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CS/SB 486: Money Services Businesses

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Brodeur

Money Services Businesses; Revising exceptions to general laws and rules for licensees during the Financial Technology Sandbox period; defining the term “virtual currency”; revising the purpose of the Florida Control of Money Laundering in Money Services Business Act; revising criminal and civil penalties for certain violations relating to unlicensed activity involving money services businesses and deferred presentment providers; requiring money transmitters that receive virtual currency for specified purposes to hold a certain type and amount of virtual currency until the transmission obligation is completed, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2023
Last Action: 3/7/2022 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 273 (Ch. 2022-113) -SJ 719
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/13/2021 Senate • Filed
10/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 28
1/7/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/12/22, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 28
1/12/2022 Senate • Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 114
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
1/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government, 01/26/22, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/26/2022 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 244
1/28/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations
2/4/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/09/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/9/2022 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 370
2/14/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/16/2022 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 376
3/1/2022 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/22 -SJ 591
3/3/2022 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/4/2022 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 689
3/7/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 719
• Substituted CS/HB 273 -SJ 719
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 273 (Ch. 2022-113) -SJ 719