Last night, Gov. Rick Scott signed into law the state’s second attempt to randomly drug test state employees.
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State Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, the sponsor of a controversial bill aimed at restricting the “application of foreign law” (specifically Sharia law) in courts in Florida, says he will bring the bill back next year.
A controversial bill aimed at restricting the “application of foreign law” (specifically Sharia law) in courts in Florida died on the floor of the state Senate late last Friday night, as the 2012 Legislative session came to a close.
The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would allow state agencies to adopt a policy for randomly drug testing their employees. The bill, which already passed in the state House, passed the Senate this morning in a 26-14 vote and is now headed to the governor’s desk.
Today the Florida Senate will cast its final vote on a bill that would allow state agencies to adopt a policy for randomly drug testing their employees. If passed, the bill will move to the governor’s desk for signature. Labor groups and civil rights advocates have already warned that if the bill is signed into law, it will catapult the state into yet another lawsuit.
A bill that would allow state agencies to randomly drug test employees passed its final committee today. The bill passed today on the House floor and is now a step closer to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.
A measure aimed at restricting the “application of foreign law,” specifically Sharia law, in courts in Florida passed the state House today in a 92-24 vote.
A Senate panel ended emotionally today after a group of people attending “Muslim Day” at the Capitol were shut out of speaking against a bill aimed at outlawing “foreign law” in family court cases. The measure, and past incarnations of it, have been touted by right-wing activists as an attempt to “stop the spread of Sharia in Florida.”
A bill backed by Gov. Rick Scott that would allow state agencies to adopt a random drug testing policy passed its last committee stop in the Florida Senate today – moving it closer to a final vote in the Senate.
Tom Trento, head of anti-Islam group United West, is in Tallahassee today, where he plans to host a live stream to coincide with events taking place during “Muslim Day” at the Capitol.