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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
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Community Affairs (CA)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • 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)

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  • CS/CS/SB 686, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/11/2016 at 2:24 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 2/11/2016 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 2/15/2016 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/16/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/2/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (12)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 479 (er) Special Districts Metz Compare Last Action: 3/9/2016 Chapter No. 2016-22
    Location: Became Law
    H 593 (e1) Government Accountability Metz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Ethics and Elections, 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 (EE)
    H 651 (er) Department of Financial Services Beshears Compare Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-132, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 908 (Ch. 2016-165)
    Location: Became Law
    H 669 (e1) Educational Choice Sprowls Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: In committee/council (ED)
    H 7029 (er) Education Choice and Innovation Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/14/2016 Chapter No. 2016-237, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62)
    Location: Became Law
    H 7071 (er) Public Corruption Rules, Calendar and Ethics Committee Compare Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-151
    Location: Became Law
    S 524 (c2) Education Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 287 (Ch. 2016-223), CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/CS/HB 1365 (Ch. 2016-149), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar
    S 582 (c1) Public Corruption Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/8/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151) -SJ 778
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 956 Special Districts Stargel Compare Last Action: 2/18/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22) -SJ 418
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 992 (c2) Department of Financial Services Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/4/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 651 (Ch. 2016-132), SB 908 (Ch. 2016-165) -SJ 668
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 1166 (c1) Education Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/4/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 837 (Ch. 2016-137), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237) -SJ 672
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 1360 (c1) Student Assessments Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    399826 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Gaetz)
    3/2/2016
    4:11 PM
    No Senate Action Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/16/2016 1:30 PM Community Affairs 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (43)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.40 Legislative Auditing Committee. Page 7 (pdf)
    11.45 Definitions; duties; authorities; reports; rules. Page 9 (pdf)
    20.602 Page 14 (pdf)
    28.35 Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation. Page 21 (pdf)
    43.16 Justice Administrative Commission; membership, powers and duties. Page 17 (pdf)
    99.061 Method of qualifying for nomination or election to federal, state, county, or district office. Page 55 (pdf)
    112.3126 Page 17 (pdf)
    112.313 Standards of conduct for public officers, employees of agencies, and local government attorneys. Page 19 (pdf)
    112.3144 Full and public disclosure of financial interests. Page 20 (pdf)
    112.31455 Collection methods for unpaid automatic fines for failure to timely file disclosure of financial interests. Page 22 (pdf)
    112.3261 Lobbying before water management districts; registration and reporting. Page 23 (pdf)
    112.534 Failure to comply; official misconduct. Page 59 (pdf)
    117.01 Appointment, application, suspension, revocation, application fee, bond, and oath. Page 60 (pdf)
    129.03 Preparation and adoption of budget. Page 26 (pdf)
    129.06 Execution and amendment of budget. Page 26 (pdf)
    166.241 Fiscal years, budgets, and budget amendments. Page 27 (pdf)
    189.016 Reports; budgets; audits. Page 28 (pdf)
    215.425 Extra compensation claims prohibited; bonuses; severance pay. Page 47 (pdf)
    215.86 Management systems and controls. Page 35 (pdf)
    215.97 Florida Single Audit Act. Page 35 (pdf)
    215.985 Transparency in government spending. Page 36 (pdf)
    218.32 Annual financial reports; local governmental entities. Page 36 (pdf)
    218.33 Local governmental entities; establishment of uniform fiscal years and accounting practices and procedures. Page 38 (pdf)
    218.39 Annual financial audit reports. Page 38 (pdf)
    218.391 Auditor selection procedures. Page 39 (pdf)
    218.503 Determination of financial emergency. Page 55 (pdf)
    286.0114 Public meetings; reasonable opportunity to be heard; attorney fees. Page 40 (pdf)
    288.92 Divisions of Enterprise Florida, Inc. Page 41 (pdf)
    288.9604 Creation of the authority. Page 43 (pdf)
    373.536 District budget and hearing thereon. Page 43 (pdf)
    817.568 Criminal use of personal identification information. Page 60 (pdf)
    838.014 Definitions. Page 45 (pdf)
    838.015 Bribery. Page 46 (pdf)
