HB 7003: Local Government Ethics Reform
GENERAL BILL by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Ingoglia
Local Government Ethics Reform; Provides that contractual relationships held by business entities are deemed held by public officers or employees in certain situations; provides ethics training requirements; prohibits certain governing board members from voting in official capacity on specified matters; requires certain members of municipality governing body to file disclosure; provides for future repeal of provisions relating to local government authority to enact rule or ordinance requiring lobbyists to register with local government; provides for future repeal of provisions relating to registration & reporting for lobbying water management districts; requires Commission on Ethics to create Local Government Lobbyist Registration System; requires lobbyists to register with commission before lobbying specified governmental entities; provides responsibilities of Governor; provides civil penalties.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
Bill Text: PDF
- Ethics and Elections (EE)
- Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
- Rules (RC)
Date Chamber Action 11/9/2017 House • Filed
11/13/2017 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 240
1/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 240
1/11/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 300
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/12/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 332
• Passed; YEAS 100 NAYS 2 -HJ 332
1/24/2018 Senate • In Messages
1/30/2018 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 252
1/31/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 251
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
HB 7003, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/9/2017 at 2:45 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Public Integrity and Ethics Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/8/2018 (pdf)
Related Bills (6)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 7005 Trust Funds/Creation/Local Government Lobbyist Registration System Trust Fund Public Integrity and Ethics Committee Linked Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Ethics and Elections H 1279 (er) School District Accountability Sullivan Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-5 H 7055 (c1) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9) H 7055 (e1) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9) S 1534 Government Integrity Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) S 1804 (c2) School District Accountability Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/2/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) -SJ 544
Floor Votes (1)
Date Chamber Result 1/12/2018 2:08 PM House 100 Yeas - 2 Nays
Citations - Statutes (10)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 112.313 Standards of conduct for public officers, employees of agencies, and local government attorneys. Page 3 (pdf) 112.3142 Ethics training for specified constitutional officers and elected municipal officers. Page 5 (pdf) 112.3143 Voting conflicts. Page 8 (pdf) 112.3144 Full and public disclosure of financial interests. Page 11 (pdf), Page 14 (pdf) 112.3145 Disclosure of financial interests and clients represented before agencies. Page 13 (pdf), Page 14 (pdf) 112.31455 Collection methods for unpaid automatic fines for failure to timely file disclosure of financial interests. Page 14 (pdf) 112.3148 Reporting and prohibited receipt of gifts by individuals filing full or limited public disclosure of financial interests and by procurement employees. Page 15 (pdf) 112.3261 Lobbying before water management districts; registration and reporting. Page 16 (pdf) 112.3262 Page 17 (pdf) 218.32 Annual financial reports; local governmental entities. Page 25 (pdf)
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