CS/CS/SB 1480: Microfinance
GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Benacquisto
Microfinance; Creating the “Florida Microfinance Act”; establishing the Microfinance Loan Program; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to contract with at least one entity to administer the program; requiring applicants for funds from the Microfinance Loan Program to meet certain qualifications; requiring the department to be guided by the 5-year statewide strategic plan and to advertise and promote the loan program; establishing the Microfinance Guarantee Program, etc. APPROPRIATION: $10,084,696
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7023 (Ch. 2014-218)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Commerce and Tourism (CM)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 458
• Introduced -SJ 458
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/24/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 336
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 348
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 336
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/02/14, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 443
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 443
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/10/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 515
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 515
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/14
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 519
• Read 2nd time -SJ 675
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 719
• CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 719
• In Messages
• Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7023 (Ch. 2014-218)
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