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SB 984: Exemption from Legislative Lobbying Requirements

GENERAL BILL by Braynon

Exemption from Legislative Lobbying Requirements; Revising the definition of the term “expenditure”; specifying that the term does not include use of a public facility or public property that is made available by a governmental entity to a legislator for a public purpose, to exempt such use from legislative lobbying requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-28
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/18/2015 Senate • Filed
    2/26/2015 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 100
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 100
    3/19/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 03/24/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/24/2015 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 258
    3/25/2015 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 258
    4/2/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04/07/15, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
    4/7/2015 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 372
    • Now in Rules -SJ 372
    4/10/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/15/15, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    4/15/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
    4/16/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 425
    4/22/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
    4/27/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 666
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 666
    • Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 666
    4/27/2015 House • In Messages
    • Referred to Calendar -HJ 868
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/15
    • Received -HJ 868
    4/28/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 904
    • Substituted for HB 599 -HJ 904
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 904
    • Passed; YEAS 119 NAYS 0 -HJ 904
    4/28/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 703
    5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    5/14/2015 • Approved by Governor
    5/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-28

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  • SB 984, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/28/2015 at 3:10 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 599 Exemption from Legislative Lobbying Requirements Rogers Identical Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 984 (Ch. 2015-28) -HJ 904
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.045 Lobbying before the Legislature; registration and reporting; exemptions; penalties. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 984, Original Filed Version Posted 2/18/2015 at 9:08 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Ethics and Elections (Pre-Meeting) 3/20/2015 (pdf)
    Ethics and Elections (Post-Meeting) 3/25/2015 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 4/6/2015 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 4/7/2015 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 4/13/2015 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 4/16/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 599 Exemption from Legislative Lobbying Requirements Rogers Identical Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 984 (Ch. 2015-28) -HJ 904
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    3/24/2015 4:00 PM Ethics and Elections 10 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/7/2015 1:30 PM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 4 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/15/2015 9:00 AM Rules 13 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/27/2015 1:46 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/28/2015 12:49 PM House 119 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.045 Lobbying before the Legislature; registration and reporting; exemptions; penalties. Page 1 (pdf)

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