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Journals

of the

House of Representatives



Special Session



of the



Sixth Legislature
[under the Constitution as Revised in 1968]



NOVEMBER 21, 1978
and



DECEMBER 6, 1978













The Journal OF THE


House of Representatives

SPECIAL SESSION



Wednesday, December 6, 1978


Beginning of a Special Session of the Sixth Legislature under the Constitution as Revised in 1968, convened
by Proclamation of the Governor and held at the Capitol in the City of Tallahassee in the State of Florida, on
Wednesday, December 6, 1978.



The House was called to order at 11:00 a.m. by the Honorable
J. Hyatt Brown, Speaker, pursuant to the following proclama-
tion, which was read by the Clerk, Dr. Allen Morris:

PROCLAMATION
State of Florida
Executive Department
Tallahassee
TO THE HONORABLE MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA
SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
WHEREAS, on November 22, 1978, the Florida Supreme
Court in Reubin O'D. Askew vs. Cross Key Waterways and
Reubin O'D. Askew vs. Postal Colony Co., Inc. held that Section
380.05(1), Florida Statutes, and Section 380.05(2) (a) and (b),
Florida Statutes, are constitutionally defective as unlawful
delegation of legislative authority to an administrative body
in violation of Article II, Section 3, Florida Constitution (1968),
and
WHEREAS, this decision serves to invalidate not only the
process by which Areas of Critical State Concern are desig-
nated but also those designations presently in effect in Monroe
County/Florida Keys and the Green Swamp, and
WHEREAS, the absence of State regulation and oversight
impairs the ability of Florida government to preserve and
protect the natural resources and environment, to provide an
adequate water management system, to insure water quality
and optimum utilization of our limited water resources, to
facilitate orderly and well-planned development and to protect
the health and welfare, safety and quality of life for the resi-
dents of the State of Florida, and
WHEREAS, certain other pressing matters, as more particu-
larly described below, have arisen since the adjournment of the
last session of the Florida Legislature, and
WHEREAS, it is necessary and in the public interest of the
citizens of Florida that the Legislature be convened in special
session to consider the legislative business described in Section
2 hereof,
NOW, THEREFORE, I, REUBIN O'D. ASKEW, Governor
of Florida, in obedience to my constitutional duty and by virtue
of the power and authority vested in me by Article III, Section
3c(l), Florida Constitution (1968), do hereby proclaim as
follows:
Section 1.
That the Legislature of the State of Florida be and is hereby
convened in Special Session pursuant to Article III, Section
3(1), Florida Constitution (1968), at the Capitol, Tallahassee,
Florida, commencing at 11:00 o'clock a.m. on Wednesday,
December 6, 1978 and extending through Friday, December 8,
1978.
Section 2.
That the Legislature is convened for the sole purpose of
considering the following matters:




(1) An amendment to Chapter 380, Florida Statutes (1977),
adopting, approving and incorporating by reference portions
of the Florida Administrative Code designating the Green
Swamp and the Florida Keys as Areas of Critical State
Concern and all regulations thereunder and establishing a
commission to report to the 1979 Legislature.
(2) Extending the effective date of the Florida Lighting
Efficiency Code, Section 553.89, Florida Statutes (1977), and
the Florida Thermal Efficiency Code, Sections 553.900-908,
Florida Statutes (1977), until March 15, 1979.
(3) An amendment to Chapter 917, Florida Statutes (1977),
the Mentally Disordered Sex Offenders Act.
(4) An amendment to Chapter 78-299, Laws of Florida
(1978), to provide a definition for "new businesses".
(5) Senate confirmation of pending gubernatorial ap-
pointees.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have
hereunto set my hand and caused the
Great Seal of the State of Florida
to be affixed to this Proclamation
convening the Legislature in special
session, at the Capitol, this 1st day
of December, 1978.
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
ATTEST:
JESSE J. MCCRARY, JR.
Secretary of State

The following amended proclamation also was read:

PROCLAMATION

State of Florida
Executive Department
Tallahassee
TO THE HONORABLE MEMBERS OF THE SENATE AND
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
WHEREAS, on the 1st day of December 1978, a Proclama-
tion of the Governor was issued convening a special session
of the Florida Legislature commencing on the 6th day of
December 1978, and
WHEREAS, it is necessary and in the best interest of the
State to amend the Proclamation of the Governor of December
1, 1978 in order to expand the call of the special session so that
the Legislature may consider the additional legislative business
set forth below.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, REUBIN O'D. ASKEW, Governor
of the State of Florida, in obedience to my constitutional duty
and by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by
Article III, Section 3(c)(1), Florida Constitution (1968), do
hereby proclaim as follows:








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Section 1.
That the Legislature of the State of Florida be and is hereby
convened in Special Session pursuant to Article III, Section
3(c) (1), Florida Constitution (1968), at the Capitol, Tallahassee,
Florida, commencing at 11:00 o'clock a.m. on Wednesday, De-
cember 6, 1978 and extending through Friday, December 8, 1978.



Section 2.
That the Legislature is convened for the sole purpose of con-
sidering the following matters:
(1) An amendment to Chapter 380, Florida Statutes (1977),
adopting, approving and incorporating by reference portions
of the Florida Administrative Code designating the Green
Swamp and Florida Keys as Areas of Critical State Concern
and all regulations thereunder and establishing a commission
to report to the 1979 Legislature.
(2) Extending the effective date of the Florida Lighting
Efficiency Code, Section 553.89, Florida Statutes (1977), and
the Florida Thermal Efficiency Code, Sections 553.900-908,
Florida Statutes (1977), until March 15, 1979.
(3) An amendment to Chapter 917, Florida Statutes (1977),
the Mentally Disordered Sex Offenders Act.
(4) An amendment to Chapter 78-299, Laws of Florida
(1978), to provide a definition for "new businesses."
(5) Senate confirmation of pending gubernatorial ap-
pointees.
(6) An amendment to Section 258.165(3) (b)3, Florida
Statutes (1977), to correct the last sentence thereof by sub-
stituting the word subparagraphh" for the word "paragraph."
(7) Changing the name of Florida Technological Univer-
sity to University of Central Florida.
Section 3.
Except as amended by this Proclamation, the Proclamation
of the Governor dated December 1, 1978 is ratified and con-
firmed.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I
have hereunto set my hand and
caused the Great Seal of the State
of Florida to be affixed at Tal-
lahassee, the Capitol, this 5th
day of December, 1978.
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor

ATTEST:
JESSE J. MCCRARY, JR.
Secretary of State

The following Members were recorded present:


The Chair
Allen
Bankhead
Barrett
Batchelor
Beard
Bell
Boles
Brantley
Burnsed
Burrall
Bush
Campbell
Carlton
Carpenter
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford
Crotty
Danson
Davis
Deratany
Dunbar

Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing
Flinn
Flynn
Fontana
Foster
Fox
Gallagher
Gardner
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Gustafson
Haben
Hag er
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, L. R.
Hawkins, M. E.
Hazouri
Healey
Hector

Hieber
Hodes
Hodges
Hollingsworth
Jennings
Johnson, A. E.
Johnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, C. F.
Jones, D. L.
Kelly
Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Liberti
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Mann
Margolis
Martin

Martinez
McCall
McPherson
Melby
Mica
Mills
Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic
Patchett
Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Reynolds
Richmond
Robinson
Rosen
Ryals

Sadowski
Sample
Shackelford
Sheldon
Silver

Smith, C. R.
Smith, J. H.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas

Thompson
Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Warner

Watt
Weinstock
Williams
Woodruff
Young



A quorum was present.



Prayer

Prayer was offered by Representative George H. Sheldon.

Pledge

The Members pledged allegiance to the Flag.

Introduction and Reference

By Representatives J. W. Lewis, Young, Dyer, Allen, Evans,
Mitchell, Kelly, C. R. Smith, J. H. Smith, Morgan, McPherson,
Shackelford, Sample, Davis, M. E. Hawkins, Liberti, Mann,
Richmond, Fontana, Campbell, Lehman, Ward, Hagler, Burnsed,
Pajcic, Margolis, Hazouri, Price, Carlton, Hector, Kershaw,
Patterson, Foster, Ready, Williams, L. J. Smith, and Martin-
HB 1-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Thermal Efficiency code; amending ss. 553.903, 553.904, 553.905
and 553.906, Florida Statutes, to delay the effective date of
the code; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representatives J. W. Lewis, Dyer, Allen, Evans, Mitchell,
Kelly, C. R. Smith, J. H. Smith, Morgan, McPherson, Shackel-
ford, Sample, Davis, M. E. Hawkins, Liberti, Mann, Richmond,
Fontana, Campbell, Lehman, Ward, Hagler, Burnsed, Pajcic,
Margolis, Hazouri, Price, Carlton, Hector, Kershaw, Patterson,
Foster, Ready, Williams, Young, L. J. Smith, and Martin-
HB 2-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Lighting Efficiency Code; amending s. 553.89(2) (b), (3), and
(4), Florida Statutes, to delay the effective date of the code;
providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representatives J. W. Lewis, Brown, Kiser, Pajcic, Moffitt,
Morgan, Conway, Bell, Gustafson, Haben, Patchett, Kutun,
Gordon, Mica, Nergard, Bush, Richmond, Hazouri, Gersten,
Fontana, Patterson, T. F. Lewis, Evans, Lehman, Sample, Cox,
Mann, Mills, Thomas, Rosen, Davis, Sheldon, Boles, Allen,
Healey, Upchurch, Campbell, Price, Dyer, L. J. Smith, Warner,
Fox, Martin, Burrall, Mitchell, Hodges, C. R. Smith, J. H.
Smith, McPherson, Shackelford, M. E. Hawkins, Liberti, Sa-
dowski, Margolis, Carlton, Hector, Kershaw, Foster, Williams,
and Young-
HB 3-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental land and water management; designating the Green
Swamp Area and the Florida Keys Area as areas of critical
state concern; adopting specified provisions of the Florida
Administrative Code as the land development regulations ap-
plicable to such areas; creating a committee for the study of
the method of designation of such areas; providing for a report
to the Legislature; providing an effective date and an expira-
tion date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

By Representatives J. W. Lewis and Hector-
HB 4-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Biscayne
Bay Aquatic Preserve; amending s. 258.165(3)(b), Florida
Statutes, providing that the restriction on connection of upland
canals to the waters of the preserve shall be limited to certain
dredging and filling projects; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Natural Resources.

















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By Representatives Kutun, Robinson, Ward, Hagler, Boles,
B. L. Johnson, and Patterson-
HB 5-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the tax on
sales, use, and other transactions; amending s. 212.08(5) (b),
Florida Statutes, 1978 Supplement; exempting from the tax
the purchase of industrial machinery and equipment to be used
in a new business or expanded facilities or plants producing
or fabricating a new product; providing a partial exemption
from the tax for such purchases to be used in certain other
expanded facilities or plants; providing an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance & Taxation.
HCR 6-A-Introduction deferred.

