This legislation would reduce penalties for the first or second violation for people who have concealed-weapons licenses and openly carry. Also, provides that person licensed to carry concealed weapon or firearm does not violate certain provisions if firearm is temporarily & openly displayed.
This legislation will protect direct patient/doctor agreements from burdensome government regulations by establishing in law that a Direct Primary Care agreement and the act of entering into such an agreement is not insurance and not subject to regulation under the Florida Insurance Code.
Primary Care agreement gives Doctors a meaningful alternative to fee-for-service insurance billing, typically by charging patients a monthly, quarterly, or annual fee that covers all or most primary care services. Direct care benefits patients by providing substantial savings and more access to, and time with, physicians. Direct Primary Care agreements makes doctors responsive to patients, not insurance company bureaucrats or government rule-makers.
Representative Bryan Avila has filed legislation (HB 6005) repealing the Sports Development program. In 2014, the Legislature created the Sports Development program that authorizes distributions of state sales and use tax revenue to fund professional sports franchise facilities, up to $13 million.
The state of Florida already takes our taxpayer money and hands it out to billionaire sports team owners. The Florida Legislature currently budgets $2 million every year to each of the eight major sports franchises like the Miami Dolphins. In 2014, the Florida legislature decided to give sports team owners even more of taxpayer money by making available funding for privately owned stadiums to build or renovate sporting centers.
This legislation repeals s. 288.11625, F.S., the Sports Development program. In 2014, the Legislature created the Sports Development program that authorizes distributions of state sales and use tax revenue to fund professional sports franchise facilities, up to $13 million. The state of Florida already budgets $2 million every year to eight major sports franchises like the Miami Dolphins.