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SB 1460: Preference in Award of State Contracts

GENERAL BILL by Simmons

Preference in Award of State Contracts; Expanding provisions that authorize an agency, county, municipality, school district, or other political subdivision of the state to provide preferential consideration to a Florida business in awarding competitively bid contracts to purchase personal property to include the purchase of construction services; providing that for specified competitive solicitations the authority to grant preference supersedes any local ordinance or regulation which grants preference to specified vendors; requiring a county, municipality, school district, or other political subdivision to make specified disclosures in competitive solicitation documents, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Location: In committee/council (GO)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2012 Senate • Filed
1/13/2012 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Education Pre-K - 12; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 155
• Introduced -SJ 155
1/25/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/30/12, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/30/2012 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 300
• Now in Education Pre-K - 12 -SJ 300
2/14/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12 -SJ 511
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
2/17/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/22/12, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability