Governor Ron DeSantis Signs 14 Bills and Vetoes One Bill

On September 18, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/CS/SB 680 – Shark Fins HB 7009 – Penalties for Violations of the Constitutional Prohibition Against Abuse of Public Position CS/CS/HB 133 – Towing and Immobilizing Vehicles and Vessels HB 7015 – A Review Under the Open Government Sunset Review Act HB 1135 – […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Vetoes One Bill

On September 8, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed the following bill: CS/CS/CS/SB 810 – The Use of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Products For a PDF copy of the transmittal letter, click HERE. ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs 19 Bills and Vetoes 2 Bills

On June 30, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/SB 70 – Alert Systems in Public Schools CS/CS/SB 78 – Transportation-related Facility Designations CS/CS/SB 124 – Custody of Minor Children by Extended Family CS/CS/SB 404 – Abortion (Parental Consent) CS/CS/SB 406 – Public Records CS/CS/CS/SB 664 – The Verification of Employment Eligibility CS/SB […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs 15 Bills and Vetoes One Bill

On June 27, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: SB 1092 – Fire Prevention and Control SB 1116 – Trust Funds CS/CS/SB 1118 – Inmate Welfare Trust Funds SB 1362 – Rental Agreements CS/HB 131 – Security in Trial Court Facilities CS/HB 437 – Nurse Registries HB 469 – Real Estate Conveyances CS/HB […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Seven Bills and Vetoes One Bill

On June 28, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/HB 9 – Community Redevelopment Agencies CS/CS/HB 437 – Community Development Districts CS/SB 7066 – Election Administration CS/CS/HB 7103 – Community Development and Housing CS/HB 7107 – Controlled Substances CS/HB 7125 – Administration of Justice HB 7127 – Corporate Income Tax Governor Ron DeSantis […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Four Bills and Vetoes Two Bills

On June 27, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/CS/HB 369 – Substance Abuse Services CS/CS/CS/SB 796 – Public Utility Storm Protection Plans CS/CS/CS/HB 1033 – Continuing Care Contracts HB 5303 – Child Support Enforcement Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed the following bills: HB 7067 – Registration Fees HB 7073 – Permit and Inspection […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Vetoes HB 1417

On May 24, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed the following bill: HB 1417 – Melbourne-Tillman Water Control District, Brevard County For a PDF copy of the transmittal letter, click HERE. ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Vetoes CS/CS/HB 771

On May 10, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed CS/CS/HB 771. CS/CS/HB 771 – Environmental Regulation For a PDF copy of the transmittal letter, click HERE. ###

Governor Ron DeSantis’ State of the State Address

On March 2, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Provided below is the State of the State address as prepared for delivery. The address is embargoed until delivery. Opening Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, members of the House and Senate and fellow citizens: I see, in many parts of our country, a sad state of affairs: schools closed, businesses shuttered and lives […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Major Funding for Florida’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities

On July 1, 2020, in News Releases, by Staff

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis visited Bethune-Cookman University to highlight historic state investments in Florida’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This announcement comes in advance of the 145th anniversary of Mary McLeod Bethune’s birthday, celebrated on July 10th. Despite unprecedented circumstances prompting one of the largest veto amounts in state history, […]