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CS/SB 1554: Transportation

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Brandes

Transportation; Deleting the requirement that the Secretary of Transportation appoint an inspector general pursuant to s. 20.055, F.S.; increasing the minimum amount that shall be made available annually from the State Transportation Fund to fund the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development Program; providing that provisions prohibiting a driver from following certain vehicles within a certain distance do not apply to truck tractor-semitrailer combinations under certain conditions; authorizing certain counties to form the Northwest Florida Regional Transportation Finance Authority to construct, maintain, or operate transportation projects in a given region of the state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2015-163)
Location: In committee/council (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2015 Senate • Filed
3/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 144
• Introduced -SJ 144
3/16/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 03/19/15, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/19/2015 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 226
3/23/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 226
• CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 235
3/30/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/02/15, 9:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
4/3/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/08/15, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/14/15, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
4/14/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 426
4/16/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 426
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/21/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/22/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/23/15, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2015-163)