30 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Legislation"
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Florida School Bulletin on Americanism vs. Communism, 1961

Florida School Bulletin on Americanism vs. Communism, 1961

Date
1961-12
Description
Reprinted pamphlet describing Florida State Department of Education efforts to develop a high school course on "Americanism vs. Communism."
Collection
An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824

An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824

Date
1824-12-30
Description
An act passed Florida's Territorial Legislative Council and approved by Governor William Pope Duval on December 30, 1824. The act sets rules for many aspects of the institution of slavery, including emancipation, runaways, overseers, treatment of slaves, punishment of slave conspiracies, misbehavior, and riots, and restrictions on slaves moving freely about, or trading.
Collection
An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828

An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828

Date
1828-01-19
Description
An act passed Florida's Territorial Legislative Council and approved by Acting Governor William M. McCarty on January 19, 1828. The act effectively establishes an elaborate slave code for Florida, regulating the introduction of slaves into the territory, a definition of a slave, punishments of both slaves and free people of color, licensing for free people of color, slaves with firearms, slaves buying or selling independently of their masters, and runaway slaves.
Collection
FEA Pamphlet Encouraging Members to Meet Their Legislative Representatives, 1967

FEA Pamphlet Encouraging Members to Meet Their Legislative Representatives, 1967

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This pamphlet includes brief resumes of FEA legislative representatives and a list of priority items to address during upcoming lawmaking session: Increased educations spending, professional negotiations statute, amend teacher continuing contract law, eliminate millage elections and increase minimum payments for retired teachers
Collection
FEA Pamphlet on the Status of Education in Florida Today, 1967

FEA Pamphlet on the Status of Education in Florida Today, 1967

Date
1967 (circa)
Description
This FEA pamphlet provides facts and figures about the state of education in 1967 Florida. It also includes results of a statewide educational survey and urges teachers to contact their legislators.
Collection
Petition to the Florida Legislature by the Anti-Saloon League Regarding Prohibition, 1915

Petition to the Florida Legislature by the Anti-Saloon League Regarding Prohibition, 1915

Date
1915
Description
Petition to the Legislature of Florida by the Anti-Saloon League of Florida calling for the complete prohibition of "the liquor traffic" The petition notes the League's efforts thus far in Florida, and explains that the purpose of this petition is to convince the 1915 Legislature to amend the state constitution to effect statewide prohibition. The petition was designed to be completed by a single person and then returned to the organization. On the reverse is sheet music with the words and melody to a song called "Help Somebody To-Day," by Mrs. Frank A. Breck and Charles H. Gabriel.
Collection
Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851

Date
1851
Description
Draft of a bill prohibiting the transfer of slaves into Florida for sale. The preamble to the bill describes the authors' reasoning behind this proposed policy. The bill passed the House on January 17, 1851.
Collection
Petition to Allow John W. Robarts of Hillsborough County to Practice Medicine, 1854

Petition to Allow John W. Robarts of Hillsborough County to Practice Medicine, 1854

Date
1854
Description
Petition signed by 166 citizens of Hillsborough County asking the legislative council to grant Dr. John W. Robarts a special license to practice medicine. According to these citizens, he did not possess a diploma from a medical college, which disqualified him, although at the time state law did provide other ways for a physician to qualify for licensure. Why Robarts was unable to obtain a license by one of these other methods is unclear.
Collection
An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907

An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907

Date
1907-06-01
Description
An act (1907, ch 5715) of the Florida Legislature calling on the governor to appoint a five person commission to locate Ponce de Leon's remains in Puerto Rico and to report on the feasibility of removing them to St. Augustine.
Collection
First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822

Date
1822
Description
This first act of Florida's Territorial Legislature in 1822 divided the territory into four counties and established local courts.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
fsd_f320.532s_a512Florida School Bulletin on Americanism vs. Communism, 1961textPolitical science--Study and teaching--Law and legislation
Educational law and legislation
Textbooks
Communism--Textbooks
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fsd_f348.02s-a188-1824_x01An Act Concerning Slaves, Approved December 30, 1824textSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
Slavery--Law and legislation
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fsd_f348.02s-a188-1827_x01An Act Concerning Slaves, Free Negroes and Mulattoes, Approved January 19, 1828textSlavery
Plantation life
Free blacks
Slaves--Abuse of
Slaves--Social conditions
Slavery--Law and legislation
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m86-11_b048_f09_05FEA Pamphlet Encouraging Members to Meet Their Legislative Representatives, 1967textEducation--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Lobbying--Law and legislation
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m86-11_b048_f09_06FEA Pamphlet on the Status of Education in Florida Today, 1967textEducation--Finance
Teachers' unions--Florida
Teachers' unions--Officials and employees
Labor unions--Political activity
Lobbying--Law and legislation
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n2000-14_b001_f01_01Petition to the Florida Legislature by the Anti-Saloon League Regarding Prohibition, 1915textProhibition
Alcohol--Law and legislation
Temperance
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s2153_b005_f84_01Draft of a Bill to Prohibit the Introduction of Slaves into Florida, 1851textSlavery
Slavery--Law and legislation
Slave trade
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s2153_b007_f10_01Petition to Allow John W. Robarts of Hillsborough County to Practice Medicine, 1854textMedicine--Practice
Medical laws and legislation
Physicians--Licenses
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s222_1907_ch5715An Act to Remove the Remains of Ponce de Leon to St. Augustine, Florida, 1907textBills, Legislative--Florida
Legislation
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s222_b001_01First Act of the Territorial Legislature, 1822textLegislation/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s222_b001_01.jpg