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CS/SB 192: Special Districts

GENERAL BILL by Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax ; Bennett

Special Districts; Revising provisions relating to merger and dissolution procedures for special districts; requiring the merger or dissolution of dependent special districts created by a special act to be effectuated by the Legislature; providing for the merger or dissolution of inactive special districts by special act without referenda; providing dissolution procedures for active independent special districts by special acts and referenda; providing procedures and requirements for the voluntary merger of contiguous independent special districts; deleting a provision relating to the conditions under which the merger of independent special districts or dependent fire control districts with other special districts is effective and the conditions under which a merged district is authorized to increase ad valorem taxes, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 2/29/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 107 (Ch. 2012-16)
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (BFT)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/1/2011 Senate • Filed
9/21/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 23
10/6/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 10/19/11, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
10/19/2011 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 110
• Now in Budget -SJ 110
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 108
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 23
1/27/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 02/01/12, 10:15 am, 301 Senate Office Building
2/1/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
2/6/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 325
2/7/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 329
2/16/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/21/12, 3:45 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/21/2012 Senate • Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 671
2/22/2012 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 671
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/27/12
2/27/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 688
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 707
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 107 -SJ 707
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 107 (Ch. 2012-16)