Gov. Rick Scott receives 105 new laws to consider

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A little more than 100 new laws reached governor Rick Scott's desk Thursday for consideration.

Some of them include high profile bills:

- Telephone solicitation: adds text messaging to the no call list.

- Tobacco and Nicotine Product regulation: it outlaws the sale of nicotine dispensing devices to minors.

- Termination of Pregnancies: revises circumstances in which a pregnancy can be terminated in the third trimester.

- Postsecondary Education Tuition and Fees: among other things grants un-documented immigrant students in-state tuition at Florida colleges and universities.

"We're excited. We want the governor to sign it. Obviously, this is a piece of legislation that democrats have been supporting for a very long time. We know it's about fairness. We know it's about equality. It's about really prosperity," said Tallahassee democrat Rep. Alan Williams, a co-sponsor for the Postsecondary Education bill.

Now that the bills have reached the governor, he has 15 days to sign or veto them. If he does nothing, they automatically become a law.


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