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CS/CS/SB 686: Government Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Ethics and Elections ; Gaetz

Government Accountability; Specifying that the Governor, the Commissioner of Education, or the designee of the Governor or of the Commissioner of Education may notify the Legislative Auditing Committee of an entity’s failure to comply with certain auditing and financial reporting requirements; excluding water management districts from certain audit requirements; prohibiting a member of the Legislature or a candidate for legislative office from accepting employment with a private entity that directly receives funding through state revenues under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22), CS/CS/CS/HB 651 (Ch. 2016-132), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151)
Location: In committee/council (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/30/2015 Senate • Filed
11/18/2015 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 50
1/7/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 01/12/16, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
• CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 184
1/13/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/14/2016 Senate • CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 209
1/20/2016 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/01/16, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
2/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/09/16, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/9/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 402
2/11/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 402
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/16/16, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
• CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 404
2/16/2016 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 423
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 423
3/2/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/16, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22), CS/CS/CS/HB 651 (Ch. 2016-132), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237), HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151)