2022 State Legislative Agenda

Healthcare

  •  Extend the timeframe for which COVID-19-related claims may not be brought against health care providers to December 31, 2023. – Support SB 7014/HB 2021 (Judiciary): COVID-19-related Claims
  • Provide sufficient medical professionals to meet current & future demands.

 

Economic Development

  • Engage & orient newly-arrived C-Suite leaders into Florida’s business, cultural & community life. – Support HB 3739 (Borrero): Deep Dive Miami

 

Tourism

  • Extend the scheduled repeal date for the VISIT FLORIDA and Enterprise Florida, Inc.’s Division of Tourism Marketing until October 1, 2031. – Support SB 434 (Hooper)/HB 489 (Chaney): Florida Tourism Marketing

 

Resiliency

  • Address failing septic systems and convert compromised septic systems to centralized sewer infrastructure to protect public health and water quality. – Support HB 2639 (Busatta Cabrera): Coral Gables Citywide Septic to Sewer Conversion Assessment; Support SB 1326 (Rodriguez)/HB 513 (Bartleman/Busatta Cabrera): Comprehensive Review Study of the Central and Southern Florida Project

 

Transportation

  • Support policies and funding that expand transit and mobility options for South Florida residents. – Support HB 2807 (Avila): Ludlam Trail Corridor High Speed Fiber Internet Infrastructure; Support HB 2839 (Avila): Ludlam Trail Corridor; Support HB 2393 (Rodriguez): The South Dade Trail Multi-Use/Mobility Corridor

 

Workforce Housing

  • Authorize counties and municipalities to adopt ordinances to grant ad valorem tax exemptions to property owners whose properties are used for governmental or public purpose of providing affordable housing. – Support SB 1150 (Rodriguez)/HB 495 (Rodriguez): Tax Exemption for Affordable Housing

 

Education and Workforce Development

  • Eliminate the disparity in reimbursement between our providers in more affluent communities and those in the high-need areas; all children deserve a high-quality early education, regardless of their zip code. – Support SB 1918 (Taddeo)/HB 1319 (Nixon): School Readiness Program

  • Support increases in Florida KidCare eligibility for our hard-working employees & their families. – Support SB 1422 (Perry)/HB 1181 (Bartleman): Florida Kidcare Program Eligibility

 

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