Florida Legislature: Preview of Day 30

The 2007 Legislaitve Session is halfway over.

HouseFlorida House of Representatives

The House has several Council meetings today. Among the bills onn the Economic Expansion & Infrastructure Council is HB 1079 by Rep. Trey Taviesa, which would allow professional sports facilities that are owned and maintained by a local government (i.e. the taxpayers) to keep a portion ($2 million per year) of the sales taxes collected at their facility (paid by the fans) to cover a portion of the upkeep costs. In the Environment & Natual Resources Council, HB 33 by Rep. Stan Jordan would prohibit political “robo-calls” to Floridians on the state and/or federal Do Not Call lists.

The Schools & Learning Council will hear HB 215 by Rep. Marti Coley is the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday bill andHB 561 by Rep. Ed Homan requires school girls to be immunized against the human papillomavirus, which causes cervical cancer.

SenateFlorida Senate
Because of the Passover and Easter holidays, the Senate is not meeting today, or all of this week.

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