HR 7-A-Introduction deferred.

By Representatives Batchelor, Crotty, Mica, Carlton, Jen-
nings, Hattaway, and Kirkwood-
HB 8-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the State
University System; amending s. 239.01(1)(h), Florida Statutes,
1978 Supplement, changing the name of the Florida Techno-
logical University to the University of Central Florida; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Education, Higher.
By Representative Crawford-
HB 9-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to mentally
disordered sex offenders; amending s. 917.21, Florida Statutes;
requiring a committing court to retain jurisdiction over such
an offender for the purpose of approving participation by the
offender in a work-release or community furlough program;
amending s. 917.217, Florida Statutes; specifying those men-
tally disordered sex offenders eligible for participation in such
programs; requiring court approval of such participation pur-
suant to certain findings; authorizing the Department of Health
and Rehabilitative Services to adopt certain rules; prohibiting
release under a work-release or community furlough program
until a specified date; providing for return of current partici-
pants in such programs to the committing court; providing an
effective date.
-was read the first time by title and referred to the Com-
mittee on Criminal Justice.

Communications



Honorable J. Hyatt Brown December 6, 1978
Speaker, House of Representatives

Dear Mr. Speaker:
In compliance with the provisions of Article III, Section 8(b),
of the State Constitution, I am transmitting to you for con-
sideration of the House the following vetoed bills, 1978 Regular
and Special Sessions, with the Governor's objections attached
thereto:
HB 35 Relating to group insurance for public officers
HB 51 Relating to tax sales
HB 141 Relating to state government
CS for
HB 150 Relating to criminal penalties and sentencing
CS for
HB 300 Relating to the beverage law
CS for
HB 361 Relating to tax exemption
HB 400 Relating to medical negligence
CS for
HB 572 Relating to Human Rights Advocacy Committees
CS for
HB 720 Relating to proposed constitutional amendments
CS for CS for
HB 1467 Relating to the City of Sunrise
HB 1619 Relating to ad valorem taxation
CS for
HB 2202 Relating to the City of Hallandale
HB 26-D Relating to professional and occupational licensing
Sincerely,
JESSE J. McCRARY, JR.
Secretary of State




Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 21, 1978
Secretary of State


Dear Mr. Secretary:
By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
the provision of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the
State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and transmit
to you with my objections House Bill 35 enacted by the Fifth
Legislature of Florida under the Florida Constitution, 1968
Revision, during the Regular Session of 1978, and entitled:
"An act relating to group insurance for public officers
and employees; amending s. 112.0801, Florida Statutes,
authorizing community colleges which provide group in-
surance plans for employees to continue such coverage with
respect to retired employees under certain circumstances;
providing an effective date."
House Bill 35 would allow retired community college em-
ployees to participate in certain insurance programs currently
provided for retired county, municipal and school board em-
ployees. It further authorizes the cost of participation in these
plans to be paid by the employer.
I have no objection to the bill as originally introduced to
extend insurance coverage to retired community college em-
ployees at their own expense. However, a floor amendment in
the House removing the requirement that participation by re-
tired employees be at their expense created the potential for
a substantial fiscal burden on every county, municipality and
community college and district school board in Florida. Neither
of the Appropriation Committees considered the bill as amended
or took testimony on its fiscal impact.
Beyond that, is the question of equity regarding benefits for
all retired public employees in Florida. In view of the signifi-
cant amount of state revenue represented in the community
college and school district budgets, as well as state revenue
sharing funds for counties and municipalities, it would not be
fair to consider these benefits for these retired local public
employees without also considering the benefits of retired
state employees. Since retired state employees under current
law must pay their coverage, this bill would create an inequity.
A decision to apply these benefits to all state and local em-
ployees must be done only after careful study of its fiscal
impact.
For the reasons stated, I am withholding my approval of
House Bill 35, and do hereby veto same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 19, 1978
Secretary of State
Dear Mr. Secretary:


By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
the provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of
the State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and
transmit to you with my objections House Bill 51 enacted by
the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the Florida Constitution,
1968 Revision, during the Regular Session of 1978 and 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."
The bill provides that notice be given by the applicant for
a tax deed or the successful bidder at a tax deed sale, pursuant
to 197.266, Florida Statutes, to the guardian of any incompetent
legal title holder if the incompetency, the name and address of
said guardian, and the description of said property is a matter
of public record. The notice shall be given before the tax deed
is issued. The responsibility of notice is placed solely on the
person making application of a deed rather than upon the
public official responsible.
This bill adds an unnecessary hurdle for buyers of property
for taxes and creates a potential cloud on the title of certain
















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tax deeded lands in this State. It is not clear when notice to
the guardian is to be given, at the time of application of the
tax deed or on successful sale of the deed, or whether the act
is to have retroactive effect on existing tax certificates.
If the State chooses to require notice, responsibility should
be placed prior to the tax sale with one of the county officers
responsible for the sale.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
House Bill 51, Regular Session of the Legislature, commencing
on April 4, 1978, and do hereby veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 21, 1978
Secretary of State



Dear Mr. Secretary:
By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
the provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of
the State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and
transmit to you with my objections House Bill 141 enacted by
the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the Florida Constitution,
1968 Revision, during the Regular Session of 1978, and 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 super-
sede all inconsistent laws; providing for severability; provid-
ing an effective date."
House Bill 141 provides that no legal action can be instituted
by one agency against another without "prior formal approval
from the Administration Commission." I am in sympathy with
the basic concept that, whenever possible, the executive branch
should decide matters internally without resort to the costs
and delays of legal action. However, certain aspects of House
Bill 141 are, in my opinion, unacceptable. First, the bill allows
the Governor and Cabinet, sitting as the Administration Com-
mission, to interfere in the distinct constitutional responsibili-
ties of the chief executive and individual Cabinet officers and
in the affairs of local governments. Second, the legal timetable
established in the bill would effectively preclude an agency's
taking expeditious legal action against another agency if the
situation warranted.
House Bill 141 seemingly ignores the multi-jurisdictional
nature of the executive branch. In most agencies, in order to
pinpoint responsibility, the Legislature has placed executive
agencies under the administration of the Governor or a member
of the Cabinet. This legislation would allow the Governor and
Cabinet members authority over agencies outside their juris-
diction. For example, Article IV, Section 1 of the Florida Con-
stitution states that the Governor ". . shall take care that the
laws be faithfully executed. . ." If the Governor's exercise of
this responsibility necessitated legal action by him or any
executive agency under him against another agency, the re-
quired Administration Commission approval contained in the
bill would dilute this responsibility and prevent him from taking
action unless and until he secured concurring votes of at least
three other members of the Administration Commission. If the
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services or the De-
partment of Transportation violated the guidelines on air pol-
lution of the Department of Environmental Regulation, the
Department of Environmental Regulation would not be able to
seek an injunction and perhaps prevent irreparable injury to
the environment.
On the other hand, Article IV, Section 4 of the Florida
Constitution prescribes responsibilities of the various Cabinet
members. If the exercise of these duties required legal action
against another agency, the Administration Commission under
this bill would be placed in the anomalous position of approv-



ing or disapproving the constitutional responsibilities of a
Cabinet officer. It is important to note in this regard that
the Governor must vote in the affirmative for the Administra-
tion Commission to take action. By withholding approval, a
chief executive could interfere in the affairs of executive de-
partments not exclusively under the Governor.
Some agencies of state government, such as the Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission, are constitutionally independent.
I doubt that interpretation and control of the duties of such
agencies can be legally placed in the Governor and Cabinet,
sitting as the Administration Commission, and yet this is what
this bill attempts to do.
Definition of the term "agency" as contained in the House
Bill raises several questions. Under the bill, definition of "agen-
cy" could include district school boards, cities, counties, and
regional planning councils, among other "entities of govern-
ment." Once again, under this bill the Governor and Cabinet,
sitting as the Administration Commission, could interfere
in matters which should more appropriately be left to local
government.
Another serious problem with this bill is that it appears to
create a 120-day period in which a legal dispute must be re-
solved by the Administration Commission. This is in clear
conflict with the Florida Supreme Court rules of procedure
for all state courts. These rules mandate a 30-day time limit
for filing of all appeals. The practical effect of House Bill
141 would then be to preclude appellate review by an agency
of Career Service Commission and State Retirement Commis-
sion rulings. Finally, the bill could also prevent an agency
whose rule or action is declared invalid by the Division of
Administrative Hearings from seeking appellate review.
Some of the objections I expressed in my veto of a similar
measure in 1976 have not been overcome by House Bill 141.
In addition, this bill, by specific inclusion of "proceedings
authorized by Chapter 120, the Administrative Procedure Act,"
creates problems well beyond those found in the earlier meas-
ure. Thus, I am firmly convinced that the Legislature should
take another look at this area. I will continue to work with
the appropriate legislative committees to seek ways to reduce
litigation while maintaining the integrity of the executive
branch. In this manner, we can insure that those charged with
the responsibility of carrying out legislative enactments retain
the authority to carry out those enactments.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
House Bill 141, Regular Session of the Legislature, commencing
on April 4, 1978, and do hereby veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 22, 1978
Secretary of State



Dear Mr. Secretary:
By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida under
provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the
State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and trans-
mit to you with my objections Committee Substitute for House
Bill 150 enacted by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the
Florida Constitution, 1968 Revision, during the Regular Session
of 1978, and entitled:
"An act relating to criminal penalties and sentencing; pro-
viding a short title; amending s. 775.082, Florida Statutes,
to provide determinate terms of imprisonment; amending
s. 775.084, Florida Statutes, providing for enhancement of
criminal penalties; providing definitions; creating s. 921.175,
Florida Statutes, providing a list of disposition and sentencing
alternatives; amending s. 921.18, Florida Statutes, providing
legislative findings and declarations; creating s. 921.181,
Florida Statutes, providing for imposition of sentence; cre-
ating s. 921.182, Florida Statutes, providing for the imposi-
tion of multiple terms of imprisonment; amending s. 921.185,
Florida Statutes, providing for the Supreme Court to adopt
rules for the imposition of sentences in aggravation and
mitigation; authorizing the Supreme Court in its discretion
















