Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Three Bills from the Florida Legislature

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 28th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/SB 82 – Vegetable Gardens CS/CS/CS/SB 168 – Federal Immigration Enforcement CS/CS/SB 366 – Infectious Disease Elimination Programs ###

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Approval of More than $77 Million to Citrus Growers Impacted by Hurricane Irma

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Bonita Springs, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) has approved more than $77 million in payments to citrus growers impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Citrus Recovery Block Grant since January 2019. Upon taking office, Governor DeSantis directed FDEM to disburse hurricane recovery funding as quickly […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles

On June 13, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Auburndale, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles, which removes unnecessary obstacles that hinder the development of autonomous vehicle technology and solidifies Florida’s position as a leading state for transportation innovation. CS/HB 311 embraces the future of transportation by removing barriers to the advancement of autonomous vehicles and establishing a statewide […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 13, 2019

On June 13, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Thursday, June 13, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Patient Savings Act

On June 12, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 1113: Health Insurance, also known as the Patient Savings Act. This legislation enables health insurers to offer incentives to Floridians who shop for high quality, lower cost healthcare services. CS/HB 1113 creates a framework for health insurers to voluntarily establish a shared savings incentive program for […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, June 12, 2019

On June 12, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs CS/HB 19: Prescription Drug Importation Programs

On June 11, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

The Villages, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 19: Prescription Drug Importation Programs, delivering on his promise to find innovative solutions to the rising health care costs plaguing Floridians. The bill establishes two programs – the Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program (CPDI Program) and the International Prescription Drug Importation Program (IPDI Program) – […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Provides Update on Florida’s Threat Assessment Strategy

On June 11, 2019, in News Releases, by Staff

Orlando, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis gave an update on the progress of the development of Florida’s threat assessment strategy, delivering opening remarks to begin a two-day meeting hosted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Commissioner Rick Swearingen. “In Florida, we must do everything we can to protect our citizens and […]

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, June 11, 2019

On June 11, 2019, in Governor and Lt. Governor Schedule, by Staff

DeSantis/ Nuñez Administrative Schedule for Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Two Bills from the Florida Legislature

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

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 25th, 2019 to act on these bills. CS/HB 19 – Prescription Drug Importation Programs CS/HB 1113 – Health Insurance ###