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June Food Policy Snapshot - House Bills

13 Jun 2019 3:15 PM | Administrator (Administrator)

June Food Policy Snapshot 

May 3rd was the last day of the regular session for the Florida Legislature. Many bills passed and were sent to the Governor’s office to be signed while others died in committee meetings. Here is an overview of House bills related to food policy. House bills can be 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 Senate and House Bills Snapshot PDF version by clicking here.

House Bills

Number

Title

Filed By

Last Action

HB 145 

Vegetable Gardens 

Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Fetterhoff; (Co-introducers) Sabatini 

Laid on Table - HJ 1097    

HB 157 

Fertilizers 

Thompson;  (Co-introducers) Eskamani; Mercado 

Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee

HB 333

State Hemp Program 

State Affairs Committee; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Massullo; Killebrew; (Co-introducers) Bell; Buchanan; Byrd; Clemons; Cortes; Daniels; Eskamani; Grieco; Hart; LaMarca; Payne; Polsky; Raschein; Roth; Sabatini; Smith, D.; Watson, C. 

Laid on Table -HJ 1097 

HB 545 

Drinking Water in Public Schools 

Jenne;  (Co-introducers) Alexander; Antone; Cortes; Duran; Eskamani; Fernandez; Geller; Grieco; Hart; Hill; Mercado; Silvers; Smith, C.; Stark; Toledo 

Died in PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee  

HB 771 

Environmental Regulation 

  

State Affairs Committee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Overdorf; (Co-introducers) Clemons 

Vetoed by Governor 

  

HB 853 

Beverage Container Deposits 

Stark; (Co-introducers) Fernandez 


Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee 

HB 907 

Beverage Law 

Toledo 

Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 93  

HB 1215 

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 

Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Brannan 

  

Died in State Affairs Committee

HB 1219 

Beverage Law 

Sabatini; (Co-introducers)  

La Rosa; Smith, D. 

  

Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology  

HB 2071 

Southeastern Food Bank – Food Outreach Program

Cortes 


Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee 

HB 2219 

Treasure Coast Food Bank Food Production Plant Land Acquisition and Renovations 

Hogan Johnson 

  

See SB2500 (line item 1552A)   

HB 2389 

Curley's House of Style Inc./Hope Relief Food Bank - Elderly Meals and Social Programs 

Bush 

Died in Appropriations Committee

HB 2419 

All Faiths Food Bank Warehouse Expansion 

Gregory 

  

Died in Appropriations Committee   

HB 2623 

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Culinary Training Program 

Brown;  

(Co-introducers) Mercado 

  

Died in Appropriations Committee 

HB 3029 

Feeding Florida Healthy Food Initiative 

Clemons 

  

See SB2500 (line item 1547) 

HB 3087 

North Miami Food Pantry 

Joseph 

  

Died in Appropriations Committee 

HB 3413 

 Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida 

Eagle; (Co-introducers) Fitzenhagen 

  

Died in Appropriations Committee   

HB 3965 

First Coast Fresh Food Innovation Center 

 Payne 

  

Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee 

HB 4423 

Haitian American Food Bank of South Florida 

Jacquet 

  

Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee 

HB 9083 

All Faiths Food Bank - New Food and Resource Center in DeSoto County 

 Bell 

  

Died in Appropriations Committee   


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