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CS/CS/CS/SB 206: Public Meetings

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Rules ; Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections ; Negron ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz ; Evers ; Lynn

Public Meetings; Requiring that a member of the public be given a reasonable opportunity to be heard before a board or commission takes official action on a proposition before a board or commission of any state agency or authority or of any agency or authority of any county, municipal corporation, or political subdivision; providing that the opportunity to be heard is subject to rules or policies adopted by the board or commission; authorizing a court to assess reasonable attorney fees in actions filed against a board or commission, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)
  3. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2011 Senate • Filed
9/21/2011 Senate • Referred to Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; Rules; Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 24
12/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections, 01/11/12, 10:15 am, 412 Knott Building
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 24
1/11/2012 Senate • CS by Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 136
1/12/2012 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 136
1/13/2012 Senate • CS by Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 161
1/18/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/23/12, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/23/2012 Senate • CS/CS by Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -SJ 264
1/24/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 269
1/25/2012 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
1/27/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/01/12, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/1/2012 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 326
2/2/2012 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/3/2012 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 326
2/7/2012 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 329
2/9/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/13/12
2/13/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 494
• Amendment(s) adopted (111746, 458634) -SJ 494
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 494
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/14/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 513
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 513
2/23/2012 House • In Messages
3/9/2012 House • Died in Messages