Herald Staff Report
TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott signed 25 more bills into law Thursday morning.
According to a press release from the governor's office, the bills were:
SB 80 Family Trust Companies - This bill revises requirements under the Family Trust Company Act.
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SB 112 Absentee Voting - This bill replaces the term "absentee ballot" with the term "vote-by-mail ballot" in Florida statutes.
SB 196 Public Records - This bill relates to public records and the Department of Transportation (protects companies' financial information).
SB 222 Parking for Disabled Veterans - This bill grants free parking at public airports to vehicles with a Disabled Veterans or a Paralyzed Veterans of America designation.
SB 232 Guardianship - This bill expands oversight by the Department of Elder Affairs and provides for the regulation of professional guardians.
SB 310 National Statuary Hall - This bill relates to the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S. Capitol.
SB 386 Expunction of Records of Minors - This bill relates to the criminal records of minors.
SB 396 Nonresident Plaintiffs in Civil Actions - This bill removes a bond requirement in certain civil cases.
SB 416 The Location of Utilities - This bill relates to the relocation of utilities for certain projects.
SB 458 Transfer of Structured Settlement Payment Rights - This bill revises court procedures relating to structured settlement agreements.
SB 494 Digital Assets - This bill designates access and control of an individual's digital assets.
SB 7002 A Review under the Open Government Sunset Review Act - This bill reenacts a public records exemption related to local government audits.
SB 7024 A Review under the Open Government Sunset Review Act - This bill reenacts a public records exemption for the Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research.
SB 7030 A Review under the Open Government Sunset Review Act - This bill reenacts an existing public records exemption for certain governmental processes.
HB 43 Churches or Religious Organizations - This bill specifies that clergy are not required to perform marriages if in violation of sincerely held religious beliefs.
HB 103 Transactions in Fresh Produce Markets - This bill allows SNAP to be used to buy fresh food.
HB 111 Jury Service - This bill allows individuals unable to perform jury duty for physical reasons to be permanently excluded upon request.
HB 145 Financial Transactions - This bill makes revisions to statutes related to financial transactions.
HB 173 Medical Faculty Certification - This bill allows certain medical school faculty physicians at Florida Atlantic University to practice medicine in Florida.
HB 525 The Small Community Sewer Construction Assistance Act - This bill expands program eligibility to include additional small counties and special districts.
HB 613 Workers' Compensation System Administration - This bill revises various components of Workers' Compensation System Administration.
HB 695 Title Insurance - This bill revises certain requirements related to title insurance.
HB 719 Education Personnel - This bill revises certain requirements related to the Department of Education and provides additional training for principals.
HB 739 Secondhand Dealers - This bill helps secondhand dealers identify and return stolen items.
HB 875 Motor Vehicle Service Agreement Companies - This bill allows motor vehicle service agreements to expand coverage.