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CS/SB 582: Public Corruption

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman

Public Corruption; Revising the definition of the term “bribery”; revising requirements for prosecution; revising the prohibition against unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior to conform to changes made by the act; revising the prohibition against official misconduct to conform to changes made by the act; revising applicability of the offense to include public contractors, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/8/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151) -SJ 778
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2015 Senate • Filed
11/2/2015 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 43
11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 12/01/15, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/11/16, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Pending Reconsideration (Unfavorable; YEAS 1 NAYS 4)
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 43
1/14/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/19/16, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/19/2016 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 222
1/20/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 222
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 228
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/01/16, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
2/1/2016 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 290
2/2/2016 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 290
2/5/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/10/16, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/10/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 344
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 344
3/4/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/16
3/8/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 778
• Substituted HB 7071 -SJ 778
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151) -SJ 778