2017 Pending State Legislation

There is pending legislation in Florida that may be of interest to and/or affect seniors and persons with disabilities.  See below for details:

  • General Revenue and Local Service Programs for seniors and persons with disabilities. –The AAAPP supports the maintenance and increased funding for Community Care for the Elderly, Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, Home Care for the Elderly, and Local Service Programs.
  • Fighting to Cut Fees–Senate Bill 1442 and House Bill 1123 deal with cutting fees for Florida’s seniors, veterans, teachers, and businesses.  Some of the highlights of the fee cuts include the following:  Free Original, Replacement and Renewal ID Cards for Citizens 80 and Over;  Waives $70.00 Fee for Transferring Vehicle Title for Surviving Spouses; Free Veterans Designation on New Identification, Licenses and Renewals; and Free Original Commercial Driver’s Licenses for Veterans