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HB 1149: Workforce Retention

GENERAL BILL by Hattersley

Workforce Retention; Requires employers intending to relocate out of state or cease operation to notify DBPR; provides penalty; requires DBPR to compile list of employers that relocate or cease operation; provides that such employers are ineligible for certain benefits for specified period; requires employers to remit certain funds to DBPR; requires each state agency head to ensure certain services are performed by state contractors within state.

Effective Date: 240 days after becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2019 House • Filed
3/4/2019 House • Referred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 118
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 118
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee