A bill to be entitled An act relating to penalties
for felonies; amending s. 775.082(3), Florida Statutes, and add-
ing a subsection, providing minimum terms of imprisonment
for persons convicted of felonies of the first and second degree;
requiring the imposition of at least such minimum terms except
upon a certain finding made in writing by the court; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 539-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the real
estate brokers and salesmen; creating s. 475.453, Florida Stat-
utes; requiring real estate brokers or salesmen who attempt to
negotiate a rental, or who furnish rental information to pro-
spective tenants, for a fee to furnish a contract or receipt
containing certain provisions; providing for the refund of a
prospective tenant's fee under certain circumstances; authoriz-
ing the commission to adopt rules relating to the form of
contracts and receipts; providing a penalty; authorizing sus-
pension or revocation of the registration of a broker or salesman
who participates in a rental information transaction which is
in violation of the act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 540-A bill to be entitled An act relating to deposits of



state money; amending s. 18.10, Florida Statutes, authorizing
and empowering the State Board of Administration to invest
state money in state and federal savings and loan associations;
requiring such investments to meet certain collateral security
requirements imposed upon banks within which such money is
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automatically barred because of certain financial relationships
between them and municipal or state officers; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 541-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parole and
probation; amending s. 947.16(1), Florida Statutes, providing
minimum periods of confinement before persons convicted of
second or subsequent offenses may be eligible for parole; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Corrections, Probation & Parole and Appropriations.

By Representative J. Lewis-
HB 542-A bill to be entitled An act relating to obscenity;
providing legislative intent; providing definitions; creating a
Division of Adult Entertainment within the Department of
Business Regulation; providing that certain legal remedies shall
not be deemed impaired by the operation of this act; pro-
viding for the power and authority of the division; providing
for the powers and duties of division employees; providing for
the deposit of revenues collected pursuant to this act; requiring
adult bookstores and adult motion picture dealers to be licensed
and to pay a fee; providing for license investigations; providing
for the qualifications of licensees; providing for the issuance
of licenses, terms and renewals; providing a quota limitation
on licenses; providing for the revocation and suspension of
licenses and attendant procedures; prohibiting persons from
engaging in the adult entertainment business without a license;
providing penalties; providing for searches; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representative Frank-
HJR 543-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 4 of Article X of the State Constitution relating to
exemption from forced sale for homestead and certain personal
property.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Frank and Pajcic-
HB 544-A bill to be entitled An act relating to compulsory
school attendance; amending ss. 228.051(1), 232.01, 232.03, and
232.032(2), Florida Statutes, to require compulsory school at-
tendance at the age of 6 years beginning with kindergarten
and to permit attendance at the age of 5 years; deleting obso-
lete language; deleting provisions permitting early admission
based on readiness; deleting certain services for which excep-
tional children may be eligible; providing for the transfer of
certain students not meeting entrance age requirements; repeal-
ing s. 232.031, Florida Statutes, relating to health certificates;
repealing s. 232.04, Florida Statutes, to conform to the provi-
sions of this act; repealing ss. 232.06(2) and 232.09(5), Florida
Statutes, relating to the distance exemption from compulsory
school attendance; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Frank-
HB 545-A bill to be entitled An act relating to home im-
provement contractors; adding subsection (3) to s. 520.63, Flor-
ida Statutes, to require that home improvement contractors be
registered or certified as provided in part II of chapter 468,
Florida Statutes, entitled "Licensing of Construction Industry";
providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.



By Representative Becker-
HB 546-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the statewide
grand jury; amending ss. 905.33(1) and 905.36, Florida Statutes,
providing that the Attorney General of the state, or one of
his designated assistants, rather than the state attorney or
assistant state attorneys, shall serve as legal advisor to all
statewide grand juries; directing prosecution of indictments by
the respective state attorneys; authorizing the Attorney General
or an assistant attorney general to assist in certain circum-
stances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Gordon-
HB 547-A bill to be entitled An act relating to health care
facilities and services; requiring physicians, osteopathic physi-
cians, and dentists who have a legal or equitable interest in
or who are employees, partners, directors, owners, stockholders,
or officers of certain health care facilities or services to file
an annual report with the Department of Health and Rehabili-
tative Services, disclosing all business and financial transac-
tions, except compensation received for direct provision of
professional services, with that same health care facility or
service provider; providing that the department shall furnish
to each patient referred to such a facility or service a brief
statement disclosing the interest of such physician, osteopath
or dentist in that facility or service; requiring physicians and
osteopaths to report annually to the department any financial
interests in pharmaceutical firms; providing that any person
who is a trustee, director, or officer of any nonprofit hospital
or nursing home and is also an employee, partner, director, or
officer of a partnership, firm, corporation, or other entity, or
owns 3 percent or more interest in such business entity, shall
file annual reports with the department, disclosing in detail
all business transactions between such hospital or home and
such business entity that the trustee, director, or officer is
associated with; providing conditions and administrative penal-
ties for those who fail to report as required; prohibiting com-
missions, kickbacks, rebates, and split fee arrangements for
patient referrals to a hospital, nursing home, or clinical lab-
oratory; providing administrative penalties for violation of this
referral prohibition; amending s. 395.12, Florida Statutes; pro-
viding that the public may have access to information received
by licensing agencies, except for confidential medical informa-
tion; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representatives Hill, Neal, Barrett, Hawkins, and
Hector-
HB 548-A bill to be entitled An act relating to private
property rights; providing intent and definitions; providing
procedures for landowners to challenge the validity of land use
restrictions; providing for relief when the restriction is deter-
mined to be valid but the landowner is found to have assumed
an inordinate burden; providing for determination of compen-
sation or for alternatives to the proposed restrictions; providing
for court costs and attorney's fees; limiting certain restrictions
to a reasonable length of time and providing for determination
thereof; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 549-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 236.122(1) and (2), Florida Statutes, providing
for recomputation of the annual allocation to each district for
instructional materials based on actual student membership;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Bloom and Young-



HB 550-A bill to be entitled An act relating to nonpublic
schools; amending s. 229.808, Florida Statutes, requiring the
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educational institutions with the Department of Education; re-
quiring certain information in the registration form; requiring
certain day-care centers and kindergartens to register; deleting
exclusion of certain educational institutions from the require-
ment to register and providing exclusion for others; requiring
nonpublic schools to notify the department of certain changes;
requiring the department to report annually; prohibiting fraud-
ulent registration; providing a penalty; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 551-A bill to be entitled An act relating to school
finance; amending s. 236.081(1) (c) and (5) (b), Florida Statutes,
relating to funds for current operation of schools, to provide
a cost factor for special programs for the profoundly handi-
capped; removing an obsolete reference; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 552-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 236.081(2), Florida Statutes, revising the method
for computing the district cost differential used in the Florida
Education Finance Program; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 553-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
creating s. 236.0865, Florida Statutes; providing for allocation
for school volunteer programs; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 554-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Education; amending s. 229.085(2), Florida Statutes,
providing for duration of employment and retention rights of
personnel employed for specific projects under certain grants
or contracts; providing an exemption; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 555-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 228.195, Florida Statutes, relating to administration
and funding of school food and nutrition programs; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Conway-
HB 556-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
creating s. 232.257, Florida Statutes, providing for alternative
education programs for disruptive students; providing legislative
intent; requiring proposed program plans by district school
boards and specifying components of such plans; providing for
funding, administration, and evaluation of alternative programs;
amending s. 236.081(1) (c) and (5)(b), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding a cost factor for educational alternatives for disruptive
students; deleting the cost factor for socially maladjusted stu-
dents; deleting the safe schools program as a categorical pro-
gram; repealing s. 232.255, Florida Statutes, relating to the
"Safe Schools Act of 1973"; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.



By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 557-A bill to be entitled An act relating to resource
recovery and management; adding paragraph (1) to s. 212.08(7),
adding subsection (10) to s. 403.703, and creating s. 403.715,
Florida Statutes; exempting resource recovery equipment from
the tax on sales, use, and other transactions; providing for
certification of such equipment by the Department of Environ-
mental Regulation; amending s. 403.709, Florida Statutes, re-
lating to grants for planning and implementing local resource
recovery and management programs; providing limitations on
the amount of such grants to specified counties; providing for
contracts between the department and the counties; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 558-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 236.083(7) and (10), Florida Statutes, providing
for allocation of funds for general purpose transportation to
transport students to school; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Considine-
HB 559-A bill to be entitled An act relating to flame-
proofing and fire-retarding processing services; requiring per-
sons, partnerships, corporations, and organizations engaged in
the business of providing such services to obtain licenses from
the State Fire Marshal; providing qualifications; providing for
revocation of licenses; providing for certificates of competency;
providing for examinations; providing for fees and renewals of
such licenses and certificates; providing for the use of fees;
providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 560-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 98.081(1), Florida Statutes, providing for the per-
manent removal of names from voter registration books under
certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Pajcic-
HB 561-A bill to be entitled An act relating to corporations;
creating s. 607.235, Florida Statutes; providing definitions; per-
mitting the merger or consolidation of domestic corporations
and joint-stock or other associations under specified conditions;
providing for the continuation of personal liability; providing
an exception; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

HB 562-Withdrawn

By Representative McKnight-
HB 563-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state capital
projects for environmentally endangered lands and outdoor rec-
reation lands under the Land Conservation Act of 1972; amend-
ing s. 380.05(1) (a), Florida Statutes; providing that the state
land planning agency include, in its recommendations to the
Administration Commission for designation of an area of critical
state concern, recommendations as to the purchase of lands
within such area as environmentally endangered lands or out-
door recreation lands; adding subsection (3) to s. 259.04, Florida
Statutes; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to
make recommendations to the head of the department as to
purchase of lands within an area of critical state concern for
such purposes; providing an effective date.



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By Representative McKnight-
HB 564-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Hazardous Substances Law; adding subsection (8) to s. 501.075,
Florida Statutes, prohibiting the introduction, delivery for intro-
duction, or receipt and subsequent delivery or proffered delivery
in commerce of a hazardous substance in an improperly sealed
container; providing that the use of such a container results
in the substance being labeled a banned hazardous substance;
providing a definition; indicating applicable penalties and reme-
dies; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representatives McKnight and Fontana-
HB 565-A bill to be entitled An act relating to juveniles;
adding a new subsection (6) to s. 39.02, Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that once a child has been transferred for criminal
prosecution pursuant to a waiver hearing or has been indicted
by a grand jury, resulting in conviction of a criminal offense,
the court shall be divested of juvenile jurisdiction over him for
any pending or subsequent criminal offense; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives McKnight and Foster-
HB 566-A bill to be entitled An act relating to outdoor
advertisers; adding subsection (18) to s. 479.01, Florida Stat-
utes, defining "political sign"; creating s. 479.215, Florida Stat-
utes, providing that any person who places a political sign on
or above any state or county road right-of-way is guilty of a
noncriminal violation; amending s. 479.22, Florida Statutes, pro-
viding for conformity; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Sadowski-
HB 567-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 101.141(4), Florida Statutes, 1977, providing that
the arrangement of candidates' names on the primary election
ballot shall be by lot rather than alphabetically; providing that
the procedure for selection must be approved by the Secretary
of State; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole-
HB 568-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state pris-
oners; amending s. 944.54(1), Florida Statutes, to increase the
limit on the amount of money authorized per inmate for trans-
portation upon release; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative Hazelton-
HB 569-A bill to be entitled An act relating to school
finance; amending s. 236.081(1) (c) and (5) (b), Florida Statutes,
relating to funds for current operation of schools, to provide
a cost factor for bilingual education programs; removing an
obsolete reference; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Blackburn-
HB 570-A bill to be entitled An act relating to theft;
amending s. 812.014(2), Florida Statutes, increasing the penalty
for the theft of property valued between $100 and $1,000;
providing an effective date.



By Representative Hollingsworth-
HB 571-A bill to be entitled An act relating to obscene
literature; redesignating and amending s. 847.013(2) (e), Florida
Statutes, and adding a new paragraph (e) to said subsection;
prohibiting display of certain materials to minors in a retail
establishment; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representatives Evans, Kirkwood, and Batchelor-
HB 572-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Human
Rights Advocacy Committees; amending s. 20.19(6) (e) and (7),
Florida Statutes; providing for election of chairpersons, rather
than chairmen; providing a restriction with respect thereto;
providing for committee access to certain client files and re-
ports; providing a penalty for disclosing confidential informa-
tion therein; providing that the statewide committee, rather
than district administrator, shall determine areas of responsi-
bility of district committees; modifying membership require-
ments with respect to district committees; decreasing terms
served on district committees from 4 years to 2 years; providing
that the district committee, rather than the district adminis-
trator, shall fill vacancies, subject to gubernatorial approval;
providing that nonaction constitutes approval in certain cases;
providing for certain reimbursement of district committee mem-
bers; providing that members currently serving may complete
terms to which appointed; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Langley-
HB 573-A bill to be entitled An act relating to trespass;
creating s. 810.114, Florida Statutes, prohibiting persons from
unlawfully trespassing by opening fences to expose crops or
property or to hunt or fish without permission; providing pen-
alties; creating s. 810.115, Florida Statutes, prohibiting persons
from willfully and maliciously breaking or injuring another
person's fences; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Langley-
HB 574-A bill to be entitled An act relating to law enforce-
ment officers; repealing ss. 112.531, 112.532, 112.533, and 112.-
534, Florida Statutes, eliminating the law enforcement officers'
"bill of rights" which provides a separate discipline and removal
procedure from the general state employee personnel proce-
dures; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 575-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
adding subsection (6) to s. 229.814, Florida Statutes; providing
for equal status of high school equivalency diplomas for state
purposes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Melvin and Margolis-
11HB 576-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Real
Estate License Law; creating s. 475.453, Florida Statutes, re-
quiring real estate brokers or salesmen who furnish rental
information to prospective tenants for a fee to also furnish
a contract or receipt, conforming to rules adopted by the Florida
Real Estate Commission; providing for the refund of a prospec-
tive tenant's fee under certain circumstances; authorizing the
commission to promulgate rules dealing with the form of con-
tracts and receipts; providing a penalty; authorizing disciplinary
action against the license of a registered broker or salesman
violating the act; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropriations.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Bloom-
HB 577-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the estab-
lishment of a world trade center for the State of Florida;
directing the Department of Commerce to conduct a study
regarding the feasibility of establishing such a center; requir-
ing certain findings; requiring a report to the respective houses
of the Legislature; providing an appropriation; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Tourism & Economic Development and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Hagler-
HB 578-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicles; repealing ss. 316.295(2), 316.296, 316.297, and 316.298,
Florida Statutes, 1977, which prohibit sale or operation of motor
vehicles having windows composed of or treated with certain
reflective materials, which prohibit sale of such materials, and
which provide penalties and exemptions relative thereto; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Lockward-
HB 579-A bill to be entitled An act relating to highway
safety; amending s. 316.159(1), Florida Statutes; requiring only
commercial and school buses and vehicles carrying explosive
substances or flammable liquids as cargo to stop at railroad
crossings; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Cherry-
HB 580-A bill to be entitled An act relating to consumer
protection; providing definitions; prohibiting the use of lead-
bearing substances in or upon any dwelling or dwelling unit
or other specified areas and articles accessible to children;
prohibiting the sale or transfer of toys and certain household
furnishings containing a lead-bearing substance; prohibiting the
sale or giveaway of any lead-bearing substance not containing a
certain warning; requiring certain reports to the Department
of Health and Rehabilitative Services; authorizing the depart-
ment to make investigations, to make certain notice, and to
take certain action against violators; restricting the removal
of lead-bearing substances from a dwelling or dwelling unit;
authorizing the prescription of permissible levels of lead in
such substances and other specified activities to protect persons
from lead poisoning; permitting suits for damages; providing
a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Cherry-
HB 581-A bill to be entitled An act relating to marriage
and family counseling; creating the "Marriage and Family Coun-
selors Licensing Act"; providing for objects and purposes of
the act; providing definitions and applications of the act; cre-
ating the Marriage and Family Counselors Advisory Council as
an advisory council to the Florida State Board of Examiners
of Psychology; providing powers and duties of the council and
the board; requiring persons to obtain a license to practice mar-
riage and family counseling; providing for a fee; providing pro-
cedures and requirements for licensure; providing qualifications;
requiring display of licenses; authorizing the board to waive
license requirements for certain applicants; providing exemp-
tions from licensure requirements for certain persons; excluding
certain persons from the exemptions from the licensure require-
ments; providing for the renewal of licenses; providing for
denial, revocation, or suspension of licenses; providing for the
reinstatement of licenses; providing for injunctive relief; pro-
viding for cease and desist orders; providing for the disposition



of fees; providing penalties; providing for privileged communi-
cation between a marriage and family counselor and the person
counseled; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.



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conditions; repealing s. 325.14(3), Florida Statutes, which pro-
hibits an inspection certificate from being attached to a motor
vehicle unless the owner or operator submits proof of current
registration to an inspector; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Nelson-
HB 582-A bill to be entitled An act relating to burglary;
adding s. 810.02(4), Florida Statutes; providing for a minimum
sentence of imprisonment without parole for persons convicted
of burglary of a private dwelling; authorizing probation except
in certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Jennings-
HB 583-A bill to be entitled An act relating to search
warrants; adding subsection (8) to s. 933.18, Florida Statutes;
authorizing the issuance of a search warrant to search a private
dwelling wherein the laws in relation to cruelty to animals
have been or are being violated; providing a limitation; pro-
viding that property relating to violation of such laws may be
taken from the dwelling; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Jennings-
HB 584-A bill to be entitled An act relating to city and
county quadricentennial commissions; repealing part III of chap-
ter 13, consisting of sections 13.61, 13.62, 13.63, 13.64, 13.65,
13.66, 13.67, 13.68, 13.69, 13.70, 13.71, 13.72 and 13.73, Florida
Statutes; abolishing said quadricentennial commissions; provid-
ing for the transfer of property, assets, and liabilities to the
governing board of the county or municipality for which said
commission was created; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 585-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Division
of Recreation and Parks of the Department of Natural Re-
sources; amending s. 592.072(1), Florida Statutes, directing the
division, in fixing fees for state parks, to provide that residents
of the state who are 65 years of age or older shall be charged
one-half of the daily fee for camping in state parks at certain
times of the year and shall not be charged any admission fee
to any park or facility operated by the division at any time
of year; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 586-A bill to be entitled An act relating to citizen
suggestions for reducing state expenditures or improving opera-
tions of state government; providing for the adoption and
implementation of a program of awards for such suggestions
by the Department of Administration; limiting the amount of
such awards and providing funding therefore; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 587-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle safety equipment inspections; amending s. 325.16, Flor-
ida Statutes; providing for a motor vehicle which fails the
safety equipment inspection to be reinspected one time within
30 days without additional charge; amending s. 325.19, Florida
Statutes; eliminating the inspection of emission control devices,
other conditions as may be reasonably demonstrated to render a
motor vehicle unsafe, and exhaust system noise level; requiring
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By Representatives Hutto and Conway-
HB 588-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 230.66(1), (2)(a), (5),(6), Florida Statutes; pro-
viding for additional members of the Industry Services Advisory
Council; providing for designation of the executive secretary of
the council; authorizing the Department of Education to con-
tract with community college boards of trustees to provide
industry services training programs; removing the requirement
that teachers employed in such training programs be classified
as temporary employees and that services rendered by them
not be counted toward continuing contracts or for allocation of
minimum foundation program funds; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Hutto and Neal-
HB 589-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Consult-
ants' Competitive Negotiation Act; amending s. 287.055(5) (b),
Florida Statutes; providing that if the state or any state
agency, a municipality, political subdivision, school district, or
school board is unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract for
certain professional services with the most qualified firm, such
entity shall undertake negotiations with the second and third
most qualified firms; deleting requirement for prior negotiation
to be terminated; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Thompson and Martin-
HB 590-A bill to be entitled An act relating to capital cases;
amending s. 925.035(6), Florida Statutes, providing for the pay-
ment by the state of compensation for attorneys and court
costs in capital cases involving indigents; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representatives Thompson and Martin-
HB 591-A bill to be entitled An act relating to attorneys'
fees in criminal cases; amending s. 27.53(2), Florida Statutes,
providing a limitation upon the amount and a procedure for
the payment of compensation for court appointed attorneys in
criminal cases; amending s. 925.035, Florida Statutes, providing
a fee schedule limiting the amount of compensation for court
appointed attorneys in capital and noncapital cases; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative Poole-
HB 592-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the practice
of physical therapy; amending ss. 486.021(1), 486.031(3), 486.-
041, 486.052, 486.081, 486.103, 486.105, and 486.107, Florida Stat-
utes; including acupuncture under the definition of "physical
therapy"; revising provisions relating to approval of physical
therapy courses; providing for registration of graduates of
physical therapy programs in foreign countries; providing exam-
ination fees for applicants for registration as physical therapist
and physical therapist assistant; providing fees and procedures
for renewal of registration; providing for cancellation of delin-
quent certificates; repealing s. 486.131, Florida Statutes, relat-
ing to registration with Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Poole and Gustafson-
HB 593-A bill to be entitled An act relating to assessment
of property for ad valorem taxation and special assessments;
amending s. 718.120(1), Florida Statutes; prescribing proce-
dures for assessing condominium parcels; providing an effective
date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.



By Representatives Kutun and Fontana-
HB 594-A bill to be entitled An act relating to recreational
parks for the handicapped; providing an appropriation to the
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services for the main-
tenance and expansion of certain facilities for the handicapped
in Dade County; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Kutun-
HB 595-A bill to be entitled An act relating to frozen
desserts; amending s. 503.061(1)-(3), Florida Statutes, deleting
a definition; authorizing the use of Mellorine-type products
used to conform to religious dietary laws; amending s. 503.062,
Florida Statutes, to eliminate the use of an order of stop sale
with respect to food products in semblance of frozen desserts;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Melvin and Boyd-
HJR 596-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 3 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to
ad valorem taxation.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 597-A bill to be entitled An act relating to schools;
amending s. 234.03, Florida Statutes; requiring liability insur-
ance or other means of compensation for bodily injury or death
or property damage on school buses and other motor vehicles;
setting limits of coverage; amending s. 768.28(2), Florida Stat-
utes, clarifying legislative intent by including school boards in
the waiver of sovereign immunity in tort actions; providing
applicability; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 598-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 229.57(1)(a) and (2), Florida Statutes, to include
the university laboratory schools in the statewide assessment
testing program; amending s. 232.245(3), Florida Statutes, to
require the Board of Regents to establish standards for gradu-
ation from its secondary schools; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 599-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the education
of exceptional students; amending s. 233.056(1), Florida Stat-
utes; providing specialized educational materials and other
available services to hearing impaired students; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Morgan-
HB 600-A bill to be entitled An act relating to district
school systems; amending s. 230.23(5) (h), Florida Statutes, in-
creasing the maximum limits of certain awards which may be
made to personnel of the system; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Culbreath, Lehman, and Healey-



HB 601-A bill to be entitled An act relating to medical
conduct; amending s. 458.121(7), Florida Statutes, authorizing
the temporary suspension of the license of a physician who is
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by the organized staff of a hospital, health maintenance organi-
zation, or ambulatory surgical center with certain conduct,
willful misconduct, or negligence, pending a hearing; adding a
new subsection to s. 459.14 and creating ss. 461.085 and 466.245,
Florida Statutes, to authorize such temporary suspension of the
license of an osteopathic physician, podiatrist, or dentist, re-
spectively, charged by the organized staff of a hospital with
certain conduct, willfull misconduct, or negligence; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Bloom and Hagler-
HB 602-A bill to be entitled An act relating to privacy
of individuals; creating the Right to Privacy and Fair Informa-
tion Practices Act; providing definitions; specifying duties of
state agencies maintaining data systems or files containing
personal information and providing requirements with regard
to maintenance of such systems or files; requiring certain public
notice; providing rights of individuals with regard to such
systems and files; providing for challenge and correction of
personal information contained therein; regulating dissemination
of such personal information; providing exceptions; providing
for promulgation of guidelines by the Commission on Ethics;
providing penalties; providing liabilities of agencies and the
state; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative Becker-
HB 603-A bill to be entitled An act relating to law enforce-
ment officers; creating s. 112.185, Florida Statutes; providing
that certain conditions shall be presumed accidental and suffered
in the line of duty, under certain circumstances; providing that
life or disability insurance benefits relative thereto are nego-
tiable; authorizing governmental entities to negotiate for such
benefits; amending s. 185.34, Florida Statutes, relating to dis-
ability in line of duty of municipal police officers, to remove
an exclusion relative to workmen's compensation; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Danson-
HB 604-A bill to be entitled An act relating to tax exemp-
tions; amending s. 196.1975, Florida Statutes; deleting certain
criteria to be used in exempting from taxation property used
by homes for the aged; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representative Warner-
HB 605-A bill to be entitled An act relating to automobile
liability insurance; creating s. 627.7275, Florida Statutes, freez-
ing automobile liability insurance rates until such time as the
Legislature enacts legislation which reduces such rates by at
least 30 percent; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Warner-
HB 606-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax assessment; amending s. 193.011, Florida Statutes, requir-
ing the property appraiser to exclude certain portions of the
net proceeds of the sale of property in determining just valua-
tion; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Warner-



HB 607-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Public Service Commission; requiring the commission to impose



a moratorium on phone and electric utility rates; providing a
definition; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Hill-
HB 608-A bill to be entitled An act relating to student
assistance grants; amending s. 239.461(2) (a), Florida Statutes;
providing that students at Florida institutions accredited by a
member of the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation are
eligible for such grants; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Martin-
HB 609-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
government; amending s. 125.01(1) (q), Florida Statutes, pro-
hibiting the levy of additional taxes in excess of specified
villages by a county for municipal services provided by the
county in a municipal service taxing or benefit unit unless the
amount of the tax and the purpose for which the tax is to be
used are approved by vote of the electors within the unit;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 610-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local gov-
ernment; creating part II of chapter 165, Florida Statutes;
providing a short title; providing legislative intent; providing
definitions; providing that special districts shall designate a
registered agent and office; requiring certain other reports;
providing for dissolution proceedings upon failure to report;
providing for review; providing for disposition of the assets,
liabilities, responsibilities, and records of a dissolved district;
providing for repeal or modification of certain special acts;
providing for the status of a tax levy; providing for continua-
tion of access; removing exclusivity of the proceedings set
forth in part I of chapter 165, Florida Statutes; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Hawkins (by request)-
HB 611-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
government; amending s. 125.69, Florida Statutes, empowering
counties to prescribe the punishment for violations of their
ordinances; providing for the prosecution of violations declared
to be misdemeanors; amending ss. 775.08(2) and (3) and 775.-
082(5), Florida Statutes, removing the exemption of county
ordinance violations from the definitions of "misdemeanor" and
"noncriminal violation" and from provisions relating to the
penalty for noncriminal violations; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Fechtel-
HB 612-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
colleges and the State University System; creating ss. 230.7671
and 240.0425, Florida Statutes, to require that the Division of
Community Colleges of the Department of Education and the
Board of Regents adopt rules relating to course and grading
policies; requiring community college boards of trustees and
universities to adopt policies; providing legislative intent; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Nuckolls and Moffitt-
HB 613-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public



printing; amending ss. 283.03, 283.05, 283.08, 283.09, 283.10(1)
and 287.102, Florida Statutes; providing that public printing



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may be done outside the state when there is no in-state plant
able to bid the required printing or only one printing plant in
the state submits a bid for the required printing; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Moffitt-
HB 614-A bill to be entitled An act relating to garnish-
ment; revising chapter 77, Florida Statutes; amending ss. 77.01,
77.03, 77.031, 77.04, 77.06, 77.07, 77.08, 77.081, 77.082, 77.083,
77.13, 77.14, 77.15, 77.16, 77.17, 77.19, 77.24, and 77.28, Florida
Statutes; providing right to garnishment; providing for the
issuance of writs of garnishment before and after judgment;
providing for the form of writs of garnishment; providing for
the effect of the writ of garnishment; providing for a dissolu-
tion of writs of garnishment; providing for jury trials on
garnishment pleadings; providing for defaults and judgments;
providing for execution and disposition of property in garnish-
ment proceedings; providing for judgment against garnishee;
providing for execution against garnishee for surrender of
property under garnishment; providing for the disposition of
property surrendered by a garnishee; providing procedures
with respect to third persons; providing for compensation to
garnishee; providing for amount retained by garnishee; pro-
viding for release of property by defendant; providing for the
deposit of an attorney's fee before the issuance of any writ
of garnishment; creating ss. 77.041, 77.042, 77.043, 77.084, and
77.29, Florida Statutes; providing for answer to writ of gar-
nishment; providing for service of traverse; providing for
service of pleadings; providing for effects of a judgment for
the defendant; providing for setoff by garnishee; repealing
s. 77.02, Florida Statutes, relating to garnishment in tort
action; repealing s. 77.061, Florida Statutes, relating to reply
to a writ of garnishment; repealing s. 77.22, Florida Statutes,
relating to the effect of a judgment for the defendant; repeal-
ing s. 77.27, Florida Statutes, which disallows an appeal from
a judgment before attorney's fees are paid into court; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 615-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Land
Acquisition Trust Fund; amending s. 253.57, Florida Statutes,
providing that the state's royalties shall be deposited in the
General Revenue Fund to be utilized by the Legislature; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Margolis and Kutun-
HB 616-A bill to be entitled An act relating to admission
taxes; amending s. 212.04(2) (b), Florida Statutes, prohibiting
the levy of admission taxes on dues, membership fees, or
admission charges imposed by certain community or recrea-
tional facilities; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives Mixson, Cherry, Fontana, and Black-
burn--
HB 617-A bill to be entitled An act relating to legal
holidays and special observances; creating s. 683.115, Florida
Statutes, designating May 16 of each year as "Law Enforce-
ment Memorial Day" and providing for its observance; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative O'Malley--



HB 618-A bill to be entitled An act relating to automobile
insurance; amending s. 626.9702(1), (2), Florida Statutes; de-
leting the word "solely" from the prohibition against insurers
imposing or requesting an additional premium for such insur-
ance or refusing to renew a policy solely because the insured



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By Representative Craig-
HB 625-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the practice
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or applicant was convicted of certain traffic violations; deleting
the word "solely" from the prohibition against insurers can-
celling or otherwise terminating a policy after the insured has
paid premiums on the policy for 5 years or more solely because
the insured is involved in a single traffic accident; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Fulford-
HB 619-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Orange
County; authorizing Orange County to compensate Phyllis
McGuire for her injuries sustained in an automobile accident
which occurred on Florida State Road S-535 due to the negli-
gent maintenance of the road by Orange County; providing
an effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Fulford-
HB 620-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Phyllis
McGuire; providing an appropriation to compensate her for
her injuries sustained in an automobile accident which occurred
on Florida State Road S-535 due to the negligent maintenance
of the road by the Department of Transportation; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Hector-
HB 621-A bill to be entitled An act relating to miscella-
neous liens; creating s. 713.501, Florida Statutes, providing
for a lien in favor of the processor of certain films upon
said films; including the distribution and exhibition rights
therein; providing for retention of certain films; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Warner, Adams, Cox, and Young-
HM 622-A memorial to the Congress of the United States
urging Congress to direct the Veterans Administration to
establish an out-patient medical facility in Broward County.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Veterans Affairs.

By Representative Langley-
HB 623-A bill to be entitled An act relating to drug abuse
prevention and control; amending s. 893.13(1)(a)-(c), Florida
Statutes, providing that the sale or possession with intent to
sell of certain controlled substances, and the delivery of certain
controlled substances from a person over the age of 18 years
to any person under the age of 18 years, shall be subject,
upon conviction, to a minimum 3-year term of imprisonment
with no suspension or deferral of sentence or probation or
parole; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Craig-
HB 624-A bill to be entitled An act relating to search
warrants; adding subsection (8) to s. 933.18, Florida Statutes;
providing for issuance of a warrant to search a private dwell-
ing if it is being used for the unlawful sale or purchase of
wildlife or freshwater fish; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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providing intent; providing definitions; providing scope; cre-
ating the Florida Commission of Professional Geologists; pro-
viding for membership, organization, headquarters, and meet-
ings of the commission; providing for staff and other expenses;
providing powers and duties; providing for records; establish-
ing a roster of professional geologists; providing qualifications
for registration; providing for provisional registration; provid-
ing for reciprocity; providing for practice by firms, corpora-
tions, and partnerships; establishing application fees; providing
for receipts and disbursements; providing for issuance of cer-
tificate of registration; establishing a registrant's seal; pro-
viding for renewals; providing for replacement of certain
certificates; providing for suspension or revocation of certifi-
cates and for probation of certificate holders; prohibiting
certain activities; providing a penalty; providing for enforce-
ment; providing exemptions and exclusions; adding a new
subsection (30) to s. 455.01, Florida Statutes, declaring the
commission to be an administrative board; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Melvin, Fortune, and Ward-
HB 626-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state roads;
naming State Road 123 in honor of Roger J. Clary; directing
the Department of Transportation to erect appropriate mark-
ers; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Easley-
HB 627-A bill to be entitled An act relating to appropria-
tions; providing that in the event the Legislature fails to
enact a General Appropriations Act for any fiscal period, the
General Appropriations Act for the immediately preceding
fiscal period shall carry forward; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Easley, Fontana, Burrall, and Langley-
HB 628-A bill to be entitled An act relating to adoption;
amending s. 63.022(2) (j), Florida Statutes, providing an excep-
tion to certain intent provisions; amending s. 63.082(3), Florida
Statutes; providing that a consent to adoption executed by
the natural parent or parents, the Department of Health and
Rehabilitative Services, a licensed child-placing agency, or the
court shall be accompanied by a family medical history which
shall contain certain information relating to the adoptive child
and his natural parents, if such information is available or
readily obtainable; requiring the department to provide forms
in certain cases; adding subsection (5) to s. 63.162, Florida
Statutes; requiring that said information be furnished to the o
adopting parents and to the adopted child under certain cir-
cumstances; providing for confidentiality with respect to natu-
ral parents' names; adding subsection (5) to s. 409.145, Florida
Statutes, requiring the Department of Health and Rehabilita-
tive Services and licensed child-placing agencies to endeavor
to obtain family medical histories whenever children are placed
under their care; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representatives Easley and Burrall-
HB 629-A bill to be entitled An act relating to marriage
licenses; reenacting and amending s. 741.06, Florida Statutes;
providing that no marriage license shall be issued to any male
under age 18 or female under age 16, with or without parental
consent, except that county court judges may issue marriage



licenses to persons under age 18 without parental consent if
they are parents or expectant parents; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.



applicability of certain statutes relating to campaign financing;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations, Finance & Taxation, and
Appropriations.



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By Representatives Easley and Maxwell-
HB 630-A bill to be entitled An act relating to unemploy-
ment compensation; amending s. 443.07(5) (a), Florida Statutes,
providing for notification of certain employers as to the valid-
ity of unemployment compensation claims prior to payment
of benefits; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Moore-
HB 631-A bill to be entitled An act relating to tax exemp-
tion; adding subsection (5) to s. 196.031, Florida Statutes, and
amending s. 196.202, Florida Statutes, to provide that the value
of homestead exemptions and of the $500 exemption for prop-
erty of widows, blind persons, and permanently disabled per-
sons shall be adjusted to reflect the changing value of the
dollar; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Moore-
HB 632-A bill to be entitled An act relating to civil actions
for unpaid wages; creating s. 448.08, Florida Statutes; author-
izing the award of costs and a reasonable attorney's fee to
a successful litigant in an action for unpaid wages; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representatives T. Moore and Mann-
HB 633-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Environ-
mental Protection Act of 1971; creating part VI of chapter 403,
Florida Statutes; redesignating s. 403.412, Florida Statutes, as
s. 403.90, Florida Statutes, and amending said section to author-
ize actions under the Environmental Protection Act for either
declaratory or equitable relief; requiring petitions for judicial
relief to contain certain allegations; providing that the plaintiff
need not show special injury; providing conditions for standing;
providing for intervention by residents of the state in pro-
ceedings relating to the protection of air, water, or other
natural resources; providing an effective date.

-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Moore-
HB 634-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Statutes, in-
creasing the membership of the commission to five members;
creating part II of chapter 106, Florida Statutes, relating to
public campaign financing for public service commissioners;
providing definitions; entitling candidates for the office of
commissioner to public funds; providing procedures for such
candidates to qualify for public funds according to either a
petition method or matching contributions method; providing
for the filing and verification of petitions; providing for the
reimbursement of verification costs incurred by supervisors
of elections by the Division of Elections of the Department
of State; providing for the filing of statements and matching
contribution reports by candidates using the matching con-
tributions method; providing for the allocation of public funds
in specified amounts to qualified recipient candidates under
either method; creating a Florida Public Service Commission
Campaign Trust Fund for the allocation of public funds and
reimbursement of costs of supervisors of elections; creating
s. 350.782, Florida Statutes, imposing tax on intrastate gross
operating revenues of certain utilities and companies regulated
by the commission to fund the Florida Public Service Com-
mission Campaign Trust Fund; directing that changes in ter-
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By Representative T. Moore-
HB 635-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaign
financing; creating part II of chapter 106, Florida Statutes,
the "Florida Judiciary Campaign Financing Act," providing
for partial public financing of nonpartisan elections for judicial
office; providing definitions; creating the Florida Judiciary
Campaign Trust Fund and providing that all qualifying fees
paid by candidates for judicial office shall be deposited therein;
providing for expenditure limitations on candidates for judicial
office who accept public moneys; providing powers and duties
of the Secretary of State; providing procedures, including a
petitioning process, whereby such candidates may become quali-
fied to direct that payment be made from the fund for certain
qualified campaign expenditures; providing for verification of
petitions as provided by law and for reimbursement of verifi-
cation costs; providing for determination of qualification by
Secretary of State; providing for disbursement of funds;
amending s. 105.031(3), Florida Statutes, relating to qualifi-
cation fees for candidates for judicial office, to conform to this
act; providing for relationship to other laws; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Warner-
HB 636-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
creating ss. 627.645 and 627.669, Florida Statutes; requiring
that disability and group, blanket, and franchise disability
policies provide for payment for obtaining a second physician's
opinion when a physician recommends any elective surgical
procedure that would be covered by the policy; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Warner-
HB 637-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax assessment; amending s. 193.023(4), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding for assessment of land or recreational or other com-
monly used facilities subject to a lease which are purchased
by an association of condominium or cooperative unit owners;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Warner-
HB 638-A bill to be entitled An act relating to turnpike
projects; creating, s. 340.035, Florida Statutes; providing a defi-
nition; directing the Department of Transportation to let out
for bid the construction and maintenance of wayside parks and
service stations along State Road 84 between Fort Lauderdale
and Naples, Florida; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Warner and Adams-
HB 639-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; adding subsection (11) to s. 718.111, Florida Statutes,
authorizing the condominium association to act as an agent
of unit owners for the purpose of filing complaints with the
county property appraiser and the county board of tax adjust-
ment under certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Warner--
HB 640-SF-A bill to be entitled A proposal relating to
correctional work programs in correctional institutions.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Corrections, Probation & Parole and Appropriations.

By Representative Evans-



HB 641-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Public
Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Statutes, to



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By the Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole-
HB 646-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parole;
repealing s. 947.01, Florida Statutes, relating to the creation
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increase the number of public service commissioners from three
to five; providing for election of the two new members in the
general election of November 1980; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative O'Malley-
HB 642-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle insurance; amending s. 627.0651, Florida Statutes; re-
quiring every insurer to file every manual of classifications,
rules and rates, every rating plan, every modification thereof,
and certain additional information with the Department of
Insurance for approval by the Insurance Commissioner and
Treasurer before any classification, rule, rate, rating plan, or
modification thereof may take effect; authorizing insurers to
fulfill this requirement by subscribing to a licensed rating
organization; requiring the Insurance Commissioner and Treas-
urer to approve or disapprove such filings within a certain
time; requiring a public hearing in certain cases; providing
procedures; providing for judicial review; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Natural Resources-
HB 643-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state-owned
water bottoms; amending s. 370.10(1), Florida Statutes, re-
quiring the reservation of fishing rights in the dedication or
conveyance of water bottoms owned by the state; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Sadowski-
HB 644-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
schools; amending s. 234.03, Florida Statutes; providing liabil-
ity of district school boards for tort claims arising from
incidents or occurrences involving school buses or other motor
vehicles used to transport persons; providing a limitation of
the total liability per occurrence to persons being transported
on these vehicles; providing that any such claim shall be
brought as provided in s. 768.28, Florida Statutes; authorizing
school boards to secure medical payments insurance on such
vehicles; authorizing payment of expenses, costs, or premiums
for insurance against tort liability from any available school
board funds; authorizing school boards to require evidence of
insurance for vehicles used in transportation but not owned
by the board; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Conway-
HB 645-A bill to be entitled An act relating to recipients
of Aid to Families with Dependent Children; creating the
"Employment Incentive Act of 1978"; providing definitions;
requiring the Division of Employment Security of the Depart-
ment of Commerce to develop an employment program for
AFDC recipients; requiring AFDC recipients to register pur-
suant thereto; providing exemptions; providing duties of regis-
trants; providing procedure with respect to noncompliance;
providing for hearings; providing for determination as to suit-
ability of employment; providing procedure with respect to
loss of AFDC eligibility and reinstatement thereof; providing
for judicial review; providing for deductions from AFDC pay-
ments in certain cases; providing duties of the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services, including duties respecting
termination of payments and maintenance and distribution of
records of ineligible AFDC recipients; providing effective dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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Florida Statutes; creating a Parole Commission; providing for
qualification of members; providing for membership of the
Secretary of Offender Rehabilitation; providing restrictions
thereon; requiring the commission to utilize written objective
criteria in all parole decision making; amending s. 947.02,
Florida Statutes; renaming the Parole and Probation Com-
mission Qualifications Committee as the Parole Commission
Qualifications Committee; requiring the committee to recom-
mend three eligible persons for each vacancy or other appoint-
ment to the commission; requiring the committee, whenever
a vacancy occurs through expiration of a term, to evaluate
the incumbent member and to make certain recommendations
to the Governor; amending ss. 947.135(2)(b), 947.175(1), and
947.181(1), Florida Statutes, to conform to the act; directing
statute editors to make certain changes in terminology; pro-
viding effective dates.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative Richard-
HB 647-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sheriffs;
providing an increase in the compensation of sheriffs in lieu of
compensation for population increments; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Richard-
HB 648-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Public Service Commission; amending s. 350.01, Florida Stat-
utes, increasing the membership of the commission from three
to five, including the Lieutenant Governor; providing for the
appointment of commissioners and for the creation of a nomi-
nating committee; repealing s. 20.04(9), Florida Statutes, re-
moving the power of the Governor to assign the Lieutenant
Governor to serve as the head of a department; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Richard-
HB 649-A bill to be entitled An act relating to acquisition
and disposition of real property by certain governmental agen-
cies; requiring certain governmental agencies to have two ap-
praisals of real property it seeks to acquire or dispose of,
which property is valued in excess of a specified value; pro-
hibiting certain governmental agencies from purchasing or
entering an agreement to purchase real property appraised
at more than a specified value until the seller files a state-
ment disclosing certain facts relating to the property; amend-
ing ss. 375.031(1) and 380.08(2), Florida Statutes; redesignat-
ing the agencies with which the seller's statement shall be
filed and specifying the information to be disclosed in such
statement; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Kiser-

HB 650-A bill to be entitled An act relating to intangible
personal property tax; adding subsection (5) to s. 199.262,
Florida Statutes; providing that when a tax execution levied
for delinquent intangible personal property taxes becomes void,
the Department of Revenue and certain other officials shall
cancel the same of record upon request; providing an effective
date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives Cox, Warner, Adams, Lehman, O'Malley,
Gustafson, and Young-



HB 651-A bill to be entitled An act relating to collective
bargaining; amending s. 447.403(3), Florida Statutes, providing
for binding arbitration by special masters in labor disputes
involving public employers and bargaining agents; repealing



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By Representatives Adams, Sample, Nuckolls, Becker,
Margolis, Healey, Warner, Young, Considine, Frank, Kutun,
Hodes, Poole, Burnsed, Gustafson, Cox, Gersten, Patterson,
and Davis-
HB 657-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; amending s. 718.501(3) (a), Florida Statutes, lowering



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s. 447.403(4), Florida Statutes, relating to recommended deci-
sions of a special master; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Hector-
HB 652-A bill to be entitled An act relating to vehicle
equipment safety inspection; amending s. 325.16, Florida Stat-
utes, providing that when a motor vehicle fails inspection
because of a defective part which must be ordered, the motor
vehicle may be operated beyond the 30-day period allowed for
the correction of defects under certain circumstances; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 653-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the treas-
urer; amending s. 18.101(3), Florida Statutes, changing the
date by which state departments must provide the State Treas-
urer with certain information with respect to departmental
funds maintained in certain clearing accounts and revolving
funds; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 654-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending ss. 230.761(2)(b) and 240.052(5), Florida Statutes,
to allow students receiving veterans' benefits to defer regis-
tration and tuition fee payment at community colleges and
universities under certain circumstances; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Veterans Affairs.

By Representative Nuckolls-
HB 655-A bill to be entitled An act relating to prestige
license plates for motor vehicles; amending s. 320.0805(9)(c),
Florida Statutes, and adding s. 320.0805(9) (d), Florida Stat-
utes; requiring former members of the State Legislature or
of the Congress to whom certain prestige license plates have
been issued to apply for a replacement license plate after
leaving office; providing a penalty for failure to make such
application or for display on any vehicle of such prestige
license plate after receipt of the replacement license plate;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Bell-
HB 656-A bill to be entitled An act relating to real prop-
erty; creating the "Time Share Ownership Act"; providing
definitions; prohibiting the creation of time share estates in
any manner other than pursuant to project instruments ex-
pressly permitting the creation of such estates; providing that
each time share estate constitutes a separate interest in real
property; providing for separate taxation; providing for the
obligations of persons who own time share estates in projects;
prohibiting the partition of time share units except pursuant
to the project instruments and deeds; providing that any
awards or proceeds which become payable to all of the time
share owners of a unit shall be payable in proportion to the
interest each owner has in the unit; providing for the taxation
of such units; providing an effective date.
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the annual fee each condominium association must pay to
the Division of Florida Land Sales and Condominiums of the
Department of Business Regulation; providing for a reevalua-
tion of the annual fee by the Legislature; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Craig, Fortune, and Dixon-
HB 658-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the "Regu-
latory Reform Act of 1976"; amending section 7 of chapter
76-168, Laws of Florida, to eliminate a time limitation on the
reestablishment of functions or programs repealed under the
act; repealing paragraphs (c) and (f) of subsection (1) of
section 3 of chapter 76-168, Laws of Florida, removing barbers
and cosmetology from operation of the "Regulatory Reform
Act of 1976"; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representatives Kiser and Margolis-
HB 659-A bill to be entitled An act relating to electric
utilities; creating s. 366.075, Florida Statutes, authorizing and
directing the Florida Public Service Commission to adopt and
implement rules providing for an optional peak load rate classi-
fication system for residential customers of all electric utilities;
providing for inclusion of certain matters within such rules;
adding paragraph (f) to s. 366.04(2), Florida Statutes, and
amending s. 366.11(1), Florida Statutes, providing for con-
formity; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representatives Fulford, Langley, and Maxwell-
HB 660-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax assessment; adding paragraph (d) to s. 193.461(3), Florida
Statutes; providing that failure to realize a profit or return
on investment when property is otherwise in bona fide agri-
cultural use shall not in itself preclude an agricultural classifi-
cation of the property; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Agriculture & General Legislation and Finance &
Taxation.

By Representatives Bloom and Gordon-
HB 661-A bill to be entitled An act relating to hospitals;
requiring hospitals that provide emergency services to provide
certain treatment for victims of sexual battery; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Mica-
HB 662-A bill to be entitled An act relating to compen-
sation of county officials; amending s. 145.031(1), Florida Stat-
utes, and adding a new subsection (2); providing for salaries
of members of boards of county commissioners in counties
employing a full-time professional manager to administer the
daily affairs of government; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Appropriations.

By Representative Evans--
HB 663-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicles; amending s. 319.35, Florida Statutes, which prohibits
tampering with the odometer of a motor vehicle; making it
unlawful to supply a false odometer statement; increasing the
penalty; adding paragraph (k) to s. 320.27(9), Florida Stat-
utes; providing for denial, suspension, or revocation of a motor



vehicle dealer's license for violation of s. 319.35; amending s.
325.19(5), Florida Statutes; requiring the current odometer
reading and previous certificate number to be recorded and



included in inspection records; amending s. 325.24(1), Florida
Statutes; requiring that records be maintained for 24 months
in an accessible manner; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative James-
HCR 664-A concurrent resolution providing for seven joint
ad hoc committees to study the programs administered by the
state executive departments, to determine the need for these
programs and to recommend legislation.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative James-
HB 665-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Legis-
lature; requiring the Governor to issue his proclamation calling
a special session at least 48 hours in advance of the time set
for convening; providing an exception; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Rules & Calendar.

By Representatives James and Fontana-
HB 666-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Attor-
ney General; amending s. 16.01, Florida Statutes; requiring
the Attorney General to give his official opinion and legal
advice in writing to a member of the Legislature upon any
matter touching upon the legislator's official duties; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Kutun and Adams-
HB 667-A bill to be entitled An act relating to landlord
and tenant; amending s. 83.49(3)(c), Florida Statutes, provid-
ing for the awarding of treble damages against a residential
landlord who fails to return a security deposit within the
required period of time; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Kutun and Fontana-
HB 668-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 232.245(3), Florida Statutes, delaying for 2 years
provisions relating to standards for graduation from public
schools and for the awarding of certificates of attendance and
differentiated diplomas; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Kutun and Fontana-
HB 669-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
employees; creating s. 112.216, Florida Statutes, granting paid
leave to state employees who engage in certain athletic com-
petition; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Kutun-
HB 670-A bill to be entitled An act relating to judgment
liens; amending s. 55.10(1), Florida Statutes, and repealing
subsections (2), (3), and (4) enacted during the 1977 legisla-
tive session relating to the transfer of judgment liens; cre-
ating s. 55.147, Florida Statutes, providing for the transfer of
judgment liens pending appeal of a money judgment; providing
an effective date.



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By Representatives Mica, Barrett, Richard, Neal, Burrall,
O'Malley, Gordon, Cox, Sheldon, T. Lewis, Kirkwood, Martin,
Moffitt, James, Mixson, Young, Conway, Eckhart, Steinberg,
Ewing, Papy, Black, Woodruff, Ready, Taylor, and Sample-
HB 671-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Health and Rehabilitative Services; requiring all
licensed hospitals to report to the department certain infor-
mation relative to all cancer patients treated; requiring the
department to establish or contract for the establishment of a
statewide cancer registry program for the collection of such
information; providing for the confidentiality of such informa-
tion; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative Mixson-
HB 672-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the retail
installment sales act; adding subsection (3) to s. 520.32, Flor-
ida Statutes, relating to the payment of license fees by retail
sellers engaged in installment transactions, to exempt certain
retail sellers; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Mixson-
HB 673-A bill to be entitled An act relating to agriculture;
creating the Florida Agricultural Emergency Trust Fund; de-
fining agricultural emergency; providing procedure for release
of trust funds; providing an appropriation; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Agriculture & General Legislation, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

HB 674-Withdrawn

By Representatives Pajcic, Poole, Hazouri, and Gustafson-
HB 675-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
colleges; creating s. 230.7595, Florida Statutes, to define full-
time equivalent administrative and instructional personnel for
funding purposes; providing procedures with respect to part-
time personnel; amending s. 230.767(4)(a), Florida Statutes,
to provide for a reduction of state funds when there are excess
administrators; deleting obsolete language; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Pajcic, Poole, Hazouri, and Gustafson-
HB 676-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 228.041(10), Florida Statutes, to include definitions
of supervisor and professional administrative assistant under
the category of administrative personnel; modifying the defi-
nition of principal; amending s. 236.081(7), Florida Statutes,
to provide for a reduction of state funds when there are excess
administrators; deleting obsolete language; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By the Committee on Judiciary and Representative Rish--
HB 677-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the excise
tax on documents; creating s. 201.132, Florida Statutes, author-
izing certain persons to collect the tax without affixing stamps
to the document involved in the transaction; requiring such
persons, unless they are elected officials, to apply for a cer-
tificate of registration from the Department of Revenue and
providing for the issuance of such certificates; requiring such
persons to maintain certain records and to report to the depart-



ment each month together with a remittance of the tax due;
requiring certain information to be maintained and reported
on nontaxable transactions; providing penalties; amending s.
201.12, Florida Statutes, to conform provisions relating to
duties of the clerks of the circuit court to this act; amending
ss. 201,18 and 201.17(2), Florida Statutes, providing for con-



formity with respect to certain responsibilities of the Depart-
ment of Revenue and penalties for failure to pay the tax;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Rish-
HB 678-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Adminis-
trative Procedure Act; adding subsections (15) and (16) to
s. 120.52, Florida Statutes, defining the terms "owner" and
"manager"; adding a new subsection (4) to s. 120.60, Florida
Statutes, requiring agencies which require a statement of own-
ership and management on original license applications to
require an update on renewal applications; requiring all license
or renewal applications to be signed under oath or affirma-
tion; requiring denial of license application or suspension or
revocation of license for misrepresentation or false swearing
to any material statement on a license or renewal application;
providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Hodes-
HB 679-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Education; creating s. 229.516, Florida Statutes, re-
quiring the Commissioner of Education to define certain terms
used with respect to postsecondary institutions; providing for
institutional enrollment plans; providing for study of certain
instructional costs; providing for program quality standards;
creating s. 240.079, Florida Statutes, providing legislative in-
tent; requiring the Board of Regents of the Division of Uni-
versities to submit a systemwide enrollment plan; requiring
the plan to be updated annually; providing for approval or
amendment of the plan; providing for institutional enrollment
adjustments; requiring conformity to the plan; providing for
appropriations to the State University System; providing for
allocation of appropriations within the State University Sys-
tem; requiring an annual estimate of enrollment at each
institution; requiring each such estimate to be considered in
developing revisions to the systemwide enrollment plan; pro-
viding funding allocations based on actual enrollment; provid-
ing for categorical programs; providing for establishment of
a cost reporting system by the Board of Regents of the Divi-
sion of Universities; amending s. 216.031(1), Florida Statutes,
as amended, providing for conformity; adding new paragraphs
(c)-(e) to s. 230.767(1), Florida Statutes, providing for alloca-
tion of appropriations to the Division of Community Colleges;
requiring an annual estimate of enrollment at each community
college; requiring each such estimate to be considered in
developing revisions to the systemwide enrollment plan; pro-
viding funding allocations based on actual enrollment; pro-
viding a schedule of implementation; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 680-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state-owned
tangible personal property; amending s. 273.05, Florida Stat-
utes, permitting any custodian to dispose of certain surplus
state-owned tangible personal property instead of transferring
it to the Division of Surplus Property of the Department of
General Services; providing for the maintenance of records
and their review; providing for rules; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

HB 681-Withdrawn

By Representative Warner-



HB 682-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of the sale of meat; requiring persons who sell chopped
or ground meat containing additional ingredients to inform
consumers of the percentage of additional ingredients; pro-
hibiting the sale of such meat which contains in excess of
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requiring persons who advertise the sale of such meat to
include in all advertising the price and the percentage of
added ingredients; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Warner-
HB 683-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle insurance; creating s. 627.0815, Florida Statutes; pro-
viding for Department of Insurance review of proposed rates
for motor vehicle insurance; providing for public inspection
of filings; requiring public hearings in major population areas
under certain circumstances; providing for approval or disap-
proval of filings; providing for rates during the pendency of
an appeal from a departmental order; providing for refund
of premiums paid in certain instances; providing for notice
of hearings; permitting authorized members of the public to
testify at the hearing and cross-examine the insurer's repre-
sentatives; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representatives Warner and Adams-
HB 684-A bill to be entitled An act relating to consumer
protection; creating s. 501.145, Florida Statutes; providing
definitions; prohibiting retail sellers from increasing the price
of any consumer commodity after it has been openly displayed
for retail sale; providing an exception; providing a penalty;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Mixson-
HB 685-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax administration; amending s. 195.027(3), Florida Statutes,
to provide for confidentiality of certain taxpayers' records to
which the property appraisers, Department of Revenue, and
Auditor General are allowed access under certain conditions;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By the Select Committee on Organized Crime and Repre-
sentatives Smith, Gersten, Crawford, Kiser, Lehman, Patterson,
Nuckolls, Cox, O'Malley, Boyd, T. Lewis, Burrall, Ewing, Craig,
and Warner-
HB 686-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the creation
of the Florida State Commission of Investigation; creating
ss. 11.701-11.7020, Florida Statutes; providing for members,
appointments, terms, salaries, vacanices and removal; provid-
ing for powers and duties of the commission; providing for
contempt; authorizing investigations of various governmental
entities; directing cooperation with law enforcement officials
and federal authorities; requiring examination into law enforce-
ment activities affecting other states; directing reference of
certain evidence to other authorities for the prosecution of
crimes or removal from office; authorizing the employment
of staff; requiring reports; providing for closed meetings;
providing for requests for assistance; prohibiting certain dis-
closures and providing a penalty; providing a privilege; au-
thorizing the impounding of evidence; providing for immunity;
providing for civil contempt; providing for notice to the state
attorney; providing legislative intent; providing for procedure
for the commission; providing an appropriation; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives Smith, Ward, and Fontana--
HB 687-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
records; adding paragraph (d) to s. 119.07(2), Florida Statutes,
providing that personnel and medical files and similar files
are exempt from public inspection and examination when dis-
closure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of
personal privacy; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.



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HB 694-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Investor
Protection Act; amending ss. 517.351(8) and (9), 517.355(2),
and 517.359(2), (4), and (5), Florida Statutes, to incorporate
editorial changes of the Statutory Revision and Indexing Divi-
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By Representatives Melvin, Carlton, Ewing, Nuckolls, and
Fontana-
HB 688-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
property; creating s. 255.015, Florida Statutes; prohibiting all
religious organizations from soliciting donations on public prop-
erty; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Tourism & Economic Development.

By Representative Melvin-
HB 689-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Murphy
Act lands; amending s. 197.386, Florida Statutes; requiring the
Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund
to sell such lands to persons claiming through a subsequent
tax deed or through a chain of title from the June 9, 1939
owner, if such sale is in the best interest of the citizens, upon
application and payment of all taxes; deleting the requirements
for showing hardship and tendering payment; designating the
clerk of the circuit court as agent for the state; providing
the applicable interest rate and method of distributing moneys
collected; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Smith-
HB 690-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local occu-
pational license taxes; creating s. 205.055, Florida Statutes,
imposing as a condition upon the levy of local occupational
license taxes the requirement that an applicant for such a
license for certain businesses dealing in adult material make
certain disclosures; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representatives Smith, Ward, Patterson, Rish, and
R. Moore-
HB 691-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the financing
of new local government duties; providing that any law re-
quiring municipalities or counties to administer any program
or provide any service or facility include a method of financing
such program or service; providing an exception; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Forbes-
HB 692-A bill to be entitled An act relating to dissolution
of marriage; amending s. 61.13(2) (b), Florida Statutes, author-
izing the court in a dissolution of marriage proceeding to
award visitation rights to the grandparents of a minor child;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By the Committee on Commerce-
HB 693-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
taxation of tangible personal property; adding s. 195.027(4) (c),
Florida Statutes, providing that the assessed value of any item
of tangible personal property not exceed the depreciated value
of such item when depreciated pursuant to the straight line
method allowed by the United States Internal Revenue Code;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

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official text of the Florida Statutes; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 695-A bill to be entitled An act relating to automotive
parts and repair; prohibiting dealers of automotive parts from
selling an interchangeable part at a higher price because pur-
chased for a more expensive automobile; authorizing an auto-
mobile owner to remove his automobile from the premises of
a repairer if a specially ordered part has not been received
within a certain period of time upon payment of certain costs;
requiring certain distributors of automotive parts to accept
specially-ordered returned parts in certain circumstances; pro-
hibiting dealers of new automobiles from selling any such
automobile unless parts and price lists for such parts are
available therefore; prohibiting the rendering of certain auto-
mobile repair estimates and providing penalties for violation;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Martin and Margolis-
HB 696-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sex dis-
crimination in the granting of faculty salaries at state uni-
versities; amending s. 241.735(2), (3), Florida Statutes; pro-
viding for salary inequality studies to be made on an annual
basis; providing that salary increases to female faculty mem-
bers as a result of such studies be retroactive to the academic
year for which the study is performed; requiring the Com-
missioner of Education to make annual reports of the results
of such studies; deleting obsolete provisions; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Davis-
HB 697-A bill to be entitled An act relating to corrections;
creating the Prisoner Grievance Procedure Act of 1978; pro-
viding definitions; providing legislative intent; requiring the
Department of Offender Rehabilitation to develop a prisoner
grievance mechanism to become operational November 1, 1978;
requiring same to incorporate certain principles; providing a
procedure for filing grievances; providing for informal resolu-
tion of certain grievances; providing for establishment of griev-
ance committees; providing for composition thereof; providing
hearing procedure; providing time limits; providing for appeal
to the appropriate Regional Advisory Council; providing for
further review; requiring the department to develop a pro-
cedure for the taking of immediate action on certain griev-
ances; providing a procedure for filing of grievances with the
secretary of the department when allegations of reprisals are
being made; amending s. 20.315(10)(b), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that the Regional Advisory Council shall provide a
forum for appeal of prisoner grievances; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Corrections, Probation & Parole and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Hattaway--
HB 698-A bill to be entitled An act relating to corneal
transplant; amending s. 732.9185, Florida Statutes, adding a
condition to provisions permitting medical examiners to pro-
vide the cornea of a decedent for purposes of a corneal trans-
plant under certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representatives Haben, Hollingsworth, Patterson, Warner,
Cox, Gustafson, Poole, and Young-



HB 699-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public lodg-
ing and food service establishments; amending s. 20.16(2) (b)
Florida Statutes; renaming the Division of Hotels and Restau-
rants of the Department of Business Regulation as the Divi-



sion of Hotels; amending ss. 509.013(1), (2), (3), (6), 509.032,
509.072, 509.091, 509.092, 509.101(1), 509.141(1), (2), (4), 509.-
142, 509.151, 509.161, 509.162, 509.211(2)(a), (b), (4), (5)(a),
(c), (d), 509.2111, 509.212, 509.221(1), (2), (4), (6), (8), (9),
509.241(3), (4), (5), 509.251(5), 509.261(1)(a), (3)(a), (b),
(4), 509.281, 509.291(1), 509.301(1), (2), (3), 509.302(3), 215.-
22(25), Florida Statutes, and adding s. 215.22(26), Florida
Statutes; repealing ss. 509.013(5), 509.221(7), 509.241(2), 509.-
251(3), (4), 509.292, Florida Statutes; creating ss. 381.601-
381.641, Florida Statutes; removing the statutory provisions
relating to the licensing and regulation of public food service
establishments from chapter 509, Florida Statutes, and reenact-
ing such provisions, with some modifications, in chapter 381,
Florida Statutes, to be administered by the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services; renaming the Hotel and
Restaurant Trust Fund as the Hotel Trust Fund; establishing
the Restaurant Trust Fund and providing for the deposit of
funds collected by the Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services as a result of food service establishment regulation
in such fund; providing for the appointment of a portion of
the members of the Advisory Council for Industry Education
by the Secretary of Health and Rehabilitative Services; remov-
ing the food service establishment representatives from the
advisory council to the division; removing certain duties from
such council and creating an advisory council on the food
service industry in the Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services; directing the Division of Statutory Revision and
Indexing to make certain changes in the Florida Statutes;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Tourism & Economic Development and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Martin-
HB 700-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ethics in
government; creating the Independent Commission on Financial
Disclosure and Ethics to enforce the laws regarding ethical
conduct of public officers and employees and financial dis-
closure by such persons; providing for membership, staff, and
powers and duties of the commission; creating a Division of
Ethics within the Department of Legal Affairs to prosecute
all cases arising within the jurisdiction of the commission;
repealing ss. 112.3191-112.322, Florida Statutes, relating to the
Commission on Ethics; directing that changes in terminology
in the Florida Statutes be made; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Standards & Conduct and Appropriations.

By Representative Martin-
HB 701-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ethics in
government; requiring the Florida Elections Commission and
the commission mandated by s. 8(f) of Art. II of the State
Constitution, to submit a report to the Legislature concerning
whether or not the two commissions should be merged; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Standards & Conduct.

By the Committee on Criminal Justice-
HB 702-A bill to be entitled An act relating to criminal
procedure; repealing ss. 918.15, 918.16, and 921.131, Florida
Statutes, as created by chapter 77-312, Laws of Florida, re-
lating to separate proceedings on the issue of insanity and
mental competence to stand trial; repealing s. 10 of chapter
77-312, Laws of Florida, and amending s. 394.467(6), Florida
Statutes, to conform to the act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Hodes-
HB 703-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Cynthia
Leigh Gamble, a minor; providing an appropriation to com-
pensate her for personal injuries due to the negligence of the
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing
an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By Representative Evans-
HB 704-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Public Service Commission; creating s. 364.185, Florida Stat-
utes, empowering the commission to audit telephone companies
and to direct the companies to implement resulting recommen-
dations; adding subsection (9) to s. 366.05, Florida Statutes,
empowering the commission to audit gas and electric utilities
and to direct the utilities to implement resulting recommen-
dations; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By the Committee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective
Bargaining and Representatives Hazouri and Fontana-
HB 705-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retirement;
adding subsection (3) to s. 112.05, Florida Statutes, and amend-
ing ss. 121.091(9), 122.16, and 238.181, Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that, with respect to the retirement system set forth
in chapter 112, Florida Statutes, the Florida Retirement
System, the State and County Officers and Employees' Retire-
ment System, and the Teachers' Retirement System of Florida,
certain restrictions upon the employment of a person who has
retired under any such retirement system are eliminated; au-
thorizing reemployment of such person for 600 hours per year
with a monetary earning limit per year, without suspension
of benefits; prohibiting reemployment within 1 month of re-
tirement with any employer within the system; providing that
a retired person holding public office is subject to the same
reemployment limitations as any other member of the system,
and also applying these limitations to retired persons who
are independent contractors; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective
Bargaining and Representatives Hazouri and Fontana-
HB 706-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the supple-
mental retirement act for retired members of state-supported
retirement systems; adding subsections (5), (6), (7), and (8)
to s. 112.362, Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement; providing a
recomputation of retirement benefits with respect to certain
retired members of state-supported retirement systems; pro-
viding that retirees who receive such recomputed benefits shall
also receive certain cost-of-living adjustments; providing for an
annual appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Davis and Rish-
HB 707-A bill to be entitled An act relating to minor
criminal and civil disputes; authorizing the establishment and
operation of a mediation center for any county for the resolu-
tion of such disputes; establishing objectives for such centers;
providing for mediation hearings and establishing eligibility
for participation in such hearings; providing for confidentiality
of certain disclosures and information; providing for written
settlements; authorizing the State Courts Administrator to
administer and distribute funds available to the state for cer-
tain dispute settlement programs; authorizing the boards of
county commissioners to seek, accept, and expend funds to
carry out the purposes of the act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative Danson-
HB 708-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Local
Option Tourist Development Act; amending s. 125.0104(5) (a),
Florida Statutes, authorizing use of revenues derived from the
tourist development tax to fund county-operated fine arts coun-
cils or cultural activity commissions; providing an effective
date.



By Representative Danson-
HB 709-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condomin-
iums; amending s. 718.112(2)(j), Florida Statutes, and adding
a paragraph to said subsection; providing for the assessment
by a condominium association of fees relating to the approval
of certain transactions; providing for the continuation of cer-
tain rules after control of the condominium association is turned
over to the unit owners; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Danson-
HB 710-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; adding s. 718.115(4), Florida Statutes; providing an
exception to the method for assessing common expenses and
determining ownership of common surplus for certain condo-
miniums; providing an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Hodes-
HB 711-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state uni-
versities; creating s. 241.733, Florida Statutes; creating the
Florida Endowment Trust Fund for Eminent Scholars Act;
providing for establishment of a Trust Fund for Eminent
Scholars to be administered by the Board of Regents; pro-
viding for challenge grants to the state universities from the
fund to be matched by donations collected by the foundation
at each university; providing for establishment of endowed
chairs; providing for selection of holders of such chairs; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Hodes-
HJR 712-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 9 of Article XII of the State Constitution relating
to financing of an eminent scholars program in the state
university system.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Fortune and Craig-
HB 713-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
annual budgets; adding a subsection to s. 12V.02, Florida Stat-
utes, requiring such budgets to provide grants-in-aid to volun-
teer fire departments in the county in addition to their normal
allocation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Maxwell-
HB 714-A bill to be entitled An act relating to teacher
education centers; amending ss. 231.600, 231.601(4), 231.603(1),
231.606(1) and (2) (a), and 231.611, Florida Statutes, relating
to the Teacher Education Center Act of 1973; providing that
school district participation shall be voluntary; expanding the
administrative authority of center councils and providing that
local school boards shall determine terms of members thereof;
removing certain provisions relative to statewide implementa-
tion; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives Maxwell and Patchett--
HB 715-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 100.061, Florida Statutes, providing for the hold-
ing of primary races for state or local offices at the general
election under certain circumstances; providing an effective
date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.



