HB 7003: Local Government Ethics Reform
GENERAL BILL by Public Integrity and Ethics Committee ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Ingoglia
Local Government Ethics Reform; Provides that contractual relationships held by business entities are deemed held by public officers or employees in certain situations; provides ethics training requirements; prohibits certain governing board members from voting in official capacity on specified matters; requires certain members of municipality governing body to file disclosure; provides for future repeal of provisions relating to local government authority to enact rule or ordinance requiring lobbyists to register with local government; provides for future repeal of provisions relating to registration & reporting for lobbying water management districts; requires Commission on Ethics to create Local Government Lobbyist Registration System; requires lobbyists to register with commission before lobbying specified governmental entities; provides responsibilities of Governor; provides civil penalties.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 240
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
• Introduced -HJ 240
• Read 2nd time -HJ 300
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 332
• Passed; YEAS 100 NAYS 2 -HJ 332
• In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 252
• Received -SJ 251
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
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