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SB 956: Special Districts

GENERAL BILL by Stargel

Special Districts; Revising legislative intent with respect to the Uniform Special District Accountability Act to include dependent special districts; specifying the period of time for which certain budget information must remain on the special district’s website; specifying the Legislature’s authority to create dependent special districts by special act; revising the criteria that must be documented before a special district may be declared inactive, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 2/18/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22) -SJ 418
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/25/2015 Senate • Filed
12/11/2015 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Fiscal Policy -SJ 72
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
1/14/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/19/16, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
1/19/2016 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 221
1/20/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 221
1/25/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 01/28/16, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
1/28/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 275
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 275
2/1/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/04/16, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/4/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 303
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 303
2/11/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/18/16
2/18/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 418
• Substituted CS/HB 479 -SJ 418
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22) -SJ 418