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CS/SB 1312: Administrative Authority

GENERAL BILL by Budget ; Gaetz

Administrative Authority; Clarifying the authority of the Governor; revising the definition of the terms “head of the department” and “secretary”; amending provisions relating to powers and duties of department heads; declaring policy regarding executive authority with respect to the Administrative Procedure Act; providing for removal of duplicative, redundant, or unused rulemaking authority as part of the reviser's bill process; deleting authority of the Department of State to adopt rules relating to the issuance of apostilles; repealing rulemaking authority of the Secretary of State with respect to entering into contracts that are primarily for promotional services and events, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/8/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2012-116), HB 4027 (Ch. 2012-91) -SJ 1129
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/19/2011 Senate • Filed
1/11/2012 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 142
1/13/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 142
1/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/26/12, 3:45 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/26/2012 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
1/27/2012 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 279
2/23/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary -SJ 556
• Now in Budget
2/27/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/28/12, 4:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/28/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/29/12, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/29/2012 Senate • CS by- Budget; YEAS 13 NAYS 6 -SJ 776
3/2/2012 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Budget read 1st time -SJ 779
3/5/2012 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/6/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/12
3/8/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 1127
• Amendment(s) failed (427946, 455838, 734772, 802406) -SJ 1128
• Substituted CS/HB 7055 -SJ 1129
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2012-116), HB 4027 (Ch. 2012-91) -SJ 1129