    838.016 Unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior. Page 46 (pdf)
    838.022 Official misconduct. Page 47 (pdf)
    838.22 Bid tampering. Page 48 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 61 (pdf), Page 80 (pdf)
    1001.42 Powers and duties of district school board. Page 49 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 50 (pdf)
    1002.37 The Florida Virtual School. Page 51 (pdf)
    1002.455 Student eligibility for K-12 virtual instruction. Page 58 (pdf)
    1010.01 Uniform records and accounts. Page 53 (pdf)
    1010.30 Audits required. Page 54 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 686, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/13/2016 at 4:05 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 1/29/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (8)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 479 (e1) Special Districts Metz Compare Last Action: 3/9/2016 Chapter No. 2016-22
    Location: Became Law
    H 593 (c1) Government Accountability Metz Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Ethics and Elections, 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 (EE)
    H 651 (c2) Department of Financial Services Beshears Compare Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-132, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 908 (Ch. 2016-165)
    Location: Became Law
    H 669 (c3) Educational Choice Sprowls Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
    Location: In committee/council (ED)
    H 7071 (e1) Public Corruption Rules, Calendar and Ethics Committee Compare Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-151
    Location: Became Law
    S 582 (c1) Public Corruption Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/8/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151) -SJ 778
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 956 Special Districts Stargel Compare Last Action: 2/18/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22) -SJ 418
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 992 (c1) Department of Financial Services Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/4/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 651 (Ch. 2016-132), SB 908 (Ch. 2016-165) -SJ 668
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    933068 - Amendment
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Ring)
    2/1/2016
    10:20 AM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    2/10/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 637650 - Substitute Amendment (Delete All) (933068)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Ring)
    2/8/2016
    11:24 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/10/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 214662 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (637650)
    Delete lines 664 - 1444 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Latvala)
    2/9/2016
    8:08 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/10/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/9/2016 10:00 AM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (47)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.045 Lobbying before the Legislature; registration and reporting; exemptions; penalties. Page 7 (pdf)
    11.0455 Electronic filing of compensation reports and other information. Page 75 (pdf)
    11.40 Legislative Auditing Committee. Page 12 (pdf)
    11.45 Definitions; duties; authorities; reports; rules. Page 14 (pdf)
    20.602 Page 19 (pdf)
    28.35 Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation. Page 21 (pdf)
    43.16 Justice Administrative Commission; membership, powers and duties. Page 22 (pdf)
    68.082 False claims against the state; definitions; liability. Page 75 (pdf)
    68.083 Civil actions for false claims. Page 76 (pdf)
    99.061 Method of qualifying for nomination or election to federal, state, county, or district office. Page 77 (pdf)
    112.3126 Page 22 (pdf)
    112.313 Standards of conduct for public officers, employees of agencies, and local government attorneys. Page 23 (pdf)
    112.3144 Full and public disclosure of financial interests. Page 25 (pdf)
    112.31455 Collection methods for unpaid automatic fines for failure to timely file disclosure of financial interests. Page 26 (pdf)
    112.3215 Lobbying before the executive branch or the Constitution Revision Commission; registration and reporting; investigation by commission. Page 27 (pdf)
    112.324 Procedures on complaints of violations and referrals; public records and meeting exemptions. Page 30 (pdf)
    112.3261 Lobbying before water management districts; registration and reporting. Page 40 (pdf)
    129.03 Preparation and adoption of budget. Page 43 (pdf)
    129.06 Execution and amendment of budget. Page 43 (pdf)
    166.241 Fiscal years, budgets, and budget amendments. Page 44 (pdf)
    189.016 Reports; budgets; audits. Page 45 (pdf)
    215.425 Extra compensation claims prohibited; bonuses; severance pay. Page 47 (pdf)
    215.86 Management systems and controls. Page 52 (pdf)
    215.97 Florida Single Audit Act. Page 52 (pdf)
    215.985 Transparency in government spending. Page 53 (pdf)
    218.32 Annual financial reports; local governmental entities. Page 53 (pdf)
    218.33 Local governmental entities; establishment of uniform fiscal years and accounting practices and procedures. Page 55 (pdf)
    218.39 Annual financial audit reports. Page 55 (pdf)
    218.391 Auditor selection procedures. Page 56 (pdf)
    218.503 Determination of financial emergency. Page 77 (pdf)
    286.0114 Public meetings; reasonable opportunity to be heard; attorney fees. Page 57 (pdf)
    288.92 Divisions of Enterprise Florida, Inc. Page 58 (pdf)
