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CS/SB 66: Discretionary Sales Surtaxes

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Margolis ; Bullard

Discretionary Sales Surtaxes; Authorizing a county as 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; prohibiting the referendum unless the Florida College System institution attains certain completion rates; establishing an oversight board with specified duties, responsibilities, and requirements 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: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Messages
Location:
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/8/2013 Senate • Filed
8/27/2013 Senate • Referred to Education; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 18
1/27/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/04/14, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/4/2014 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 136
2/5/2014 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 136
2/10/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/18/14, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
2/18/2014 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 135
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 135
2/28/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 03/05/14, 11:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 18
3/5/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 207
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 207
3/24/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/27/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/27/2014 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 356
3/31/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/1/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 356
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 360
4/25/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/14
4/30/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 824
• Amendment(s) adopted (848330) -SJ 824
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 824
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1024
• Amendment(s) adopted (559406) -SJ 1024
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 1024
5/1/2014 House • In Messages
5/2/2014 House • Died in Messages