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to provide for review of sentences imposed by trial courts;
amending s. 921.21, Florida Statutes, conforming provisions
relating to progress reports to the Parole and Probation
Commission; amending subsections (3) and (4) and creating
a new subsection (5) of s. 948.01, Florida Statutes, 1977,
determining when a defendant may be placed on probation;
requiring a prisoner to serve a minimum term prior to
parole; limiting the period of parole; amending s. 921.22,
Florida Statutes, providing for recalculation of existing
sentences; amending s. 944.09, Florida Statutes, relating to
supervision of offenders; providing for notice of the pro-
visions of this act; amending s. 947.16, Florida Statutes, pro-
viding 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 violation of parole; amending s. 947.23(2),
Florida Statutes, specifying the term of confinement follow-
ing parole violation; providing for report to the Legislature
by the Bureau of Criminal Justice Planning and Assistance
of the Division of State Planning of the Department of Ad-
ministration; providing for assistance and cooperation by
other state agencies; amending s. 775.087, Florida Statutes,
deleting provisions relating to felony reclassifications; re-
pealing s. 921.16, Florida Statutes, relating to consecutive
and concurrent sentences; amending s. 948.01, Florida Statutes,
providing that a person previously convicted of a felony shall
not be placed on probation for the commission of another
felony unless a court finds extraordinary circumstances so
justify; amending s. 775.15(6), Florida Statutes, and adding
subsection (7) to said section; prescribing the statute of
limitations for prosecution of offenses committed by hit-and-
run drivers and providing for the tolling thereof under cer-
tain circumstances; providing for automatic repeal upon cer-
tain contingency; providing an effective date."
Committee Substitute for House Bill 150 proposes a major
reform of every facet of the criminal justice system, from
sentencing to parole. The dominant objective, as explained by
the prime sponsor, Representative Barry Richard, is "to deter
crime" by promoting "certainty and uniformity" in the sen-
tencing process. I have substantial respect for Representative
Richard and for the good faith effort that went into this pros-
pective legislation; however, I am not convinced as he is that
this would be the end effect.
In an effort to eliminate sentencing inequities, Committee
Substitute for House Bill 150 would mandate determinate sen-
tences for each category of criminal offenses. Judges are
permitted to deviate above and below the determinate sentence
within specified ranges only if aggravating and mitigating cir-
cumstances exist. Increased sentences of three years for certain
prior violent felony convictions and one year for some other
prior felony convictions are allowed. The Florida Supreme
Court would be authorized to establish the procedure for con-
sidering such circumstances and to develop a mechanism for
the review of sentences. Sentences received by inmates con-
victed prior to the effective date of the act would be recalcu-
lated by the Parole Commission which would set tentative re-
lease dates in line with the guidelines of the bill and provide
written explanations of the factors considered in each case. In
addition, the Bureau of Criminal Justice Planning and Assist-
ance of the Department of Administration would provide tech-
nical assistance to aid in the implementation of the provisions
of the bill. The act contains an automatic repeal provision
should future Legislatures fail to provide the necessary funding.
A primary objection to such sweeping reform, at this time,
is based upon the belief that other significant steps to achieve
the same objectives have been undertaken without being af-
forded sufficient time to proceed to full implementation. The
Florida Criminal Code was substantially revised in 1974. The
Florida Supreme Court is in the midst of a major study of
sentencing inequities within the State. In his 1978 Report to
the Legislature on the State of the Judiciary, Chief Justice
Overton set forth the responsibilities of the sentencing com-
mittee which will prepare a preliminary report prior to the
1979 Legislative session. The Chief Justice has recommended at
legislative hearings that the Legislature await a full report of
the sentencing committee prior to enacting a measure dealing
with sentencing reform. Even though this bill contains a
prospective effective date, the Chief Justice still believes that
it would be a better course of action to not allow this bill to
become law. On July 1 of this year, another significant act
passed by the 1978 Legislature, House Bill 936, will take effect.
On that date, the most important reform in the parole process
since the 1941 establishment of the Commission will occur. The



objectives of Committee Substitute for House Bill 150, uni-
formity, certainty, and accountability in decision-making re-
garding the length of time to be served as punishment for
criminal offenses, are precisely the same as the objectives of
House Bill 936. While Committee Substitute for House Bill 150
requires the judiciary to apply these factors at the time of
sentencing, House Bill 936 provides for the Parole Commission
to undertake that responsibility with the advantage of in-
cluding an analysis of the offender's behavior and other indicia
of rehabilitation which become available only after incarcera-
tion. To overload the criminal justice system with reforms,
although designed to achieve the same desirable ends, could
result in denying ourselves the opportunity to carefully evalu-
ate each vital component of the process.
More specifically, objections have been expressed to me that
by attempting to address inequity and disparity in the current
exercise of judicial discretion, this legislation may simply give
equal punishment for unequal offenses. Obviously, the sponsor
disagrees with this premise; however, there are others whom I
also respect who feel that this bill simply transfers the alleged
inequities of judicial discretion to the level of prosecutorial dis-
cretion with less accountability to the public. I have sufficient
reservations about this bill that persuade me that it is in the
best interest of the judicial system of the State of Florida to
veto this bill and continue the efforts heretofore cited.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
Committee Substitute for House Bill 150, Regular Session of
the Legislature, commencing on April 4, 1978, and do hereby
veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), to-
gether with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to
the Committee on Rules & Calendar.

Honorable Bruce Smathers June 17, 1978
Secretary of State
Dear Mr. Secretary:
By authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under pro-
visions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the State
of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and transmit to
you with my objections of Committee Substitute for House
Bill 300 enacted by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the
Florida Constitution, 1968 Revision, during the Regular Session
of 1978, and entitled:
"An act relating to the beverage law; adding subsections to
s. 561.01, Florida Statutes, providing definitions; amending
s. 561.20(2)(a), Florida Statutes, and adding paragraph (f)
thereto, removing certain statutory language relating to the
exemption on seating capacity and minimum size require-
ments 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 municipality
from the quota alcoholic beverage license limitations; pro-
viding for the issuance of "special airport licenses"; providing
an effective date."
Committee Substitute for House Bill 300 amends two as-
pects of the State's beverage law to create additional excep-
tions to the State's control on the issuance of alcoholic bev-
erage licenses. The first relaxes the standards applicable to
special restaurant liquor licenses at publicly owned and op-
erated airports. The bill authorizes the licensee to operate at
four locations within an airport terminal rather than at a
single location as currently allowed, and exempts these li-
censees from the requirement that they operate "bona fide"
restaurants.
For all intents and purposes, this bill would be granting to
holders of special restaurant liquor licenses at airports all of
the benefits and privileges of quota liquor licenses without com-
pliance with the quota liquor licensing standards.



The second change creates a new kind of alcoholic beverage
license, referred to as a "special airport license," that would
be available at Florida's smaller airports. The licensee could sell
alcoholic beverages by the drink for consumption on the prem-
















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ises and also could sell by the package for consumption on the
aircraft using the airport. Package sales at airports are cur-
rently prohibited by rule of the Division of Alcoholic Bever-
ages and Tobacco. Once again, the holder of this new license
would have virtually all the privileges of a quota license. The
Department of Business Regulation estimates that this provision
would substantially increase the number of lounges within air-
ports.
The quota license system which issues licenses on the basis
of population, should be reviewed for effectiveness. A state-
wide policy should be established and adhered to rather than
continually granting exceptions to our present system.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
Committee Substitute for House Bill 300, Regular Session of
the Legislature, commencing on April 4, 1978, and do hereby
veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), to-
gether with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred
to the Committee on Rules & Calendar.

Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 20, 1978
Secretary of State
Dear Mr. Secretary:
By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
the provision of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the
State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and transmit
to you with my objections Committee Substitute for House Bill
361 enacted by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the
Florida Constitution, 1978 Revision, during the Regular Session
of 1978, and entitled:
"An act relating to tax exemption; amending s. 196.1975
(4) (a), Florida Statutes, providing that the surviving spouse
of a person who was qualified to reside in a home for the
aged shall be entitled to a specified tax exemption; adding
subsection (4) to s. 196.196, Florida Statutes; specifying
criteria under which certain structures owned by bona fide
civic organizations shall be considered to serve a charitable
purpose and be exempt from ad valorem taxation; providing
an effective date."
This bill creates two property tax exemptions. The first ex-
emption is for the space in a qualified home for the aged oc-
cupied by a surviving spouse of a previously qualified couple.
I have no objection to this exemption. The second exemption
is for a single general purpose structure owned by a bona fide
civic organization used exclusively as a meeting hall provided
a permissive county ordinance is passed. This provides an un-
acceptable delegation of legislative authority in creating an
exemption pursuant to local options. It is the legislature's
authority under section 3(a) of Article VII of the State Con-
stitution to exempt by general law such portions of property
as are used predominantly for educational, literary, scientific,
religious or charitable purposes.
Presently, the general law clearly establishes the guidelines
for ad valorem tax exemptions. These guidelines are subse-
quently applied in individual cases by the county property
appraiser with the right to appeal to the board of tax adjust-
ment whose members are appointed from the board of county
commissioners and the district school board. However, the
language in Committee Substitute for House Bill 361 which
delegates the authority for this exemption to the boards of
county commissioners will not follow this present procedure and
will lead to non-uniform application of the exemption. This
will be clearly in violation of the general law requirement of
the constitution.
For the reasons stated, I am withholding my approval of
Committee Substitute for House Bill 361, and do hereby veto
same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor



-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 21, 1978
Secretary of State


Dear Mr. Secretary:
By authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under the
provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the
State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and trans-
mit to you with my objections House Bill 400 enacted by the
Fifth Legislature of Florida under the Florida Constitution,
1968 Revision, during the Regular Session of 1978 and entitled:
"An act relating to medical negligence; creating s. 768.135,
Florida Statutes, exempting certain licensed health-care pro-
viders from civil liability for services provided at free medi-
cal clinics; providing an effective date.
House Bill 400 appears to contain a substantive defect which
renders it unacceptable, if not unconstitutional. The bill pro-
vides that professional personnel in a free medical clinic who
receive no compensation
"... shall not be held liable for any civil damages as a
result of his acts or omissions in providing such services, if
an ordinary reasonable prudent person with similar pro-
fessional training would have acted under the same or similar
circumstances.
The basic concept is not unlike that expressed in Florida's Good
Samaritan Act, Section 768.13, Florida Statutes, which states:
"... Any person, including those licensed to practice medicine,
who gratuitously and in good faith renders emergency care
or treatment at the scene of an emergency outside of a hos-
pital, doctor's office, or other place having proper medical
equipment, without objection of the injured victim or victims
thereof, shall not be held liable for any civil damages as a
result of such care or treatment or as a result of any act or
failure to act in providing or arranging further medical
treatment where the person acts as an ordinary reasonably
prudent man would have acted under the same or similar
circumstances. (e.s.)
Both statutes are meant to protect those persons who render
medical services or needed first aid gratuitously. House Bill 400
requires a comparison with persons of similar professional
training, presumably because medical services are not being
rendered in emergency situations. However, the test for negli-
gence or malpractice to be applied by the courts is contained
in subtly different language with enormously different legal
consequences.
A cardinal judicial rule is that in interpreting a statute, a
court will look to similar statutes. If language differs, it must
be presumed that the Legislature meant it that way. Stripped
of all else, the Good Samaritan Act provides for no civil lia-
bility where a person acts as a reasonable man would have acted
under similar circumstances. In the same fashion, House Bill 400
provides for no civil liability, if a reasonable man would have
acted under similar circumstances. Seen in this light, the ap-
parent omission of the word "similarly" after "acted" in House
Bill 400 is a substantive defect, not merely clerical.
Assuming the courts were to adopt the above construction,
the act would possibly constitute a violation of the Equal Pro-
tection Clause of the United States Constitution. Unfortunately,
some of Florida's citizens have no choice but to attend free
medical clinics. The State simply cannot say to those who can
afford medical services, "If you suffer you can sue," but to
those who must seek free services, "because you didn't pay,
you can't sue." That is what the different legal standards do
in effect.
I recognize that when a clinic depends on free professional
services for its continued operation, it may be necessary to
make some adjustments in its liability for civil damages. How-
ever, in this case the issue is not before me because the unin-
tended omission in the most critical part of the bill creates a
standard not intended and one that is substantially lower than
would have been the case if the amendment had been properly
drafted.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
House Bill 400, Regular Session of the Legislature commencing
on April 4, 1978, and do hereby veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
















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-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.

