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CS/CS/SB 1480: Microfinance

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Benacquisto

Microfinance; Creating the “Florida Microfinance Act”; establishing the Microfinance Loan Program; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to contract with at least one entity to administer the program; requiring applicants for funds from the Microfinance Loan Program to meet certain qualifications; requiring the department to be guided by the 5-year statewide strategic plan and to advertise and promote the loan program; establishing the Microfinance Guarantee Program, etc. APPROPRIATION: $10,084,696.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7023 (Ch. 2014-218)
Location:
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2014 Senate • Filed
3/5/2014 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 458
4/9/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 458
3/19/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/24/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/24/2014 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 336
3/26/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 348
3/27/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 336
3/28/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/02/14, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/2/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 443
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 443
4/7/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/10/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/10/2014 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 515
4/14/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/21/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 515
4/22/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/14
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 519
4/25/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 675
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 719
• CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 719
4/28/2014 House • In Messages
5/2/2014 House • Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7023 (Ch. 2014-218)