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CS/CS/SB 354: Government Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Community Affairs ; Stargel

Government Accountability; Requiring, rather than authorizing, the Legislative Auditing Committee to schedule hearings concerning certain governmental entities for failure to comply with certain financial audit requirements; authorizing the Auditor General to conduct audits of tourist development councils and county tourism promotion agencies; revising the responsibilities of the Justice Administrative Commission, each state attorney, each public defender, the criminal conflict and civil regional counsel, the capital collateral regional counsel, and the Guardian Ad Litem Program, to include the establishment and maintenance of certain internal controls; authorizing the Chief Financial Officer to consult with certain stakeholders for input on the design and implementation of the Florida Open Financial Statement System, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1073 (Ch. 2018-102), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/27/2017 Senate • Filed
10/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 31
10/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 11/07/17, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
11/7/2017 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 102
11/8/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/9/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 102
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 30
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 95
2/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations; YEAS 10 NAYS 8 -SJ 876
3/6/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules -SJ 876
3/7/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 876
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1073 (Ch. 2018-102), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)