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David Rivera's Voting Records on Issue: Judicial Branch

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 9, 2012 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials Bill Passed - House
(417 - 2)

Florida Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 31, 2009 HB 903 Capping Attorney Fees in Workers' Compensation Lawsuits Bill Passed - House
(84 - 35)
March 26, 2009 Amdt 677495 Amendments to Attorney Fee Cap in Workers Compensation Lawsuits Amendment Rejected - House
(45 - 69)
April 24, 2008 Amdt 28283 Commuter Trains in Orlando Amendment Rejected - House
(54 - 64)
April 27, 2007 CS CS HB 1231 Prostitution Act Bill Passed - House
(85 - 31)
April 5, 2006 HB 7009 Review of Local Government Managers Bill Passed - House
(85 - 32)
March 16, 2006 HB 145 Joint and Several Liability Elimination Bill Passed - House
(93 - 27)

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