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HB 7071: Public Corruption

GENERAL BILL by Rules, Calendar and Ethics Committee ; Workman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Bileca ; Brodeur ; Broxson ; Campbell ; Costello ; Eisnaugle ; Mayfield ; McBurney ; McGhee ; Metz ; Pafford ; Watson, C.

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; revising the prohibition against bid tampering to conform to changes made by the act, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/28/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-151
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2016 House • Filed
1/19/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 225
1/21/2016 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 249
1/22/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/26/16
1/26/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 279
• Amendment(s) adopted (018123) -HJ 279
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/27/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 299
• Passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 299
2/3/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 321
2/9/2016 Senate • Received -SJ 321
3/8/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 778
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 778
• Substituted for CS/SB 582 -SJ 778
• Read 2nd time -SJ 778
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 841
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 841
3/9/2016 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 979
3/11/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
3/25/2016 • Approved by Governor
3/28/2016 • Chapter No. 2016-151