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Juan-Carlos Planas

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Juan-Carlos Planas
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Florida House of Representatives District 115
Former member
Term in office began
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Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Juan-Carlos Planas is a former Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 115 from 2002 to 2010.


Planas' professional experience includes working as an attorney and Assistant State Attorney for Miami-Dade County from 1998 to 2002.

He is a member of the Baypoint Schools Board, Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, Miami-Dade Children's Trust, Saint Thomas Law School President's Board of Advisors and South Florida Wings for Life Board.[1]

Committee assignments



Planas did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Planas's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 523 - "Court Actions Involving Families: Provides additional purposes relating to implementing unified family court program in circuit courts; provides legislative intent."
  • HB 529 - "Optional Payments for Medical Assistance: Provides for Medicaid eligibility for certain persons with disabilities under specified Medicaid buy-in program, subject to specific federal authorization; requires AHCA to seek amendments to specified Medicaid waivers for certain persons with disabilities."
  • HB 7085 - "Criminal Justice: Requires DOC to send Parole Commission monthly electronic list of inmates & offenders who may be eligible for civil rights restoration; applies sexual misconduct prohibition to employees of private correctional facilities"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.



In 2008, Planas won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 115th District. Planas ran unopposed in the election. He raised $19,225 for his campaign.[3]

Campaign donors


Below are Planas's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[4]

Contributor 2008 total
FL Cable Telecommunications Assoc $1,000
Bright House Networks $1,000
Financial Service Centers of FL $500
Okeelantra Corp $500
FL Operators Assoc $500

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Preceded by
Florida House of Representatives District 115
Succeeded by
Jose Felix Diaz