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CS/CS/SB 1718: Discretionary Sales Surtaxes

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Community Affairs ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bullard ; Margolis ; Diaz de la Portilla

Discretionary Sales Surtaxes; Authorizing a county defined in s. 125.011(1), F.S., to levy a surtax up to a specified amount for the benefit of a Florida College System institution and a state university in the county pursuant to an ordinance conditioned to take effect upon approval in a county referendum; establishing an oversight board with specified duties, responsibilities, and procedures relating to the expenditure of surtax proceeds; providing that state funding may not be reduced because an institution receives surtax funds, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2013 Senate • Filed
3/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 181
• Introduced -SJ 181
3/15/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/20/13, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
3/20/2013 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 240
3/22/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/25/2013 Senate • CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 255
3/27/2013 Senate • Now in Education -SJ 240
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/01/13, 3:15 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/1/2013 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 277
4/2/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 277
4/8/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 04/11/13, 10:30 am, 37 Senate Office Building
4/11/2013 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 9 NAYS 1 -SJ 422
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 422
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 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 481
4/22/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/23/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 481
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/13
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 497
4/25/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 623
• Amendment(s) adopted (250858) -SJ 657
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 658
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 700
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 1 -SJ 701
4/29/2013 House • In Messages
5/3/2013 House • Died in Messages