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HB 359: State Investments

GENERAL BILL by Nunez ; Diaz, M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Caldwell ; Daniels ; Donalds ; Fant ; Jenne ; McClain ; Metz ; Miller, M. ; Perez ; Plasencia ; Stark ; Yarborough

State Investments; Requires SBA to divest certain investments & prohibits investments in specified institutions doing business with Venezuela, in violation of federal law; prohibits SBA from voting in favor of proxy resolution advocating expanded U.S. trade with such government; prohibits state agencies from investing in specified entities extending credit, buying, or trading goods or services with Venezuela; authorizes Governor to waive investment prohibitions if certain conditions exist.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/29/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-125
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/17/2017 House • Filed
10/26/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 34
11/9/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, 11/16/17, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
11/16/2017 House • Favorable by Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 255
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 255
11/28/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 12/05/17, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
12/5/2017 House • Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 256
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 256
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 34
• On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 01/11/18, 10:30 am, Morris Hall
1/11/2018 House • Favorable by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 320
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 320
1/18/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
1/24/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 399
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/25/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 420
• Passed; YEAS 107 NAYS 0 -HJ 420, 421
1/31/2018 Senate • In Messages
2/1/2018 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 263
• Received -SJ 263
3/7/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 785
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 821
• Substituted for SB 538 -SJ 785
• Read 2nd time -SJ 785
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/8/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 888
• Passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 888
3/8/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1111
3/14/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/28/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/29/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-125