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Mel Ponder

  • Florida
  • Representative
  • Republican
  • District 4

Capitol Office

214 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300

Phone 850-717-5004

Suite 202
25 Walter Martin
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4958

Phone 850-833-3713

214 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300

Phone 850-717-5004

District Office

Suite 201, 202, 203
115 Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6018

Phone 850-833-3713

Serving District 4

Sponsored Bills


HR 8035

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer Program

  • Introduced Feb 06 2020
  • Adopted by Publication Feb 19 2020

HR 8045

Abdominal Injury in Youth Football Awareness Month

  • Introduced Feb 14 2020
  • Adopted by Publication Mar 03 2020

HB 901

Vocational Rehabilitation Services

  • Introduced Dec 10 2019
  • Ordered enrolled Mar 11 2020

HB 4207

Proposal for Non-public CTE Certification Pilot Program

  • Introduced Nov 20 2019
  • See HB 5001 (line item 114) Mar 19 2020
View more bills

Recent Votes


Apr 23, 2019

Ponder voted No

A - 969893, Adoption, Second Reading

Mar 13, 2019

Ponder voted Yes

Favorable (Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee)

Mar 10, 2020

Ponder voted Yes

SB 28

Pass

Passage, Third Reading


Sources

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