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Summary:
This act establishes a process through which individuals may have certain offenses related to victimization and human trafficking expunged from their records. This act defines the offenses which may be...
Subject:
Courts, Violent Crime, Women
Year:
2013
Source:
Florida Legislature
Summary:
This act protects the records of individuals who have found to be the victims of human trafficking. This act creates an exemption from criminal background checks for individuals who have been previously...
Subject:
Courts, Violent Crime, Women
Year:
2013
Source:
Florida Legislature
Summary:
The bill authorizes the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to automatically register to vote or update a voter registration record of an eligible individual; requires the department to notify...
Subject:
Voter Registration
Year:
2013
Source:
Florida Legislature
Summary:
This bill repeals the state Stand Your Ground law. The bill provides that the use of deadly force is not justified in self-defense unless the person reasonably believes that such force is necessary to...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2013
Source:
Florida Legislature
Summary:
This ordinance creates year-round conservation measures and regulations for the use of water resources during shortage seasons. This ordinance grants county authorities the right to declare a water shortage...
Subject:
Water
Year:
2012
Source:
Alachua Board of County Commissioners
Summary:
This ordinance provides a variety of worker protections against wage theft. A complaint for non-payment of earned wages, if not resolved through conciliation, is heard by the Office of Intergovernmental...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2012
Source:
Broward County Commission
Summary:
This report, which also includes model legislation, discusses tactics used to purposefully mislead voters with false voting information so that it prevents individuals from voting. The report includes...
Subject:
Voter Protection
Year:
2012
Source:
Common Cause
Summary:
This report examines the problem of wage theft in Florida by including surveys and research completed by a number of organizations that work toward wage law enforcement. The report describes the role of the...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2012
Source:
Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy
Summary:
This ordinance designates a portion of the county to be a transportation improvement district and allocates funds for the improvement of county infrastructure in this area. This ordinance also permits...
Subject:
Subsidies - Grants and Loans, Mass Transit
Year:
2011
Source:
Alachua Board of County Commissioners
Summary:
This act makes justice-involved youth in the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services eligible for transition-to-adulthood services. The Florida Legislature enacted this law because they...
Subject:
Juvenile Justice
Year:
2011
Source:
Florida Legislature