CS/CS/SB 544: Legislative Lobbying Expenditures
GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Ethics and Elections ; Braynon
Legislative Lobbying Expenditures; Amending and reenacting provisions relating to lobbying before the Legislature; revising the term “expenditure” to exclude the use of a public facility or public property that is made available by a governmental entity to a legislator for a public purpose, to exempt such use from legislative lobbying requirements; providing exceptions when a member or an employee of the Legislature may accept certain expenditures made by a lobbyist or a principal; providing for the future expiration and the reversion as of a specified date of statutory text, etc.
- Ethics and Elections (EE)
- Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
- Rules (RC)
- Judiciary (JU)
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 41
• Introduced -SJ 41
• On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 03/11/13, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 198
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 201
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 198
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04/02/13, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 278
• Now in Rules -SJ 278
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/09/13, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -SJ 398
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 399
• Remaining references corrected to Judiciary -SJ 431
• Now in Judiciary
• Died in Judiciary
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