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Finalized Meeting Notices for the week of 2/28/2021

Monday, March 01, 2021

Education & Employment Committee

Finalized 2/22/2021 3:24:42 PM by: Jones.Missy
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/01/2021 02:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/01/2021 04:00 PM
Location: Sumner Hall (404 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Meeting Overview/Summary:
[NOT MEETING]

Judiciary Committee

Finalized 2/26/2021 5:03:00 PM by: Harrell.Lindsey
Meeting Notice

AMENDED - (2)

Meeting Start Time: 03/01/2021 02:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/01/2021 04:00 PM
Location: Morris Hall (17 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following proposed committee substitute(s):
  • PCS for HB 9 -- Protecting Consumers Against Pandemic-related Fraud
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 515 -- Duties of the Attorney General
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Rules Committee

Finalized 2/22/2021 4:00:16 PM by: Larson.Lisa
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/01/2021 04:30 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/01/2021 05:30 PM
Location: Reed Hall (102 HOB)
Duration: 1.00
Actionable Items
  • Set Special Order Calendar for March 4, 2021
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Audience seating will be socially distanced and limited to the press and those persons wishing to provide substantive testimony on the proposed Special Order Calendar. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning two hours before the start of the meeting. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

State Affairs Committee

Finalized 2/22/2021 3:01:03 PM by: Denson.Tori
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/01/2021 02:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/01/2021 04:00 PM
Location: Webster Hall (212 Knott)
Duration: 2.00
Meeting Overview/Summary:
[NOT MEETING]

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Commerce Committee

Finalized 2/26/2021 3:53:26 PM by: Rigas.Amanda
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/02/2021 04:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/02/2021 06:00 PM
Location: Morris Hall (17 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • CS/HB 137 -- Fire Sprinklers
  • HB 353 -- Bicycle Operation Regulations
  • HB 369 -- Construction Contracting Regulation Exemption
  • HB 467 -- Insurance Adjuster Examination Requirements
Consideration of the following proposed committee bill(s):
  • PCB COM 21-01 -- Technology Transparency
  • PCB COM 21-02 -- Public Records
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Finance & Facilities Subcommittee

Finalized 2/26/2021 4:11:08 PM by: Dewees.Cheryl
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/02/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/02/2021 02:30 PM
Location: Reed Hall (102 HOB)
Duration: 1.50
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 309 -- Dementia-related Staff Training
  • HB 701 -- Behavioral Health Care Services Coverage and Access
  • HB 1067 -- Health Care Expenses
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Government Operations Subcommittee

Finalized 2/26/2021 4:10:04 PM by: Jones.Brenda
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/02/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/02/2021 03:00 PM
Location: Morris Hall (17 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 327 -- Pub. Rec./Disaster Response
Consideration of the following proposed committee bill(s):
  • PCB GOS 21-03 -- OGSR/Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • PCB GOS 21-04 -- OGSR/Juvenile Criminal History Records
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Health & Human Services Committee

Finalized 2/26/2021 4:12:38 PM by: Dewees.Cheryl
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/02/2021 04:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/02/2021 05:00 PM
Location: Webster Hall (212 Knott)
Duration: 1.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 241 -- Parents' Bill of Rights
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee

Finalized 2/26/2021 4:07:22 PM by: Ellerkamp.Donna
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/02/2021 04:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/02/2021 06:00 PM
Location: Sumner Hall (404 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 7005 -- Civil Liability for Covid-19-Related Claims Against Certain Health Care Providers
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Presentation by the Department of Economic Opportunity on Reemployment Assistance



This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee

Finalized 2/26/2021 4:08:34 PM by: ady
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/02/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/02/2021 03:00 PM
Location: Webster Hall (212 Knott)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of a Consent Agenda that includes the following Appropriation Project Bills:
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 3157 -- University of South Florida Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
Consideration of the following bill(s) with proposed committee substitute(s):
  • PCS for HB 3 --
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Overview and Discussion on the Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP) Categoricals
Overview on K-12 Virtual Instruction

This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

Finalized 2/26/2021 3:28:21 PM by: Rigas.Amanda
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/02/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/02/2021 03:00 PM
Location: Sumner Hall (404 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 401 -- Florida Building Code
  • HB 535 -- Electronic Dissemination of Commercial Recordings and Audiovisual Works
  • HB 585 -- Payment for Construction Services
  • HB 663 -- Cottage Food Operations
  • HB 667 -- Building Inspections
  • HB 735 -- Preemption of Local Occupational Licensing
  • HB 737 -- Craft Distilleries
  • HB 821 -- Licensure Requirements for Land Surveyors and Mappers
  • HB 911 -- Medical Treatment of Animals
Consideration of the following proposed committee substitute(s):
  • PCS for HB 1059 -- Building Permits
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, at least three hours before the meeting, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:21:58 PM by: ady
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 10:00 AM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 12:00 PM
Location: Reed Hall (102 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 169 -- Purchase of Commodities and Services by Water Management Districts
  • HB 217 -- Conservation Area Designations
  • HB 323 -- Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Trust Funds
Consideration of a Consent Agenda that includes the following Appropriation Project Bills:
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Update on the State Hemp Program by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services




