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SB 330: Violations of the Florida Election Code

GENERAL BILL by Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Oelrich

Violations of the Florida Election Code; Provides that a candidate who, in a primary or other election, falsely represents that he or she served or is currently serving in the military, commits a violation of the Florida Election Code. Requires that the commission adopt rules to provide for an expedited hearing for complaints filed with the commission. Requires that the Director of the Division of Administrative Hearings assign an administrative law judge to provide an expedited hearing in certain cases, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 6/17/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-148
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)
  3. Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security (MS)
  4. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  5. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2011 Senate • Filed
1/5/2011 Senate • Referred to Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; Rules; Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 33
1/12/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections, 01/26/11, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/26/2011 Senate • Favorable by Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -SJ 118
1/27/2011 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 118
2/14/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/24/11, 1:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/24/2011 Senate • Favorable by Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 117
• Now in Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security -SJ 118
3/7/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 03/10/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 33
3/10/2011 Senate • Favorable by Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 204
3/11/2011 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 204
3/18/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/23/11, 3:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/23/2011 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 286
3/24/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 286
3/29/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 03/31/11, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/31/2011 Senate • Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 323
4/1/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 323
4/4/2011 Senate • Placed on Consent Calendar, 04/06/11
4/6/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 362
• Read 3rd time -SJ 362
• Passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 362
• Immediately certified -SJ 362
4/6/2011 House • In Messages
5/2/2011 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1008
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/11
• Received -HJ 1008
5/3/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1064
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/4/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1119
• Passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 4 -HJ 1119
5/4/2011 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 851
6/8/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/17/2011 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-148