    288.9604 Creation of the authority. Page 60 (pdf)
    373.536 District budget and hearing thereon. Page 42 (pdf)
    817.568 Criminal use of personal identification information. Page 103 (pdf)
    838.014 Definitions. Page 62 (pdf)
    838.015 Bribery. Page 63 (pdf)
    838.016 Unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior. Page 65 (pdf)
    838.022 Official misconduct. Page 67 (pdf)
    838.22 Bid tampering. Page 68 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 81 (pdf)
    1001.42 Powers and duties of district school board. Page 70 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 48 (pdf)
    1002.37 The Florida Virtual School. Page 72 (pdf)
    1002.455 Student eligibility for K-12 virtual instruction. Page 103 (pdf)
    1010.01 Uniform records and accounts. Page 74 (pdf)
    1010.30 Audits required. Page 74 (pdf)

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  • SB 686, Original Filed Version Posted 10/30/2015 at 10:46 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Ethics and Elections (Pre-Meeting) 1/11/2016 (pdf)
    Ethics and Elections (Post-Meeting) 1/13/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 593 Government Accountability Metz Identical Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Ethics and Elections, 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 (EE)
    H 479 (c1) Special Districts Metz Compare Last Action: 3/9/2016 Chapter No. 2016-22
    Location: Became Law
    H 651 Department of Financial Services Beshears Compare Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-132, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 908 (Ch. 2016-165)
    Location: Became Law
    S 582 Public Corruption Gaetz Compare Last Action: 3/8/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7071 (Ch. 2016-151) -SJ 778
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 956 Special Districts Stargel Compare Last Action: 2/18/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 479 (Ch. 2016-22) -SJ 418
    Location: Laid on Table
    S 992 Department of Financial Services Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/4/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 651 (Ch. 2016-132), SB 908 (Ch. 2016-165) -SJ 668
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    758354 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Ethics and Elections
    (Gaetz)
    1/11/2016
    1:01 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 632244 - Amendment to Amendment (758354)
    Delete line 1157 and insert:
    Ethics and Elections
    (Gaetz)
    1/12/2016
    8:56 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/12/2016 2:00 PM Ethics and Elections 7 Yeas - 3 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (41)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.40 Legislative Auditing Committee. Page 6 (pdf)
    11.45 Definitions; duties; authorities; reports; rules. Page 8 (pdf)
    20.602 Page 13 (pdf)
    28.35 Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation. Page 15 (pdf)
    43.16 Justice Administrative Commission; membership, powers and duties. Page 16 (pdf)
    68.082 False claims against the state; definitions; liability. Page 53 (pdf)
    68.083 Civil actions for false claims. Page 54 (pdf)
    99.061 Method of qualifying for nomination or election to federal, state, county, or district office. Page 54 (pdf)
    112.313 Standards of conduct for public officers, employees of agencies, and local government attorneys. Page 17 (pdf)
    112.3144 Full and public disclosure of financial interests. Page 19 (pdf)
    112.31455 Collection methods for unpaid automatic fines for failure to timely file disclosure of financial interests. Page 20 (pdf)
    112.3261 Lobbying before water management districts; registration and reporting. Page 21 (pdf)
    129.03 Preparation and adoption of budget. Page 24 (pdf)
    129.06 Execution and amendment of budget. Page 25 (pdf)
    166.241 Fiscal years, budgets, and budget amendments. Page 26 (pdf)
    189.016 Reports; budgets; audits. Page 27 (pdf)
    215.425 Extra compensation claims prohibited; bonuses; severance pay. Page 28 (pdf)
    215.86 Management systems and controls. Page 33 (pdf)
    215.97 Florida Single Audit Act. Page 33 (pdf)
    215.985 Transparency in government spending. Page 34 (pdf)
    218.32 Annual financial reports; local governmental entities. Page 34 (pdf)
    218.33 Local governmental entities; establishment of uniform fiscal years and accounting practices and procedures. Page 36 (pdf)
    218.39 Annual financial audit reports. Page 37 (pdf)
    218.391 Auditor selection procedures. Page 37 (pdf)
    218.503 Determination of financial emergency. Page 55 (pdf)
    286.0114 Public meetings; reasonable opportunity to be heard; attorney fees. Page 39 (pdf)
    288.92 Divisions of Enterprise Florida, Inc. Page 39 (pdf)
    288.9604 Creation of the authority. Page 41 (pdf)
    373.536 District budget and hearing thereon. Page 42 (pdf)
    817.568 Criminal use of personal identification information. Page 59 (pdf)
    838.014 Definitions. Page 43 (pdf)
    838.015 Bribery. Page 45 (pdf)
    838.016 Unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior. Page 45 (pdf)
    838.022 Official misconduct. Page 46 (pdf)
    838.22 Bid tampering. Page 47 (pdf)
    1001.42 Powers and duties of district school board. Page 48 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 48 (pdf)
    1002.37 The Florida Virtual School. Page 49 (pdf)
    1002.455 Student eligibility for K-12 virtual instruction. Page 58 (pdf)
    1010.01 Uniform records and accounts. Page 52 (pdf)
    1010.30 Audits required. Page 52 (pdf)

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