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Record Group Number: 000108
Series/Collection Number: .S 2104
Creator: Florida. Governor (1999-2007 : Bush). Office of Policy and Budget.
Title, Dates: Legislative bill analysis files, 1999-2006.
Amount: 435 megabytes (5,975 files, 11 folders: Size 435 MB (457,167,360 bytes); Size on disk 445 MB (467,595,264 bytes))
Medium Included: Electronic records.
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological by year/legislative session, then by legislative chamber (House and Senate), then numeric by bill number.
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Biographical/Historical:     John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, the forty-third Governor of Florida, began his gubernatorial term on January 5, 1999.  In 2003, Bush took the oath of office for his second term, having defeated Democrat Bill McBride for re-election.
    After graduating from the University of Texas in Austin, Jeb Bush pursued a banking career in Houston, Venezuela and back to Houston.  Bush was convinced to come to Florida from Texas in 1980 by builder Armando Codina.  Prior to being elected Governor, Bush served as president and chief operating officer of the Miami-based Codina Group, a real estate development company, and was active in civic and political affairs.  He established the Foundation for Florida's Future and volunteered to assist the Miami Children's Hospital, the United Negro College Fund of South Florida, the United Way of Dade County, and the Dade County Homeless Trust.  In 1995, he wrote "Profiles in Character," a book profiling 14 of Florida's civic heroes.  Bush served as Florida's Secretary of Commerce under Governor Bob Martinez and he was the Republican nominee for governor in 1994.  He has been married to Columba Garnica Gallo, a native of Leon, Mexico since 1977 and they have three children, George, Noelle and John Ellis, Jr.
Summary:     This series consists of analyses by the Office of Policy and Budget (OPB; formerly the Office of Planning and Budgeting) of bills brought before the Florida Legislature.  Typical information provided in each bill analysis includes bill title, summary of bill's major provisions, OPB's recommended action (e.g. "sign into law;" "action not determined") bill number and sponsors, companion bill number(s) and sponsors, date bill passed, effective date, OPB unit conducting the analysis, name of analyst, whether a Governor's priority, analyst's comments/analysis, affected agencies/groups and their position on the bill, yea and nay votes in the House and Senate, fiscal impact (state, local, and private sector), legal concerns, and whether the bill would increase or decrease government regulation, fees, agencies, etc.
Finding Aids: Folder listing. 0
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Electronic Records Access: MS Word documents.
Subject Access Fields: Bush, Jeb
Florida. Governor (1999-2007 : Bush)
Governors Florida
Legislation Florida
Florida Officials and employees
Florida Government
Florida Politics and government 1951-
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