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HB 755 - Authorizes Certain Non-Citizen Individuals to be Admitted to the Bar - Key Vote

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Carlos Trujillo voted Yea (Concurrence Vote With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Certain Non-Citizen Individuals to be Admitted to the Bar

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain non-citizen individuals to be admitted to the bar, effective May 14, 2014.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the Supreme Court of Florida to admit non-citizen applicants to the Florida Bar Association under the following conditions (Sec. 3):
    • The applicant was brought to the United States as a minor;
    • The applicant has lived in the United States for more than 10 years;
    • The applicant has received documented employment authorization and a Social Security number; and
    • The applicant has fulfilled all requirements for admission to practice law in Florida.
  • Requires male non-citizen applicants to register with the Selective Service System (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (79-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Certain Non-Citizen Individuals to be Admitted to the Bar

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain non-citizen individuals to be admitted to the bar, effective May 14, 2014.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes the Supreme Court of Florida to admit non-citizen applicants to the Florida Bar Association under the following conditions (Sec. 3):
    • The applicant was brought to the United States as a minor;
    • The applicant has lived in the United States for more than 10 years;
    • The applicant has received documented employment authorization and a Social Security number; and
    • The applicant has fulfilled all requirements for admission to practice law in Florida.
  • Requires male non-citizen applicants to register with the Selective Service System (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-12) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (117-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Certain Immigrants to be Admitted to the Bar

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