Bill Tracking

Last Updated: April 11, 2017

The following bills are currently being tracked by The Arc of Florida.  Click on the Bill number to follow the link to the bill description on the Legislature’s website.


SB 0028 Relief of J.D.S. by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities by Senator Simmons

HB 6501 Relief/J.D.S./Agency for Persons with Disabilities by Representatives Plakon & Antone


HB 0039 Autism Awareness Training for Law Enforcement Officers by Representatives Jenne & Stafford

SB 0154 Autism Awareness Training for Law Enforcement Officers by Senator Thurston

HB 0219 Crisis Intervention by Law Enforcement Officers by Representative Stafford


SB 0050 Relief of Eddie Weekley and Charlotte Williams by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities by Senator Gibson

HB 6539 Relief/Eddie Weekley and Charlotte Williams/Agency for Persons with Disabilities by Representative Byrd


SB 0064 State Park Fees by Senator Bean

HB 0185 State Park Fees by Representatives Lee & Albritton


HB 0095 Consumer Protection from Nonmedical Changes to Prescription Drug Formularies by Representative Massullo, Jr.

SB 0182 Consumer Protection from Nonmedical Changes to Prescription Drug Formularies by Senator Mayfield


SB 0142 Safe Storage of Loaded Firearms by Senator Farmer

HB 0835 Safe Storage of Loaded Firearms by Representative Williams


HB 0151 Proceedings Involving Minors or Certain Other Persons by Representatives Brodeur & Moskowitz

SB 0416 Use of Animals in Proceedings Involving Minors by Senator Montford


SB 0172 Guardianship by Senator Passidomo

HB 0399 Guardianship by Representatives Diamond & Spano


SB 0192 Juvenile Justice by Senator Powell


SB 0200 Temporary Respite Care of a Child by Senator Passidomo

HB 0363 Temporary Care of a Child by Representatives White & Williams


SB 0210 Public Records/Public Guardians by Senator Passidomo


HB 0273 Conversion Therapy by Representative Richardson

SB 0578 Conversion Therapy by Senator Clemens


HB 0581 Family Self-Sufficiency by Representative White

SB 1016 Family Self-sufficiency by Senator Passidomo


HB 0593 Restrictions on Use of Public Assistance Benefits by Representatives Massullo, Jr. & Fine

SB 1260 Restrictions on Use of Public Assistance Benefits by Senator Bean


HB 0619 Consolidation of Medicaid Waiver Programs by Representative Pigman

SB 0694 Medicaid by Senator Hutson


SB 0754 Trauma-informed Services for Children by Senator Steube


HB 2135 Easter Seals Florida, Inc. – Life, Employment and Community Skills (LEC) Program by Representative Fine


HB 2267 DNA Comprehensive Therapy Service’s Comprehensive Care Model for Children with Autism by Representative Caldwell


HB 2517 Brevard Achievement Center – Work Readiness Program by Representative Goodson


HB 2539 The Arc Jacksonville – Transition to Community Employment by Representative Cummings


HB 2601 Easter Seals of Volusia and Flagler Counties – Autism Center of Excellence by Representative Leek


HB 2739 The Association for Development of the Exceptional – Culinary Training Academy by Representative J. Diaz


HB 3029 ARC Broward Safe Roof Project by Representative Jenne


HB 3629 Removing the Barriers Initiative – Stirring the Waters, Aquatic Services for the Developmentally Disabled by Representative Albritton


HB 3755 Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida – Support Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities by Representative Plasencia


HM 7039 Establishment of a Child Welfare Block Grant by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee and Representatives Gonzalez & Harrell


HB 0023 Public Assistance by Representative Eagle

SB 0570 Public Assistance by Senator Rouson

HB 1121 Child Welfare by Representative Stevenson

SB 1400 Child Welfare by Senator Grimsley

SB 1044 Child Welfare by Senator Garcia

SB 1680 Child Welfare by Senator Baxley

HB 7075 Child Welfare by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee


HB 0031 Background Screening by Representative Jones


HB 0127 Public School Attendance Policies by Representative Plasencia

SB 1128 Public School Attendance Policies by Senator Farmer

SB 1368 Exceptional Students by Senator Perry

HB 655 Exceptional Student Instruction by Representative Porter


SB 0148 Students Remaining on School Grounds During School Hours by Senator Garcia

