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HB 527: Scrutinized Companies

GENERAL BILL by Workman ; Moskowitz ; Rader ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Artiles ; Boyd ; Broxson ; Costello ; Diaz, J. ; Edwards ; Geller ; Hager ; Hill ; Kerner ; Mayfield ; Metz ; Passidomo ; Pilon ; Plakon ; Porter ; Powell ; Raburn ; Renner ; Richardson ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rooney ; Santiago ; Slosberg ; Stark ; Sullivan ; Watson, C. ; Wood

Scrutinized Companies; Establishes reporting requirements for executive director of SBA regarding companies boycotting Israel; requires SBA to identify companies in which public moneys are invested that are conducting businesses that boycott Israel; requires SBA to create & maintain certain scrutinized companies lists that name all such companies; requires SBA to divest of all publicly traded securities of scrutinized company under certain conditions; providing reporting requirements; prohibiting local governmental entities from entering into contracts with companies on scrutinized list.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/23/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 86 (Ch. 2016-36) -HJ 553
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/2/2015 House • Filed
11/16/2015 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 46
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 243
1/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 01/20/16, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
1/20/2016 House • Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 243
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 243
1/25/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/27/16, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/27/2016 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0 -HJ 316
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 316
2/2/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/04/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/4/2016 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 395
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 395
2/19/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
2/23/2016 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 86 -HJ 553
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 86 (Ch. 2016-36) -HJ 553