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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
2002
Term in office ended
2010
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.

Biography

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

2009-2010

Issues

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.

Elections

2008

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

2008

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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 115
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Jose Felix Diaz