|Florida State Senate District 11|
|November 15, 2016|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Florida House of Representatives|
|Other||DMD, University of Florida (1976)|
|Service/branch||U.S. Coast Guard|
|Years of service||1967-1970|
|Birthday||March 12, 1946|
Hays is a retired dentist, and served in the United States Coast Guard from 1967-1970.
He is a founding Board Member of Hospice of Lake and Sumter, Trustee of Lake-Sumter Community College, and Board Member of Larry McFadden Ministries.
Hays did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
On his campaign website, Hays listed six issues he was concerned about. They are:
- Fiscal Conservatism
- Excerpt: "Alan Hays believes state government must live within its means, just like Floridians are forced to do."
- Excerpt: "Alan supports the right of parents to choose public, independent or parochial education, as well as home schooling."
- Protecting Florida's Constitutional Rights
- Excerpt: "Alan believes Florida must reassert its rights under the 10th Amendment. He is currently co-sponsoring legislation that addresses state's rights for health care and protection of Floridians 2nd Amendment rights."
- Property Insurance Reform
- Excerpt: "For three straight years, Alan has led the fight to return basic market principles to Florida's property insurance crisis."
- Protecting the Environment
- Excerpt: "Florida is a special place to live. The beaches, rivers and land of our State deserve to be protected. As a member of the Legislature, Alan has been a responsible steward of the environment and will continue to consider the uniqueness of our state in his role as an elected leader of Florida."
- Public Safety
- Excerpt: "Alan believes violent offenders should be behind bars and that our citizens should be protected at all costs. Those who prey on our children and seniors deserve the most severe penalties allowed by law."
Hays's sponsored legislation in the Florida House included:
- HB 83 - "Public Campaign Financing: Repeals "Florida Election Campaign Financing Act"
- HB 1509 - Driver License Services: Revises fees for driver license examinations, original & renewal issuance, reinstatement, & replacement of licenses & identification cards & license endorsements"
- HB 5133 - "Racing Animal Medication Research: Removes provisions for certain moneys to be used for research relating to medication of racing animals"
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hays served on the following committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, Vice-chair|
|• Governmental Oversight and Accountability, Vice-chair|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• Commerce and Tourism|
|• Legislative Auditing|
|• Legislative Budget Commission|
|• Collective Bargaining|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hays served on these committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• Children, Families, and Elder Affairs|
|• Administrative Procedures|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hays served on these committees:
|Florida Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Government Operations Appropriations, Chair|
|• Insurance, Business & Financial Affairs Policy|
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2012
Hays won re-election in the 2012 election for Florida State Senate District 20. Hays ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated John Iler (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Florida State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Alan Hays Incumbent||71.6%||163,223|
- See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2010
Hays won election to the District 20 seat of the Florida State Senate in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. Hays defeated Eunice Garbutt (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
| Florida State Senate, District 20 |
2010 General election results
|Alan Hays (R)||135,175||67.18%|
|Eunice Garbutt (D)||66,025||32.82%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Hays was up for re-election, he collected $394,900 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Hospital Corp Of America||$4,000|
|Florida Chamber Of Commerce||$3,000|
|Florida Hospital Association||$2,500|
|Florida Institute Of CPAS||$2,500|
Below are Hays's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Hospital Corporation of America||$2,000|
|FL Hospital Assoc||$1,000|
|Metz Hauser Husband & Daughten||$752|
|FL Police Benevolent Assoc||$500|
|Louis J Radnothy||$500|
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- Proposed family law legislation prohibiting foreign laws fails to pass in ... - Lexology (registration)
- Rating local lawmakers: Gardiner, Simmons stand out - Orlando Sentinel
- Florida lawmakers end session without Medicaid expansion - Central Florida News 13
- Sen. Alan Hays: Why I Changed My Mind and Voted to Support Parent ... - Sunshine State News
- Florida Senate Panel OKs Controversial Bill for Nursing Home Development - Senior Housing News
- Florida Senate says let the music play... loudly - WTSP 10 News
- Polarizing anti-Sharia bill "effectively dead" in the Florida Senate - Orlando Sentinel (blog)
- Zionist-Orchestrated Islamophobia in the US: Anti-Islam Bill Dies in Florida ... - Al-Jazeerah.info
- Bill banning bongs awaits Florida Gov's signature - Local 10
- Despite Talks of Increasing, Florida School Safety Funding Mostly Stays the Same - The Ledger
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Hays and his wife Jeanne have three children.
- Alan Hays' campaign website
- Senate website
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Alan Hays on Facebook
- Alan Hays on Twitter
- Alan Hays on LinkedIn
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hays Biography
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hays Issue Positions
- ↑ Alan Hays campaign website, "Top Issues"
- ↑ Florida Division of Elections "Candidate List" Accessed April 15, 2012
- ↑ Florida Division of Elections, Official Primary Results
- ↑ Florida Election Watch - Election results
- ↑ District 25 Florida House candidate funds, 2008
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
Mike Fasano (R)
|Florida State Senate District 11
| Succeeded by|
|Florida State Senate District 20
| Succeeded by|
|Florida House of Representatives District 25
| Succeeded by|