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By Representatives Melvin and Thompson-
HB 716-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the state
career service system; amending s. 110.022(1), Florida Stat-
utes, eliminating geographical pay differential rates for per-
sonnel employed by the state and grandfathering in persons
currently receiving such rates; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 717-A bill to be entitled An act relating to outdoor
advertising; amending s. 479.04(1), Florida Statutes, providing
a 30-day delinquency period and a delinquency fee for the pay-
ment of outdoor advertising licenses to the Department of
Transportation; amending s. 479.07(2) and (3), Florida Stat-
utes, requiring the department to act upon individual device
permits for advertising structures within a certain time period;
requiring a service fee for replacement permit tags; providing
for second notices on overdue fees; providing for a delinquency
fee; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development-
HB 718-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Division
of Economic Development; amending s. 288.03(9) and (16),
Florida Statutes, and adding a subsection; requiring that cer-
tain reports be made annually to the Governor and Legis-
lature; requiring the annual preparation of a list of companies
locating, expanding, moving, or halting operations in the state
and of companies laying off employees; specifying information
to be included; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative James-
HB 719-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Com-
mission on Ethics; amending s. 112.324(1) and (2), Florida
Statutes; providing for confidentiality of records upon dismissal
of a complaint against any person other than an impeachable
officer or legislator by the commission; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Standards & Conduct.

By Representative James-
HB 720-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Constitution
Revision Commission proposals; requiring the Department of
State to prepare and distribute a pamphlet containing proposals
adopted by the commission; specifying the content of the pam-
phlet; providing an appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative James--
HB 721-A bill to be entitled An act relating to workmen's
compensation; adding a new subsection (2) to s. 440.11, Florida
Statutes, exempting employees from liability as third party
tortfeasors under certain circumstances; amending s. 440.39(1),
Florida Statutes, relating to actions against third party tort-
feasors, to conform to the act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Moffitt--



HB 722-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Nancy
Loucks and Lawrence D. Whittington, a minor; providing an
appropriation to compensate him for injuries and damages sus-
tained due to the negligence of the Department of Health and
Rehabilitative Services; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.



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exempting such officers, owners, or employees from certain
criminal or civil liability; authorizing peace officers to make
arrests on or off the premises without warrant upon probable
cause; exempting an owner or employee who causes an arrest
of a person for theft from certain criminal or civil liability;
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SOF REPRESENTATIVES April 4, 1978

By Representative Hazouri-
HB 723-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax collection; amending s. 197.016(1), Florida Statutes, and
adding subsection (5); providing for payment by installment
of taxes on real property with respect to which the taxpayer
qualifies for homestead exemption; providing a schedule for
payments; providing for applicability of delinquency provisions;
requiring that certain information be supplied to the taxpayer;
specifying that discounts shall not apply to taxes paid in
installments; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Transportation-
HB 724-A bill to be entitled An act relating to drivers'
licenses; amending s. 322.251, Florida Statutes, providing that
the failure of a licensee to receive notice by mail of cancella-
tion, suspension, or revocation of his license shall not affect
the effective date of the cancellation, suspension, or revocation;
providing for proof of giving notice; requiring the licensee to
return his license and providing the effect of his failure to
do so; requiring entry or orders of cancellation, suspension, or
revocation in a driver's file; adding subsection (4) to s. 320.03,
Florida Statutes, requiring certain tax collectors to refuse to
issue certain vehicle registrations to persons who have failed
to return their canceled, suspended, or revoked driver's license;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Frank-
HB 725-A bill to be entitled An act relating to uniform
traffic control; amending s. 316.159(2), Florida Statutes, re-
lating to certain vehicles required to stop at all railroad grade
crossings, to remove an exception to required stops when a
traffic control device is present; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Frank-
HB 726-A bill to be entitled An act relating to transporta-
tion of school children; amending s. 234.111, Florida Statutes,
to provide that a school bus carrying any student shall stop at
certain crossings unless otherwise directed by a police officer;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 727-A bill to be entitled An act relating to divisions
of sponsored research at state universities; amending s. 241.-
621(7), Florida Statutes, providing for payment of actual travel
expenses for foreign travel in excess of that otherwise provided
by law; providing for payment of meals and lodging directly
to the provider of such services incurred by participants of
grant-sponsored programs when such a program is a condition
of the grant; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representatives Eckhart, McKnight, Papy, Lockward, Hill,
and Bloom-
HB 728-A bill to be entitled An act relating to arrests;
creating s. 901.35, Florida Statutes; authorizing peace officers,
owners, and employees of farms, ranches, orchards, fruit groves,
nurseries, gardens, fish hatcheries, or fish farms to take into
custody and detain persons for theft upon probable cause;








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property by such officers, owners, or employees under certain
circumstances; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Ewing-
HB 729-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
uniform traffic control; adding a new subsection (7) to s.
316.2225, Florida Statutes, requiring every commercial vehicle
of 10,000 pounds or more and every combination of commercial
vehicle of 10,000 pounds or more and trailer or semitrailer
to be equipped with antisplash guards of specified design;
providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Neal-
HB 730-A bill to be entitled An act relating to licensing
boards; creating s. 455.10, Florida Statutes; providing that
designated licensing boards shall not prohibit the advertise-
ment of prices, services, goods, or products, nor take action
against licensees attempting such advertisement; providing for
a study and report by the Department of Professional and
Occupational Regulation with respect to anti-competitive prac-
tices; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representatives Poole, O'Malley, and Gersten-
HB 731-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
attorneys; amending s. 27.181(4), Florida Statutes, deleting
limitation on amount of salaries of assistant state attorneys;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Maxwell-
HB 732-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 233.063(1), Florida Statutes, relating to instruc-
tion in operation of motor vehicles in secondary schools, to
include motorcycles; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Hollingsworth-
HB 733-A bill to be entitled An act relating to imported
pork; amending s. 585.3401, Florida Statutes, prohibiting the
purchase by public agencies of imported pork under certain
circumstances; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representatives Hollingsworth and Adams-
HB 734-A bill to be entitled An act relating to prescription
and administration of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO); prohibit-
ing hospitals and health facilities from interfering with the
physician-patient relationship by restricting use of dimethyl
sulfoxide (DMSO); providing conditions; providing for written
release; providing for disclosure by the physician; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Pajcic--
HB 735-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sovereign
immunity; adding a subsection to s. 768.28, Florida Statutes,
providing the venue for tort actions brought against the state
and its agencies and subdivisions; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.



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HB 743-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation of
motor fuels; amending s. 206.41(4) (a) and creating s. 206.627,
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By Representative Pajcic-
HB 736-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
uniform traffic control; amending s. 316.211, Florida Statutes;
deleting provisions which require persons who operate or ride
upon a motorcycle to wear protective headgear; deleting pro-
visions authorizing the Department of Highway Safety and
Motor Vehicles to approve or disapprove and to establish
standards and specifications for such headgear; deleting pro-
visions requiring the publication of lists of approved headgear;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 737-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of
Geraldine E. Jenkins; providing an appropriation to compen-
sate her for the loss of her son due to the negligence of
the Department of Transportation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Hector-
HB 738-A bill to be entitled An act relating to saltwater
fisheries and conservation; amending s. 370.08(5), Florida Stat-
utes; providing that the landing or possession of any food
fish or the landing of headless jewfish or grouper is prima
facie evidence of a crime; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Kirkwood-
HB 739-A bill to be entitled An act relating to a straw
ballot referendum on the Equal Rights Amendmentto tthe
United States Constitution; proposing a certain question to
the voters of Florida and placing said question before the
voters in the first primary election, September 12, 1978;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Hill-
HCR 740-A concurrent resolution commending the Carol
City Senior High School Chiefs Football Team.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Cassens-
HB 741-A bill to be entitled An act relating to waiver of
sovereign immunity, amending s. 768.28(1), Florida Statutes,
providing for recovery for bodily injury rather than personal
injury; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Hodges-
HB 742-A bill to be entitled An act relating to aquatic
plant control; creating the "Center for Aquatic Plant Research
and Control" within the Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences of the University of Florida; providing responsibilities
of the center; providing for annual reports to the Legislature;
providing appropriations; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Agriculture & General Legislation and Appropria-
tions.

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to district school systems; providing duties of Department of
Revenue; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Richmond-
HB 744-A bill to be entitled An act relating to alcoholic
beverages; creating s. 561.625, Florida Statutes; providing a
definition; prohibiting vendors licensed to sell beer or wine
from selling prepared mixed drinks or premixed cocktails;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By the Committee on Commerce-
HB 745-A bill to be entitled An act relating to title insur-
ance; creating s. 627.7841, Florida Statutes, requiring title
insurers to insure against adverse matters or defects in the
title between the effective date of the binder or commitment
and the time of recording of the documents creating the estate
to be insured; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Hazouri, Healey, and Warner-
HB 746-A bill to be entitled An act relating to jurors and
jury lists; amending s. 40.01(1), Florida Statutes; eliminating
residency requirements and the requirement that jurors be
qualified electors and requiring a common data base list to be
used for the selection of jurors; creating s. 40.011, Florida
Statutes, requiring the Department of Highway Safety and
Motor Vehicles to furnish a common data base list to the clerk
of the circuit court and providing for affidavits for application
for jury duty for those citizens whose names do not appear
on the list; creating s. 40.022, Florida Statutes, requiring the
clerk of the circuit court to purge the jury lists once a month
of convicted felons, mentally incompetent persons, and persons
not qualified to serve on a jury because of citizenship require-
ments; repealing s. 40.01(3), Florida Statutes, relating to the
qualifications of jurors; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representatives Considine and Blackburn-
HB 747-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state agency
publications; creating s. 283.30, Florida Statutes; requiring
prior justification and approval of each state agency publica-
tion as an appropriation line item within the agency's legis-
lative budget request; providing an alternative method of
approval and funding; providing an exception; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Moffitt--
HB 748-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
court judges; amending s. 34.021, Florida Statutes, providing
that, in counties with populations over 40,000, county court
judges must have been members of The Bar of Florida for
5 years; providing an exception for judges currently serving;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Moffitt-
HB 749-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Polk
County; authorizing and directing Polk County to compensate
William F. Lawhead for the loss of his wife due to the negli-



gence of the county; providing an effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.



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HB 756-A bill to be entitled An act relating to funeral
directors and embalmers; amending s. 470.02(1), Florida Stat-
utes, 1977, adding a member to the State Board of Funeral
Directors and Embalmers who is not engaged in the practice



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By Representative McKnight-
HJR 750-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to

Section 14 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating
to general obligation bonds.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative McKnight-
HB 751-A bill to be entitled An act relating to water
supply and distribution facilities; creating s. 373.595, Florida
Statutes, authorizing issuance of state bonds to finance water
supply and distribution facilities; amending s. 403.1834(1) and
(3), Florida Statutes, and adding subsection (8) to said section,
authorizing the issuance of state bonds to finance construction
of water supply and distribution facilities and defining such
facilities for which bonds may be issued; increasing the maxi-
mum amount of bonds which may be issued; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representatives Redman and Blackburn-
HB 752-A bill to be entitled An act relating to roads and
highways; authorizing and directing the Department of Trans-
portation to redesignate that portion of the Florida Turnpike
known as the Wildwood Interchange as the "John M. Hammer
Interchange"; providing for the erection of signs and markers;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives Pajcic, Gordon, and Margolis-
HB 753-A bill to be entitled An act relating to alimony;
amending s. 61.08(2), Florida Statutes, providing that the
primary homemaker in marriages of substantial duration shall
be presumed entitled to permanent alimony or a lump sum
equivalent under certain circumstances; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 754-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
printing; amending ss. 283.03, 283.05, 283.08, 283.09, 283.10(1)
and 287.102, Florida Statutes; requiring every state agency
to give preference to bidders located within the state when
awarding contracts for printing; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Hutto-
HB 755-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the effi-
ciency of government; providing for the gubernatorial appoint-
ment every 5 years of a 1-year study commission to study
management and efficiency within state government; providing
for membership; providing for agency cooperation; providing
for a report to the Governor and Legislature; declaring com-
mission files to be public records; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

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of funeral directing and embalming and who represents the
state at large; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Batchelor-
HB 757-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sales
and use tax; adding paragraph (1) to s. 212.08(7), Florida
Statutes; exempting from the tax articles of typography, art-
work, photoengravings, mats, stereotypes, compositions, litho-
graphs, or electrotypes sold to a person engaged in printing
if such products are to be used in producing certain materials
for resale; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Neal-
HB 758-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
colleges; requiring athletic scholarship recipients to be grad-
uates of Florida public or private high schools or to have been
a Florida resident for the preceding 2 years; providing a
savings clause; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

HB 759-Withdrawn

By Representative Barrett--
HCR 760-A concurrent resolution directing the appointment
of a joint select committee to investigate state regulation of
business in Florida.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Tourism & Economic Development and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Barrett-
HB 761-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Southern
Nuclear Interstate Compact; amending s. 290.31(3) (e), Florida
Statutes, eliminating the requirement that a certified public
accountant audit all receipts and disbursements of funds han-
dled by the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board; providing that
a statement of all receipts and disbursements of funds handled
by the board be prepared by an independent accountant; pro-
viding an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Neal-
HB 762-A bill to be entitled An act relating to air carriers;
repealing ss. 330.45-330.53, Florida Statutes, relating to regu-
lation of air carriers within the state; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives Poole and O'Malley--
HB 763-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
attorneys; amending s. 27.25(1), Florida Statutes; removing a
limitation with respect to payment of personnel employed by
the state attorney; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representatives Smith, Woodruff, Kutun, Margolis,
Becker, Adams, Lehman, Gersten, Richard, Ward, Patterson,
Gordon, and Sheldon-



HB 764-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
agencies and public officials; providing state policy; restricting
the exchange of information between state agencies and public



officials and INTERPOL; providing an exception; providing a
definition; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representatives Sadowski, Lockward, Gersten, Cherry,
Hill, O'Malley, and Fontana-
HB 765-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the district
school system; amending s. 230.2311(1), Florida Statutes, 1976
Supplement, relating to early childhood and basic skills devel-
opment programs; requiring basic skills to be developed through
certain basic programs; adding subsection (6) to s. 236.013,
Florida Statutes, 1977, defining the term "basic programs" as
it relates to the Florida Education Finance Program; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Cherry-
HB 766-A bill to be entitled An act relating to legal
holidays; adding a new paragraph (c) to s. 683.01(1), Florida
Statutes, designating the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
as a legal holiday; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Papy-
HB 767-A bill to be entitled An act relating to health care
services; requiring hospitals or nursing homes to furnish copies
of records; providing for a reasonable charge for payment
therefore; providing for examination of certain records; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Papy-
HB 768-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 232.245(3), Florida Statutes, to specify the mini-
mum credits required for graduation; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Crawford-
HB 769-A bill to be entitled An act relating to meetings
and records of the Legislature; providing that all meetings of
legislative bodies are open to the public and all documents
made or received by the Legislature shall be open to inspection
by any person, except as provided by law or by the rules of
the Senate or House of Representatives; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Rules & Calendar.

By Representative Crawford-
HB 770-A bill to be entitled An act relating to victim
restitution; amending s. 775.089(1), Florida Statutes, requiring
the court to order a defendant to make restitution to the
aggrieved party; providing for a determination of the maxi-
mum amount of restitution at the time of sentencing; amending
s. 947.181(1), Florida Statutes, requiring the Parole and Pro-
bation Commission to require restitution to the aggrieved
party as a condition for parole under certain circumstances;
requiring the determination of the maximum amount of resti-
tution at the time of sentencing; providing the form of resti-
tution; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Corrections, Probation & Parole and Appropriations.

By Representative Hagler-



HB 771-A bill to be entitled An act relating to administra-
tive procedure; adding subsection (5) to s. 120.72, Florida



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Statutes, relating to adoption of rules and issuance of orders,
to provide a restriction; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Sadowski-
HB 772-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
beaches; requiring that any public beach or seashore recreation
area owned, leased, operated, controlled, maintained, or man-
aged by the state or any of its agencies or by any county,
municipality, or other political subdivision of the state be open
to all members of the public on the same basis as for resi-
dents: providing an exemption; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Sadowski-
HB 773-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaign
financing; adding subsections (14) and (15) to s. 106.011,
Florida Statutes, 1977, providing definitions; adding subsection
(12) to s. 106.22, Florida Statutes, 1977, requiring the Division
of Elections of the Department of State to prepare and publish
a campaign statement analysis following each general election;
creating s. 106.30, Florida Statutes, establishing guidelines and
format of the analysis; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

HB 774-Withdrawn

By the Committee on Criminal Justice-
HB 775-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation;
creating s. 192.105, Florida Statutes; prohibiting the disclosure
of certain federal tax information; providing exceptions; pro-
viding a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Commerce-
HB 776-A bill to be entitled An act relating to title insur-
ance; adding subsection (3) to s. 627.786, Florida Statutes,
authorizing a title insurer to assume liability for certain acts
of its contract agents, approved attorneys, or members of a
business trust title insurer in connection with real property
transactions for which a title insurance policy or guarantee of
title of such title insurer is to be issued; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Bloom-
HB 777-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
creating s. 627.6057, Florida Statutes, restricting the termina-
tion of coverage of a spouse or dependent children in a dis-
ability insurance contract; requiring such contracts to entitle a
former spouse and dependent children of an insured in the
custody of the former spouse to retain coverage upon payment
of premium; adding subsection (5) to s. 627.662, Florida Stat-
utes, making such restrictions and requirement applicable to
group disability, blanket disability, and franchise disability
insurance policies; creating s. 641.345, Florida Statutes, making
such restrictions and requirement applicable to health main-
tenance contracts issued by health maintenance organizations;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Eckhart--



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HB 778-A bill to be entitled An act relating to landlord
and tenant; amending s. 83.47, Florida Statutes, restricting
the amount of late rental fees which may be included in a
residential rental agreement; amending s. 83.60(1), Florida
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tutes a complete defense to an action for possession based on
nonpayment of rent; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Poole and O'Malley-
HB 779-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state
attorneys; amending s. 27.34(1), Florida Statutes; allowing
county salary supplements for assistant state attorneys in
judicial circuits with a population of 1 million or more; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Neal-
HB 780-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Canal
Authority Act; assigning the Canal Authority to the Division
of Resource Management of the Department of Natural Re-
sources as the Bureau of Waterways; providing that funds
be maintained in the Cross Florida Barge Canal Trust Fund;
prohibiting the department from making expenditures for the
purpose of acquiring land for constructing, operating, or pro-
moting the canal; requiring the department to develop a man-
agement plan for the canal area; empowering the department
to retain lands and acquire other lands, including the acquisi-
tion of lands acquired in less than fee simple by condemnation;
providing for the sale of certain state lands and providing for
the distribution of funds derived from such sale; providing for
use of certain funds; providing for the vesting of title to
acquire lands in the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improve-
ment Trust Fund; providing a tax exemption; providing for
annual reports by the department to the Legislature; author-
izing the department to contract with and make assignments,
transfers, and conveyances to the United States; adding a
subsection (4) to s. 20.25, Florida Statutes, to conform to this
act; requiring the public sale of property owned by the Cross
Florida Canal Navigation District and providing for the return
of certain funds of the Cross Florida Canal Navigation District
to the counties in the district; repealing parts I and II of
chapter 374, Florida Statutes, relating to the creation, duties,
and powers of the Canal Authority and of the Cross Florida
Canal Navigation District; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative Danson-
HB 781-A bill to be entitled An act relating to consumer
protection; creating s. 501.145, Florida Statutes; requiring that
a notice be printed on the face of any written solicitation which
closely resembles the format of a bill, invoice, or statement of
account; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Frank-
HB 782-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
construction industry; amending s. 468.111(1), Florida Stat-
utes, providing a first degree misdemeanor penalty for persons
who engage in the business or act in the capacity of a con-
tractor without being registered or certified and who commit
other violations while not registered or certified; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative McKnight-
HB 783-A bill to be entitled An act relating to infancy



hygiene; amending s. 383.14, Florida Statutes, relating to
screening and surveillance of infants for certain disorders;
including hereditary and congenital disorders among disorders
for which infant screening is required; modifying procedure;
providing for surveillance of infants for congenital defects;
expanding powers and duties of the Department of Health and
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shall be confidential; limiting treatment products which the
department may supply in certain cases to dietary treatment
products; providing for genetic studies and counseling; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropriations.

