Florida Senate - 2017                                     SB 638
       By Senator Clemens
       31-00628-17                                            2017638__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to income inequality impact
    3         statements; creating s. 11.52, F.S.; requiring the
    4         Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government
    5         Accountability to prepare an income inequality impact
    6         statement for proposed legislation upon the request of
    7         a member of the Legislature; specifying requirements
    8         for the impact statement; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Section 11.52, Florida Statutes, is created to
   13  read:
   14         11.52 Income inequality impact statement.—At the request of
   15  a member of the Legislature, the Office of Program Policy
   16  Analysis and Government Accountability shall prepare an impact
   17  statement that estimates the anticipated effects of proposed
   18  legislation on income inequality among the residents of this
   19  state. The impact statement must indicate if the proposed
   20  legislation would increase, decrease, or have no impact on
   21  income inequality or if the impact is indeterminable. To the
   22  extent feasible, the impact statement should include
   23  quantifiable data. The impact statement must specify the
   24  methodologies and assumptions used in its preparation.
   25         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.