Honorable Bruce A Smathers June 21, 1978
Secretary of State
Dear Secretary Smathers:
By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the
State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and transmit
to you with my objections Committee Substitute for House
Bill 572 enacted by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the
Florida Constitution, 1968 Revision, during the Regular Session
of 1978, and entitled:
"A bill to be entitled An act relating to Human Rights Ad-
vocacy Committees; amending s. 20.19(6) (e) and (7), Florida
Statutes; providing a restriction with respect to members
of the committees; providing for committee access to certain
client files, reports and confidential information; providing
a penalty for disclosing confidential information therein;
providing that the statewide committee, rather than district
administrator, shall determine areas of responsibility of dis-
trict committees; providing that the statewide committee
shall review the operations of district committees; modifying
membership requirements 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 administrator, shall fill vacancies, subject to
gubernatorial approval; providing that nonaction constitutes
approval in certain cases; requiring district committees to
comply with procedures established by the statewide com-
mittee; providing for certain reimbursement of district com-
mittee members; providing that members currently serving
may complete terms to which appointed; amending s. 827.09
(6), Florida Statutes, requiring the department within a
certain time to notify the appropriate human rights advo-
cacy committee that an abuse has occurred; providing an
effective date."
This bill provides that the Statewide Human Rights Ad-
vocacy Committee rather than the District Administrator of
the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services shall
determine the areas of the District Human Rights Advocacy
Committee's responsibility and that no member may be an em-
ployee of the department or an employee of a program or fa-
cility funded or regulated by the department. Members' terms
are shortened from four to two years and appointments to fill
vacancies are to be made by the district committees them-
selves subject to approval of the Governor. Failure of the Gov-
ernor to act within 30 days constitutes approval. Should new
district committees be established by the Statewide committee
after July 1, 1978, four members would be appointed by the
Governor; the remaining eleven are to be selected by the first
four. Finally, the bill authorizes these committees access to all
files and reports of clients of the department, including infor-
mation that by law is confidential, in order to investigate a
complaint. or to pursue a general investigation of practices and
procedures of the department. Information regarding patients
receiving services from a nursing home or a private com-
munity mental health, alcoholism or drug treatment facility is
exempted.
This bill allows the committees acting without the benefit of
counsel virtually unlimited access to confidential information
such as adoption studies, juvenile delinquency records and re-
ports of child abuse. Access would not be limited to instances
of pursuit of specific complaints, nor would it be subject to con-
sent of the client or to other statutory provisions regarding
confidentiality. Such access is greater than that authorized
grand juries, state attorneys or defense attorneys who must
show cause and secure a subpoena from a court. This unlimited
and uncontrolled ability abuses the fundamental right to privacy
in order to protect other rights which have not been demon-
strated by a show of probable cause to have been abused.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
Committee Substitute for House Bill 572, Regular Session of
the Legislature, commencing on April 4, 1978 and do hereby
veto the same.



Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor





-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 23, 1978

Secretary of State






Dear Mr. Secretary:
By authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the
State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and trans-
mit to you with my objections Committee Substitute for House
Bill 720 enacted by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the
Florida Constitution, 1968 Revision, during the Regular Session
of 1978, entitled:
"An act relating to proposed constitutional amendments; re-
quiring the Division of Elections to prepare and distribute a
pamphlet containing proposals adopted by the Constitution
Revision Commission and the Legislature and initiative peti-
tions; specifying the content of the pamphlet; providing an
appropriation; providing an effective date."
Committee Substitute for House Bill 720 provides for the
preparation and distribution of a pamphlet containing proposed
revisions or amendments to the Florida Constitution. The intent
of the bill would be to inform each voter of the proposed
changes in our state constitution that will be on the ballot
in November.
As originally drafted, the pamphlet contemplated by Com-
mittee Substitute for House Bill 720 would have included the
text of the proposed revisions along with a brief statement
explaining the effect of the proposal in layman's terms.
Additionally, a short paragraph citing the arguments in favor
and in opposition would have been included in the pamphlet.
This would have been an effective, informative document
for the citizens of Florida. Unfortunately, the version of Com-
mittee Substitute for House Bill 720 that finally passed the
Legislature removed all parts of the pamphlet except the text
of the revisions and the wording as it will appear on the ballot:
The bill specifically prohibited any analysis of the proposed
revisions in the pamphlet.
There's a real question in my mind how informative and
helpful the pamphlet would be merely printing the proposed
changes without analyzing or explaining them. The citizens of
Florida would be better served by a document that thoroughly
and succinctly discusses the ballot issues.
I believe that other avenues are available that will fully
inform the public of the suggested changes in our Constitution.
By law, the Secretary of State is required to publish the text
of the constitutional changes twice prior to the General Elec-
tion. Additionally, the Constitutional Revision Commission has
printed more than 100,000 copies of the text of the revisions
which will be available in the Secretary of State's office upon
request as well as available for general public distribution.
And we can certainly anticipate as has been the case in
the past that the news media throughout Florida will pro-
vide comprehensive news coverage, analysis and editorial com-
ment on the proposed changes to the State Constitution.
Furthermore, because of the significance and controversy of
some of the provisions, we can surely expect a healthy and
vigorous public debate on the issues. I am confident that the
public will have sufficient exposure to the issues and every
opportunity to be informed.
The pamphlet, as now envisioned by Committee Substitute
for House Bill 720, would serve little public purpose and hardly
justifies spending $750,000 of taxpayers' funds.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
Committee Substitute for House Bill 720, Regular Session of
the Legislature, commencing on April 4, 1978, and do hereby
veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.












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Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 15, 1978
Secretary of State
Dear Mr. Secretary:
By authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of
the State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and
transmit to you with my objections Committee Substitute for
Committee Substitute for House Bill 1467 enacted by the Fifth
Legislature of Florida under the Florida Constitution, 1968
Revision, during the Regular Session of 1978, and entitled:
"An act relating to the City of Sunrise, Broward County;
authorizing the city to establish within its boundaries a rec-
reation district or districts; providing for the government
and powers of such districts, including the power to issue
bonds and levy taxes for the payment thereof after a refer-
endum approving such bonds, and the power to issue revenue
bonds; establishing a method for challenging the charter of
any such district or any part thereof or amendment thereto;
limiting the time for any such challenge to be brought, and
making other provisions in connection with the foregoing;
providing an effective date."
Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for House
Bill 1467 authorizes the City of Sunrise, Florida, to create
recreation districts which may exercise normal corporate pow-
ers and issue tax-free governmental bonds to construct or
acquire recreational facilities. This local bill was introduced
and passed because there was no clear general law authority
for municipalities and counties to create such districts. It and
another local bill relating to the City of Hallandale attempted
to provide relief in two specific municipalities in the event a
bill of more general application failed to be enacted.
Senate Bill 803 of general application throughout the State
was enacted and was signed by me into law on June 14, 1978.
This general law carries with it clear safeguards for the public
through requirements for referenda and reference to the state
bond act. It further provides uniform authority for all counties
and municipalities to create such recreation districts. It will
grant on a general basis the authority sought in this local bill.
The chairman of the House Community Affairs Committee has
requested that I, in light of this general law enacted this
session, veto these two local bills on the same subject.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for House Bill
1467, Regular Session of the Legislature, commencing on April
4, 1978, and do hereby veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 27, 1978

Secretary of State


Dear Mr. Secretary:
By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
the provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of
the State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and
transmit to you with my objections House Bill 1619 enacted
by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the Florida Con-
stitution, 1968 Revision, during the Regular Session of 1978,
and entitled:
"An act relating to ad valorem taxation; amending s. 196.-
199(8)(a), Florida Statutes; providing that, until January 1,
1979, no tax execution shall be issued and no lien created
in any property of a taxpayer for the recovery of delinquent
ad valorem property taxes assessed against certain leasehold
property; providing an effective date."
This bill delays collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes
levied pursuant to law on leasehold interest in certain property.
The specified property is defined as that leased from the State
or any political subdivision thereof for a period of 99 years
or more and is subject to fees and assessments contained in
the lease agreement in addition to ad valorem taxes. According
to both the sponsor of the bill in testimony before the House
Finance and Taxation Committee and the Department of Reve-



nue, this bill would apply only to the delinquent leasehold
taxes in Okaloosa and Escambia Counties.
The bill prohibits the issuance of a tax execution until
August 1, 1979, which creates potential confusion for the tax-
payer because Florida Statutes provides that these taxes con-
stitute a debt and shall be recoverable by legal action or by
the issuance of a tax execution. This legislation does not pro-
hibit the tax collector from bringing legal action to collect
the delinquent taxes.
From the perspective of equity, this bill would only apply
to a small percentage of the affected taxpayers, the approxi-
mately one-quarter who have declined to pay their taxes. The
Florida Supreme Court has ruled that these taxes are valid
and all statutory efforts to permit tax avoidance of these
specific taxes have been declared unconstitutional.
There is no reason to delay collection of these taxes. The
possible adoption by the Florida voters of the revision of
Article VII, Section 3, of the State Constitution as provided
by the Constitutional Revision Commission, will not affect
the collection of these taxes because there would be no retro-
active application. If, however, the voters do adopt the revised
Article VII, the Legislature will be able to address this tax
issue prospectively in a constitutional manner. Constitutional
revision, however, will not allow for retroactive application of
the tax avoidance and the approach taken in this bill raises
hopes which cannot be fulfilled.
Finally, it is difficult to determine the reason for this bill
in light of the fact that these taxes are currently valid no
matter what the result of the November election on the pro-
posed constitutional amendment.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
House Bill 1619, Regular Session of the Legislature, com-
mencing on April 4, 1978, and do hereby veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers June 20, 1978
Secretary of State



