HB 153: Preference to Florida Businesses in Procurement of Personal Property and Services
GENERAL BILL by Hooper ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Ahern ; Moraitis ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda
Preference to Florida Businesses in Procurement of Personal Property and Services; Cites act as "Buy Florida Act"; requires agency, county, municipality, school district, or other political subdivision of state to grant specified preference to vendor located within state when awarding contract for printing; requires, rather than authorizes, agency, county, municipality, school district, or other political subdivision of state in making purchases of personal property through competitive solicitation to award preference to lowest responsible & responsive vendor having principal place of business within this state under specified circumstances; specifies percentages of preference to be granted.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7087 (Ch. 2012-32)
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• Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 19
• Introduced -HJ 19
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 01/25/12, 8:00 am, 306 HOB
• Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 283
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 283
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/21/12, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall --Temporarily deferred
• Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7087 (Ch. 2012-32)
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