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CS/CS/HB 7073: Government Integrity

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Appropriations Committee ; Public Integrity and Ethics Committee ; Metz

Government Integrity; Creates Florida Accountability Office; provides duties & responsibilities of Florida Accountability Officer; provides investigative duties to Chief Inspector General & agency inspectors general; requires report to the CFO within specified timeframe; provides liability; authorizes CFO to commence investigation on complaint from state employee; requires certain records be sent to Florida Accountability Officer; requires agency inspectors general to make certain reports; authorizes & provides requirements for whistle-blower awards; requires specific documentation for certain legal claims; provides requirements for certain contracts; prohibits certain employees from negotiating & awarding state contracts; revises list of contractual services & commodities not subject to competitive-solicitation requirements; prohibits certain funds be paid to state contractor or subcontractor; provides school board member shall receive certain documents upon request; requires certain school districts employ internal auditor; provides duties of such auditor; authorizes Office of the Auditor General to use carryforward funds to fund Florida Accountability Office.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/5/2018 House • Filed
    • Introduced -HJ 489
    2/6/2018 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee; Government Accountability Committee
    2/12/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/14/18, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
    2/14/2018 House • CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 0 -HJ 596
    • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 593
    2/19/2018 House • Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 614
    2/20/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/22/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
    2/22/2018 House • CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 672
    • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 670
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
    • CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 668
    2/28/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 707, 708
    • Amendment(s) adopted (019497, 286273, 652005) -HJ 708
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/1/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 735
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 735
    3/1/2018 Senate • In Messages
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)

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  • CS/CS/HB 7073, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2018 at 2:13 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 11 (e1) Government Accountability Government Accountability Committee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Community Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
    H 323 (c2) Education Fitzenhagen, Ahern Compare Last Action: 3/6/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150), CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) -HJ 1017
    H 1279 (er) School District Accountability Sullivan Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-5
    S 354 (c2) Government Accountability Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1073 (Ch. 2018-102), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
    S 1534 Government Integrity Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
    S 1804 (c2) School District Accountability Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/2/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) -SJ 544

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/1/2018 10:46 AM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.421 Page 3 (pdf)
    14.32 Office of Chief Inspector General. Page 10 (pdf)
    17.04 To audit and adjust accounts of officers and those indebted to the state. Page 12 (pdf)
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 14 (pdf)
    20.055 Agency inspectors general. Page 14 (pdf)
    110.1245 Savings sharing program; bonus payments; other awards. Page 14 (pdf)
    112.3187 Adverse action against employee for disclosing information of specified nature prohibited; employee remedy and relief. Page 18 (pdf)
    112.3188 Confidentiality of information given to the Chief Inspector General, internal auditors, inspectors general, local chief executive officers, or other appropriate local officials. Page 20 (pdf)
    112.3189 Investigative procedures upon receipt of whistle-blower information from certain state employees. Page 21 (pdf)
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 24 (pdf)
    286.31 Page 26 (pdf)
    287.057 Procurement of commodities or contractual services. Page 27 (pdf)
    288.00001 Page 31 (pdf)
    1001.42 Powers and duties of district school board. Page 31 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 7073, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/22/2018 at 8:15 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (7)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 11 (e1) Government Accountability Government Accountability Committee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Community Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
    H 323 (c2) Education Fitzenhagen, Ahern Compare Last Action: 3/6/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 495 (Ch. 2018-150), CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) -HJ 1017
    H 1279 (e1) School District Accountability Sullivan Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-5
    H 7055 (c1) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    S 354 (c1) Government Accountability Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1073 (Ch. 2018-102), CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
    S 1534 Government Integrity Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
    S 1804 (c2) School District Accountability Stargel Compare Last Action: 3/2/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5) -SJ 544

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    019497 - Amendment
    Remove lines 260-270 and insert:
    Metz 2/23/2018
    2:42 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/28/2018
    PDF
    286273 - Amendment
    Remove line 644 and insert:
    Metz 2/23/2018
    2:50 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/28/2018
    PDF
    652005 - Amendment
    Remove lines 804-808 and insert:
    Metz 2/23/2018
    2:42 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/28/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.421 Page 3 (pdf)
    14.32 Office of Chief Inspector General. Page 10 (pdf)
    17.04 To audit and adjust accounts of officers and those indebted to the state. Page 12 (pdf)
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 14 (pdf)
    20.055 Agency inspectors general. Page 14 (pdf)
    110.1245 Savings sharing program; bonus payments; other awards. Page 14 (pdf)
    112.3187 Adverse action against employee for disclosing information of specified nature prohibited; employee remedy and relief. Page 18 (pdf)
    112.3188 Confidentiality of information given to the Chief Inspector General, internal auditors, inspectors general, local chief executive officers, or other appropriate local officials. Page 20 (pdf)
    112.3189 Investigative procedures upon receipt of whistle-blower information from certain state employees. Page 21 (pdf)
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 24 (pdf)
    286.31 Page 26 (pdf)
    287.057 Procurement of commodities or contractual services. Page 26 (pdf)
    288.00001 Page 31 (pdf)
    1001.42 Powers and duties of district school board. Page 31 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 7073, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/14/2018 at 5:32 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Government Accountability Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1534 Government Integrity Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    020921 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Metz 2/21/2018
    6:21 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/22/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.421 Page 2 (pdf)
    14.32 Office of Chief Inspector General. Page 8 (pdf)
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 10 (pdf)
    20.055 Agency inspectors general. Page 11 (pdf)
    110.1245 Savings sharing program; bonus payments; other awards. Page 11 (pdf)
    112.3187 Adverse action against employee for disclosing information of specified nature prohibited; employee remedy and relief. Page 15 (pdf)
    112.3188 Confidentiality of information given to the Chief Inspector General, internal auditors, inspectors general, local chief executive officers, or other appropriate local officials. Page 16 (pdf)
    112.3189 Investigative procedures upon receipt of whistle-blower information from certain state employees. Page 18 (pdf)
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 20 (pdf)
    287.057 Procurement of commodities or contractual services. Page 23 (pdf)

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  • HB 7073, Original Filed Version Posted 2/5/2018 at 9:19 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/14/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1534 Government Integrity Mayfield Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Ethics and Elections, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    720167 - Amendment
    Remove lines 663-667 and insert:
    Metz 2/13/2018
    6:54 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/14/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.421 Page 2 (pdf)
    14.32 Office of Chief Inspector General. Page 8 (pdf)
    17.325 Governmental efficiency hotline; duties of Chief Financial Officer. Page 10 (pdf)
    20.055 Agency inspectors general. Page 10 (pdf)
    110.1245 Savings sharing program; bonus payments; other awards. Page 11 (pdf)
    112.3187 Adverse action against employee for disclosing information of specified nature prohibited; employee remedy and relief. Page 15 (pdf)
    112.3188 Confidentiality of information given to the Chief Inspector General, internal auditors, inspectors general, local chief executive officers, or other appropriate local officials. Page 16 (pdf)
    112.3189 Investigative procedures upon receipt of whistle-blower information from certain state employees. Page 18 (pdf)
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 20 (pdf)
    287.057 Procurement of commodities or contractual services. Page 23 (pdf)

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