This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:03:17 PM by: Osborne.Erin
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 04:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 06:00 PM
Location: Webster Hall (212 Knott)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 601 -- Adoption Proceedings
  • HB 691 -- Pub. Rec./Staff and Volunteers of Domestic Violence Centers
  • HB 319 -- Substance Abuse Service Providers
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Panel discussion on placement, transitions, and preparation for independent living for children and young adults involved in foster care



This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:07:29 PM by: Collins.Lindsey
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 03:00 PM
Location: Morris Hall (17 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 381 -- Probationary or Supervision Services for Misdemeanor Offenders
  • HB 495 -- Determining Restitution Amounts for Crimes
  • HB 661 -- Modification or Continuation of Terms of Probation
  • HB 777 -- Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence
  • HB 833 -- Unlawful Use of DNA
  • HB 921 -- Electronic Threats
Consideration of the following bill(s) with proposed committee substitute(s):
  • PCS for HB 221 --
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:19:54 PM by: Olsen.Kirsten
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 10:00 AM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 12:00 PM
Location: Morris Hall (17 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 149 -- Students with Disabilities in Public Schools
  • HB 419 -- Early Learning and Early Grade Success
Consideration of the following proposed committee bill(s):
  • PCB ELE 21-01 -- Student Literacy
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:04:20 PM by: Jones.Brenda
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 04:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 06:00 PM
Location: Sumner Hall (404 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 209 -- Big Cypress Basin
  • HB 263 -- Reclaimed Water
  • HB 639 -- Operation and Safety of Motor Vehicles and Vessels
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:15:25 PM by: CTR
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 04:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 06:00 PM
Location: Reed Hall (102 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of a Consent Agenda that includes the following Appropriation Project Bills:
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Presentation on the Impact of COVID Accelerating Changes in the Workforce
Dr. Stephen Pruitt, President, Southern Regional Education Board

Presentation on Workforce Education and Florida College System Initiatives to Upskill Florida’s Workforce
Kathy Hebda, Chancellor of the Florida College System
Henry Mack, Chancellor of the Division of Career and Adult Education



This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Justice Appropriations Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:15:55 PM by: AC1
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 04:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 06:00 PM
Location: Morris Hall (17 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 1 -- Combating Public Disorder
Consideration of a Consent Agenda that includes the following Appropriation Project Bills:
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:00:18 PM by: Rundles.Victoria
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 10:00 AM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 12:00 PM
Location: Sumner Hall (404 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • CS/HB 55 -- Building Design
  • HB 331 -- Displacement of Private Waste Companies
  • HB 385 -- Alcoholic Beverage Licenses, Lake and Sumter Counties
  • HB 435 -- Veterans Employment and Training
  • HB 487 -- Small Scale Development Amendments
  • HB 541 -- Veterans' Preference in Employment
  • HB 751 -- City of Gainesville, Alachua County
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Post-Secondary Education & Lifelong Learning Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:16:10 PM by: Olsen.Kirsten
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 03:00 PM
Location: Webster Hall (212 Knott)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 51 -- Charter Schools
  • HB 845 -- State University Free Seat Program
  • HB 1261 -- Higher Education
  • HB 1273 -- Out-of-state Fee Waiver for Nonresident Students
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Professions & Public Health Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:01:51 PM by: Osborne.Erin
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 10:00 AM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 12:00 PM
Location: Webster Hall (212 Knott)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 17 -- Podiatric Medicine
  • HB 29 -- Dispensing Medicinal Drugs
  • HB 245 -- Massage Therapy
  • HB 497 -- Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Examinations
  • HB 725 -- Nonopioid Alternatives Educational Materials
  • HB 803 -- Access to Health Care Practitioner Services
  • HB 7001 -- OGSR/Nurse Licensure Compact
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 4:17:18 PM by: AC1
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 03:00 PM
Location: Reed Hall (102 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 163 -- POW-MIA Veterans Bracelet Memorial
  • CS/HB 425 -- Disposition of Unclaimed Property
Consideration of a Consent Agenda that includes the following Appropriation Project Bills:
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Presentations by the Department of Management Services:

Overview of the Florida Facilities Pool and Fixed Capital Outlay
Update on Capitol Complex Improvements

This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.

Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee

Finalized 3/1/2021 3:53:07 PM by: Rigas.Amanda
Meeting Notice
Meeting Start Time: 03/03/2021 01:00 PM
Meeting End Time: 03/03/2021 03:00 PM
Location: Sumner Hall (404 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of the following bill(s):
  • HB 249 -- Specialty License Plates
  • HB 267 -- State Preemption of Seaport Regulations
  • HB 379 -- Pub. Rec./Economic Development Agencies
  • HB 695 -- Digital License Plate Pilot Program
  • HB 753 -- Broadband Internet Deployment
  • HB 839 -- State Preemption of Energy Infrastructure Regulation
  • HB 6059 -- Composition of the Multi-use Corridors of Regional Economic Significance Program
Meeting Overview/Summary:
This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.