Dear Mr. Secretary:
By authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution of the
State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and trans-
mit to you with my objections Committee Substitute for House
Bill 2202 enacted by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under
the Florida Constitution, 1968 Revision, during the Regular
Session of 1978, and entitled:
"An act relating to the City of Hallandale, Broward County;
authorizing the city to establish within its boundaries a rec-
reation district or districts; providing for the government
and powers of such districts, including the power to issue
bonds and levy taxes for the payment thereof after a refer-
endum approving such bonds, and the power to issue revenue
bonds; establishing a method for challenging the charter of
any such district or any part thereof or amendment thereto;
limiting the time for any such challenge to be brought, and
making other provisions in connection with the foregoing;
providing an effective date."
Committee Substitute for House Bill 2202 authorizes the City
of Hallandale, Florida to create recreation districts which may
exercise normal corporate powers and issue tax-free govern-
mental bonds to construct or acquire recreational facilities.
This local bill was introduced and passed because there was
no clear general law authority for municipalities and counties
to create such districts. It and another local bill relating to
the City of Sunrise attempted to provide relief in two specific
municipalities in the event a bill of more general application
failed to be enacted.
Senate Bill 803 of general application throughout the State
was enacted and was signed by me into law on June 14, 1978.
This general law carries with it clear safeguards for the public
through requirements for referenda and reference to the state
bond act. It further provides uniform authority for all counties















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and municipalities to create such recreation districts. It will
grant on a general basis the authority sought in this local bill.
The chairman of the House Community Affairs Committee has
requested that I, in light of this general law enacted this
session, veto these two local bills on the same subject.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
Committee Substitute for House Bill 2202, Regular Session of
the Legislature, commencing on April 4, 1978, and do hereby
veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Regular Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.



Honorable Bruce A. Smathers July 4, 1978
Secretary of State

Dear Mr. Secretary:

By the authority vested in me as Governor of Florida, under
the provisions of Article III, Section 8, of the Constitution
of the State of Florida, I hereby withhold my approval of and
transmit to you with my objections House Bill 26-D enacted
by the Fifth Legislature of Florida under the Florida Consti-
tution, 1968 Revision, during the Special Session of 1978, and
entitled:
"An act relating to professional and occupational licensing;
creating s. 455.11, Florida Statutes, to provide for licensing
of certain persons who have successfully completed certain
courses of study; providing an effective date."
This bill provides for the statutory licensure of a number
of Cuban professionals who have successfully completed an
approved course of study pursuant to chapter 74-105 or 75-177,
Laws of Florida, but have been unsuccessful in passing the
Architectural Licensing Examination in English.
Since the Cuban Revolution, Florida has been the chosen
home of thousands of Cuban emigrants. The Florida Legislature
recognized this growing ethnic population by enacting a foreign
licensure law to allow professional and occupational licensing
examinations to be given in Spanish. Since the enactment of
this legislation, twelve of the twenty-six professional and occu-
pational boards in the Department of Professional and Occupa-
tional Regulation have responded with examinations in Spanish.
The foreign licensure act has allowed a great number of Cuban
professionals to regain their previous status and become active
participants in Florida's economy.
House Bill 26-D is an attempt by the Legislature to prod
the Board of Architecture into responding to the Cuban archi-
tects living in Florida. Although some Cuban architects were
licensed in the early sixties by review of their credentials and
oral examination only, this act would license a particular group
indiscriminately without successful completion of any compe-
tency examination. Some of the applicants herein passed three
of the four components of the examination while others in this
group failed all four components. The continuing education
program which applicants completed requires only a certain
percentage of attendance and successful completion is not based
upon examination.
The purpose of a professional or occupational licensing act
is to measure professional competence to perform a service.
For Spanish-speaking individuals, the English language is often
cited as the reason for failure of a professional exam. The
foreign licensure act attempts to measure professional compe-
tence by translating the exam into the Spanish language,
thereby removing the language barrier.
While the applicants involved herein unquestionably have
justification for being upset because of the failure of the
Board of Architecture to furnish the examination in Spanish
as the law envisioned, the overriding public interest must be
considered. It seems to me that the public interest would be
better served by assuring the applicants of the availability of
the examination in Spanish rather than licensing them by act
of law without benefit of successful competency examination.
The Board of Architecture, for whatever reasons, has not
made its examination available in Spanish. But, I have been
assured by the President of the Board that this examination



will be administered not later than December of 1978 in Spanish
for these Cuban professionals who meet the requirements of
House Bill 26-D.
If this examination in Spanish is not forthcoming as indi-
cated, the Legislature at its next regular session will have
ample opportunity to deal with this situation as it subjects
the whole architecture licensing law (Chapter 467 of the Florida
Statutes) to provision of the Sunset Law as well as to consider
overriding this veto. Consequently I believe the Florida State
Board of Architecture will have more than sufficient reason
to fully implement the foreign licensure law before next year.
For the above reasons, I am withholding my approval of
House Bill 26-D, Special Session of the Legislature, com-
mencing on June 7, 1978, and do hereby veto the same.
Sincerely,
REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
-and the above vetoed bill (1978 Special Session), together
with the Governor's objections thereto, was referred to the
Committee on Rules & Calendar.

Reports of the Committee on Rules & Calendar



The Honorable J. Hyatt Brown December 5, 1978
Speaker, House of Representatives


Sir:
Your Committee on Rules & Calendar begs leave to report
and recommends the adoption of the following amendments to
the Rules of the House:
Amend Rule 6.1 to read:
6.1-Beginning with the Organization Session, the Speaker
shall appoint the membership of these standing committees:
Agriculture & General Legislation
Appropriations
Commerce
Community Affairs
Corrections, Probation & Parole
Criminal Justice
Education, Higher
Education, K 12
Ethics & Elections
Finance & Taxation
Governmental Operations
Health & Rehabilitative Services
House Administration
Insurance
Judiciary
Natural Resources
Regulated Industries & Licensing
Regulatory Reform
Retirement, Personnel & Collective Bargaining
Rules & Calendar
Tourism & Economic Development
Transportation
Veterans Affairs
With the exception of the Committee on House Administra-
tion, all other standing committees shall consist of not less
than five nor more than 89 83 members, one of whom shall
be designated by the Speaker as chairman and another as
vice chairman. The Majority Leader shall, ex officio, be an
additional voting member of every committee.
Committees shall meet on the call of the chairman; or,
in his absence, the vice chairman, or, upon the written request
of three or more members of the committee to the remaining
members.
The Speaker shall appoint such select committees as may
be necessary or authorized by the House.
Amend Rule 7.17 to read:
7.17-
(a) No bill or joint resolution originating in the House
of Representatives, except a bill or joint resolution introduced
sponsored by a standing committee, shall be given first read-
ing unless filed with the Clerk by 12:00 Noon of the second
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(b) A metiet to wai-ve thise Rue shall be refereed to Bills
and joint resolutions filed thereafter with the Clerk shall be
placed by the Clerk in the Committee on Rules & Calendar
for a determination by the Committee on Rules & Calendar,
upon the request of the sponsor, as to the existence of an
emergency reasonably compelling consideration of a the bill
or joint resolution notwithstanding this Rule. The Clerk is
directed to number such bill or joint resolution for identifica-
tion only.
(c) Short form bills, as defined in Rule 7.18, shall be ex-
empt from the cut-off requirement for the introduction of
other bills.

A quorum of the Committee was present in person, and a
majority of those present agreed to the above Report.

Respectfully submitted,
Ralph H. Haben, Jr. Chairman

The Honorable J. Hyatt Brown December 5, 1978
Speaker, House of Representatives

Sir:

Your Committee on Rules & Calendar recommends introduc-
tion of a Rules & Calendar Committee Resolution providing
for the disposition of obsolete fixtures in the old House of
Representatives Chamber.

A quorum of the Committee was present in person, and a
majority of those present agreed to the above Report.

Respectfully submitted,
Ralph H. Haben, Jr., Chairman

On motions by Mr. Haben, the above reports were adopted.

By the Committee on Rules & Calendar-
HR 7-A-A resolution providing for the disposition of obso-
lete fixtures in the old House of Representatives Chamber.
WHEREAS, the Florida House of Representatives has now
moved into the new Chamber in the new Capitol, and
WHEREAS, there are certain articles and fixtures remaining
in the old House Chamber which articles and fixtures have no
further use to the Florida House of Representatives or to the
State of Florida, and
WHEREAS, it is desirable to remove and dispose of said
articles and fixtures, NOW, THEREFORE,

Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the State of
Florida:

That the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives,
the Chairman of the Committee on Rules and Calendar, and
the Minority Leader shall, in the manner and under the terms
that they deem desirable, dispose of any unused articles or
obsolete fixtures located in or about the old House Chamber
and related House offices.
-was read the first time by title. On motions by Mr. Haben,
the resolution was read the second time in full and adopted.

Subcommittee Assignment
Mr. Haben, Chairman, announced that the following Mem-
bers have been appointed to Subcommittee I of the Committee
on Rules & Calendar: Representative Haben, Chairman; Rep-
resentative Moffitt, Vice Chairman; Representatives Bell, C. F.
Jones, Kiser, Mann, Pajcic, Richmond, Sadowski, Sheldon, and
Thompson.

The subcommittee will consider any proposed changes in
House Rules for the 1979 Regular Session. It was suggested
that proposed changes be submitted to the chairman by January
1, 1979.

Recess
On motion by Mr. Haben, the House recessed at 11:25 a.m.,
to reconvene at 3:00 p.m. today.




Reconvened
The House was called to order by the Speaker at 3:00 p.m.

A quorum was present.

Reports of Standing Committees

The Committee on Criminal Justice recommends the following
pass: HB 9-A

The Committee on Education, Higher recommends the follow-
ing pass: 8-A

The Committee on Natural Resources recommends the fol-
lowing pass:
HB 1-A HB 3-A, with amendment
HB 2-A HB 4-A
The above bills were placed on the calendar.

Report of the Committee on Rules & Calendar



The Honorable J. Hyatt Brown December 6, 1978
Speaker, House of Representatives



Sir:
Your Committee on Rules & Calendar herewith submits as
the Special Order Calendar under Rule 8.16 for Wednesday,
December 6, 1978, consideration of the following bills:



HB 1-A Florida Thermal Efficiency Code
HB 2-A Florida Lighting Efficiency Code
HB 3-A Environmental land and water management
HB 4-A Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve
HB 8-A State University System
HB 9-A Mentally disordered sex offenders

A quorum of the Committee was present in person, and a
majority of those present agreed to the above Report.

