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Surrendered Newborn Infants Bill Helps Babies But Avoids Bigger Issue, Critics Say

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Representative Joe Harding of the Education and Employment Committee presented the Surrendered Newborn Infants or “Baby Box” bill to the Children, Families, and Seniors Subcommittee for its approval. House Bill 133, sponsored by Harding and Representative Mike Beltran, extends the Safe Haven Law that allows parents to surrender their newborn infant…

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Sex Offenders Would Not Be Granted Shared Child Custody, Proposed New Florida Bill

TALLAHASSEE (FNN) – A new proposed bill would forbid sexual offenders and sexual predators from time-sharing custody of their children, except in cases where the courts would find mitigating circumstances, as heard in front of the Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives. House Bill 141 was presented to the subcommittee…

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Insurance Market Stabilized Since 2017, But Antitrust Practices Still an Issue

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The health insurance market has stabilized in the last few years, but legislation is needed to discourage antitrust practices in the state to avoid further price increases for individuals, as recommended during a hearing of the Finance and Facilities Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives. Thomas Greaney, professor of Law…

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