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CS/CS/SB 1150: Governmental Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Benacquisto ; Brandes

Governmental Accountability; Providing that each public agency contract for services must meet specified requirements; revising provisions relating to the Chief Financial Officer’s intergovernmental contract tracking system under the Transparency Florida Act; providing that contracts awarded pursuant to an invitation to bid shall be awarded to the responsible and responsive vendor that submits the lowest responsive bid; requiring the Chief Financial Officer to perform audits of executed contract documents and to discuss such audits with the agency officials, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2013
Last Action: 4/29/2013 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1309 (Ch. 2013-154), HB 5401 (Ch. 2013-54) -SJ 712
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2013 Senate • Filed
3/1/2013 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Banking and Insurance -SJ 86
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 86
3/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/14/13, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/14/2013 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 209
3/18/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 217
3/19/2013 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Banking and Insurance -SJ 237
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 237
• Now in Appropriations
4/15/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/18/2013 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 481
4/23/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 491
4/24/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/13
4/25/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 601
• Amendment(s) adopted (321386, 422828, 571012, 876014, 969568) -SJ 601
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 601
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 685
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 686
4/29/2013 Senate • Reconsidered -SJ 711
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 1309 -SJ 712
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1309 (Ch. 2013-154), HB 5401 (Ch. 2013-54) -SJ 712