Respectfully submitted,
Ralph H. Haben, Jr., Chairman


On motion by Mr. Haben, the report was adopted.

Consideration of the Special Order

HB 1-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Thermal Efficiency code; amending ss. 553.903, 553.904, 553.-
905 and 553.906, Florida Statutes, to delay the effective date
of the code; providing an effective date.
-was taken up. On motion by Mr. Haben, the rules were
waived and HB 1-A was read the second time by title. On mo-
tion by Mr. J. W. Lewis, the rules were further waived and the
bill was read the third time by title. On passage, the vote was:

Yeas-120

The Chair
Allen
Bankhead
Barrett
Batchelor
Beard
Bell
Boles
Brantley
Burnsed
Burrall
Bush
Campbell
Carlton
Carpenter
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford

Crotty
Danson
Davis
Deratany
Dunbar
Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing
Flinn
Flynn
Fontana
Foster
Fox
Gallagher
Gardner
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon

Gustafson
Haben
Hagler
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, L. R.
Hawkins, M. E.
Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hodes
Hodges
Hollingsworth
Jennings
Johnson, A. E.
Johnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, C. F.
Jones, D. L.

Kelly
Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Liberti
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Martinez
McCall
McPherson
Melby
Mica













































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Mills
Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic

Patchett
Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Reynolds
Richmond
Robinson
Rosen
Ryals

Sadowski
Sample
Shackelford
Sheldon
Silver
Smith, C. R.
Smith, J. H.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas

Thompson
Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Warner
Watt
Weinstock
Williams
Woodruff
Young

Nays-None

So the bill passed and was immediately certified to the
Senate.

HB 2-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Florida
Lighting Efficiency Code; amending s. 553.89(2) (b), (3), and
(4), Florida Statutes, to delay the effective date of the code;
providing an effective date.
-was taken up. On motion by Mr. Haben, the rules were
waived and HB 2-A was read the second time by title. On
motion by Mr. J. W. Lewis, the rules were further waived and
the bill was read the third time by title. On passage, the vote
was:

Yeas-120

The Chair
Allen
Bankhead
Barrett
Batchelor
Beard
Bell
Boles
Brantley
Burnsed
Burrall
Bush
Campbell
Carlton
Carpenter
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford
Crotty
Danson
Davis
Deratany
Dunbar
Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing

Flinn
Flynn
Fontana
Foster
Fox
Gallagher
Gardner
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Gustafson
IHaben
Hagler
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, L. R.
Hawkins, M. E.
Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hodes
Hodges
Hollingsworth
Jennings
Johnson, A. E.
Jonnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, C. F.
Jones, D. L.

Kelly
Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Liberti
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Martinez
McCall
McPherson
Melby
Mica
Mills
Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic

Patchett
Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Reynolds
Richmond
Robinson
Rosen
Ryals
Sadowski
Sample
Shackelford
Sheldon
Silver
Smith, C. R.
Smith, J. H.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas
Thompson
Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Warner
Watt
Weinstock
Williams
Woodruff
Young

Nays-None

So the bill passed and was immediately certified to the
Senate.

HB 3-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental land and water management; designating the Green
Swamp Area and the Florida Keys Area as areas of critical
state concern; adopting specified provisions of the Florida Ad-
ministrative Code as the land development regulations appli-
cable to such areas; creating a committee for the study of
the method of designation of such areas; providing for a report
to the Legislature; providing an effective date and an expira-
tion date.
-was taken up. On motion by Mr. Haben, the rules were
waived and HB 3-A was read the second time by title.

The Committee on Natural Resources offered the following
amendment:

Amendment 1-On page 2, strike all of lines 1-3 and through
the comma on line 4 and insert: Section 3. The presiding
officer of each House of the Legislature shall, on or before
January 1, 1979, designate four members of each House of the



Legislature and at least one shall be a member of the minority
party,
Mr. J. W. Lewis moved the adoption of the amendment,
which was adopted.

On motion by Mr. Lewis, the rules were waived and HB 3-A,
as amended, was read the third time by title. On passage, the
vote was:

Yeas-120

The Chair
Allen
Bankhead
Barrett
Batchelor
Beard
Bell
Boles
Brantley
Burnsed
Burrall
Bush
Campbell
Carlton
Carpenter
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford
Crotty
Danson
Davis
Deratany
Dunbar
Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing

Flinn
Flynn
Fontana
Foster
Fox
Gallagher
Gardner
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Gustafson
Haben
Hagler
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, L. R.
Hawkins, M. E.
Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hodes
Hodges
Hoilingsworth
Jennings
Johnson, A. E.
Johnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, C. F.
Jones, D. L.

Kelly
Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Liberti
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Martinez
McCall
McPherson
Melby
Mica
Mills
Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic

Patchett
Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Reynolds
Richmond
Robinson
Rosen
Ryals
Sadowski
Sample
Shackelford
Sheldon
Silver
Smith, C. R.
Smith, J. H.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas
Thompson
Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Warner
Watt
Weinstock
Williams
Woodruff
Young

Nays-None

So the bill passed, as amended, and was immediately certified
to the Senate after engrossment.

HB 4-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to the Biscayne
Bay Aquatic Preserve; amending s. 258.165(3) (b), Florida Stat-
utes, providing that the restriction on connection of upland
canals to the waters of the preserve shall be limited to certain
dredging and filling projects; providing an effective date.
-was taken up. On motion by Mr. Haben, the rules were
waived and HB 4-A was read the second time by title. On
motion by Mr. J. W. Lewis, the rules were further waived and
the bill was read the third time by title. Pending roll call-
Ms. Margolis moved the previous question on the bill, which
was agreed to, and the question recurred on the passage of
HB 4-A. The vote was:

Yeas-97

Allen
Bankhead
Barrett
Beard
Bell
Boles
Burnsed
Bush
Campbell
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford
Crotty
Davis
Deratany
Dyer
Eckhart
Evans

Flinn
Flynn
Fontana
Fox
Gallagher
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Gustafson
Haben
Hagler
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, L. R.
Hawkins, M. E.
Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hodes

Hodges
Hollingsworth
Jennings
Johnson, A. E.
Johnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, C. F.
Kelly
Kershaw
Kiser
Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Margolis
Martin
Martinez

McPherson
Melby
Mills
Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic
Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Reynolds
Richmond
Robinson
Rosen























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Ryals
Sadowski
Shackelford
Silver:
Smith, C. R.

Smith, J. H.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas
Thompson

Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Warner
Watt

Williams
Young


Nays-20

Batchelor
Brantley
Burrall
Carpenter
Danson

Dunbar
Easley
Ewing
Foster
Jones, D. L.

Kirkwood
Liberti
Mann
McCall
Mica

Patchett
Sample
Sheldon
Weinstock
Woodruff

Votes after roll call:

Yeas-Carlton, Gardner

So the bill passed and was immediately certified to the
Senate.

HB 8-A--A bill to be entitled An act relating to the State
University System; amending s. 239.01(1)(h), Florida Statutes,
1978 Supplement, changing the name of the Florida Techno-
logical University to the University of Central Florida; pro-
viding an effective date.
-was taken up. On motion by Mr. Haben, the rules were
waived and HB 8-A was read the second time by title. On
motion by Mr. Batchelor, the rules were further waived and
the bill was read the third time by title. On passage, the vote
was:

Yeas-112

The Chair
Allen
Bankhead
Barrett
Batchelpor
Beard
Bell
Boles
Burnsed
Burrall
SBush
Campbell
Carlton
Carpenter
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford
Crotty
Danson
Davis
Dunbar
Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing

Flinn
Flynn
Fontana
Foster
Fox
Gallagher
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Gustafson
Haben
Hagler
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, L. R.
Hawkins, M. E.
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hodes
Hodges
Hollingsworth
Jennings -
Johnson, A. E.
Johnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, D. L.
Kelly

Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Liberti
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Martinez
McCall
McPherson
Melby
Mica
Mills
Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley

Pajcic
Patchett
Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Richmond
Robinson
Rosen
Sadowski
Sample
Shackelford
Sheldon
Silver
Smith, C. R.
Smith, J. H.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas
Thompson
Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Warner
Watt
Williams
Woodruff
Young

Nays-7

Brantley
Deratany
Gardner
Hazouri
Jones, C. F.
Reynolds
Ryals

Votes after roll call:

Yeas-Weinstock
Nays to Yeas-Reynolds

So the bill passed and was immediately certified to the
Senate.

HB 9-A--A bill to be entitled An act relating to mentally
disordered sex offenders; amending s. 917.21, Florida Statutes;
requiring a committing court to retain jurisdiction over such an
offender for the purpose of approving participation by the
offender in a work-release or community furlough program;
amending s. 917.217, Florida Statutes; specifying those men-
tally disordered sex offenders eligible for participation in such
programs; requiring court approval of such participation pur-






suant to certain findings; authorizing the Department of Health
and Rehabilitative Services to adopt certain rules; prohibiting
release under a work-release or community furlough program
until a specified date; providing for return of current partici-
pants in such programs to the committing court; providing an
effective date.
-was taken up. On motion by Mr. Haben, the rules were
waived and HB 9-A was read the second time by title. On
motion by Mr. Crawford, the rules were further waived and
the bill was read the third time by title. On passage, the vote
was:

Yeas-119

The Chair
Allen
Bankhead
Barrett
Batchelor
Beard
Bell
Boles
Brantley
Burnsed
Burrall
Bush
Campbell
Carlton
Carpenter
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford
Crotty
Danson
Davis
Deratany
Dunbar
Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing

Flinn
Flynn
Fontana
Foster
Fox
Gallagher
Gardner
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Gustafson
Haben
Hagler
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, M. E.
Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hodes
Hodges
Hollingsworth
Jennings
Johnson, A. E.
Johnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, C. F.
Jones, D. L.
Kelly

Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser
Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Liberti
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Martinez
McCall
McPherson
Melby
Mica
Mills
Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic
Patchett

Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Reynolds
Richmond
Robinson
Rosen
Ryals
Sadowski
Sample
Shackelford
Sheldon
Silver
Smith, C. R.
Smith, J. H.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas
Thompson
Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Warner
Watt
Weinstock
Williams
Woodruff
Young

Nays-None

So the bill passed and was immediately certified to the
Senate.

Waiver of Rules for Committee Meeting

On motion by Mr. Pajcic, the rules were waived and the
Committee on Finance & Taxation was given permission to
meet at 4:15 today to take up HB 5-A.

Recess

On motion by Mr. Haben, the House recessed at 4:07 p.m.,
to reconvene at 6:00 p.m. today.

Reconvened

The House was called to order by the Speaker at 6:00 p.m.
A quorum was present.


Messages from the Senate

The Honorable J. Hyatt Brown, Speaker

I am directed to inform the House of Representatives that
the Senate has passed with amendments-

By Representative J. W. Lewis and others-

HB 3-A-A bill to be entitled An act relating to environ-
mental land and water management; designating the Green
Swamp Area and the Florida Keys Area as areas of critical
state concern; adopting specified provisions of the Florida Ad-
ministrative Code as the land development regulations appli-
cable to such areas; creating a committee for the study of the
method of designation of such areas; providing for a report
















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to the Legislature; providing an effective date and an expira-
tion date.
-and requests the concurrence of the House.
Joe Brown, Secretary

Senate Amendment 1-Strike everything after the enacting
clause and insert:
Section 1. The Green Swamp Area, the boundaries of which
are described in chapter 22F-5, Florida Administrative Code, is
hereby designated an area of critical state concern. Chapters
22F-5, 22F-6, and 22F-7, Florida Administrative Code, are
hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference and shall
be the land development regulations applicable to the area for
the duration of this act.
Section 2. The Florida Keys Area, the boundaries of which
are described in chapter 22F-8, Florida Administrative Code,
is hereby designated an area of critical state concern. Chap-
ters 22F-8 through 22F-13, Florida Administrative Code, are
hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference and shall
be the land development regulations applicable to the area for
the duration of this act.
Section 3. The presiding officer of each house of the Leg-
islature shall, on or before January 1, 1979, designate four
members of each house of the Legislature to serve on a joint
select committee for the purpose of studying those provisions
of chapter 380, Florida Statutes, and the laws, boundaries, rules,
regulations and procedures governing the designation, regula-
tion and protection of areas of critical state concern. The per-
sons appointed shall designate one hnember of the committee to
serve as chairman, and the committee shall meet at the call of
the chairman. Members of the committee shall receive no com-
pensation, but shall be entitled to receive reimbursement for
travel expenses and per diem as provided in s. 112.061, Florida
Statutes. The committee in conducting its study shall not be
limited in its inquiry to current designations or designation
procedures but rather may consider, alternative concepts and
processes to protect critical areas of the state. The committee
shall prepare recommendations and present them to their re-
spective houses on or before March 15, 1979.
Section 4. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law
and shall stand repealed on July 1, 1979.

Senate Amendment 1-A to Senate Amendment 1-On page
2, line 2, after the period insert: At least one member from
each house shall be a member of the minority party.

Senate Amendment 2-Strike all the title and insert: An act
relating to areas of critical state concern; designating the
Green Swamp Area and the Florida Keys Area as areas of
critical state concern; adopting the provisions of chapters
22F-5 through 22F-13, Florida Administrative Code, as the land
development regulations applicable to such areas; creating a
joint select committee for the study of the designation and
regulation of such areas; providing an effective date and a
repeal date.

On motions by Mr. J. W. Lewis, the House concurred in
Senate Amendments 1, 1-A, and 2. The question recurred on
the passage of HB 3-A. The vote was:

Yeas-112

The Chair
Allen
Barrett
Batchelor
Beard
Bell
Boles
Brantley
Burnsed
Burrall
Bush

Campbell
Carlton
Carpenter
Cherry
Conway
Cox
Crady
Crawford
Crotty
Danson
Davis

Deratany
Dyer
Easley
Eckhart
Evans
Ewing
Flynn
Fontana
Foster
Fox
Gallagher

Gardner
Gersten
Girardeau
Gordon
Gustafson
Haben
Hagler
Hall
Hattaway
Hawkins, L. R.
Hawkins, M. E.

Hazouri
Healey
Hector
Hieber
Hodes
Hodges
Hollingsworth
Jennings
Johnson, A. E.
Johnson, B. L.
Johnson, R. C.
Jones, C. F.
Jones, D. L.
Kelly
Kershaw
Kirkwood
Kiser

Kutun
Lehman
Lewis, J. W.
Lewis, T. F.
Liberti
Lippman
Lockward
Malloy
Mann
Margolis
Martin
Martinez
McCall
McPherson
Melby
Mica
Mills

Mitchell
Moffitt
Morgan
Myers
Nergard
Nuckolls
Ogden
O'Malley
Pajcic
Patchett
Patterson
Plummer
Price
Ready
Reynolds
Robinson
Rosen

Sample
Shackelford
Sheldon
Silver
Smith, C. R.
Smith, L. J.
Spaet
Thomas
Thompson
Tygart
Upchurch
Ward
Watt
Weinstock
Williams
Woodruff
Young

Nays-None

Votes after roll call:

Yeas-Bankhead

So the bill passed, as amended by Senate amendments. The
action was certified to the Senate and the bill was ordered
enrolled after engrossment.

The Honorable J. Hyatt Brown, Speaker

I am directed to inform the House of Representatives that
the Senate has passed-



HB 1-A
HB 2-A

HB 4-A
HB 8-A

HB 9-A



Joe Brown, Secretary

The bills were ordered enrolled.

Enrolling Reports

HB 1-A
HB 2-A

HB 3-A
HB 4-A

HB 8-A
HB 9-A



-have been enrolled, signed by the required Constitutional
Officers and presented-to the Governor on December 6, 1978.
Allen Morris, Clerk

Standing Committees for This Session
Criminal Justice-Crawford (Chairman), Martinez (Vice
Chairman), Beard, Easley, Fontana, Kershaw, Lehman, Rey-
nolds, Sample, J. H. Smith, L. J. Smith, Tygart, Williams
Education, Higher-Burnsed (Chairman), Patterson (Vice
Chairman), Conway, Crotty, Hodes, D. L. Jones, Lippman, Mann,
Mills, Morgan, Pajcic, Rosen, Warner, Woodruff
Finance & Taxation-Pajcic (Chairman), Eckhart (Vice Chair-
man), Allen, Barrett, Cox, Dyer, Easley, Fox, Gersten, Haben,
Healey, Hodes, Jennings, A. E. Johnson, Margolis, Mitchell,
Ogden, Patchett, Patterson, Ryals, Warner, Watt, Williams
Natural Resources-J. W. Lewis (Chairman), Allen (Vice
Chairman), Boles, Burrall, Davis, Dyer, Evans, Flinn, M. E.
Hawkins, Hodges, Kelly, Mann, McPherson, Mitchell, Morgan,
Patchett, Sample, Shackelford, C. R. Smith, J. H. Smith, Thomp-
son, Upchurch, Ward
Rules & Calendar-Haben (Chairman), Fontana (Vice Chair-
man), Batchelor, Burrall, Crawford, Gersten, Girardeau, Gordon,
Hazouri, Healey, Hodes, Hodges, Jennings, C. F. Jones, Kiser,
Kutun, J. W. Lewis, T. F. Lewis, Lockward, Mann, Martin,
Moffitt, Morgan, Nuckolls, Pajcic, Richmond, Robinson, Ryals,
Sadowski, Sheldon, Thompson, Young

Adjournment

On motion by Mr. Haben, the House adjourned at 6:03 p.m.
sine die.







14 JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES December 6, 1978



CERTIFICATE

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the foregoing pages numbered 1
through 13, inclusive, are and constitute a complete, true and
correct journal and record of the proceedings of the House of
Representatives of the State of Florida at a Special Session of
the Sixth Legislature under the Constitution as Revised in
1968, held on December 6, 1978.


Allen Morris
Clerk
Tallahassee, Florida
December 6, 1978















INDEX

to the

JOURNALS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Organization Session

November 21, 1978

and

Special Session

December 6, 1978

of the

SIXTH LEGISLATURE
[under the Constitution as Revised in 1968]






CONTENTS


Pages
Members of the House with Bills Sponsored ---------------------------------- 16

Bills and Resolutions Sponsored by Committees ------------------------------ 18

Miscellaneous Subjects ----------------------------------------------------- 18

Vetoed Bills --------------------------------------------------------------- 19

Subject Index of House and Senate Bills and Resolutions -------------------- 20

House Bills and Resolutions by Number, Subject, Sponsor, and Disposition --- 20



15







16 JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES INDEX





Members of the House with Bills Sponsored

[Source: Information Division, Joint Legislative Management Committee]



ALLEN, JOE-120th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

BANKHEAD, WILLIAM G.-24th District

BARRETT, DAVID L.-44th District

BATCHELOR, DICK J.-43rd District
Sponsored: 8-A
Co-sponsored: 6-A

BEARD, MALCOLM E.-64th District

BELL, SAMUEL P., III-30th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

BOLES, KENNETH E.-5th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A, 5-A

BRANTLEY, BOBBY-34th District

BROWN, J. HYATT-31st District
Sponsored: 3-A

BURNSED, BEVERLY B.-50th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A

BURRALL, FREDERIC H.-75th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

BUSH, THOMAS J.-84th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

CAMPBELL, GENE-82nd District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

CARLTON, FRAN-41st District
Sponsored: 8-A
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

CARPENTER, CARL, JR.-62nd District

CHERRY, GWENDOLYN S.--106th District

CONWAY, WILLIAM R.--29th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

COX, LINDA C.-86th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A, 6-A

CRADY, GEORGE A.-15th District

CRAWFORD, ROBERT BA-49th District
Sponsored: 9-A

CROTTY, RICHARD--40th District
Sponsored: 8-A

DANSON, THOMAS E., JR.-73rd District

DAVIS, HELEN GORDON-70th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

DERATANY, TIMOTHY D.--47th District

DUNBAR, PETER M.-53rd District



DYER, HAROLD J.-93rd District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

EASLEY, BETTY-56th District

ECKHART, JAMES F.-115th District

EVANS, MARILYN BAILEY-46th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A, 6-A

EWING, TED-74th District

FLINN, GENE-116th District

FLYNN, BILL-117th District

FONTANA, A. M.-107th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

FOSTER, JAMES S.-65th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

FOX, ROBERTA-110th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

GALLAGHER, C. THOMAS, III-111th District

GARDNER, WINSTON W., JR.-45th District

GERSTEN, JOSEPH M.-109th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A, 6-A

GIRARDEAU, ARNETT E.-16th District
Co-sponsored: 6-A

GORDON, ELAINE-98th District
Sponsored: 6-A
Co-sponsored: 3-A

GUSTAFSON, TOM-88th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

HABEN, RALPH H., JR.-71st District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

HAGLER, CLYDE HI.-3rd District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 5-A

HALL, LEONARD J.-9th District

HATTAWAY, BOB-33rd District
Co-sponsored: 8-A

HAWKINS, LAWRENCE R.-119th District

HAWKINS, MARY ELLEN-89th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

HAZOURI, THOMAS L.-21st District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

HEALEY, EDWARD J.--81st District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

HECTOR, ROBERT C.-114th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A, 4-A












