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CFO Patronis Legislative Update for January 18, 2024

1/18/2024

CFO Patronis Legislative Update for January 18, 2024

House Bill 939 (Representative Griffitts) – Consumer Protection. This legislation, among other items, bars state agencies from contracting with censorship companies like NewsGuard, which is a self-described media monitoring, technology company. Additionally, the legislation will empower users on third-party payment processors (like PayPal and Venmo) to avoid wrongfully paying taxes on certain transactions the IRS is targeting.

  • House Bill 939 was reported favorable in the House Insurance and Banking Subcommittee today.

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Communications Team                                      

CFO Jimmy Patronis 

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About CFO Jimmy Patronis  
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).

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