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CS/CS/HB 1463: Department of Economic Opportunity

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Tourism, Infrastructure and Energy Subcommittee ; LaMarca

Department of Economic Opportunity; Establishes Office of Secretary & Office of Economic Accountability & Transparency; revises application process & funding for Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program Fund; revises application process & funding for development grants awarded by DEO to local governments; removes provision providing individuals who voluntarily leave work as result of circumstances relating to domestic violence are ineligible for benefits; requires DEO to implement integrated, modular system hosted in cloud service for reemployment assistance program; revises timeline for employers' responses to notices of benefits claims sent by DEO; authorizes employers to initiate employer-assisted claims relating to mass separations; authorizes claimants to request DEO to reconsider monetary determination.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/22/2021 House - Ordered enrolled
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 House • Filed
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/5/2021 House • Referred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee
• Referred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
3/30/2021 House • Added to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee agenda
4/1/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
4/2/2021 House • Reported out of Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• Original reference removed: Government Operations Subcommittee
• Referred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Added to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
4/5/2021 House • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
4/6/2021 House • Favorable by Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Commerce Committee
4/12/2021 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
4/14/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
4/15/2021 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/20/2021)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
4/16/2021 House • Amendment 759951 filed
• Amendment 877777 filed
• Amendment 813723 filed
• Amendment 495263 filed
4/20/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 495263 Failed
• Amendment 877777 Failed
• Amendment 813723 Failed
• Amendment 759951 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/21/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 118, NAYS 0
4/21/2021 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 571
4/21/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/21/2021 Senate • Received -SJ 571
4/22/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 580
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1948 -SJ 581
• Read 2nd time -SJ 580
• Read 3rd time -SJ 581
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 581
4/22/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled