SB 1140: Public Accountancy
GENERAL BILL by Gruters
Public Accountancy; Requiring certain applicants to not be licensed in any state or territory in order to be licensed by endorsement; providing license renewal requirements for nonresident licensees; requiring that a majority of the hours required for continuing education include specific content; authorizing certain Florida certified public accountants to apply to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to have their license placed in a retired status; providing that retired licensees are not required to maintain continuing education requirements, etc.
Last Action: 3/12/2020 Senate - Laid on Table -SJ 775
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 83
• Introduced -SJ 83
• On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 01/21/20, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
• Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 153
• Now in Commerce and Tourism
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/04/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
• Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Now in Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
• Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/20 -SJ 724
• Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 724
• Read 2nd time -SJ 774
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 867 (Died in returning Messages) -SJ 775
• Laid on Table -SJ 775
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