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SB 1560: Ethical Requirements for Public Officers

GENERAL BILL by Thrasher ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz

Ethical Requirements for Public Officers; Providing a restriction on employment with state universities or Florida College System institutions for a member of the Legislature; requiring that a member of the Legislature surrender employment with a state university or a Florida College System institution before seeking reelection; providing that a public officer holding an economic interest in a qualified blind trust does not have a conflict of interest with matters pertaining to that economic interest; requiring that the Commission on Ethics review the information contained in the public disclosure of financial interests filed by public officers, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 2/14/2012 Senate - Unfavorable by Rules, laid on Table; YEAS 6 NAYS 6 -SJ 518
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)
  3. Higher Education (HE)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2012 Senate • Filed
1/13/2012 Senate • Referred to Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; Rules; Higher Education -SJ 159
• Introduced -SJ 159
1/18/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections, 01/23/12, 5:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2012 Senate • Favorable by Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; YEAS 7 NAYS 6 -SJ 264
1/24/2012 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 264
2/9/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/14/12, 11:15 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/14/2012 Senate • Unfavorable by Rules, laid on Table; YEAS 6 NAYS 6 -SJ 518