By Representative McKnight-
HB 784-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the retarded;
creating s. 393.16, Florida Statutes, relating to intermediate
care facilities for the mentally retarded and other develop-
mentally disabled; providing intent; providing a definition;
establishing a loan trust fund; authorizing the Department
of Health and Rehabilitative Services to grant loans to eligible
facilities for initial operating costs; providing criteria for
granting of such loans and for repayment thereof; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Burrall, Nuckolls, and Ewing-
HB 785-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Charlotte
County; authorizing the construction, purchase, lease, or estab-
lishment and maintenance of electricity or gas plants and
declaring such to be a county purpose; authorizing the issuance
of bonds; authorizing reconstruction and extension of plants;
authorizing regulation of service provided by county plant;
providing for regulation of rates; authorizing the granting of
franchises; restricting the impairment of other regulatory pow-
ers; providing an effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Pajcic-
HJR 786-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 5 of Article II of the State Constitution relating to
recall of elected public officers.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Pajcic-
HB 787-A bill to be entitled An act relating to recall;
amending s. 100.361, Florida Statutes; providing procedures
for the recall of any elected public officer; providing duties
of supervisors of elections and the Department of State; pro-
viding for circulation of petitions and holding of recall election;
providing a penalty; repealing s. 447.51, Florida Statutes, which
provides that violations of part II of chapter 447 shall not be
grounds for municipal recall; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

By Representative Easley-
HB 788-A bill to be entitled An act relating to drivers'
licenses; creating s. 322.081, Florida Statutes, providing that
operator's or chauffeur's licenses shall not be issued to any
person under 18 years of age who has not successfully com-
pleted a driver education course consisting of 36 hours of
instruction; providing exemptions; amending s. 322.07(1), Flor-
ida Statutes, restricting the authority of persons with tem-
porary instruction permits to operate a motor-driven cycle;
amending s. 322.16(2), Florida Statutes, requiring minors under
age 16 to pass a driving test on a motor-driven cycle before
being entitled to operate same on a restricted license; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Poole and O'Malley-



HB 789-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the state
attorney; amending s. 27.25(1), Florida Statutes, authorizing



the state attorney to appoint persons employed by a county
or municipality as special investigators on other than a full-
time basis; amending s. 27.255, Florida Statutes, providing
such special investigators with powers provided full-time state
attorney investigators; requiring such investigators to meet
certain standards, providing them with certain rights, protec-
tions and immunities, and requiring them to post a bond;
amending s. 27.34(1), Florida Statutes, authorizing counties
and municipalities to provide such investigators to the state
attorney; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Batchelor-
HB 790-A bill to be entitled An act relating to private
employment agencies; amending s. 449.05(9), Florida Statutes;
increasing calendar days for fee refund; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 791-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle insurance; creating s. 627.7271, Florida Statutes, pro-
hibiting motor vehicle insurers from basing any standard or
rating plan for private passenger automobile or motorcycle
insurance upon age, sex, marital status, or residence; providing
a classification and subclassification system for such insurance
rating plans; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Danson-
HB 792-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
tax exemption; amending s. 196.041, Florida Statutes; provid-
ing that a person having an equitable or beneficial interest
in property held in trust for his benefit shall not be denied
homestead tax exemption if the deed recites that the settlor
or grantor may at any time revoke or amend the trust without
the consent of any other person and reacquire title to the
property; providing that conveyances made prior to July 1,
1978 which contain such a recitation are entitled to the same
benefits; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Eckhart-
HB 793-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fraudu-
lent practices; prohibiting persons devising certain fraudulent
schemes from using the U.S. Postal Service to effect such
schemes; prohibiting certain persons from receiving mail mat-
ter addressed to a fictitious name or address under certain
circumstances; prohibiting persons from using wire, radio, or
television communication in interstate or foreign commerce for
the purpose of executing certain fraudulent schemes; providing
penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Maxwell-
HB 794-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 100.041(1) and (3)(a), Florida Statutes, changing
the date on which the term of a superintendent of schools
begins; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Maxwell-



HB 795-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 233.057, Florida Statutes, to revise the district
reading and language arts programs; changing the method
for allocation of funds to each school district; deleting the
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provide training; providing for program review; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Kirkwood-
HB 796-A bill to be entitled An act relating to respiratory
care; providing intent; creating the Respiratory Care Licensure
Act; providing definitions; establishing the State Board for
Respiratory Care within the Department of Professional and
Occupational Regulation; providing for nomination, appoint-
ment, and removal of members; providing for organization,
powers and duties, and compensation thereof; providing criteria
for licensure; providing for examinations and fees; providing
for temporary permits; grandfathering in certain applicants
for licensure; restricting use of certain titles and abbreviations;
requiring presentation of license; providing for renewal of
license; providing for disposition of fees; requiring board ap-
proval of educational programs; providing for revocation or
suspension of license or permit and other disciplinary pro-
ceedings; providing for hearings relative thereto; exempting
certain types of respiratory care from regulation; providing
penalties; adding paragraph (r) to s. 20.30(4), amending s.
215.37(1), and adding a new subsection (30) to s. 455.01, all
Florida Statutes, to conform to the act; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Hollingsworth-
HB 797-A bill to be entitled An act relating to minors;
amending s. 847.014(2), Florida Statutes; prohibiting any per-
son from bringing or causing to be brought into this state
or sending or causing to be sent from this state for sale or
distribution any such material or presentation; providing a
penalty; increasing penalties for knowingly exhibiting, for
knowingly selling, lending, giving away, distributing trans-
mitting, or transmuting, for offering to sell, lend, give away,
distribute, transmit, or transmute, for having in one's posses-
sion, custody, or control with intent to sell, lend, give away,
distribute, transmit, or transmute, and for advertising, any
such material or presentation; providing that the possession
of three or more copies of any such material or presentation
is prima facie evidence of intent to sell, lend, give away,
distribute, transmit, or transmute such material or presenta-
tion; amending s. 450.151, Florida Statutes; prohibiting the
taking, receiving, hiring, employing, use, exhibiting, or the
selling, apprenticing, giving away, letting out, or disposing of
a minor for the production of any such material or presenta-
tion or for any obscene, indecent, or immoral purpose; pro-
viding penalties; amending s. 827.07(1)(b), Florida Statutes,
and adding paragraphs (j), (k), and (1) to said subsection;
redefining "abuse" or "malpractice" for purpose of child abuse
provisions to include the aiding, abetting, counseling, hiring,
or procuring of a child to perform or participate in the pro-
duction of any such material or presentation; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Barrett--
HB 798-A bill to be entitled An act relating to family
services; amending s. 409.268(1) (a), Florida Statutes, provid-
ing for preparation of annual cost statements for certain nurs-
ing homes by independent accountants, rather than certified
public accountants; removing signature requirement; providing
an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By the Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole--



HB 799-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Offender Rehabilitation; amending s. 20.315(17) and
(22), Florida Statutes, and repealing subsections (20), (21),
(23), (24), and (25) of said section, deleting language made
obsolete subsequent to reorganization; creating s. 945.0905,
Florida Statutes, prescribing the content and form of all com-



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By Representatives T. Moore and Steinberg-
HB 804-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle licenses; amending s. 320.0211)(a), Florida Statutes,
requiring registration applications for antique or horseless
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mitments to the department; adding subsection (3) to s. 947.21,
Florida Statutes, providing a procedure for notification of vio-
lations of parole; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By the Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole-
HB 800-A bill to be entitled An act relating to sentences;
amending s. 921.16, Florida Statutes, permitting a Florida court
to direct that a Florida sentence be served concurrently with
that imposed in another jurisdiction; permitting the Depart-
ment of Offender Rehabilitation to designate a penal institu-
tion in another state or in Florida as the place of reception
for a person sentenced in Florida under certain circumstances;
declaring Florida prisoners who serve their sentence in another
jurisdiction eligible for parole in Florida; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Smith-
HB 801-A bill to be entitled An act relating to self-service
gasoline stations; adding a new subsection (5) to s. 526.141,
Florida Statutes, requiring attendants at self-service gasoline
stations to dispense gasoline to automobiles bearing an "HP"
license plate, a "DV" license plate, or a license plate stamped
with the international wheelchair user symbol upon request of
the operator of the vehicle; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representatives Sadowski and T. Moore-
HB 802-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaign
financing; amending ss. 97.021(18) and 106.011(6), Florida
Statutes, changing certain definitions in the election code to
include the presiding officers of the Legislature; creating s.
106.40, Florida Statutes, providing campaign financing provi-
sions for candidates for President of the Senate and Speaker
of the House of Representatives; requiring the appointment of
a campaign treasurer and designation of a campaign deposi-
tory; providing accounting requirements; authorizing the in-
spection of the campaign account by the Division of Elections
of the Department of State or the Florida Elections Commis-
sion; requiring periodic reports of contributions and expendi-
tures; providing the content of such reports; prohibiting the
willful certification of an incorrect or false report; providing
a penalty; restricting the manner in which expenditures may
be made from the depository; requiring the disposal of funds
on deposit and prohibiting the acceptance of contributions by
candidates who withdraw or are eliminated; providing a pen-
alty; providing penalties for certain acts relating to the filing
of reports or making of expenditures; requiring the Secretary
of State to notify campaign treasurers of late reports; pro-
viding a penalty for failure by a campaign treasurer to com-
ply; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Moore-
HB 803-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sub-
sidized adoption program for special needs children; amending
s. 409.166(4) (a), Florida Statutes; prescribing the period of
time for which the Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services may provide support and maintenance payments for
special needs children placed for adoption; providing an effec-
tive date.

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model; amending ss. 320.08(2)(a) and (3)(f) and 320.086,
Florida Statutes, requiring the engine of the vehicle to be a
specified age for the vehicle to qualify as an antique or horse-
less carriage vehicle; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Ewing, Danson, and Burrall-
HB 805-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax on
sales, use, and other transactions; amending s. 212.08(1), Flor-
ida Statutes, and adding paragraph (7)(1); providing a sales
tax exemption for prepared meals delivered by a nonprofit
volunteer organization to handicapped, elderly, or indigent per-
sons; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Ewing, Danson, and Burrall-
HB 806-A bill to be entitled An act relating to municipal
annexation; adding s. 171.042(3), Florida Statutes; requiring
the governing body of a municipality to file a copy of the
required report setting forth the plans with the board of county
commissioners prior to commencing annexation proceedings;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representatives Williams, Fechtel, and Craig-
HB 807-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the
Jacksonville Electric Authority; amending section 3 of chapter
67-1569, Laws of Florida, as amended, increasing the number
of members of the governing body of the authority from seven
to nine; providing that one member of the authority shall be
from Clay County and providing that one member of the au-
thority shall be from St. Johns County; providing for the
appointment of the additional members by their respective
boards of county commissioners prior to September 1, 1978;
conforming existing language; providing an effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Kutun-
HB 808-A bill to be entitled An act relating to corporations;
providing definitions; requiring certain corporations to notify
the administrative board regulating a domestic corporation
owned by such corporations of charges of violations against
them or their affiliates in other jurisdictions under certain
circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Hazelton-
HB 809-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance
investigators; prohibiting any person investigating any insur-
ance claim or application for insurance on behalf of any insurer
from acting or communicating with respect to such investiga-
tions in a specified manner; providing a civil remedy; provid-
ing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representatives Dyer and Margolis--



HB 810-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of public utilities; amending s. 366.08, Florida Statutes,
directing the Florida Public Service Commission to require all
public electric utilities to undergo a management, operations,
and efficiency audit every 4 years; providing specific elements
in such an audit; authorizing the commission to require the



utility to comply with recommendations in the audit; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By the Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole and
Representative Fechtel-
HB 811-A bill to be entitled An act relating to statutory
gain-time; amending s. 944.27(2), Florida Statutes, to provide
that gain-time be allowed to prisoners serving two or more
cumulative sentences as if such sentences were one sentence;
amending s. 944.271, Florida Statutes, providing a schedule and
criteria for gain-time allowances for labor performed; repeal-
ing section 19 of chapter 76-273, Laws of Florida, which
repeals the schedule of gain-time allowances for prisoners;
amending section 20 of chapter 76-273, Laws of Florida, to
conform to this act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Girardeau-
HB 812-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
meetings; amending s. 286.011, Florida Statutes, which provides
that meetings of state and local agencies shall be open to the
public, to provide for assessment of attorney's fees against
agencies and certain individuals found in violation of said sec-
tion; providing for assessment of attorney's fees against an
individual bringing an action for violation of said section under
certain circumstances; prohibiting public meetings at certain
locations; providing for reimbursement of attorney's fees under
certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Sheldon-
HB 813-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Board
of Regents; creating s. 240.0521, Florida Statutes, to provide
that admission to a program leading to a graduate degree
shall be by approval of an admissions committee; establishing
criteria for admission of graduate students; providing for
notice of decision to each applicant; providing for notice to
denied applicants of their procedural rights under the Admin-
istrative Procedure Act; providing for confidentiality of certain
information; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative O'Malley-
HB 814-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 232.245(3), Florida Statutes, delaying for 3 years
provisions relating to standards for graduation from public
schools and for the awarding of certificates of attendance and
differentiated diplomas; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By the Committee on Judiciary and Representatives Rish
and Davis-
HB 815-A bill to be entitled An act relating to marriage
licenses; amending s. 741.04, Florida Statutes; deleting provi-
sions relating to parental consent for marriage of minors;
revising the population limitation with respect to the require-
ment for posting applications for marriage licenses at the
courthouse door; creating s. 741.0405, Florida Statutes; pro-
viding conditions for issuance of marriage licenses to persons
under 18 years of age; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representatives Davis, Fox, and Bloom-



HB 816-A bill to be entitled An act relating to family
courts; creating the Florida Family Court Act of 1978; pro-



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viding legislative intent and purposes; providing definitions;
authorizing circuit courts to create a Family Court division;
providing for the appointment of circuit court judges to the
Family Court; providing the exclusive and concurrent juris-
diction of the Family Court; establishing a Family Court sec-
tion within the Conference of Circuit Court Judges of Florida
and providing duties of the section; providing for the appoint-
ment, qualifications, use and duties of special masters of the
Family Court; requiring public officers and agencies to assist
the Family Court; authorizing the Family Court to appoint
guardians ad litem under certain circumstances; authorizing
any child to request the Family Court to provide for the inter-
vention of conciliation services of the court in certain cases;
providing for Family Court staffing and personnel; requiring
the Department of Offender Rehabilitation to supervise pre-
trial intervention programs for persons charged with family-
related adult offenses; providing for the supervision and con-
trol of the program by the Family Court; providing for the
use by the Family Court of auxiliary services; providing for
the preparation of the budget for the Family Court and for
the funding of the court; providing for the adoption of Family
Court rules of procedure; providing for the maintenance and
disclosure of court records; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative Sheldon-
HB 817-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retarda-
tion; creating s. 393.17, Florida Statutes, permitting group
home facilities for retarded or developmentally disabled per-
sons in all residential zones; limiting the number of persons
who may be placed in such a facility located in a single-
family dwelling zone; clarifying city and county powers with
respect to such facilities; providing an exemption; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Blackburn-
HB 818-A bill to be entitled An act relating to juveniles;
creating s. 39.035, Florida Statutes, providing penalties for
escape by certain children detained under the Department of
Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Crawford-
HB 819-A bill to be entitled An act relating to criminal
penalties; providing a minimum mandatory term of imprison-
ment for robbery or aggravated battery of an elderly person;
providing that adjudication of guilt or imposition of sentence
shall not be suspended, deferred, or withheld; providing that
any person convicted of such an offense shall not be eligible
for parole or for gain-time or extra good-time allowances
until the minimum sentence has been served; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Woodruff-
HB 820-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 627.736(3), Florida Statutes, relating to required
personal injury protection benefits; providing that an injured
person who is entitled to bring suit has no right to recover
damages for which personal injury protection benefits are paid,
rather than such benefits which are paid or payable; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Woodruff-



HB 821-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 20.13(4), Florida Statutes; changing the name of
the Division of Fraudulent Claims of the Department of Insur-
ance to the Division of Claims Investigation; amending s. 626.-



989, Florida Statutes; conforming language; providing for the
right of persons under investigation to have an attorney pres-
ent during questioning; providing for the confidentiality of the
investigation; providing for costs of the division to be borne
by all insurers, rather than motor vehicle insurers; providing
a directive to statute editors; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Mann-
HB 822-A bill to be entitled An act relating to penalties
for crimes, amending s. 775.087(2), Florida Statutes, providing
a mandatory minimum 3-year sentence with respect to any
person who actively and knowingly aids a person who possesses
a "firearm" or "destructive device" while committing certain
enumerated crimes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Mann-
HB 823-A bill to be entitled An act relating to petit theft;
amending s. 921.241, Florida Statutes; requiring a written judg-
ment; requiring fingerprints in the record of a judgment of
guilty; providing for admissibility in evidence; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Mann-
HB 824-A bill to be entitled An act relating to burglary;
adding a new subsection (2) to s. 810.011, Florida Statutes,
and amending ss. 810.02 and 810.07, Florida Statutes, to pro-
vide a definition of "commercial yard" for inclusion in provi-
sions relating to and providing penalties for burglary; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Kiser-
HB 825-A bill to be entitled An act relating to funding
for current operation of public schools; amending s. 236.081(4),
Florida Statutes; providing for the method of computing the
required annual contribution of each school district to the cost
of the Florida Education Finance Program; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Kiser-
HB 826-A bill to be entitled An act relating to charitable
organizations; adding a paragraph to s. 496.04(1), Florida
Statutes, to exempt little league baseball organizations from
the registration provisions of chapter 496; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Kiser-
HB 827-A bill to be entitled An act relating to taxation
of motor fuels; creating s. 206.627, Florida Statutes, to exempt
district school boards from payment of such taxes for the
operation of school transportation systems; providing duties of
Department of Revenue; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Warner-



HB 828-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of
Mrs. Margaret Hancock; providing an appropriation to com-



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pensate her for losses incurred due to wrongful acts of the
Parole and Probation Commission; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By the Committee on Transportation and Representative
Steinberg--
HB 829-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicles; amending s. 319.14(1)-(4), Florida Statutes, requiring
the title of a rebuilt motor vehicle to indicate that it is
rebuilt; requiring certain notification by the owner of a rebuilt
motor vehicle prior to sale or exchange; amending s. 319.23(2),
Florida Statutes, requiring the applicant to provide certain
evidence of inspection of a motor vehicle's identity for an
application for a certificate of title; amending s. 319.30(2),
(3), (5), and (6), Florida Statutes, requiring an owner of an
uninsured motor vehicle, rather than a vehicle of a certain
age, which is considered to be a total loss or salvage to for-
ward the title to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor
Vehicles; deleting the requirement that certain other informa-
tion be forwarded; providing an exemption from provisions
outlawing the possession of certain junk or salvage motor
vehicles; changing the conditions under which a motor vehicle
is deemed a total loss; requiring certain records; providing a
penalty; amending s. 320.02(1)(a), Florida Statutes, requiring
the application for the registration of vehicles registered out-
side the state to contain evidence of inspection and other
information; amending s. 320.26(2), Florida Statutes, increas-
ing the penalty for the unauthorized counterfeiting, manu-
facture, sale, or disposal of registration license plates and
stickers; creating s. 325.141, Florida Statutes, transferring pro-
visions prohibiting inspection of a vehicle prior to registration;
providing an exception for certain vehicles registered out of
state; creating s. 812.055, Florida Statutes, providing for the
inspection of junkyards, scrap metal processing plants, salvage
yards, licensed motor vehicle dealers, repair shops, parking
lots, and public garages; amending s. 817.52(1) and (2), Flor-
ida Statutes, increasing the penalties for the unlawful obtain-
ing or hiring of vehicles with intent to defraud; repealing
s. 325.14(3), Florida Statutes, to conform to the act; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Transportation and Representatives
Jones, Mann, and Steinberg--
HB 830-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Transportation Code; adding a new subsection (3) to s. 339.08,
Florida Statutes; providing that in lease-purchase agreements,
the Department of Transportation shall provide for the repay-
ment of all costs incurred by the department from certain
excess tolls or second gas tax proceeds; providing require-
ments with respect to the sale of bonds which contain a
covenant to complete provision from the proceeds of the first
gas tax; providing that the covenant to complete for project
additions must be approved by the Legislature; repealing s.
339.12(5) (c) and (d), Florida Statutes, relating to the payment
of department funds for preliminary engineering plans and to
the department's use of proceeds of the first gas tax; pro-
viding that these repealed provisions are reenacted in their
entirety in s. 339.08(3), Florida Statutes; providing an effec-
tive date.

--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Agriculture & General Legislation-

HB 831-A bill to be entitled An act relating to citrus;
amending s. 601.61(1), Florida Statutes, to redefine the basis
for determining the amount of citrus fruit dealers' bond;
authorizing the use of certificates of deposit; requiring the
posting of bond prior to approval of license; providing con-
siderations for determining amount of bond; clarifying the
dealers' duty to increase bond; providing an effective date.



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the provisions of the act; directing the property appraiser to
subtract separately assessed subsurface rights from the value
of real property prior to assessing the real property; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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By the Committee on Agriculture & General Legislation-
HB 832-A bill to be entitled An act relating to citrus;
amending s. 601.155, Florida Statutes, defining taxable citrus
products and clarifying uses of such products grown outside
the State of Florida subject to the existing equalizing excise
tax; removing obsolete and redundant language; providing
exemptions; providing for collection and use of funds; pro-
viding a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representatives Carlton, Jennings, Poindexter, McKnight,
Morgan, T. Lewis, Dyer, Hutto, Woodruff, Ewing, Nuckolls,
and Smith-
HB 833-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Division
of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco; creating s. 561.66, Florida
Statutes; requiring the division to by rule restrict beverage
licensees operating certain commercial establishments from
allowing persons to publicly expose, or simulate exposure of,
certain parts of their bodies while on the premises of such
establishments; providing for suspension or revocation of li-
cense; providing for imposition of civil penalties; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Cassens-
HB 834-A bill to be entitled An act relating to nonprofit
organizations; adding a new paragraph (g) to s. 320.10(1),
Florida Statutes, exempting motor vehicles owned by nonprofit
organizations while used exclusively for the transportation of
the elderly or handicapped from the requirement of paying
license taxes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Kirkwood-
HB 835-A bill to be entitled An act relating to occupational
licenses; adding a new subsection (4) to s. 205.033 and a new
subsection (4) to s. 205.043, Florida Statutes, relating to
county and municipal occupational licenses, respectively, to
require filing of affidavits of ownership prior to issuance,
renewal, or transfer thereof; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Moffitt--
HB 836-A bill to be entitled An act relating to eminent
domain; amending s. 74.011, Florida Statutes, adding lawfully
constituted port or aviation authorities to those entities author-
ized by law to take possession and title in advance of final
judgment in eminent domain actions; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Langley--
HB 837-A bill to be entitled An act relating to subsurface
rights in real property; adding subsection (7) to s. 193.481,
Florida Statutes, requiring owners of subsurface rights in real
property to notify the property appraiser of such rights within
18 months after acquisition; providing an 18-month period
beginning January 1, 1979, for present owners of subsurface
rights to notify the property appraiser; providing for the lapse
of such rights for failure to notify; providing for the quieting
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By Representative Langley-
HB 838-SF-A bill to be entitled A proposal relating to
criminal justice.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representatives Hodges, Hollingsworth, Nuckolls, Thomp-
son, Culbreath, Morgan, Mixson, Williams, McCall, Burrall,
Hawkins, Craig, Martin, and Rish-
HB 839--A bill to be entitled An act relating to the financ-
ing of new local government duties; providing that any law
requiring municipalities or counties to administer any program
or provide any service or facility include a method of financ-
ing such program or service; providing an exception; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Frank-
HB 840-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Offender Rehabilitation; creating s. 945.155, Florida
Statutes, prohibiting the department from manufacturing ciga-
rettes or providing cigarettes to inmates of correctional insti-
tutions at state expense; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Corrections, Probation & Parole.

By Representative Fortune-
HB 841-A bill to be entitled An act providing for the relief
of Floridale Land, Inc., a Florida corporation; providing an
appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Conway-
HB 842-A bill to be entitled An act relating to unemploy-
ment compensation; amending s. 443.06(1), Florida Statutes,
1977, relating to disqualification for benefits, to define mis-
conduct; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Conway-
HB 843-A bill to be entitled An act relating to obscenity;
adding a new subsection (1) to s. 847.011, Florida Statutes;
providing definitions; amending present s. 847.011(1), (2), and
(9) and s. 847.012(6), Florida Statutes; providing that writs
of mandamus be issued by a circuit court compelling vigorous
prosecutorial action under certain circumstances; providing for
an increase in penalties; amending s. 847.07(2), Florida Stat-
utes, relating to the distribution of obscene materials; provid-
ing a definition; creating s. 847.0115, Florida Statutes, pro-
hibiting obscene exhibitions and performances and providing a
penalty; creating s. 847.0117, Florida Statutes, prohibiting the
public display of sexually oriented materials and providing a
penalty; creating s. 847.085, Florida Statutes, providing excep-
tions; repealing s. 847.011(11) and (12), Florida Statutes, re-
lating to definitions of obscenity; repealing s. 847.012(1) and
(7), Florida Statutes, relating to definitions; repealing ss.
847.013(1) and 847.07(3), Florida Statutes, both relating to
definitions of obscenity; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Conway--



HB 844-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local occu-
pational license taxes; amending ss. 205.032, 205.042, and 205.-
053(1), Florida Statutes, and ss. 205.033 and 205.043(1) (a),
Florida Statutes, 1977, and creating ss. 205.034 and 205.044,
Florida Statutes, relating to the levy of such tax by counties
and incorporated municipalities; deleting authority to levy such
tax by resolution; providing that such tax shall not be based
upon gross receipts; authorizing issuance of temporary occu-



5]



HB 851-A bill to be entitled An act relating to pari-mutuel
wagering; providing that s. 550.38, Florida Statutes, as amend-
ed by chapter 77-167, Laws of Florida, relating to breeder
awards for Florida-bred horses, shall not expire on July 1,
1979; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.



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national licenses to transient businesses; providing a new pro-
cedure for the distribution of county occupational license tax
receipts; prohibiting municipalities from levying an occupa-
tional license tax on certain professional associations; creating
s. 205.048, Florida Statutes, providing for the levy of a joint
city-county occupational license tax; creating s. 205.049, Florida
Statutes, providing certain conditions for the levy of such tax;
amending s. 205.162(1), Florida Statutes, providing an exemp-
tion from occupational license taxes to certain cripples, widows,
invalids, or elderly people engaged in a profession; amending
s. 205.171(1)-(4), Florida Statutes, 1977, which provides an
exemption from the first $50 of occupational license taxes
for certain disabled veterans engagingin any business or occu-
pation, to include veterans engaging in any profession within
the scope of said section; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By the Committee on Regulated Industries & Licensing-
HB 845-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Barbers'
Sanitary Commission; amending s. 476.09(1) and (2), Florida
Statutes; providing for examinations to be held in selected
municipalities established by the commission; providing for
changes in the grading of examinations; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Crawford-
HB 846-A bill to be entitled An act relating to probation;
creating s. 948.032, Florida Statutes, authorizing the placing
of a defendant on punitive probation; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Corrections, Probation & Parole.

By Representative Crawford-
HB 847-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Criminal Law Enforcement; amending s. 20.201 and
various sections of chapter 943, Florida Statutes, renaming the
department as the Department of Law Enforcement; providing
a directive to statute editors; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

HB 848-Withdrawn

By Representatives Kershaw, Margolis, Batchelor, and Fox-
HB 849-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fair cam-
paign practices; creating s. 99.024, Florida Statutes; requiring
that a pledge of fair campaign practices be subscribed to and
filed by every candidate for state, county, district, or municipal
elective office; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

By Representative James-
HB 850-A bill to be entitled An act relating to civil action
against parents; amending s. 741.24, Florida Statutes, provid-
ing for recovery of damages in an amount not to exceed
$5,000 from the parents of any minor who willfully destroys
or steals property; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

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By Representative Culbreath-
HB 852-A bill to be entitled An act relating to homestead
tax exemption; amending s. 196.101(3) and (5), Florida Stat-
utes, 1977, which requires totally and permanently disabled
persons to be so certified by two licensed physicians, to pro-
vide that only one such physician must be a licensed medical
doctor; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative McKnight-
HB 853-A bill to be entitled An act relating to regional
perinatal intensive care centers; adding subsections (6) and
(7) to s. 383.16, Florida Statutes, providing definitions; amend-
ing s. 383.19(1), Florida Statutes, relating to grant dis-
bursements and reimbursements; providing for computation of
grants within certain limits; providing for reversion of funds
under certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Langley-
HB 854-A bill to be entitled An act relating to license
plates for mobile homes and recreational vehicles; amending
s. 320.0815, Florida Statutes; deleting the requirement that
license plates be displayed in a position to be visible from
the road or street when such vehicles are parked; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representatives T. Lewis and Taylor-
HB 855-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending s. 229.57(2)(b), Florida Statutes, requiring statewide
assessment tests used to determine educational achievement of
approved minimum performance standards in district schools to
have national norms and to provide for certain comparisons;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives T. Lewis and Taylor-
HB 856-A bill to be entitled An act relating to school
attendance; adding paragraph (i) to s. 232.01(1), Florida Stat-
utes, to permit admittance to the first grade at the age of
5 years; specifying certain requirements for such admittance;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 857-A bill to be entitled An act relating to campaigns
for public office; providing definitions; prohibiting the fur-
therance of a candidacy for statewide office at public expense;
authorizing the Division of Elections of the Department of
State to investigate certain violations; authorizing the Florida
Elections Commission to adopt certain rules, hold hearings,
impose fines, and order reimbursement; requiring certain can-
didates to file reports of certain activities; providing for the
transmittal of findings of apparent violations to appropriate
officers; providing for the duties of a campaign liaison; pro-
viding a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Elections and Appropriations.

By Representative Patchett--
HB 858-A bill to be entitled An act relating to youth



services; amending ss. 20.19(3)(c)2., (4)(c)3. and (f), and
(18), and 20.315(2)(b), (7)(b), and (12)(b), Florida Statutes,
and adding a subsection, transferring youth services-related
functions of the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Serv-
ices to the Department of Offender Rehabilitation; amending



s. 39.03(3) (b), Florida Statutes, authorizing temporary deten-
tion of delinquent children in adult detention facilities under
certain circumstances; adding a subsection to s. 39.01, and
amending ss. 39.01(3), (18), and (19), and 39.03(1)(d) and
(e), and (6)(d), the introductory paragraph of s. 39.04(1),
and ss. 39.05(2), 39.06(6), (9), and (11), 39.09(2)(d) and (3),
39.10(2), 39.11(2), 39.12(1) and (4), 39.331(2), 229.833(4),
949.02, 959.001(1), 959.011(3), (5), (6), and (7), 959.022(1)
and (3)(e), 959.06, 959.10(2), 959.115(2), and 959.13, all Flor-
ida Statutes; conforming provisions thereof in which more than
a direct change in terminology is involved; removing unneces-
sary language; providing for the citing of both departments
where appropriate in accordance with original legislative in-
tent; amending ss. 39.11(2)(c) and (4), 959.115(4), 959.116,
and 959.12, Florida Statutes; lowering to age 18, unless other-
wise ordered by the court, the age at which a delinquent is
no longer under the jurisdiction of the department; similarly
lowering the age limit with respect to certain transfers of
minors; directing that changes in terminology in the Florida
Statutes be made; providing intent; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropria-
tions.

By the Committee on Community Affairs and Representative
McPherson-
HB 859-A bill to be entitled An act relating to water
management districts; repealing s. 373.543, Florida Statutes,
relating to the required payment of district taxes on land
held by the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement
Trust Fund; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Sample-
HB 860-A bill to be entitled An act relating to educational
facilities; amending s. 235.19(3), Florida Statutes; prohibiting
distinction between site size requirements for elementary and
secondary schools when the distinction is due solely to a pro-
posed secondary school's need for interscholastic physical edu-
cation facilities and there are facilities available that could be
used on a shared basis; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representative
Lockward-
HB 861-A bill to be entitled An act relating to guardian-
ship; amending s. 744.421, Florida Statutes; providing that
when property of a ward is derived in whole or in part from
benefits paid to his guardian by the Veterans' Administration,
notice by a person dependent on the ward that he has peti-
tioned for a court order directing the guardian to contribute
to his support from the ward's property shall be given to the
Veterans' Administration and the chief attorney for the Divi-
sion of Veterans' Affairs; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representative
Lockward-
HB 862-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax exemption; amending ss. 196.012(10) and 196.101(3) and
(5), Florida Statutes; providing for certification of total and
permanent disability by one licensed physician who is not
related to the person being certified, or by the Social Security
Administration; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Redman-



HB 863-A bill to be entitled An act relating to unemploy-
ment compensation; amending s. 443.08(3) (g), Florida Statutes,
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with respect to determination thereof in certain cases; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Redman-
HB 864-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Board
of Regents; amending s. 240.011(1), Florida Statutes; short-
ening terms of office for future members of the Board of
Regents from 9 years to 6 years; limiting membership on the
board to one term; providing for staggering of terms; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Redman-
HB 865-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Bev-
erage Law; amending ss. 561.15(1), 562.11, 562.111, 562.13(1)
and (2), and 562.48, Florida Statutes, raising from 18 to 19
years the minimum age requirement with respect to certain
activities involving sale, consumption, or possession of alcoholic
beverages; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Burnsed-
HB 866-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of bail bondsmen and runners; amending s. 648.27(3),
Florida Statutes; requiring a law enforcement agency to in-
form the Department of Insurance of any criminal charge and
the disposition of such charge filed against any applicant
seeking to be licensed or to continue to be licensed as a bail
bondsman or runner; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Ward-
HB 867-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Retirement System; adding subsection (39) to s. 121.021, Flor-
ida Statutes, providing that members of the system who termi-
"nate from the system by reason of specified political activity
shall not be deemed to have broken service for the purpose
of retirement if certain criteria are met; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By Representative Ward-
HB 868-A bill to be entitled An act relating to residential
buildings; providing legislative intent; prohibiting counties and
municipalities from conducting duplicate inspections of those
elements of residential buildings which have been inspected
by a representative of the Veterans Administration or the
Federal Housing Authority; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representatives Craig and Barrett--
HM 869-A memorial to the Congress of the United States,
urging Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution
of the United States relating to the right to life.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Patchett-
HB 870-A bill to be entitled An act relating to economic



impact statements; amending s. 120.54(2)(a), Florida Statutes,
requiring inclusion of certain information in economic impact
statements; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.



SE



HB 876-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of public utilities; adding subsection (9) to s. 366.05,
Florida Statutes, requiring the Florida Public Service Com-
mission to approve any proposed route of a public utility for
the installation of power lines prior to the filing of an eminent



OF REPRESENTATIVES April 4, 1978

By Representative Haben-
HJR 871-A joint resolution proposing amendments to Sec-
tion 5 of Article II and Sections 2 and 5 of Article XI of
the State Constitution abolishing the Constitutional Revision
Commission.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Hill-
HB 872-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sales
and use tax; amending s. 212.08(8), Florida Statutes; provid-
ing clarifying language in regard to taxable status of certain
vessels appropriate to carry out the purposes for which a ves-
sel is designed or equipped and used; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Haben-
HB 873-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Burton
and Mary Ann Holmes; providing an appropriation to compen-
sate them for the loss of their daughter due to acts and
omissions by the Department of Natural Resources; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By the Committee on Finance & Taxation-
HB 874-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Home-
stead Property Tax Deferral Act; amending ss. 197.0164(2)(d),
197.0165(1), (2), and (5), 197.0168(1) and (2)(b), 197.0169(1),
(2), and (3), and 197.0171, Florida Statutes, and amending s.
197.0166(1), (2), (4), and (5), Florida Statutes, and adding
subsection (6); clarifying language; redefining "income"; pro-
viding for application for deferral before January 31 following
the year in which taxes are assessed; specifying time periods
for the tax collector's consideration of applications and notice
of disapproval; providing for filing of proceedings by the tax
collector or other lienholder upon disapproval of an application
by the Property Appraisal Adjustment Board; providing that
the loss payable clause of required insurance shall be to the
tax collector; providing for notice to the property appraiser;
restricting bids which may be accepted by the tax collector
on sale of deferred payment tax certificates; providing for
change in ownership of tax-deferred property; deleting duty
of property appraiser to notify tax collector of failure to main-
tain required insurance on tax-deferred property; amending s.
15 of chapter 77-301, Laws of Florida, specifying that deferral
of taxes shall begin with taxes assessed for 1978; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Finance & Taxation-
HB 875-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax administration; amending s. 195.106(1), Florida Statutes;
providing circumstances under which the Department of Reve-
nue shall pass upon and order refunds of taxes; providing for
certain refunds to be made directly by tax collector; creating
s. 197.0161, Florida Statutes; providing for calculation of in-
terest under chapter 197; amending s. 197.062(2), Florida
Statutes, relating to the time period for advertising delinquent
personal property taxes and for payment of such taxes; amend-
ing s. 197.241(5), Florida Statutes; providing that escheatment
of land shall be to the county in which it is located; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

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domain petition; providing for approval procedures; providing
evidence of necessity; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Conway-
HB 877-A bill to be entitled An act relating to compre-
hensive planning by local governments; renumbering s. 163.-
3164(9)-(19), Florida Statutes, and adding a new subsection
(9) to said section; amending s. 163.3177(4), Florida Statutes;
providing that the goal for coordination of local comprehensive
plans be to assure that such plans are consistent with the
growth potential of the area; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Considine-
HB 878-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
requiring insurers who contract to provide liability insurance
coverage to exercise reasonable care to protect the interest
of the insured; providing a remedy for failure to use such
care; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Grizzle-
HB 879-A bill to be entitled An act relating to dogracing;
adding paragraph (k) to s. 550.03(2), Florida Statutes, author-
izing an additional charity day at Derby Lane, the proceeds
of which are to be paid to the Pinellas County Arts Council;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representatives Danson and Ewing-
HB 880-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle licenses; amending s. 320.10(1)(e), Florida Statutes,
exempting certain motor vehicles owned and operated by the
Senior Friendship Centers from the requirement of paying
license taxes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Conway-
HB 881-A bill to be entitled An act relating to medical
malpractice; amending s. 768.41, Florida Statutes; providing
for the filing of medical incident reports with a medical inci-
dent committee; prescribing the composition and functions of
such committees; providing procedures for the processing of
incident reports and the rendering of nonbinding committee
determinations and recommendations; redefining the role of
the risk manager; prohibiting physicians or medical establish-
ments from negotiating or attempting to secure a release from
liability from a patient under certain circumstances; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Crady-
HB 882-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bridge
designation; designating the newly constructed bridge on State
Road 200 (AIA) that spans the Intercoastal Waterway from
the mainland to Amelia Island as the "Thomas J. Shave, Jr.,
Bridge"; providing for the erection of markers; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Girardeau--



HB 883-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
school food service programs; adding s. 228.195(5), Florida



Statutes; requiring each district school board to establish a
school breakfast program in certain schools in the district;
providing for guidelines and rules to implement and administer
such programs; providing standards for certain persons to
enforce this act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

HB 884-Withdrawn

HB 885-Withdrawn

HB 886-Withdrawn

HB 887-Withdrawn

By Representative Morgan-
HB 888-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the sale
of liquefied petroleum gas; amending s. 527.02(1) and s. 527.04,
Florida Statutes; providing that licensees may deposit certain
securities with the Department of Insurance as an alternative
method of providing financial responsibility; requiring notice
to the department prior to cancellation of a bond or policy
of liability insurance being maintained to provide financial
responsibility; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Morgan, Williams, Robinson, Conway,
Fox, R. Moore, Barrett, Melvin, Bell, Fechtel, Hector, Young,
Patterson, and Fulford-
HB 889-A bill to be entitled An act relating to private
property rights; providing intent and definitions; providing
procedures for landowners to challenge the validity of land
use restrictions; providing for relief when the restriction is
determined to be valid but the landowner is found to have
assumed an inordinate burden; providing for determination of
compensation or for alternatives to the proposed restrictions;
providing for court costs and attorney's fees; limiting certain
restrictions to a reasonable length of time and providing for
determination thereof; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Commerce-
HB 890-A bill to be entitled An act relating to title in-
surance; amending s. 624.608, Florida Statutes; limiting title
insurance to real property and contractual interests derived
therefrom; creating s. 627.7761, Florida Statutes; defining title
insurer; creating s. 627.7762, Florida Statutes; defining title
insurance agent; creating s. 627.7763, Florida Statutes; defin-
ing contract agent; creating s. 627.7764, Florida Statutes;
defining branch office; creating s. 627.7765, Florida Statutes;
requiring that the words "agent" or "agency" follow the name
adopted by a title insurance agent; amending s. 627.784, Flor-
ida Statutes; requiring title insurers to make title searches
and examinations, and retain evidence of title for not less than
7 years; replacing provisions prohibiting the issuance of title
insurance policies or guarantees of title on a casualty basis;
creating ss. 627.7861 and 627.7862, Florida Statutes; providing
for annual accounting and special auditing of outstanding
forms by title insurers of their contract agents or members
of a business trust title insurer; prohibiting the furnishing
of certain supplies to persons not under contract with title
insurers or not approved as members of a business trust title
insurer; providing for civil liability; providing a penalty; cre-
ating s. 627.7863, Florida Statutes; providing for licensing of
title insurance agents and providing for filing of surety bonds
by title insurance agents with the Department of Insurance;
providing for the exemption of title insurers and attorneys
from licensing and bonding provisions; creating s. 627.7864,
Florida Statutes; providing for permits for certain employees
of title insurer branch offices and title insurance agents;



providing for examination by the Department of Insurance;
providing for the exemption of attorneys and certain others
from taking examination; creating s. 627.7865, Florida Stat-
utes; providing for permit and title insurance agent license



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fees and taxes; creating ss. 627.7866-627.7883, Florida Stat-
utes; providing grounds for refusal, suspension, or revocation
of license or permit and procedure therefore; providing penalty,
administrative fine, and probation; providing for hearings,
orders, witnesses, compelled testimony, and penalty; providing
for rehearing or reargument and appeals; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Sample-
HB 891-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Legis-
lature; creating s. 11.1466, Florida Statutes, requiring certain
bills affecting political subdivisions of the state to be accom-
panied by fiscal notes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives Fechtel and Hattaway-
HB 892-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the City
of Sanford, Seminole County; repealing chapter 76-485, Laws
of Florida; abolishing the Policemen's Relief and Pension Fund;
providing an effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Papy-
HB 893-A bill to be entitled An act relating to payment
of attorney's fees and costs for insolvent defendants in capital
cases; amending s. 925.035(6), Florida Statutes, and adding
subsection (7) to said section; providing for payment by the
state of attorney's fees and costs of such defendants; provid-
ing procedure for payment of attorney's fees for representa-
tion in a trial court and in an appellate court and prescribing
criteria for setting the amount thereof; establishing maximum
amounts for such fees; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representative
Lockward-
HB 894-A bill to be entitled An act relating to veterans;
creating s. 292.055, Florida Statutes, requiring the Division of
Veterans' Affairs of the Department of Community Affairs to
issue identification cards to certain disabled veterans for use
as evidence of eligibility for benefits provided by law; restrict-
ing the use of such cards; providing a penalty; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representatives Williams and Craig-
HB 895-A bill to be entitled An act relating to water
resources; amending s. 373.073(1)(b), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that in the St. Johns River Water Management District
the governing board must contain at least one member from
each county in the district; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Patchett-
HB 896-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Divi-
sion of Forestry; creating s. 589.37, Florida Statutes; creating
a Maintenance Trust Fund to be administered by the division
for the purpose of maintaining employee housing and district
offices; providing for the deposit of rents collected by the
division therein; providing a limitation on the fund; providing
an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Finance & Taxation.



By Representative Crawford-
HB 897-A bill to be entitled An act relating to trespass
on cultivated land; creating s. 810.091, Florida Statutes, relat-
ing to trespass and theft or destruction with relation to culti-
vated land; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Robinson-
HB 898-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the
estate of Myra S. Applegate; providing an appropriation to
compensate her estate for injuries and damages sustained by
her due to the negligence of the Department of State; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representative Hattaway-
HB 899-A bill to be entitled An act relating to firearms;
amending s. 790.15, Florida Statutes; prohibiting the discharge
of a firearm in any public place or on the right-of-way of
any public road, highway, or street, or knowingly discharging
any firearm over any such right-of-way or over any occupied
premise; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Agriculture & General Legislation and Appropria-
tions.

By the Committee on Agriculture & General Legislation-
HB 900-A bill to be entitled An act relating to farm labor
registration; amending s. 450.29, Florida Statutes; providing
for the exclusion of state agencies and nonprofit agricultural
research organizations from the provisions of the Farm Labor
Registration Law; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representatives Jennings, Carlton, Conway, Danson,
Ward, Melvin, Ewing, Kirkwood, Evans, Lewis, James, and
Fulford-
HB 901-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the State
Apprenticeship Council; amending s. 446.031(1), Florida Stat-
utes; modifying the role of the council and of certain members
thereof; providing that certain members representing joint
and nonjoint organizations shall be appointed by the Secretary
of Commerce; providing for terms; providing for expiration of
terms of members currently serving; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Fortune-
HB 902-A bill to be entitled An act relating to local gov-
ernment; authorizing local governmental agencies to purchase,
sell, and lease property for industrial expansion as a public
purpose; requiring certain findings by the governing body;
specifying that property held by the local governmental agency
for such purpose is exempt from taxation; prohibiting exercise
of powers of eminent domain; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Fortune-
HB 903-A bill to be entitled An act relating to economic



development; creating the Economic Development Revolving
Trust Fund; authorizing the Division of Economic Develop-
ment of the Department of Commerce to make loans from the
fund to eligible local governmental agencies to assist local
economic development; adding subsection (24) to s. 288.03,
Florida Statutes, requiring the division to maintain an index



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and publish an annual report of economic development sites
in the state; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Tourism & Economic Development, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representative Bell-
HB 904-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the super-
visor of elections; amending s. 145.09, Florida Statutes, raising
the base salary of each supervisor of elections by $6500 per
year; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representatives Kiser, Sheldon, and Moffitt-
HB 905-A bill to be entitled An act relating to district
school boards; creating s. 230.2215, Florida Statutes, permitting
judicial review of final orders of district school boards; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 906-A bill to be entitled An act relating to drug abuse;
amending s. 893.02(3), Florida Statutes, including syringes,
needles, and similar devices within the definition of "controlled
substance" as used in provisions regulating the disbursement
thereof; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representative Williams-
HB 907-SF-A bill to be entitled A proposal relating to the
Jacksonville Electric Authority.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Kutun and Fontana-
HB 908-A bill to be entitled An act relating to grand jury
commissions; repealing chapter 57-550, Laws of Florida, and
chapter 70-1000, Laws of Florida, which create a grand jury
commission in certain counties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Maxwell--
HB 909-A bill to be entitled An act relating to labor
organizations-public employees; amending s. 447.507(6), Flor-
ida Statutes, requiring, instead of authorizing, the Public
Employees Relations Commission to suspend or revoke the
certification and revoke certain dues deduction and collection
rights of an employee organization if the commission deter-
mines that the organization unlawfully participated in a strike
against a public employer; providing that any such suspension
or revocation shall be for 2 years; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining.

