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legislature 2000 Follow the Times’ ongoing coverage of this year's session

May 4, 2000

House votes for 'partial-birth' abortion ban

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Gov. Bush says he will sign the bill. Opponents say they will take their fight to the courts once again.

Senate cuts colleague some slack
An amendment exempts Sen. William "Doc" Myers from requirements doctors have to meet to renew their license.

Bill lets bikers doff their helmets
The bill has some officials worried that death tolls and health care costs will rise as a result of more head injuries.

Plan crimps far-flung challenges
The bill would keep people from objecting to certain environmental permits unless "substantially affected."

Coastal home rules closer to reality
After clearing the Senate, new building codes requiring storm protection are expected to be approved by the House today.

Panel to look at electricity needs
The governor wants the new group to examine the state's future electricity needs and the possibility of deregulation.

Lawmakers relent on regents cuts after governor objects
TALLAHASSEE -- This time they went too far.

Legislative briefs
Bills to save tobacco money conflict


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