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CS/HB 23: Public Meetings

GENERAL BILL by Government Operations Subcommittee ; Rodrigues, R. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Caldwell ; Combee ; Eagle ; Edwards ; Gaetz ; Hood ; La Rosa ; Metz ; Perry ; Pigman

Public Meetings; Requires that member of public be given reasonable opportunity to be heard by board or commission before it takes official action on proposition; provides exceptions; establishes requirements for rules or policies adopted by board or commission which govern the opportunity to be heard; provides that compliance with requirements is deemed to have occurred under certain circumstances; provides that circuit court has jurisdiction to issue injunction for enforcement under certain circumstances; authorizes court to assess reasonable attorney fees in actions filed against board or commission.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 4/30/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 50 (Ch. 2013-227) -HJ 1009
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2012 House • Filed
1/11/2013 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Rulemaking Oversight and Repeal Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 21
3/4/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/06/13, 10:00 am, Webster Hall
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 21
3/6/2013 House • CS by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 227
3/13/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Government Operations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 239
3/15/2013 House • Now in Rulemaking Oversight and Repeal Subcommittee -HJ 270
3/25/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Rulemaking Oversight and Repeal Subcommittee, 03/27/13, 10:30 am, 306 HOB
3/27/2013 House • Favorable by Rulemaking Oversight and Repeal Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 2 -HJ 357
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 357
4/12/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/16/13, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/16/2013 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 666
4/17/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 666
4/29/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
4/30/2013 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 50 -HJ 1009
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 50 (Ch. 2013-227) -HJ 1009