2024 bills | Opportunity For All Floridians

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How often did your lawmaker vote to help Floridians?
We selected bills that help or hurt Floridians in a variety of areas: Economic Opportunity, Democracy, Protecting Florida’s animals and natural environment, and preserving Home Rule. Lawmakers get credit when they vote for a bill that helps Floridians, or against a bill that hurts Floridians.
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Artificial Intelligence Use in Political Advertising

This bill pertains to the usage of artificial intelligence (AI) in political advertising. It mandates specific requirements regarding the implementation and disclosure of generative AI, which refers to machine-based systems that emulate the structure and…

My Safe Florida Home Program

The My Safe Florida Home program was enacted by the Florida Legislature to help Florida homeowners protect their homes against hurricanes and save money. Here’s how it works: Florida homeowners apply for a free home…

Voter Registration Applications

This bill, as enacted on April 11, 2024, specifies administrative procedures related to changes to a voter’s party affiliation. Specifically, the bill: – Prohibits an election supervisor from changing the party affiliation of a voter…

Employment Regulations

Two bills put on display anti-worker and anti-Home Rule extremism. House Bill 433 – the “Workplace Heat Exposure Requirements” and Senate Bill 1492, “Employment Regulations” are similar bills that simultaneously undercut the authority of local…

Local Regulation of Nonconforming and Unsafe Structures

This is a bill which threatens the integrity of many of Florida’s cherished coastal historic districts. The proposed bill, SB 1526, known as the “Resiliency and Safe Structures Act,” sponsored by Sen. Bryan Ávila (R-Miami…

Employment

House Bill 49 and Senate Bill 1596 would take us back in time and roll back decades of child labor protections in Florida. This legislation would allow employers to schedule 16- and 17-year-olds for unlimited…

Earned Wage Access Providers

The “Fintech” industry (financial tech companies) are peddling a new product aimed at workers at the bottom of the wage scale who need money immediately but don’t qualify for traditional loans or credit cards. The…

Land Use and Development Regulations

This bill would make changes to the types of data that can be used for comprehensive plan amendments, including population projections and prohibit local governments from limiting density and intensity within optional elements of their…

Agritourism

This bill pertains to agritourism, which involves the promotion of agricultural-related activities for public enjoyment and educational purposes. The legislation aims to support bona fide agricultural activities by providing a revenue stream and public awareness…

Florida Homeowners’ Construction Recovery Fund

In response to the escalating cases of construction fraud victimizing Florida homeowners, the need to fortify the Homeowners Construction Recovery Fund (HCRF) has become glaringly apparent. Established in 1993, the HCRF has served as a…

Insurance Rebate Program for Low-Income Seniors

As uncertainty persists in Florida’s property insurance landscape, Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book and Senator Ileana Garcia (R-Miami) have filed a bipartisan measure (SB 348) that would give low-income residents older than 65 10% back…

Consumer Finance Loans

As uncertainty persists in Florida’s property insurance landscape, Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book and Senator Ileana Garcia (R-Miami) have filed a bipartisan measure (SB 348) that would give low-income residents older than 65 10% back…

Mangrove Replanting and Restoration

As our population has grown, many mangroves have been destroyed or died. SB 32 would fund an effort to plant more mangrove trees and restore our beautiful coastline….

Mangrove Replanting and Restoration

As our population has grown, many mangroves have been destroyed or died. HB 1581 would fund an effort to plant more mangrove trees and restore our beautiful coastline….

Florida Homeowners’ Construction Recovery Fund

In response to the escalating cases of construction fraud victimizing Florida homeowners, the need to fortify the Homeowners Construction Recovery Fund (HCRF) has become glaringly apparent. Established in 1993, the HCRF has served as a…

Land Use and Development Regulations

SB 1184 (Ingoglia) and HB 1221 (McClain) make changes to the types of data that can be used for comprehensive plan amendments, including population projections and prohibit local governments from limiting density and intensity within…

Everglades Protection Area

The pair of bills (House Bill 723 / Senate Bill 1364) aim to protect the Everglades Protection Area (EPA), which is a vital ecosystem and a major source of drinking water for millions of people…

Elections

This bill, nicknamed the “Harry T. and Harriet V. Moore Florida Voting Rights Act” in honor of two slain civil rights workers, puts forth several amendments and repeals to legislation related to elections within Florida….

Employment of Minors

House Bill 49 and Senate Bill 1596 would take us back in time and roll back decades of child labor protections in Florida. This legislation would allow employers to schedule 16- and 17-year-olds for unlimited…

Elections

Millions of Floridians—of all parties—use Vote-By-Mail to exercise their right to vote. Florida is a state that enjoys “no-excuse” mail-in voting. And election experts from across the political spectrum agree: Florida’s election system is the…

Notice of Restoration of Voting Rights Information on Sentencing Scoresheets

This bill, as introduced on January 9, 2024, would mandate that defendants in a criminal case receive notice prior to sentencing regarding the impact of a potential sentence on their eligibility to vote, by requiring…