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December Food Policy Snapshot: House Bills

4 Dec 2019 9:36 AM | Administrator (Administrator)

On January 14th, the 2020 Florida Legislative session will begin. Here is an overview of bills related to food policy that were filed in the House. 

Bills can be also found on the Florida House of Representative's website here. Simply enter the bill number in the search bar. 

You can also download the full House Bills Snapshot PDF version by clicking here.

House Bills 

Number

 Title

 Filed By

Last Action 

 HB 139

 Drinking Water in Public Schools

 Jenne; (Co-introducers) Ausley: Polo: Polsky: Webb

 Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations

 HB 147  Water Resources  Jacobs; (Co-introducers) Good; Polsky; Webb  Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee

 HB 159

 Sales and Use Tax

 Clemons; (Co-introducers) Bell; Fitzenhagen; Grieco; Killebrew; LaMarca; McClain; Plasencia; Sabatani; Smith; D.; Stone

 Referred to Ways and Means Committee: Commerce Committee; Appropriations Committee

 HB 161

Prohibited Discrimination 

Toledo; Webb ; (Co-introducers) Alexander; Aloupis; Ausley; Caruso; Casello; Cortes ; Daley; Diamond; Driskell; DuBose; Duran; Eskamani; Fernandez; Fitzenhagen; Geller ; Goff-Marcil; Good; Gottlieb; Grieco; Hart; Hattersley; Hogan Johnson; Jacobs; Jenne; Jones; Killebrew; LaMarca; Mariano; Mercado; Polo; Polsky; Raschein; Silvers; Slosberg; Smith, C.; Stark; Valdes; Watson, C.; Willhite

Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions

 HB 165

Youth in Solitary Confinement

Driskell; (Co-introducers) Eskamani; Jenne; Polo; Polsky

Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, Judiciary Subcommittee

HB 243

Nonservice Animals
Antone Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
HB 401 Shark Fins  Jacobs; (Co-introducers) Casello; Daley; Duran; Killebrew; LaMarca; Mercado; Polo; Smith, C.; Stark; Stevenson; Webb   On Committee Agenda--Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
 HB 413 Child Welfare   Byrd  Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee
 HB 521  School Food and Nutrition Services  Webb Referred to Ways and Means Committee; State Affairs Committee; Appropriations Committee 
 HB 635 Unlawful Discrimination  Watson, B.   Referred to Civil Justice Committee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
HB 689 Department of Business and Professional Regulation Rodriguez, A. Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
HB 715   Recycled Water Maggard   Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee
 HB 767 Assisted Living Facilities  Grant, M.   Filed
HB 827 Recovery Care Services   Stevenson  Filed
HB 861  Bottled Water Excise Tax  Willhite  Filed
HB 2075 Treasure Coast Food Bank - Farmers Fresh Invest Hogan Johnson   Now in Appropriations Committee
HB 2347 Curley's House of Style Inc./Hope Relief Food Bank - Elderly Meals and Social Programs   Bush  Now in Appropriations Committee 
HB 2547  WateReuse Florida Recycled Water for Potable Purposes Education Campaign  Maggard On Committee Agenda--Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee 
HB 2799 Feeding Florida Healthy Food Initiative   Roth  On Committee Agenda--Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee
HB 3399  Haitian American Food Bank of South Florida   Jacquet  Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee
HB 3419  Florida Student Association, Inc. - Food and Housing Insecurity Ponder; Joseph  Referred to Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee 
 HB 3437 North Miami Food Pantry  Joseph   On Committee Agenda--Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
HB 3851   Primary Care Medical Services of Poinciana Patient Transportation & Mobile Food Pantry Program La Rosa  Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee 
 HB 3881 Culinary Workforce Training Program - Second Harvest Food Bank Mercado  Referred to Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee 
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