INDEX JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 17



HIEBER, GEORGE F., II-58th District

HODES, RICHARD S.-68th District

HODGES, GENE-14th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
HOLLINGSWORTH, WAYNE-13th District
JENNINGS, TONI-42nd District
Co-sponsored: 8-A
JOHNSON, ANDREW E.--19th District
JOHNSON, BOLLEY L.--4th District
Co-sponsored: 5-A
JOHNSON, RONALD CLYDE-8th District
JONES, C. FRED-52nd District
JONES, DENNIS L.-57th District
KELLY, EVERETT A.-35th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A
KERSHAW, JOE LANG-105th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
KIRKWOOD, LAWRENCE R.-38th District
Co-sponsored: 8-A
KISER, S. CURTIS-54th District
Sponsored: 3-A
Co-sponsored: 6-A
KUTUN, BARRY-99th District
Sponsored: 5-A
Co-sponsored: 3-A
LEHMAN, DAVID J.-97th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
LEWIS, JOHN W.-18th District
Sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A, 4-A
LEWIS, THOMAS F.-83rd District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
LIBERTI, RAY-78th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
LIPPMAN, FRED-94th District
LOCKWARD, WILLIAM H.-104th District
MALLOY, JOHN CYRIL-118th District
MANN, FRANKLIN B.-90th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
MARGOLIS, GWEN-102nd District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
MARTIN, SIDNEY-26th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
MARTINEZ, ELVIN L.-67th District
McCALL, WAYNE C.-32nd District
McPHERSON, TOM-92nd District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
MELBY, ROBERT E.-59th District



MICA, JOHN L.-39th District
Sponsored: 8-A
Co-sponsored: 3-A
MILLS, JON L.-27th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
MITCHELL, SAM-7th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
MOFFITT, H. LEE--66th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
MORGAN, HERBERT F.-12th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
MYERS, WILLIAM G.-77th District
NERGARD, CHARLES L.-76th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
NUCKOLLS, HUGH PAUL-91st District
OGDEN, CARL-20th District
O'MALLEY, TERENCE T.-85th District
PAJCIC, STEVE-22nd District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
PATCHETT, R. DALE-48th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
PATTERSON, THOMAS R.-2nd District-
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A, 5-A
PLUMMER, LAWRENCE H.-112th District
PRICE, DON C.-llth District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
READY, GENE-51st District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A
REYNOLDS, ROBERT-108th District
RICHMOND, RONALD R.-37th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
ROBINSON, GROVER C., III-1st District
Co-sponsored: 5-A
ROSEN, VIRGINIA L.-100th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
RYALS, JOHN L.-63rd District
SADOWSKI, WILLIAM E.-113th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
SAMPLE, DOROTHY EATON--61st District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
SHACKELFORD, LAWRENCE F.-72nd District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
SHELDON, GEORGE H.-69th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
SILVER, RONALD A.-103rd District
SMITH, CHARLES R.-36th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
SMITH, JAMES H.-55th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
















18 JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES INDEX



SMITH, LAWRENCE J.-96th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A
SPAET, HAROLD W.-101st District
THOMAS, JOHN-17th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
THOMPSON, JAMES HAROLD--10th District
TYGART, FREDERICK B.-23rd District
UPCHURCH, HAMILTON D.-28th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A
WARD, JAMES G.-6th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 5-A



WARNER, STEPHEN JAMES-87th District
Co-sponsored: 3-A

WATT, JAMES L.-80th District

WEINSTOCK, ELEANOR-79th District

WILLIAMS, FRANK-25th District
Co-sponsored: 1-A, 2-A, 3-A

WOODRUFF, T. M.-60th District

YOUNG, WALTER C.-95th District
Sponsored: 1-A
Co-sponsored: 2-A, 3-A



Bills and Resolutions
Sponsored by Committees
[Source: Information Division, Joint Legislative Management Committee]



RULES & CALENDAR
Committee Bills: 7-A



Miscellaneous Subjects



Subject Pages

ORGANIZATION SESSION, NOVEMBER 21, 1978
Committees, Standing
Appropriations membership _______________________ 15
Chairmen and Vice Chairmen appointed ____________ 12-14
Dean of the House designated ______________________ 15
Democratic Leadership designated __________________ 15
HR 1-Org. by Haben
Rules of House for 1978-1980; amendments ________ 9-10
Members
Certified list __________________________________ 1-2
Oath of office __________________________________ 2
Officers
Clerk election-remarks by Reps. Ryals and Kiser 8-9
Sergeant at Arms designation ____________________ 9
Speaker election-remarks by Reps. Haben, Moffitt,
Bell, Richmond, Jennihgs, and Gallagher _______ 2-5
Speaker pro tempore election-remarks by Reps.
Sheldon, Morgan, Carlton, Danson, Easley, and
Patchett ______________________________________ 5-8
Remarks by Speaker ________________________________ 10-15
Remarks by Speaker pro tempdre ____________________ 8
Republican Caucus Leadership designations _________ 15



Subject Pages

SPECIAL SESSION, December 6, 1978
Committees, Standing
Membership ______________________________________ 13
Subcommittee assignment _________________________ 10
Governor
Proclamations ___________________________________ 1-2
Rules of the House
Rule 6.1 amended ________________________________ 9
Rule 7.17 amended _______________________________ 9-10

Veto messages _____________________________________ 3-9

















INDEX JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 19



Vetoed Bills
Where no disposition shown, veto message was not taken up by House.

Date
No. Subject Sponsor Pages Vetoed Disposition
1978 Regular Session Vetoed House Bills
RHB
35 Group insurance for public officers
and employees _________________________ Maxwell 3 __________________________________6-21-78
51 Tax sales _______________________________ Patterson 3, 4 _____________________________6-19-78
141 State government ________________________ Hutto 3, 4 _________________________________6-21-78
CS/HB
150 Criminal penalties and sentencing _______ Committee on Criminal Justice
and Richard 3, 4-5 _______________________6-22-78
300 Beverage law ____________________________ Committee on Regulated Industries
& Licensing and Melvin 3, 5-6 ____________6-17-78
361 Tax exemption ___________________________ Committee on Finance & Taxation
and Richmond 3, 6 ________________________6-20-78
HB
400 Medical negligence ______________________ Frank 3, 6 _________________________________6-21-78
CS/HB
572 Human Rights Advocacy Committees ________ Committee on Health & Rehabilitative
Services and Evans 3, 7 __________________6-21-78
720 Proposed constitutional amendments ______ Committee on Governmental Operations
and James 3, 7 ___________________________6-23-78
CS/CS/HB
1467 City of Sunrise, Broward County _________ Committees on Finance & Taxation and
Community Affairs and O'Malley 3, 8 ______6-15-78
HB
1619 Ad valorem taxation ______________________ Melvin 3, 8 _______________________________6-27-78
CS/HB
2202 City of Hallandale, Broward County _______ Committee on Community Affairs
and Boyd 3, 8-9 __________________________6-20-78
1978 Special Session "D" Vetoed House Bills
HB
26-D Professional and occupational licensing Malloy 3, 9 _______________________________ 7-4-78
















20 JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES INDEX



Subject Index of House and Senate

Bills and Resolutions
[Source: Information Division, Joint Legislative Management Committee]
This index embraces all measures introduced in both the House and Senate. The house of origin is identi-
fied by the letter preceding each bill: H-House, S-Senate. Senate bills shown in this index include those never
received by the House, and their inclusion here is only for the convenience of the user interested in all the legis-
lation introduced in the Legislature on a particular subject.
(Boldfaced bill numbers passed both houses.)



-A-
ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, FLORIDA
Chapters 22F-5 through 22F-13 re land development regula-
tions; adoption, S3-A, H3-A
APPOINTMENTS
Legislature
Areas of critical state coicern joint selbet comm., S3-A, H3-A
-B-
BISCAYNE BAY AQUATIC PRESERVE
Canals, upland; connection to preserve restricted re dredge
& fill projects, S4-A, H4-A
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
Lighting efficiency code; effective date extended 3/15/79;
S2-A, H2-A.
Thermal efficiency code; effective date extended 3/15/79,
S2-A, H1-A
-C-
CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
Equal rights, men & women, H6-A
COURTS
Mentally disordered sex offenders; court jurisdiction re work-
release/community furlough program, S6-A, H9-A
-E-
ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
Green Swamp/Keys areas; areas of critical state concern,
S3-A, H3-A
EQUAL RIGHTS
Men & women, H6-A
-G-
GOVERNMENTAL REORGANIZATION
Fla. technological univ.; name changed univ. central fla.,
S5-A, H8-A
GREEN SWAMP
Area of critical state concern, S3-A, H3-A



-K-
KEYS AREA, FLORIDA
Area of critical state concern, S3-A, H3-A
-L-
LEGISLATURE
Committees
Areas of critical state concern joint select comm., S3-A,
H3-A
House of Representatives, old chamber; fixtures, disposition,
H7-A
Reports
Areas of critical state concern joint select comm., S3-A,
H3-A
LIGHTING EFFICIENCY CODE
Effective date extended 3/15/79, S2-A, H2-A
-R-

RESOLUTIONS
House of Representatives, old chamber; disposition of obso-
lete fixtures, H7-A
-S-

SALES TAX
Exeniptions
Industrial equipment purchased re fabricating products,
expansions, new businesses, Sl-A, H5-A
SEX OFFENSES
Mentally disordered sex offenders; court jurisdiction re work-
release/community furlough program, S6-A, H9-A
STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
Fla. technological univ.; name changed univ. of central fla.,
S5-A, H8-A
-T-
THERMAL EFFICIENCY CODE
Effective date extended 3/15/79, S2-A, H1-A



House Bills and Resolutions by

Number, Subject, Sponsor, and Disposition
To obtain the number of a bill, see the subject matter index preceding this index.
Page numbers in Boldface Print indicate location of roll call votes on disposition.
Abbreviations:
Ch.-Chapter Number, as passed
DHC-Died in house committee (no action by committee)
HB-House bill
HCR-House Concurrent Resolution
HR-House Resolution

HB
1-A Florida thermal efficiency code (J. W. Lewis) 2, 10-11,
13 Ch. 78-625
2-A Florida lighting efficiency code (J. W. Lewis) 2, 10,
11, 13 Ch. 78-626
3-A Areas of critical state concern (J. W. Lewis) 2, 10,
11, 12-13 Ch. 78-627
4-A Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve (J. W. Lewis) 2, 10,
11-12, 13 Ch. 78-628
5-A Sales tax (Kutun) 3, 12 DHC

HCR
6-A Introduction deferred
HR
7-A Old House Chamber (Committee on Rules & Calendar)
3, 10 Adopted
HB
8-A State University System (Batchelor) 3, 10, 12, 13
Ch. 78-629
9-A Mentally disordered sex offenders (Crawford) 3, 10,
12, 13 Ch. 78-630


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