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HB 231: Intergovernmental Cooperation

GENERAL BILL by Horner ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Costello

Intergovernmental Cooperation; Revises definition of "electric utility"; authorizes certain parties to interlocal agreement to conduct public meetings & workshops by means of communications media technology; provides notice requirements; provides definition; provides legislative intent that electric utilities included in revision to definition of "electric utility" may exercise powers & authority granted by ch. 163, F.S.; provides legislative intent that revision is enacted in furtherance of & is consistent with application of Joint Power Act.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-164
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/28/2011 House • Filed
10/17/2011 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 25
11/9/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 11/16/11, 1:30 pm, 306 HOB
11/16/2011 House • Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 173
• Now in Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 173
11/30/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee, 12/07/11, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
12/7/2011 House • Favorable by Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 176
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 176
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 25
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 01/12/12, 11:30 am, Morris Hall
1/12/2012 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 218
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 218
2/20/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 729
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 779
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 779
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
2/28/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 702
• Referred to Community Affairs; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities -SJ 702
3/1/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities -SJ 730
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 730
• Substituted for CS/SB 396 -SJ 730
• Read 2nd time -SJ 730
• Amendment(s) adopted (107734, 817216, 839212) -SJ 730
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 768
• Passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 768
3/2/2012 House • In returning messages
3/6/2012 House • Concurred in 3 amendment(s) (107734, 817216, 839212) -HJ 1137
• Passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 1138
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1138
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-164