HB 655: Governmental Ethics
GENERAL BILL by Hood
Governmental Ethics; Requires elected municipal officials to participate in annual ethics training; revises format for disclose of abstentions & conflicts by state, local, and appointed public officers; provides for issuance of advisory opinions upon request of reporting individual or procurement employee regarding honoraria & prohibited gifts; requires Commission on Ethics to impose civil penalty on person who has filed complaint with malicious intent; requires commission to dismiss complaint against state, county, municipal, or school district officer or employee if certain circumstances are met; prohibits political subdivision from imposing additional standards of conduct upon officers & employees of another political subdivision.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 846 (Ch. 2014-183)
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/17/2014 House • Filed
2/3/2014 House • Referred to Ethics and Elections Subcommittee; Local and Federal Affairs Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 57
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 56
5/2/2014 House • Died in Ethics and Elections Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 846 (Ch. 2014-183)
HB 655, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/17/2014 at 3:29 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 606 Governmental Ethics Clemens Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 846 (Ch. 2014-183)
Location: In committee/council (EE)
H 7155 Ethics Training for Public Officers Ethics and Elections Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in State Affairs Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 846 (Ch. 2014-183)
Location: In committee/council (SAC)
S 846 (er) Governmental Ethics Latvala Compare Last Action: 6/20/2014 Chapter No. 2014-183
Location: Became Law
Citations - Statutes (8)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 112.3142 Ethics training for specified constitutional officers. Page 2 (pdf) 112.3143 Voting conflicts. Page 3 (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 8 (pdf) 112.3149 Solicitation and disclosure of honoraria. Page 9 (pdf) 112.317 Penalties. Page 9 (pdf) 112.322 Duties and powers of commission. Page 11 (pdf) 112.326 Additional requirements by political subdivisions and agencies not prohibited. Page 11 (pdf) 286.012 Voting requirement at meetings of governmental bodies. Page 12 (pdf)
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