A comprehensive food reform law took place in Florida House in 2012, but died in the Senate. In 2013, both the Florida House of Representatives and Senate passed a comprehensive support bill, sponsored by Senator Kelli Stargel and defeated by Governor Scott at the end of the legislature.  As in New Jersey, the Florida Matrimonial Bar, headed by Carin Porras, chair of the Florida Bar`s Family Law Department, strongly opposes reform.  Spousal or spousal support is financial assistance determined by a divorce decision. This support recognizes a partner`s contribution to the marriage and helps the recipient achieve financial independence. To provide “appropriate and necessary” support. .