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CS/CS/HB 937: Legal Notices

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; State Affairs Committee ; Workman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Williams, T.

Legal Notices; Requires that, after specified date, if legal notice is published in newspaper, newspaper shall also place notice on website at no additional charge; requires free online access; requires that legal notices published in newspapers also be published on specified statewide website; requires that, after specified date, newspapers that publish legal notice must provide e-mail notification of new notices; authorizes electronic proof of publication affidavits; limits rate that may be charged for certain government notices required to be published more than once; requires that website publication of certain legal notices include maps that appear in newspaper advertisements; deletes requirements that certain notices be published in Leon County; requires that notice to certain professional licensees be posted on website & provided to certain news outlets; deletes requirements relating to newspaper publication of certain notices relating to marketing orders & provides for Internet publication & for information to certain news outlets.

Effective Date: July 1, 2012, and shall apply to legal notices that must be published on or after that date
Last Action: 5/6/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-212
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/7/2011 House • Filed
    12/21/2011 House • Referred to State Affairs Committee; Economic Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 91
    1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 91
    1/17/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 01/19/12, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
    1/19/2012 House • CS by State Affairs Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 249
    1/23/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
    • CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 245
    1/24/2012 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 261
    1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/01/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall --Not considered
    2/6/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/08/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
    2/8/2012 House • CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 577
    2/10/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
    • CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 576
    2/14/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary Committee
    • CS referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 600
    • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 600
    2/17/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/21/12, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
    2/21/2012 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 2 -HJ 738
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 738
    2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
    2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 860
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 913
    • CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 914
    2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
    3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 822
    • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 822
    3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1236
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1236
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 292 -SJ 1236
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 1236
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 1236
    • CS passed; YEAS 23 NAYS 13 -SJ 1236
    3/9/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1714
    4/20/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    5/4/2012 • Approved by Governor
    5/6/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-212

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  • CS/CS/HB 937, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/16/2012 at 12:29 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 292 (c2) Legal Notices Bennett Identical Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212) -SJ 1236
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 481 (c4) Clerks of Court Pilon Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: In committee/council (RI)
    S 860 (c2) Clerks of Court Wise Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Citations - Statutes (20)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 15 (pdf)
    50.0211 Page 3 (pdf)
    50.041 Proof of publication uniform affidavits required. Page 4 (pdf)
    50.061 Amounts chargeable. Page 5 (pdf)
    120.60 Licensing. Page 17 (pdf)
    125.66 Ordinances enactment procedure emergency ordinances rezoning or change of land use ordinances or resolutions. Page 7 (pdf)
    166.041 Procedures for adoption of ordinances and resolutions. Page 9 (pdf)
    190.005 Establishment of district. Page 12 (pdf)
    200.065 Method of fixing millage. Page 14 (pdf)
    215.555 Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. Page 17 (pdf)
    215.68 Issuance of bonds; form; maturity date, execution, sale. Page 16 (pdf)
    253.52 Placing oil and gas leases on market by board. Page 21 (pdf)
    255.518 Obligations purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 23 (pdf)
    380.0668 Bonds; purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 23 (pdf)
    455.275 Address of record. Page 23 (pdf)
    473.3141 Certified public accountants licensed in other states. Page 24 (pdf)
    527.23 Marketing orders referendum requirements assessments. Page 25 (pdf)
    573.109 Procedure for referendum. Page 25 (pdf)
    573.111 Notice of effective date of marketing order. Page 26 (pdf)
    631.59 Duties and powers of department and office. Page 27 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 937, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/10/2012 at 1:44 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/23/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 292 (c2) Legal Notices Bennett Identical Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212) -SJ 1236
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 481 (c4) Clerks of Court Pilon Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: In committee/council (RI)
    S 860 (c2) Clerks of Court Wise Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    298476 - Amendment
    Before line 69 insert:
    Bennett 3/8/2012
    8:33 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/9/2012
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 763718 - Amendment to Amendment (298476)
    Delete line 21 and insert:
    Bennett 3/8/2012
    3:58 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/8/2012
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 858032 - Amendment to Amendment (298476)
    Delete lines 21 - 54 and insert:
    Bennett 3/8/2012
    5:08 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/9/2012
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/29/2012 10:11 AM House 113 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/9/2012 4:18 PM Senate 23 Yeas - 13 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (20)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 15 (pdf)
    50.0211 Page 3 (pdf)
    50.041 Proof of publication uniform affidavits required. Page 4 (pdf)
    50.061 Amounts chargeable. Page 5 (pdf)
    120.60 Licensing. Page 17 (pdf)
    125.66 Ordinances enactment procedure emergency ordinances rezoning or change of land use ordinances or resolutions. Page 7 (pdf)
    166.041 Procedures for adoption of ordinances and resolutions. Page 9 (pdf)
    190.005 Establishment of district. Page 12 (pdf)
    200.065 Method of fixing millage. Page 14 (pdf)
    215.555 Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. Page 17 (pdf)
    215.68 Issuance of bonds; form; maturity date, execution, sale. Page 16 (pdf)
    253.52 Placing oil and gas leases on market by board. Page 21 (pdf)
    255.518 Obligations purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 23 (pdf)
    380.0668 Bonds; purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 23 (pdf)
    455.275 Address of record. Page 23 (pdf)
    473.3141 Certified public accountants licensed in other states. Page 24 (pdf)
    527.23 Marketing orders referendum requirements assessments. Page 25 (pdf)
    573.109 Procedure for referendum. Page 25 (pdf)
    573.111 Notice of effective date of marketing order. Page 26 (pdf)
    631.59 Duties and powers of department and office. Page 27 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 937, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/23/2012 at 12:12 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Economic Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/10/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 292 (c1) Legal Notices Bennett Similar Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212) -SJ 1236
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 481 (c3) Clerks of Court Pilon Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: In committee/council (RI)
    S 860 (c1) Clerks of Court Wise Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    893183 - Amendment
    Between lines 156 and 157, insert:
    Workman 2/7/2012
    6:38 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/8/2012
    PDF
    742441 - Amendment
    Between lines 397 and 398, insert:
    Workman 2/7/2012
    6:40 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/8/2012
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 14 (pdf)
    50.0211 Page 3 (pdf)
    50.041 Proof of publication uniform affidavits required. Page 4 (pdf)
    50.061 Amounts chargeable. Page 5 (pdf)
    120.60 Licensing. Page 15 (pdf)
    125.66 Ordinances enactment procedure emergency ordinances rezoning or change of land use ordinances or resolutions. Page 6 (pdf)
    166.041 Procedures for adoption of ordinances and resolutions. Page 9 (pdf)
    190.005 Establishment of district. Page 12 (pdf)
    200.065 Method of fixing millage. Page 13 (pdf)
    215.555 Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. Page 15-16 (pdf)
    253.52 Placing oil and gas leases on market by board. Page 19 (pdf)
    255.518 Obligations purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 21 (pdf)
    380.0668 Bonds; purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 21 (pdf)
    455.275 Address of record. Page 22 (pdf)
    473.3141 Certified public accountants licensed in other states. Page 22 (pdf)
    527.23 Marketing orders referendum requirements assessments. Page 23 (pdf)
    573.109 Procedure for referendum. Page 24 (pdf)
    573.111 Notice of effective date of marketing order. Page 24 (pdf)
    631.59 Duties and powers of department and office. Page 25 (pdf)