By Representatives Martin and Hieber--
HB 910-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retirement
benefits; providing that public officers and employees may
forfeit certain rights and benefits under state and local retire-
ment systems upon conviction of any felony involving a breach
of public trust; providing procedures for determination by the
court whether a felony is one involving a breach of public
trust and whether retribution is necessary; repealing s. 121.-
091(5)(f), (g), and (h) and (9)(c), Florida Statutes, which
provide for forfeiture of retirement benefits under the Florida
Retirement System under certain circumstances; providing an
effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
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agencies if they agree to maintain such trails; creating the
Florida Recreational Trails Advisory Council to advise the
division; providing for the coordination of activities relative
to the operation and development of the recreational trails;
requiring certain local units of government to prepare local
trail plans and operate and maintain local trails; providing



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By Representatives Culbreath and Redman-
HB 911-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public fairs
and expositions; amending s. 616.13, Florida Statutes, providing
that certain types of shows operating within the same county
rather than within 1 mile of certain fairs or exhibitions and
within 30 days prior to such fairs or exhibitions are subject
to a license tax; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Grizzle-
HB 912-A bill to be entitled An act relating to a building
to be erected at the Marine Research Laboratory, Florida
Department of Natural Resources at St. Petersburg; naming
the new building at St. Petersburg the Robert M. Ingle Build-
ing; directing the Florida Department of Natural Resources
to erect a suitable marker, a picture, and an inscription;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative James-
HB 913-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
budgets; amending s. 129.02(2), Florida Statutes, deleting the
provision excepting expenditures provided for in the capital
outlay reserve fund budget from the estimate of expenditures
needed to determine the County Transportation Trust Fund
budget; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Tucker-
HB 914-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the public
school system; creating s. 232.0225, Florida Statutes, to allow
absence from school attendance for participation in religious
instruction under certain circumstances; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representatives J. W. Lewis and Fontana-
HB 915-A bill to be entitled An act relating to law enforce-
ment officers; amending s. 112.19(2) (a), Florida Statutes, re-
lating to eligibility of law enforcement officers for death
benefits, extending from 180 days to 1 year the specified
period within which death must occur after an injury is re-
ceived; providing for purchase of insurance through the Depart-
ment of General Services by any governmental entity; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative J. W. Lewis-

HB 916-A bill to be entitled An act establishing the Florida
Recreational Trails System; providing for a network of recrea-
tional trails to be used for hiking, bicycling, canoeing, horse-
back riding, and motorbiking; providing for recreational trails
to interconnect units of the state parks system; providing for
the multiple use of public rights-of-way; designating the estab-
lishment and maintenance of recreational trails as a public
purpose and providing for the expenditure of public funds
pursuant thereto; providing definitions; authorizing the Divi-
sion of Recreation and Parks of the Department of Natural
Resources to acquire fee title or lesser interest in land; author-
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for the allocation of funds; providing general regulations;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representatives J. W. Lewis and Adams-
HB 917-A bill to be entitled An act relating to imprison-
ment in county jails; creating s. 951.25, Florida Statutes,
requiring the Department of Offender Rehabilitation to reim-
burse a county for expenses incurred in the care of a prisoner
assigned by a court to a county jail rather than state prison
due to the length of his sentence; requiring the county jail to
meet certain health and safety standards; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Appropriations.

By Representatives J. W. Lewis and Adams-
HB 918-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
officers and employees; creating s. 112.035, Florida Statutes,
the State Equal Employment Opportunity Law; providing legis-
lative intent to provide equal opportunity in state government;
providing for a state equal employment opportunity program;
requiring positive programs for equal opportunity; providing
duties of the Division of Labor of the Department of Com-
merce; providing duties and responsibilities of state agencies;
providing for enforcement; providing for funding; providing
severability; providing an effective date.

-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 919-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Good
Samaritan Act; adding subsection (3) to s. 768.13, Florida
Statutes, to provide immunity from civil liability for persons,
including veterinarians, who render emergency care or treat-
ment to certain injured animals; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Easley-
HB 920-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
mental health services; amending ss. 394.75(2)(c), 394.76(2),
and 394.79(3), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, to require
that, in the development and approval of district and state
mental health plans and in the allocation of funds relative
thereto, preference be given where feasible to certain com-
munity-based programs and facilities; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Hollingsworth-
HB 921-A bill to be entitled An act relating to imported
fruits, vegetables and sugar; creating s. 603.165, Florida Stat-
utes, prohibiting the purchase by public agencies of imported
fruits, vegetables, and sugar under certain circumstances; pro-
viding a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Agriculture & General Legislation and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Bell-
HB 922-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retardation;
amending s. 393.063(22), Florida Statutes, modifying the defi-
nition of "retardation"; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.



By Representative T. Lewis-
HB 923-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending ss. 228.061 and 232.05, Florida Statutes, to reclassify
nursery schools as prekindergarten schools and to change the
manner of support therefore; lowering the age for admission;
amending s. 236.081(1)(c), Florida Statutes, to provide a cost
factor for prekindergarten education; providing conditions for
the application of such cost factor; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education and Appropriations.

By Representative Robinson-
HB 924-A bill to be entitled An act relating to witnesses;
amending s. 92.141, Florida Statutes, providing that law en-
forcement officers appearing as witnesses while off duty be
entitled to salary as if they were on duty; deleting provisions
authorizing per diem compensation, and certain other witness
pay, for on- and off-duty officers; providing for the compu-
tation of off-duty officers' witness pay; specifying the persons
responsible to pay officers' compensation; providing exceptions;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Lewis-
HB 925-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Transportation Code; amending s. 334.03(22) and (23), Florida
Statutes, redefining the term "state highway system" to include
certain urban arterial routes and redefining the term "county
road system" to exclude certain urban arterial routes; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative Crawford-
HB 926-A bill to be entitled An act relating to license
plates for mobile homes and recreational vehicles; amending
s. 320.0815, Florida Statutes; deleting the requirement that
license plates be displayed in a position to be visible from the
road or street when such vehicles are parked; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Mann (by request)-
HB 927-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the City of
Cape Coral, Lee County; prohibiting commercial fishing and
collecting of certain marine life in man-made canals in the
City of Cape Coral; providing a penalty; providing for a refer-
endum; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Appropriations.

By Representative Steinberg-
HB 928-A bill to be entitled An act relating to medical
malpractice; amending s. 768.44(2) (a), Florida Statutes, per-
mitting the selection of licensed podiatrists as members of
medical liability mediation panels; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Gersten-
HB 929-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
creating s. 627.7405, Florida Statutes, requiring automobile
insurers under the "no-fault" insurance law to provide the
policyholder with a pro-rata premium reduction or refund upon
issuance or renewal of the policy under certain circumstances;
providing an effective date.



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By Representative Gersten-
HB 930-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 627.351(1), Florida Statutes, providing for the
adoption of criteria of eligibility for automobile liability insur-
ance and personal injury protection benefits under the plan
for apportionment of applicants who are unable to obtain such
insurance or such benefits through ordinary methods; providing
that certain persons lawfully entitled to such insurance or such
benefits shall be insured based upon the ordinary or standard
rates and classifications; amending s. 627.7261, Florida Stat-
utes, prohibiting insurers from denying applications for auto-
mobile liability insurance based upon certain grounds; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Gersten-
HB 931-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 626.9701, Florida Statutes, to prohibit insurance
companies from refusing to renew a policy based solely on
the commission of certain noncriminal violations for excessive
speed by the insured; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Gallagher-
HB 932-A bill to be entitled An act relating to junk dealers,
scrap metal processors, persons dealing in secondhand goods,
and foundries; amending s. 812.049(3), Florida Statutes; rede-
fining "metals"; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 933-SF-A bill to be entitled A proposal relating to
elections.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representatives T. Lewis and Dixon-
HB 934-A bill to be entitled An act relating to hunting;
creating s. 372.5715, Florida Statutes, requiring the satisfactory
completion of a course of instruction in the use and safe
handling of firearms and archery equipment, conservation and
hunting ethics for certain hunters; requiring the Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission to prescribe a course of instruc-
tion and a competency examination; providing for issuance of
such certification cards; providing for acceptance of certifica-
tion issued outside the state; providing a penalty; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative Tucker-
HB 935-A bill to be entitled An act relating to autopsies;
amending s. 872.04, Florida Statutes, defining "autopsy"; pro-
viding conditions under which consent is required and methods
by which it may be given; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By the Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole-
HB 936-A bill to be entitled An act relating to parole;
providing legislative intent; creating ss. 947.001 and 947.003,
Florida Statutes; creating the "Parole Release Reform Act of
1978"; providing definitions; amending ss. 947.01(2), 947.02(2),
947.04, and 947.06, Florida Statutes, relating to the Parole and



Probation Commission, to modify provisions with respect to the
role of the Secretary of Offender Rehabilitation, the filling of
vacancies, general organization, and procedure thereon; cre-
ating s. 947.095, Florida Statutes, providing for hearing exam-
iner panels; amending s. 947.13(1) (a), Florida Statutes, and
adding a paragraph to subsection (2) of said section, and



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property is distributed to the parties in a proceeding for the
dissolution or annulment of a marriage; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.



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amending s. 947.16(1) and (3), Florida Statutes, and adding
a new subsection thereto, relating to powers and duties of
the commission, to provide for initial hearings and for estab-
lishment of presumptive release dates; amending s. 947.135-
(4) (a), Florida Statutes, providing for the continuation of
the mutual participation program; creating s. 947.165, Florida
Statutes, providing for development and implementation of
objective parole guidelines; repealing s. 947.17, Florida Stat-
utes, relating to procedure of commission; creating ss. 947.172,
947.173, and 947.174, Florida Statutes, providing commission
procedure for hearing and review of presumptive release dates
and for establishment of effective release dates; amending ss.
947.175(1), 947.19, 947.20, and 947.23(1), Florida Statutes, mod-
ifying provisions relative to notice requirements, terms and
conditions of parole, violation of parole, and revocation of
parole, to conform to the act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By Representative Sadowski-
HB 937-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Administration; adding a new paragraph (c) to s.
110.022(1), Florida Statutes, 1976 Supplement, directing the
department to establish and maintain a cost-of-living pay
differential applicable to all positions in the Career Service
System; providing a definition; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representative Sadowski-
HB 938-A bill to be entitled An act relating to arrest
records; amending s. 901.33, Florida Statutes, deleting consid-
eration of municipal ordinance violations in provisions relating
to the expunging of arrest records under certain circumstances;
providing that the records of persons not convicted of a mis-
demeanor or felony who have never been so convicted, may be
sealed rather than expunged; providing for the maintenance
of such sealed records and for continued jurisdiction over the
records by the court wherein the charge was brought; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By the Committee on Commerce-
HB 939-A bill to be entitled An act relating to liens;
adding subsection (5) to s. 713.58, Florida Statutes, providing
that certain perfected liens, mortgages, and encumbrances on
motor vehicles shall take priority over liens for labor or serv-
ices upon such vehicles; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Pajcic-
HB 940-A bill to be entitled An act relating to appeals;
adding a new subsection (5) to s. 924.07, Florida Statutes,
permitting an appeal by the state when the court enters an
order of acquittal after a verdict of guilty has been entered
by trier of fact; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Fox-
HB 941-A bill to be entitled An act relating to dissolution
of marriage; creating s. 61.21, Florida Statutes; specifying
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By Representative Fox-
HB 942-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the dissolu-
tion of marriage; amending s. 61.08, Florida Statutes; permit-
ting the court to grant alimony to either party for a specified
term; permitting the court to consider the adultery of either
spouse in determining alimony; specifying certain factors to be
considered by the court in determining a proper award of
alimony; establishing a presumption of entitlement to an award
of alimony under certain circumstances; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Pajcic-
HB 943-A bill to be entitled An act relating to landlord
and tenant law; amending s. 83.43(2), Florida Statutes, ex-
panding the term "dwelling unit" to include structures fur-
nished, with or without rent, as an incident of employment for
use as a home, residence, or sleeping place; amending s. 83.46,
Florida Statutes, providing for the duration of a tenancy at
such a dwelling place; amending s. 83.57, Florida Statutes,
providing for the termination of such a tenancy; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By the Committee on Veterans Affairs and Representative
Lockward-
HB 944-A bill to be entitled An act relating to game and
freshwater fish; amending s. 372.573(2), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding that persons who are totally and permanently disabled
shall be exempt from the payment of a fee for a permit to
hunt, fish, camp, or otherwise use lands owned, managed, or
leased by the Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission; re-
moving current permit requirements; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Martin-
HB 945-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 627.728(1)(c), Florida Statutes, redefining the
term "nonpayment of premium" with respect to the Florida
Insurance Code to include failure to maintain membership in
an organization if membership is a condition precedent to in-
surance coverage and such membership is not in a fictitious
group; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By the Committee on Commerce-
HB 946-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Retail
Installment Sales Act; amending s. 520.34(5), Florida Statutes,
authorizing an increased allowable finance charge on certain
retail installment contracts; prohibiting a seller under a retail
installment contract from utilizing statutory provisions relating
to interest parity to impose additional finance charges; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and placed on the Calendar
without reference.

By the Committee on Commerce--
HB 947-A bill to be entitled An act relating to motor
vehicle registration; amending s. 320.02(4) (a), Florida Statutes,
excluding motor vehicle dealers from certain requirements ap-



plicable to agents issuing motor vehicle registration; repealing
s. 319.23(6) (b), Florida Statutes, relating to the requirement
that, as a prerequisite to issuance of a certificate of title for
any motor vehicle, the vehicle must be currently registered;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.



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resolved with the Insurance Commissioner and Treasurer; di-
recting the commissioner to order payment of claims under
certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.



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By Representatives Burnsed and Ready-
HB 948-A bill to be entitled An act relating to identifica-
tion cards issued by the Department of Highway Safety and
Motor Vehicles; amending s. 322.051(1), Florida Statutes; de-
leting age requirement for obtaining an identification card;
permitting a parent or legal guardian to complete the appli-
cation for an identification card for a person incapable of com-
pleting such application; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation and Appropriations.

By Representative McDonald-
HB 949-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 627.351(7) (a) and (d), Florida Statutes, to author-
ize the continuance of the temporary joint underwriting plan
providing insurance risk apportionment for health care pro-
viders; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Hill-
HB 950-A bill to be entitled An act relating to public
school personnel; amending s. 231.40, Florida Statutes; estab-
lishing minimum sick leave provisions; providing for pooling
and disbursement of sick leave days under certain conditions;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Hill-
HB 951-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Uniform Land Sales Practices Law; amending s. 478.221(1)(f),
Florida Statutes, and adding paragraph (d) to subsection (2)
of said section, exempting dispositions of an interest in land
of a subdivision where the plan of disposition is to dispose to
50 or fewer persons; exempting certain offers or dispositions
of lots contained in a subdivision plat that has been recorded
or accepted by the board of county commissioners; providing
an effective date.
--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Morgan-
HB 952-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Casualty Insurance Risk Management Trust Fund; amending
s. 284.34, Florida Statutes; providing that certain coverages
are excluded unless authorized by the Department of Insur-
ance; providing that certain self-insurance programs of the
Board of Regents shall not be affected; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Morgan-
HB 953-A bill to be entitled An act relating to purchases
made by state agencies; amending s. 287.062, Florida Statutes;
requiring competitive bids on purchases in excess of $2,500;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Ewing-
HB 954-A bill to be entitled An act relating to nonprofit
medical, surgical, or hospital service plan corporations; cre-
ating s. 641.155, Florida Statutes, requiring such corporations
to pay or deny claims within specified time limits; authorizing
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By Representative Evans-
HB 955-A bill to be entitled An act relating to disabled
persons; amending s. 316.1964 (1) and (2), Florida Statutes,
removing the requirement that disabled persons must be li-
censed to operate a motor vehicle to be exempt from parking
fees; exempting certain persons transporting disabled persons
from parking fees and authorizing them to obtain identification
stickers for their motor vehicles for such purpose; amending
s. 316.1955 (1), Florida Statutes, permitting persons transport-
ing disabled persons who display such stickers to park in dis-
abled persons' public parking spaces; amending s. 316.1956 (1),
Florida Statutes, conforming provisions relating to nonpublic
parking spaces for disabled persons; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Lockward-
HB 956-A bill to be entitled An act relating to licensing
of vehicles; amending s. 316.284, Florida Statutes; providing
that nothing may be placed on the face of a license plate
except as permitted by law or by rule or regulation of a
governmental agency; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Lockward-
HB 957-A bill to be entitled An act relating to temporary
motor vehicle tags; renumbering s. 320.131(4), Florida Statutes,
and adding a new subsection (4) to said section; providing
for the issuance of temporary tags to owners of certain
vehicles; prescribing the cost of such tags and period of
effectiveness; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Transportation, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Forbes-
HB 958-A bill to be entitled An act relating to cosmetology;
reenacting chapter 477, Florida Statutes, the Florida Cosme-
tology Law, with the exception of certain sections which are
repealed; removing provisions relating to master cosmetolo-
gists, specialists, manicurists and pedicurists; revising the
definition of cosmetology and defining "certified instructor";
deleting the requirement that a person must furnish the board
certain medical information prior to certification; deleting a
requirement that applicants failing the certification exam
must return to cosmetology school and allows the retaking
of the failed portion only; revising the curriculum to be
offered by public and private cosmetology schools; specifying
a student enrollment fee; deleting certain restrictions on stu-
dent work on the public; deleting specific requirements for
applicants to postgraduate courses; deleting specific qualifica-
tions for instructors of cosmetology and providing that any
licensed cosmetologist who is certified by the Department of
Education or the Board of Cosmetology may be an instructor;
deleting the waiver of surety bond requirement for certain
cosmetology schools; deleting provisions allowing board ap-
proval of certain training courses offered by certain manufac-
turers, distributors or dealers; deleting the requirement that
examination applicants present a high school diploma or
equivalent; providing that the examination shall be only writ-
ten and not oral; providing for biennial, rather than annual,
certification of individuals, salons, and schools; authorizing
the board to require licensees to demonstrate competence and
to require continuing education or reexamination; providing
certain certification fees for salon owners and applicants from
other states; increasing board membership to include two pub-
lic members; limiting board members to one 4-year term;
including other associations among those who submit lists of
possible members to the Governor; deleting certain qualifica-
tion requirements of board members; deleting requirement that



the board provide for certain scholarships; providing stricter
sanitary rating requirements; creating s. 477.125, Florida Stat-
utes, requiring the board to adopt rules for reciprocal licens-
ing; repealing ss. 477.04, 477.06, 477.081, 477.11, 477.12, 477.22,
477.25 and 477.29, Florida Statutes, relating to, respectively:
cosmetologists practicing under master cosmetologists; qualifi-



cations for certification as specialists, manicurists and pedi-
curists; student instructor training programs; certificates
issued to applicants with a passing grade; certification of
nonresident applicants; board records; barber law unaffected;
and transitory provisions; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives Melvin, Ward, and Fortune-
HB 959-A bill to be entitled An act relating to ad valorem
tax exemption; amending s. 196.011(1), Florida Statutes, to
provide that the date of official postmark of an application
for exemption filed by mail shall be considered the date of
filing; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.

By Representative Hagler-
HB 960-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental land and water management; adding subsection (4) to
s. 380.08, Florida Statutes, relating to protection of landowners'
rights; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representative Cox-
HB 961-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bond
validation; amending s. 75.12, Florida Statutes, requiring the
awarding of attorney's fees and costs to a prevailing taxpayer,
citizen, or other person who contests or intervenes in a bond
validation action; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Patchett and Hollingsworth-
HB 962-A bill to be entitled An act relating to state-owned
lands; creating s. 253.034, Florida Statutes; providing defini-
tions for single and multiple uses; providing that lands owned
by the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust
Fund not required for a specific single use shall receive multi-
ple use management; providing that each state agency man-
aging such lands submit to the Board of Trustees of the
Internal Improvement Trust Fund a land management plan
for approval within a specified period of time from the effec-
tive date of this act and periodically thereafter; providing an
advisory council to said board; requiring each state agency
managing such lands to pay a specified percent of gross
receipts from lands to counties; providing exceptions; provid-
ing severability; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Tourism & Economic Development and
Representative Melvin-
HB 963-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental permitting of commercial development; creating part
VII of chapter 403, Florida Statutes, the Florida Optional
Licensing Coordination Act of 1978; establishing an optional
centralized certification procedure for certain projects, to be
administered by the Department of Environmental Regulation;
providing for notices of intent to file an application and for
application for certification; requiring prior local governmental
approval; providing for fees; providing for appointment of
hearing officers by the Division of Administrative Hearings;
providing for determination of completeness and sufficiency of
applications; providing for reports by the Division of State
Planning and water management districts and for studies by
the department; providing for parties to the proceedings;
providing for certification by the Governor and Cabinet; speci-
fying that such certification is in lieu of certain other state
permitting or certification requirements; providing for amend-
ment, revocation, or suspension of certificates; providing for
penalties and enforcement; providing effective dates.



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By Representative Boyd--
HB 964-A bill to be entitled An act relating to landlord
and tenant law; amending s. 83.49(1), Florida Statutes, author-
izing landlords to post an irrevocable letter of credit with the
clerk of the circuit court from certain banking institutions
as an alternative to the present requirements of the deposit
money or advance rent provisions of the landlord and tenant
law; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Conway-
HB 965-A bill to be entitled An act relating to workmen's
compensation; adding subsection (21) to s. 440.02, Florida
Statutes, defining "substantially the whole of 13 weeks";
amending s. 440.13(3) (a), Florida Statutes, authorizing the
Division of Labor of the Department of Commerce to set fees
for treatment and other services; amending s. 440.15(3) (u)
and (11), Florida Statutes, changing the computation of com-
pensation and changing the provision for diminution of wage-
earning capacity; providing for reduction of compensation
where unemployment compensation is received; amending s.
440.25(3)(b), Florida Statutes, limiting extent of award for
disability; adding subsection (4) to s. 440.26, Florida Statutes,
providing for presumption regarding intoxication in certain
cases; amending s. 440.34(3), Florida Statutes, modifying pro-
visions relative to attorney's fees; amending s. 440.37, Florida
Statutes, increasing penalty for misrepresentation; amending
s. 440.45(1) and (3), Florida Statutes, providing for appoint-
ment from nominations and salaries of judges of industrial
claims; amending s. 440.49(2), Florida Statutes, providing for
reduction of compensation where rehabilitation is refused;
amending s. 440.50(1) (a), Florida Statutes, authorizing pay-
ment for records on appeal from Workmen's Compensation
Administration Trust Fund; limiting expenditure of funds;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Hazelton-
HB 966-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Division
of Risk Management of the Department of Insurance; adding
subsection (3) to s. 284.40, Florida Statutes, directing custo-
dians of records of the Department of Health and Rehabili-
tative Services to release certain records to the Division of
Risk Management for the purpose of claims investigations
under certain circumstances; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Governmental Operations.

By Representative Williams-
HB 967-A bill to be entitled An act relating to obscenity;
providing legislative intent; providing definitions; creating a
Division of Adult Entertainment within the Department of
Business Regulation; providing that certain legal remedies
shall not be deemed impaired by the operation of this act;
providing for the power and authority of the division; pro-
viding for the powers and duties of division employees; pro-
viding for the deposit of revenues collected pursuant to this
act; requiring adult bookstores and adult motion picture dealers
to be licensed and to pay a fee; providing for license investi-
gations; providing for the qualifications of licensees; providing
for the issuance of licenses, terms and renewals; providing a
quota limitation on licenses; providing for the revocation and
suspension of licenses and attendant procedures; prohibiting
persons from engaging in the adult entertainment business
without a license; providing penalties; providing for searches;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.



By Representative Patchett-
HB 968-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Indian
River County; amending section 7-A of chapter 24600, Laws of
Florida, 1947, as created by chapter 61-2278, Laws of Florida,
to increase the amount that the Board of Commissioners of



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HB 974-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Com-
mission on the Spanish-speaking Populace of Florida; amending
ss. 13.9964 and 13.9965(1), Florida Statutes, renaming the com-
mission; adding subsection (3) to s. 13.9967, Florida Statutes,
empowering the commission to investigate, hold hearings, ad-
minister oaths, subpoena witnesses, compel production of evi-
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Indian River Mosquito Control District is authorized to expend
for purchase of goods, supplies, or materials for the use of
the district, without notice or bid required; providing an
effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representatives Mixson, R. Moore, Hodges, Hollingsworth,
McCall, Langley, Hawkins, Hutto, Cassens, Crady, McPherson,
Fulford, Mann, Hector, Grizzle, Blackburn, Hagler, Thomp-
son, Williams, Fortune, Culbreath, Evans, Ward, Patchett,
Robinson, Papy, Nuckolls, Melvin, Barrett, Kiser, Kershaw,
Burrall, O'Malley, Rish, Ewing, T. Lewis, Martin, Taylor,
Foster, James, Fechtel, Hattaway, Maxwell, Patterson, Jen-
nings, Craig, and Ready-
HJR 969-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 4 of Article VII of the State Constitution relating to
ad valorem taxation.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Fox-
HB 970-A bill to be entitled An act relating to jurors;
amending s. 40.07(4), Florida Statutes, permitting the parties
in a cause to question prospective jurors with respect to their
interest in the subject matter of the cause prior to such
questioning by the judge; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Nuckolls and Hodges-
HB 971-A bill to be entitled An act relating to telephone
solicitation; creating s. 501.059, Florida Statutes; providing
restrictions on such solicitation; authorizing the Division of
Consumer Services of the Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services to promulgate rules defining unreasonable
hours and to investigate complaints of violations and institute
injunctive proceedings; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representatives Fulford and Mann-
HB 972-A bill to be entitled An act relating to otters;
adding subsection (20) to s. 372.57, Florida Statutes, requiring
an additional permit for persons taking otters in this state;
providing a fee; adding subsection (7) to s. 372.66, Florida
Statutes, requiring an additional permit for dealers or buyers
of dried or green otter furs in this state; providing a fee;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representatives Sadowski and Fulford-
HB 973-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Uniform
Commercial Code; reenacting s. 671.201(37) and amending s.
679.312(3) and (4), Florida Statutes, providing for priorities
among conflicting security interests in the same collateral;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

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of equal opportunity against persons of Hispanic origin; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Kershaw-
HB 975-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
adding subsection (6) to s. 103.091, Florida Statutes, prohibit-
ing state or county executive committee endorsements in any
primary election; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representatives Melvin and Thompson-
HCR 976-A concurrent resolution establishing an interim
committee to study the Coastal Zone Management Plan; pro-
viding for the membership, duties, and expenses of the com-
mittee; delaying final action on the plan.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources and Appropriations.

By Representative Hawkins-
HB 977-A bill to be entitled An act relating to community
mental health services; amending s. 394.66(7) and (10), Florida
Statutes, and adding a subsection, providing that it is the
intent of the Legislature to grant to district administrators
for the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services the
authority to determine, subject to approval of local governing
bodies, whether or not the establishment of district mental
health boards will best serve the needs of their districts and,
if not, to assume the functions thereof; amending ss. 394.67(3),
394.69, 394.71, 394.72, 394.74(1) and (2)(c) and (d), 394.75(1),
(2)(d) and (e), and (5), 394.76(1), (4)(c), and (8), 394.79(2),
and 394.81(1), Florida Statutes, to implement said intent; pro-
viding that the establishment of such boards is optional,
rather than mandatory, on a district by district basis; pro-
viding procedure relative thereto; providing for construction
with respect to presently existing boards; providing an effec-
tive date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Cherry-
HB 978-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Sun-
shine Law; amending s. 286.011, Florida Statutes, to include
judicial nominating commissions among those boards and com-
missions required by law to conduct official business at meet-
ings open to the public and to record minutes for public
record; providing a penalty; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Cherry-
HCR 979-A concurrent resolution protesting the sale of
Republic of South Africa gold currency in the State of Florida
and urging the citizens of the state not to purchase such coins.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.

By Representative Cherry-
HB 980-A bill to be entitled An act relating to education;
amending ss. 231.09(1) (a) and 233.061, Florida Statutes, re-
quiring instruction in racial tolerance; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education.

By Representative Eckhart-



HB 981-A bill to be entitled An act relating to fraudulent
practices; adding subsection (3) to s. 817.235, Florida Statutes;



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By Representative Becker-
HB 987-A bill to be entitled An act relating to alcoholic
beverage licenses; providing legislative intent; adding subsec-
tions (10) and (11) to s. 561.20, Florida Statutes, 1977, relat-



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providing that possession of personal property with the knowl-
edge that the manufacturer's or owner's identification mark
has been removed with intent to sell is a first degree mis-
demeanor; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.

By Representative Eckhart-
HB 982-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board; amending s. 468.182-
(2)(b), (3)(b), Florida Statutes; providing that members may
succeed themselves; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Bell-
HB 983-A bill to be entitled An act relating to supervisors
of elections; adding subsection (3) to s. 145.09, Florida Stat-
utes, providing for an annual cost-of-living adjustment in the
salaries of supervisors of elections; requiring the Department
of Administration to certify the factor to be used by the coun-
ties in making such adjustment; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By the Committee on Commerce-
HB 984-A bill to be entitled An act relating to unclaimed
motor vehicles; amending s. 715.05, Florida Statutes; providing
that motor vehicles left unclaimed in storage for more than a
specified period shall be reported to the Department of High-
way Safety and Motor Vehicles; reducing such period from
2 weeks to 10 days; requiring notification to the department
and certain law enforcement agencies of vehicles stored due
to failure by the owner to pay certain charges; providing that
the department shall notify lienholders; providing that failure
to notify the department and such law enforcement agencies
shall limit storage and repair costs to $150 or less; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Neal and Haben-
HB 985-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Hardee
County; authorizing the School Board of Hardee County to
acquire land and to construct, enlarge, improve, repair, re-
model, equip, and furnish schools, school facilities, school ad-
ministrative facilities, and all necessary appurtenances within
the school district of Hardee County, to be secured by race
track funds and jai alai funds accruing to the School Board
of Hardee County, pursuant to the provisions of chapters 550
and 551, Florida Statutes, and authorizing the School Board
of Hardee County to pay the costs incidental to the issuance
of said bonds and the costs of such projects; providing an
effective date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Becker-
HB 986-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the bever-
age law; amending s. 561.20(6), Florida Statutes, 1976 Sup-
plement, providing that when a quota beverage license is
originally issued, said license shall not be transferred for a
period of 3 years from the date of issuance; providing an
effective date.
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mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
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ing to the number of quota alcoholic beverage licenses to be
issued to retail vendors; providing that no person, firm, or
corporation may be issued or hold more than a maximum of
25 percent of the quota alcoholic beverage licenses in any
one county; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Regulated Industries & Licensing.

By Representative Woodruff-
HB 988-A bill to be entitled An act relating to insurance;
amending s. 627.736(7) (a), Florida Statutes, providing that
reports and testimony by certain physicians performing mental
or physical examinations of an injured person covered by per-
sonal injury protection, at the request of an insurer, shall not
be used to demonstrate that diagnosis and treatment by
another physician licensed under another provision of law is
unnecessary; defining "physician" for the purposes of the act;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative Woodruff-
HJR 989-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 8 of Article IV of the State Constitution relating to
the Parole and Probation Commission.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Hill-
HB 990-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the office
of Insurance Commissioner and Treasurer; amending s. 20.13-
(1), Florida Statutes, providing that the head of the Depart-
ment of Insurance is the Commissioner of Insurance who shall
be appointed for a 4-year term by the Governor, subject to
confirmation by the Senate; creating s. 20.135, Florida Stat-
utes; creating a Department of the Treasury headed by the
Treasurer; transferring the Division of Treasury of the Depart-
ment of Insurance to the Department of the Treasury; direct-
ing the Division of Statutory Revision of the Joint Legislative
Management Committee to make changes in terminology; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representative Warner-
HB 991-A bill to be entitled An act relating to hospital
and medical service plans; creating s. 641.055, Florida Stat-
utes; providing that the Department of Insurance shall not
issue a license to certain nonprofit health care service plan
corporations, or approve changes in contracts issued by or
rates charged by such corporations, unless the contracts pro-
vide for payment for obtaining a second physician's opinion
when a physician recommends any elective surgical procedure
covered by the contract; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce, Finance & Taxation, and Appropriations.

By Representative Adams-
HB 992-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of Marvin
Ballan; providing an appropriation to compensate him for
losses incurred due to the wrongful acts of the Department
of Health and Rehabilitative Services; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Claims.

By Representatives Adams and Warner-
HM 993-A memorial to the Congress of the United States
urging Congress to pass House Resolution 21, "The Health
Security Act," creating a national system of health security
benefits.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Agriculture & General Legislation.



By Representatives Adams and Davis-
HB 994-A bill to be entitled An act relating to domestic
relations; creating part II of chapter 61, Florida Statutes;
providing for the establishment of conciliation divisions of
the circuit courts with jurisdiction over controversies between
spouses; providing for staff and a director of conciliation;
providing petitioning procedures; providing for conferences;
providing authority of judges of conciliation divisions; pro-
viding for relationship to proceedings for dissolution of mar-
riage; providing for funding by the counties; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.

By Representative T. Lewis (by request)-
HB 995-A bill to be entitled An act relating to bicycle
regulations; amending s. 316.2065(7), Florida Statutes, pro-
viding where bicycle riders may ride; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Fontana-
HB 996-A bill to be entitled An act relating to charitable
solicitations; amending s. 496.11(10), Florida Statutes, relating
to the unauthorized use of certain names for solicitation pur-
poses, to add "law enforcement"; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.

By Representative T. Lewis-
HB 997-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retirement;
providing that any person who retires under the disability
provisions of the Florida Retirement System, or of any retire-
ment system therein consolidated, after 10 years of creditable
service and whose disability continues until age 60 may receive
additional benefits; providing for the computation of such addi-
tional benefits; authorizing the Division of Retirement to adopt
rules; providing an appropriation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Appropriations.

By Representatives Gordon, Rish, Craig, Bell, Burnsed, and
Hazelton-
HB 998-A bill to be entitled An act relating to statutory
revision; amending s. 11.242(1) and (5), Florida Statutes,
relating to the powers and duties of the Joint Legislative
Management Committee in carrying on the work of statutory
revision; deleting the general authority to make changes in
number, form, and arrangement of statutes or laws and direct-
ing that such changes be included in reviser's bills; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on House Administration.

By Representative Langley-
HB 999-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Retirement System; amending ss. 121.031, 121.052(4), and
121.061, Florida Statutes, deleting reference to the requirement
that members of the system must contribute to the Social
Security Act; repealing ss. 121.021(35) and (37), 121.051(3),
and 121.052(2), Florida Statutes, relating to the definitions
of the terms "social security coverage" and "Social Security
Trust Fund" and relating to required social security coverage
of regular members of the Florida Retirement System and of
members who are in the Elected State Officers' Class; direct-
ing the Director of the Division of Retirement of the Depart-
ment of Administration to file notice with the Federal Security
Administrator of the intent of the State of Florida to with-
draw from the Social Security Act; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining,
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By Representative Gordon-
HB 1000-A bill to be entitled An act relating to retarda-
tion; amending s. 393.067(2), Florida Statutes, to require addi-
tional information upon application for licensure of a residen-
tial facility under the Retardation Prevention and Community
Services Act; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Health & Rehabilitative Services.

By Representative Craig-
HB 1001-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Town
of St. Augustine Beach, St. Johns County; changing the desig-
nated name of the town and town clerk; providing an effective
date.
Proof of publication of the required notice was attached
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Gustafson-
HB 1002-A bill to be entitled An act relating to pharma-
ceutical assistance for the elderly; providing legislative intent
and definitions; requiring the Department of Health and Reha-
bilitative Services to provide a program for assistance to
elderly citizens financially unable to purchase medically neces-
sary prescription drugs; specifying the amount of such finan-
cial assistance; providing eligibility criteria; providing for
rules; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Poole-
HB 1003-A bill to be entitled An act for the relief of the
City of Fort Lauderdale; providing an appropriation to com-
pensate the city for the construction of a sewage treatment
plant made obsolete by recent amendments to chapter 403,
Florida Statutes; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Community Affairs and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole-
HB 1004-A bill to be entitled An act relating to obstructing
justice; amending ss. 843.01 and 843.02, Florida Statutes, re-
lating to the prohibition against resisting certain officers of
the law in the execution of process or other legal duty, to
include parole and probation officers and supervisors employed
by the Department of Offender Rehabilitation among such
officers; providing penalties; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative R. Moore-
HB 1005-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the dis-
trict school system; amending s. 230.234, Florida Statutes, to
authorize the expenditure of school district funds for indemni-
fication of district school board officers and employees against
whom money judgments in certain civil actions have been
entered; requiring public meetings and notice to determine
such expenditures; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Education, Finance & Taxation and Appropriations.

By Representative Hieber--
HB 1006-A bill to be entitled An act relating to medical
malpractice; amending s. 627.351(7) (d), Florida Statutes; pro-
viding for the termination of the temporary medical malprac-
tice joint underwriting plan on July 1, 1981; providing an
effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Commerce.



By Representative Rish-
HB 1007-A bill to be entitled An act relating to Sunland
Recreational Park; providing an appropriation for the con-
struction of phases VI and VII of the park; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Appropriations.

By Representative Cherry-
HB 1008-A bill to be entitled An act relating to purchas-
ing; requiring the Department of General Services to promul-
gate guidelines to be followed by all state agencies with
authority to enter into contracts for commodities or services
to insure that 15 percent of the value of such contract pur-
chases be procured from businesses or other suppliers owned
or operated by women or members of a minority group;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Governmental Operations and Appropriations.

By Representatives James and Hill-
HB 1009-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Munici-
pal Firemen's Pension Trust Fund; amending s. 175.021, Flor-
ida Statutes, restating the legislative declaration to conform
to the act; amending s. 175.032(1), Florida Statutes, replacing
the term "fireman" with "firefighter" and defining "volunteer
firefighter"; amending s. 175.041(1), Florida Statutes, and
adding a new subsection (2), changing the compliance stand-
ards for equipment owned by municipal and volunteer fire
departments for purposes of the creation of a pension trust
fund; amending s. 175.311, Florida Statutes, prohibiting certain
discrimination in any pension plan; amending the introductory
paragraph and subsection (11) of s. 175.351, Florida Statutes,
requiring Department of Insurance approval of pension plans
or changes thereto prior to implementation; directing that
changes in terminology in the Florida Statutes be made;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining and
Finance & Taxation.

By Representatives T. Lewis and Craig-
HB 1010-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Game
and Fresh Water Fish Commission; amending s. 372.653(1),
Florida Statutes, providing that 2.5 cents out of each fee
assessed for the tagging of game fish in certain state lakes
shall be used for the purchase of trash fish from such lakes;
directing the commission to make specified rules; providing
an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Natural Resources, Finance & Taxation, and Appro-
priations.

By Representative Hattaway-
HB 1011-A bill to be entitled An act designating and
naming the bridge spanning the St. Johns River on State
Road 415 the "Douglas Stenstrom Bridge"; providing for
appropriate signs and markers to be erected by Department
of Transportation; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Transportation.

By Representative Carlton-
HB 1012-A bill to be entitled An act relating to obscene
literature; amending ss. 847.012(1) (a), 847.013(1) (a), (2)(c)
and (d), and (4), and 847.09(1), Florida Statutes, increasing
from 17 to 18 the age under which a person is considered a
minor or juvenile for purposes of provisions prohibiting the
sale of obscene material to minors and the exposure of certain
presentations to minors; providing an effective date.



-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Criminal Justice and Appropriations.



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By Representative T. Moore-
HB 1013-A bill to be entitled An act relating to condo-
miniums; adding a new paragraph (f) to s. 718.112(2), Flor-
ida Statutes, relating to bylaws; providing for contents of
proposed annual budget of common expenses; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Dyer-
HB 1014-A bill to be entitled An act relating to county
boundaries; amending ss. 7.06 and 7.13, Florida Statutes, to
extend the boundaries of Broward County to include certain
property in Dade County; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Community Affairs.

By Representative Martin-
HJR 1015-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 8 of Article II of the State Constitution relating to
ethics in government.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representatives Melvin and Craig-
HJR 1016---A joint resolution proposing amendments to Sec-
tion 5 of Article II and Sections 2 and 5 of Article XI of
the State Constitution abolishing the Constitutional Revision
Commission.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Fox--
HJR 1017-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 11 of Article V of the State Constitution relating to
judicial nominating commissions.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Poindexter-
HB 1018-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the regu-
lation of public utilities; creating s. 366.042, Florida Statutes,
requiring the Florida Public Service Commission to cause a
certified public accountant to conduct a performance audit of
any public utility seeking a rate increase pursuant to chapter
366, Florida Statutes; providing a definition; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Regulated Industries & Licensing and Appropria-
tions.

By Representative Fox-
HB 1019-A bill to be entitled An act relating to certifica-
tion of social workers; providing legislative intent; providing
definitions; prohibiting uncertified persons from holding them-
selves out to be certified; providing for application and
renewal procedures; providing qualifications; providing for
application and renewal fees and the disposition thereof; pro-
viding for revocation of certificate; providing penalties; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Health & Rehabilitative Services, Finance & Taxa-
tion, and Appropriations.

By Representative Poindexter-
HJR 1020-A joint resolution proposing an amendment to
Section 5 of Article IV of the State Constitution relating to
election of the Governor.



--was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Judiciary and Appropriations.



By Representative Considine-
HB 1021-A bill to be entitled An act relating to trusts;
creating s. 737.308, Florida Statutes; providing that a trustee
shall distribute trust income no less frequently than annually
unless otherwise directed or permitted by the trust instrument;
providing an effective date.
---was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Judiciary.

By Representative Pajcic-
HB 1022-A bill to be entitled An act relating to driving
while under the influence of alcoholic beverages; amending
s. 322.261(1) (d), Florida Statutes, providing that refusal to
submit to a chemical breath test shall be admissible into
evidence in any civil or criminal action or proceeding; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

By Representatives Sadowski, Richard, and Pajcic-
HB 1023-A bill to be entitled An act relating to elections;
amending s. 99.095(3), Florida Statutes, 1977, changing the
percentage of qualified electors required to sign petitions in
relation to the alternative method of qualifying; amending
s. 99.0955(2), Florida Statutes, 1977, changing the percentage
of qualified electors required to sign petitions in relation to
the permitting of the names of independent candidates for
statewide and other offices to appear on the general ballot;
changing the base number of electors upon which the per-
centage is computed; amending s. 99.096(1), Florida Statutes,
1977, changing the percentage of qualified electors required
to sign petitions to permit the names of minority party candi-
dates for statewide and other offices to appear on the general
election ballot; changing the base number of electors upon
which the.percentage is computed; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Elections.

By Representative Carlton-
HB 1024-A bill to be entitled An act relating to life and
disability insurance; authorizing the Department of Insurance
to approve forms providing for life insurance and disability
insurance policies at reduced premiums for certain individuals;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Commerce and Appropriations.

By Representative Mixson-
HB 1025-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Depart-
ment of Agriculture; amending the introductory paragraph
and subsections (1) and (3) of s. 570.23, Florida Statutes,
providing for a member who represents grape growers on the
State Agricultural Advisory Council; providing an effective
date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittees on Agriculture & General Legislation and Appropria-
tions.

Reports of Standing Committees
The Committee on Agriculture & General Legislation recom-
mends the following pass:



HB 617
HB 733
HCR 740



HM 255
HM 341
HM 7



HB 57
HM 240
HM 242



HM 243



The Committee on Appropriations recommends the following
pass:
HB 141 (Fiscal Note Attached)
HB 35 (Fiscal Note Attached)
HB 718, with amendments (Fiscal Note Attached)
HB 251 (Fiscal Note Attached)



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The Committee on Claims recommends the following pass:
HB 64 HB 619, with amendment
HB 196, with amendments HB 620
HB 95 HB 722, with amendment

The Committee on Commerce recommends the following pass:
HB 187 HB 302
HB 6 HB 169, with amendments

The Committee on Community Affairs recommends the fol-
lowing pass: HB 584, with amendment HB 69

The Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole recom-
mends the following pass:
HB 73, with amendments HB 164, with amendment
HB 464

The Committee on Criminal Justice recommends the following
pass:
HB 58, with amendments HB 273
HB 79, with amendment HB 318
HB 82, with amendments HB 415
HB 224, with amendments HB 38, with amendment

The Committee on Education recommends the following pass:
HB 36 HB 192

The Committee on Elections recommends the following pass:
HB 121 HB 560, with amendment

The Committee on Finance & Taxation recommends the fol-
lowing pass:
HB 9, with amendment (fiscal note attached)
HB 16, with amendment (fiscal note attached)
HB 22, with amendments (fiscal note attached)
HB 51, with amendment (fiscal note attached)
HJR 253, with amendment (fiscal note attached)
HB 414 (fiscal note attached)
HB 476, with amendment (fiscal note attached)

The Committee on Governmental Operations recommends the
following pass:
HB 18, with amendment HB 156
HB 103

The Committee on Health & Rehabilitative Services recom-
mends the following pass: HB 129, with amendment

The Committee on Judiciary recommends the following pass:
HJR 1112 HJR 90, with amendment
HB 147, with amendment HB 286
HB 151, with amendment HB 200
HB 153, with amendments HB 364

The Committee on Natural Resources recommends the follow-
ing pass:
HB 183 HB 173
HB 267 HB 25, with amendments
HB 342, with amendments HB 359

The Committee on Regulated Industries & Licensing recom-
mends the following pass:
HB 182 HB 489, with amendment
HB 317, with amendments HB 601

The Committee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bar-
gaining recommends the following pass: HB 125, with amend-
ment



The Committee on Standards & Conduct recommends the
following pass: HB 701



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The Committee on Veterans Affairs recommends the fol-
lowing pass: HB 214 HM 622
The above bills were placed on the calendar.

The Committee on Commerce recommends a committee
substitute for the following: HB 40

The Committee on Criminal Justice recommends a committee
substitute for the following: HB 80

The Committee on Governmental Operations recommends a
committee substitute for the following: HB 144

The Committee on Health & Rehabilitative Services recom-
mends a committee substitute for the following: HB 39

The Committee on Judiciary recommends a committee sub-
stitute for the following: HB 11

The Committee on Natural Resources recommends a com-
mittee substitute for the following: HB 123

The Committee on Regulated Industries & Licensing rec-
ommends a committee substitute for the following:
HB 143 HB 274

The Committee on Standards & Conduct recommends a com-
mittee substitute for the following: HB 180 HB 245 HB 398
The above bills with committee substitutes were placed on
the calendar.

The Committee on Agriculture & General Legislation rec-
ommends the following pass: HB 742 with amendments

The Committee on Corrections, Probation & Parole recom-
mends the following pass: HB 284, with amendment

The Committee on Criminal Justice recommends the fol-
lowing pass: HB 731

The Committee on Finance & Taxation recommends the
following pass: HB 54 (fiscal note attached)

The Committee on Governmental Operations recommends the
following pass:
HB 5 HB 71 HB 101 HB 141
HB 48 HB 99

The Committee on Health & Rehabilitative Services recom-
mends the following pass: HB 113

The Committee on Natural Resources recommends the fol-
lowing pass:
HB 272 HB 367, with amendments
HB 304 HB 372, with amendment
HB 321 HB 563

The Committee on Regulated Industries & Licensing recom-
mends the following pass: HB 28 HB 109 HB 170

The Committee on Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bar-
gaining recommends the following pass:
HB 30 HB 105, with amendments
HB 35 HB 190

The Committee on Standards & Conduct recommends the fol-
lowing pass: HB 91



The Committee on Tourism & Economic Development recom-
mends the following pass: HB 577, with amendment



April 4, 1978