HB 0085 Students Remaining on School Grounds During School Hours


HB 0165 Sexually Transmissible Diseases by Representative McGhee

SB 1704 Sexually Transmissible Diseases by Senator Campbell


HB 0233 Students with Disabilities in Public Schools by Representative Edwards

SB 0810 Students with Disabilities in Public Schools by Senator Stewart


HB 0371 Assistive Technology Devices by Representative Ausley

SB 0772 Assistive Technology Devices by Senator Rouson


SB 0634 Involuntary Examinations Under the Baker Act by Senator Campbell

HB 0645 Involuntary Examinations Under the Baker Act by Representative Lee


HB 0637 Florida Kidcare Program by Representative Duran

SB 1654 Florida Kidcare Program by Senator Campbell


SB 0648 Weapons and Firearms by Senator Book

HB 0957 Weapons and Firearms by Representative Geller


SB 0676 Availability of Health Care Services by Senator Bradley


SB 0714 Comprehensive Transitional Education Programs by Senator Garcia

HB 0899 Comprehensive Transitional Education Programs by Representative Stevenson


SB 0854 Task Force on Affordable Housing by Senator Brandes

HB 1013 Task Force on Affordable Housing by Representative Newton


SB 0902 Gardiner Scholarship Program by Senator Simmons


HB 0015 Educational Options by Education Committee

SB 1314 Educational Options by Senator Grimsley


HB 1017 Penalties and Fees by Representative Ingram

SB 0302 Penalties and Fees by Senator Brandes


SB 1034 Criminal Justice by Senator Campbell


SB 1054 Florida Community Task Force on Student Behavior and Discipline by Senator Powell


SB 1064 Student Discipline by Senator Powell

HB 0411 Student Discipline by Representative Antone


HB 1101 Autism Spectrum Disorder by Representative Cruz

SB 1308 Autism Spectrum Disorder by Senator Stewart


SB 1208 Sexual Crimes by Senator Book


SB 1342 Child Psychological Abuse by Senator Torres, Jr.

HB 1279 Child Psychological Abuse by Representative Antone


SB 1382 Expert Witnesses by Senator Perry


HB 1413 Crimes Evidencing Prejudice by Representative Pritchett

SB 1512 Crimes Evidencing Prejudice by Senator Rader


SB 1418 Seclusion and Restraint of Students with Disabilities in Public Schools by Senator Flores


SB 1430 Continuing Care Contracts by Senator Lee (T)

HB 1349 Continuing Care Contracts by Representative Stevenson


SB 1498 Reclassification of Crime Committed Against Certain Victims by Senator Rader


SB 1556 Education by Senator Lee (T)

HB 1391 Home Education by Representative Eisnaugle


SB 1558 Child Exploitation by Senator Book

HB 7049 Child Exploitation by Representative Spano


SB 1560 Public Records/Videotaped Statement of a Minor by Senator Book

HB 7053 Pub. Rec./Minor Victims of Sexual Offenses by Representative Spano


SB 1572 Education Savings Account Program by Senator Bean


SB 1644 Grandparent Visitation Rights by Senator Torres, Jr.


SB 1714 Early Learning by Senator Rouson

HB 1359 Early Learning by Representative Diamond


SB 1752 Art Therapy by Senator Rouson


SB 1756 Examination and Treatment of Individuals with Mental Illness by Senator Garcia


SB 2500 Appropriations by Appropriations

HB 5001 General Appropriations Act by Appropriations and Representative Trujillo


SB 2502 Implementing the 2017-2018 General Appropriations Act by Appropriations


SB 2514 Health Care by Appropriations


HB 3047 The Association for Development of the Exceptional, Inc. – Geriatric Program for Seniors with Developmental Disabilities by Representative Slosberg


HB 3261 Lauren’s Kids, Inc. – Safer, Smarter Schools and Communities by Representative Nunez


HB 3613 Children’s Home Society – CaseAIM to Enhancement of Child Welfare Case Management by Representative Miller (M)


HB 4079 Youth and Family Alternatives –Development of Affordable Housing for Persons with Developmental Disabilities by Representative Burgess


HB 4107 Urban Communities Child Welfare Initiative by Representative Brown


HB 4383 PARC Florida – Transportation Services for the Developmentally Disabled by Representative Diamond


HB 6045 Death Penalty by Representative Geller


HB 7011 Health Care Access by Health Quality Subcommittee


HB 7033 Medicaid Block Grants by Health Innovation Subcommittee


HB 7039 Establishment of a Child Welfare Block Grant by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee