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Florida Bill #HM19   View text of Bill | Go to Bill Online
Bill Name:House Memorial 19 (HM19)
Type:State Sovereignty
Requested Patriot Action: HM 19 was first read March 2, 2010 and assigned to the following committees.

Referred to Committees:
1. Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council
2. Rules & Calendar Council
3. Policy Council

Contact every member of these committees and ask them to pass this bill out to the floor.
Committees: Referred to Committees March 2, 2010:

1. Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council
2. Rules & Calendar Council
3. Policy Council

Sponsors: Senator Sponsor:


Cary Baker (352) 742-6490


House Sponsors:







Workman (850) 488-9720,(321) 757-7019
Plakon (850) 488-2231,(407) 262-7520
Hudson (850) 488-1028,(239) 417-6270
Dorworth (850) 488-5843,(407) 333-1815
Ray (850) 488-4388,(904) 723-5300
Glorioso (850) 488-0807,(813) 757-9110


House Co-Sponsors:
Adams
Adkins
Burgin
Carroll
Coley
Domino
Drake
Eisnaugle
Ford
Grady
Grimsley
Hays
Hooper
Horner
Hukill
Kelly
Legg
Mayfield
McBurney
Nehr
Nelson
O'Toole
Poppell
Precourt
Proctor
Renuart
Schenck
Snyder
Stargel
Tobia
Weinstein
Williams, T.
Wood

Session Schedule: The entire Florida Legislature meets every year in a session beginning on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March and lasting 60 calendar days.

Special sessions may be called either by the Governor or by the leaders of both chambers acting jointly.

Similar Bills in other states: 
Date Introduced: 7/1/2009
Enacted:
Status:1st Reading 03/02/2010 Assigned to Committees
Passed House committee:
Passed Senate committee:
Passed Senate:
Passed House:
Link to Bill history: Go to Bill history
Bill History: MEMORIAL by Workman and Plakon and Hudson and Dorworth and Ray and Glorioso and Kelly (CO-SPONSORS) Adams; Adkins; Ambler; Anderson; Aubuchon; Bovo; Burgin; Carroll; Coley; Crisafulli; Culp; Domino; Drake; Eisnaugle; Evers; Flores; Ford; Fresen; Frishe; Grady; Grimsley; Hays; Holder; Hooper; Horner; Hukill; Kreegel; Legg; Lopez-Cantera; Mayfield; McBurney; Murzin; Nehr; Nelson; O'Toole; Patronis; Patterson; Poppell; Precourt; Proctor; Reagan; Renuart; Rivera; Robaina; Roberson, K.; Schenck; Schultz; Snyder; Stargel; Tobia; Van Zant; Weatherford; Weinstein; Williams, T.; Wood; Zapata
Limiting the Scope and Exercise of Federal Power: Urges Congress to honor provisions of U. S. Constitution & U. S. Supreme Court case law which limit scope & exercise of federal power.
Effective Date: Not Specified

Last Event: 1st Reading on Tuesday, March 02, 2010 10:50 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions: - Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council
- Rules & Calendar Council
- Policy Council

Related Bills:
Bill # Subject Relationship
SM 96 Exercise of Federal Power [SPSC] Similar
SM 178 Tenth Amendment/Constitution of the United States Similar

Vote History:
(no votes recorded)


Bill History:
Event Time Member Committee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 02, 2010 10:50 PM
Now in Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council
Referred to Policy Council Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Policy Council
Referred to Rules & Calendar Council Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Rules & Calendar Council
Referred to Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council Thursday, October 01, 2009 11:24 AM Economic Development & Community Affairs Policy Council
Filed Wednesday, July 01, 2009 1:32 PM Workman
House votes:
Senate votes:
Federal reply:
State constitution: Florida State Constitution

Florida Bill of Rights

SECTION 1. Political power.--All political power is inherent in the people. The enunciation herein of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or impair others retained by the people.

SECTION 2. Basic rights.--All natural persons, female and male alike, are equal before the law and have inalienable rights, among which are the right to enjoy and defend life and liberty, to pursue happiness, to be rewarded for industry, and to acquire, possess and protect property; except that the ownership, inheritance, disposition and possession of real property by aliens ineligible for citizenship may be regulated or prohibited by law. No person shall be deprived of any right because of race, religion, national origin, or physical disability.

History.--Am. S.J.R. 917, 1974; adopted 1974; Am. proposed by Constitution Revision Commission, Revision No. 9, 1998, filed with the Secretary of State May 5, 1998; adopted 1998.

SECTION 3. Religious freedom.--There shall be no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting or penalizing the free exercise thereof. Religious freedom shall not justify practices inconsistent with public morals, peace or safety. No revenue of the state or any political subdivision or agency thereof shall ever be taken from the public treasury directly or indirectly in aid of any church, sect, or religious denomination or in aid of any sectarian institution.

SECTION 4. Freedom of speech and press.--Every person may speak, write and publish sentiments on all subjects but shall be responsible for the abuse of that right. No law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech or of the press. In all criminal prosecutions and civil actions for defamation the truth may be given in evidence. If the matter charged as defamatory is true and was published with good motives, the party shall be acquitted or exonerated.

History.--Am. proposed by Constitution Revision Commission, Revision No. 13, 1998, filed with the Secretary of State May 5, 1998; adopted 1998.

SECTION 5. Right to assemble.--The people shall have the right peaceably to assemble, to instruct their representatives, and to petition for redress of grievances.

SECTION 6. Right to work.--The right of persons to work shall not be denied or abridged on account of membership or non-membership in any labor union or labor organization. The right of employees, by and through a labor organization, to bargain collectively shall not be denied or abridged. Public employees shall not have the right to strike.

SECTION 7. Military power.--The military power shall be subordinate to the civil.

SECTION 8. Right to bear arms.--

(a) The right of the people to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves and of the lawful authority of the state shall not be infringed, except that the manner of bearing arms may be regulated by law.

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ARTICLE X
MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 11. Sovereignty lands.--The title to lands under navigable waters, within the boundaries of the state, which have not been alienated, including beaches below mean high water lines, is held by the state, by virtue of its sovereignty, in trust for all the people. Sale of such lands may be authorized by law, but only when in the public interest. Private use of portions of such lands may be authorized by law, but only when not contrary to the public interest.

History.--Am. H.J.R. 792, 1970; adopted 1970.


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