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  • HB 937, Original Filed Version Posted 12/7/2011 at 11:06 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 9/10/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 292 (c1) Legal Notices Bennett Similar Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212) -SJ 1236
    Location: Laid on Table
    H 481 (c2) Clerks of Court Pilon Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Regulated Industries, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: In committee/council (RI)
    S 860 (c1) Clerks of Court Wise Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212), CS/HB 7095 (Ch. 2012-100)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    098905 - Amendment
    Remove lines 69-70 and insert:
    Workman 1/18/2012
    6:50 PM
    Adopted
    1/19/2012
    PDF
    394149 - Amendment
    Remove lines 113-147 and insert:
    Workman 1/18/2012
    6:54 PM
    Adopted
    1/19/2012
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 14 (pdf)
    50.0211 Page 3 (pdf)
    50.041 Proof of publication uniform affidavits required. Page 4 (pdf)
    50.061 Amounts chargeable. Page 5 (pdf)
    120.60 Licensing. Page 14 (pdf)
    125.66 Ordinances enactment procedure emergency ordinances rezoning or change of land use ordinances or resolutions. Page 6 (pdf)
    166.041 Procedures for adoption of ordinances and resolutions. Page 8 (pdf)
    190.005 Establishment of district. Page 11 (pdf)
    200.065 Method of fixing millage. Page 13 (pdf)
    215.555 Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. Page 15 (pdf)
    253.52 Placing oil and gas leases on market by board. Page 19 (pdf)
    255.518 Obligations purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 20 (pdf)
    380.0668 Bonds; purpose, terms, approval, limitations. Page 21 (pdf)
    455.275 Address of record. Page 21 (pdf)
    473.3141 Certified public accountants licensed in other states. Page 22 (pdf)
    527.23 Marketing orders referendum requirements assessments. Page 23 (pdf)
    573.109 Procedure for referendum. Page 23 (pdf)
    573.111 Notice of effective date of marketing order. Page 24 (pdf)
    631.59 Duties and powers of department and office. Page 25 (pdf)

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