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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to a crowd at Adventure Outdoors gun store, Thursday, March 30, 2023, in Smyrna, Georgia.
But the point is likely moot, as officials in New York are preparing for Trump to turn himself in.
“There’s more to come in that regard,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said.
The ability for a judge to override a jury’s recommendation for life and give death instead was removed from the final legislation.
The toll-free insurance consumer help line is enshrined in state law under the Homeowner Claims Bill of Rights.

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  1. Former President Donald Trump, left, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, right.
  2. Tampa City council member and candidate for District 2, Guido Maniscalco is facing criticism from some progressives for failing to back a police reform measure. He is pictured campaigning for reelection last month in South Tampa.
  3. Gov. Ron DeSantis has not yet announced an anticipated bid for president, but the indictment of former President Donald Trump is not expected to drastically change the timing of such an announcement.
  4. Former President Donald Trump listens as he speaks with reporters while in flight on his plane after a campaign rally at Waco Regional Airport in Texas on March 25.
  5. A classroom seen at Veterans Elementary School in Wesley Chapel on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
  6. Gov. Ron DeSantis would have more authority over the Florida high school sports under a proposed bill in the legislature.
  7. St. Petersburg's Anna Paulina Luna and her congressional campaign have been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by the family of a 9-year-old boy who was bitten by a Belgian Malinois named Gunner that the congresswoman says is owned by her husband.
  8. A sales associate arranges a display of guns at a firearms store in Burbank, California, on June 23, 2022.
  9. Former President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on his plane after a campaign rally at in Waco, Texas on March 25. Trump has become the first former U.S. president to be charged with a crime, the culmination of a political rise defined by unprecedented scandal.
  10. After the murder of George Floyd in an encounter with Minneapolis police, Allendale United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg changed its sign to protest racial inequality. On one side: "George Floyd was lynched today by the police. We can't breathe!" On the other: "White supremacy: The most dangerous virus infecting our country since 1492."
  11. The Reedy Creek Improvement District has been renamed the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, but Disney essentially gutted its powers before the change.
  12. Adult film actress Stormy Daniels was paid to keep quiet about what she says was an awkward and unexpected 2006 sexual encounter with Donald Trump.
  13. Former President Donald Trump walks to board his airplane for a trip to a campaign rally in Texas.
  14. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to a crowd at Adventure Outdoors gun store, Thursday, March 30, 2023, in Smyrna, Georgia.
  15. The hush money case in New York that has led to criminal charges against Donald Trump is just one of a number of investigations that could pose legal problems for the former president.
  16. FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2023, March 4, 2023, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. A lawyer for Donald Trump said Thursday, March 30, that he's been told that the former president has been indicted in New York on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
  17. A lawyer for Donald Trump said Thursday he’s been told that the former president has been indicted in New York on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter.
  18. A thunderstorm moves over Florida's Death Row at Union Correctional Institution in Raiford in 2018.
  19. Migrant children play soccer inside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Homestead on April 19, 2019. The shelter is no longer open in Homestead.
  20. Health care advocates are warning that close to a million Floridians could lose health insurance when the state in April begins a review of the eligibility of almost 5 million Medicaid recipients.
  21. Florida Rep. Bob Rommel during a Florida House of Representatives committee hearing on Jan. 13, 2022, in Tallahassee. Rommel is the House sponsor of the Government and Corporate Activism bill.
  22. Deveron Gibbons makes a point at a St. Petersburg College board of trustees meeting in 2017 during a discussion about presidential candidates for the school. He was named a trustee of Florida A&M University on Wednesday.
  23. The University of South Florida on March 23, 2023, in Tampa.
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