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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

CS/CS/HB 5: Ballot Measures

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee ; DiCeglie ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Beltran ; Bush ; Hill ; La Rosa

Ballot Measures ; Providing that a referendum to adopt or amend a local discretionary sales surtax must be held at a general election; requiring the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability, upon receiving a certain notice, to procure a certified public accountant for a performance audit; requiring a supervisor of elections to verify petition signatures and retain signature forms in a specified manner; providing that an initiative sponsor's failure to comply with the specified requirements renders any referendum held void; requiring a paid petition circulator to register with the Secretary of State and provide certain information; prohibiting compensation for initiative petition circulators based on the number of petition forms gathered; providing penalties for failure to register as a petition circulator, etc.

Effective Date: 6/7/2019
Last Action: 6/10/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-64
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 22
3/1/2019 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 03/05/19, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 22
• CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 3 -HJ 363
3/7/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 349
• CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 345
3/8/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 03/12/19, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/12/2019 House • Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -HJ 402
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 402
3/26/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 03/28/19, 10:30 am, Morris Hall
3/28/2019 House • CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 7 -HJ 545
3/29/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
4/1/2019 House • CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 548
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 554
4/4/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
4/10/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 621
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/11/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 659
• CS passed; YEAS 69 NAYS 44 -HJ 659
4/18/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 392
4/22/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 391
5/2/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 781
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 336 -SJ 781
• Read 2nd time -SJ 781
• Amendment(s) adopted (498526) -SJ 783
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/3/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 885
• Motion to reconsider adopted -SJ 886
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (338888) -SJ 886
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 29 NAYS 11 -SJ 886
5/3/2019 House • In returning messages
• Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (964263, 980309) -HJ 1269, 1272
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (338888) -HJ 1272
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 67 NAYS 43 -HJ 1272
5/3/2019 Senate • In returning messages
• Concurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (964263, 980309) -SJ 930
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 17 -SJ 930
5/3/2019 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1323
6/6/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/7/2019 • Approved by Governor
6/10/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-64