Michael Scionti

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Michael Scionti
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Florida House of Representatives District 58
Former officeholder
In office
2006 - 2009
Michael Scionti was a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives. He represented the 58th District from 2006 to December 13, 2009. Scionti resigned his seat after being appointed to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intergovernmental Affairs and Homeland Defense.[1]

He is a Captain in the United States Army Reserve, and has previously worked as a State Prosecutor in the Statewide Prosecutor's Office, State Attorney's Office, and Attorney General's Office.

Scionti is a member of Post 111 - American Legion, La Nuova Sicilia Sons Of Italy Lodge, Optimist Club of Greater Tampa Bay, Post 424 - Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce.[2]

Issue positions

Scionti 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.[3]

Committee assignments

Scionti served on the following House committees:

Scionti's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 39 - "Regulation of Drugs: Creates "Vaccine Safety Act;" prohibits sale, purchase, manufacture, delivery, importation, administration, & distribution of vaccines containing organic or inorganic mercury compounds in excess of certain amount."
  • HB 87 - "Speed Zones at K-12 Schools: Requires installation of traffic & pedestrian control devices at certain K-12 schools unless traffic engineering analysis determines that devices are not necessary."
  • HB 1339 - "County Powers and Duties: Authorizes counties to provide by ordinance for abatements & rebates of specified ad valorem taxes, discretionary sales surtaxes, & fuel taxes."

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

Campaign donors

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

Contributor 2008 total
Anheuser-Busch $1,000
FL Assoc of Realtors $1,000
FL Chamber of Commerce $1,000
FL State Correctional Officers $1,000
123 LaSalle Associates $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Florida House of Representatives District 58
2006-December 2009
Succeeded by
Janet Cruz