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Record Group Number: 000900
Series/Collection Number: .T SCMM
Creator: Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Committee on Commerce, Economic Opportunities, and Consumer Services.
Title, Dates: Committee audio recordings, 1970-2021.
Amount: 3 DVDs
1551 audio tapes
184 compact disks
Medium Included: audiotapes cassette
videotapes VHS
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Biographical/Historical:     In 1970, the Senate Committee on Commerce (1970-present) became a standing committee with a permanent staff under the provisions of Ch. 68-35, Laws.  The Senate Committee on Commerce has had several name changes, including: the Senate Committee on Commerce and Economic Opportunities (1995-2002); the Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Opportunities, and Consumer Affairs (2003-2004); the Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs (2005-2006); the Senate Committee on Commerce (2006-2010); and the Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism (2010-2016). The committee reviews legislation on financial institutions and securities regulations; consumer finance; corporations; economic development and international trade; tourism and cultural affairs; labor and industrial relations; trade regulations and commercial law; unemployment compensation; and workers' compensation.  It also reviewed insurance legislation from 1971 to 1988 and again from 1990 to present.  From 1968 to 1970, the functions of this committee were carried out by the Senate Committee on Commerce and Licensed Businesses.
Summary:     This series contains audiotaped and some videotaped recordings of the Senate Committee on Commerce (1970-1994); the Senate Committee on Commerce and Economic Opportunities (1995-2002); the Senate Committee on Commerce, Economic Opportunities, and Consumer Services (2003-2004); the Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs (2005-2006); the Policy and Steering Committee on Commerce and Industry (2008-2010); and the Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism (2010-2020).

    Also included are various select committees:  the Select Committee on Business Development, 1988; the Select Committee on the Lottery, 1987; the Select Committee on Seaports, 1989; the Select Committee on Pari-mutuel Wagering, 1991; the Select Committee on Workers Compensation, 1993; the Conference Committee on Tort Reform, 1986; the Joint Working Group on Medical Malpractice, 1987-1988; and the Conference Committee on Workers Compensation, 1993. 

    The tapes document committee, select committee, and subcommittee meetings and contain discussion on legislation pertaining to commercial matters.  Topics include financial institutions; consumer finance; corporations; economic and business development; harbors; international trade, tourism and cultural affairs; labor and industrial relations; trade regulations and commercial law; unemployment compensation; workers' compensation, and all aspects of the insurance code.  The tapes are not transcribed or indexed.
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Subject Access Fields: Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Policy and Steering Committee on Commerce and Industry.
Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Committee on Commerce.
Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Committee on Commerce, Economic Opportunities, and Consumer Services.
Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Committee on Commerce and Economic Opportunities.
Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Committee on Commerce and Consumer Services.
Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Committee on Commerce and Licensed Businesses.
Banks and banking History Florida.
Commercial law Florida
Consumer protection Florida
Economic development.
Foreign trade promotion Florida
Tourist trade Florida
Trade regulation Florida
Industrial relations Florida
Insurance companies Florida
Insurance law Florida
Insurance, Malpractice Florida
Insurance, Unemployment Florida
Insurance Florida
Workers' compensation Florida
Securities industry Florida
Lotteries Florida
Harbors.
Unemployment compensation.
Electronic records (digital records). aat
Machine-readable artifacts. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Video recordings. aat
Legislative tapes.
Added Entries Florida. Legislature.  --Senate.  --Committee on Commerce.