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HB 693: Department of Business and Professional Regulation

GENERAL BILL by Ingram

Department of Business and Professional Regulation; Redefines term "agent" as it relates to cigarette tax, to conform to changes made by act; deletes provision that allows cigarette tax to be paid by affixing stamp insignia through metering machine; deletes provisions authorizing use of metering machines; requires retail dealers of cigarettes, rather than wholesale dealers, to affix to each such machine, in conspicuous place, identification sticker furnished by Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco within DBPR; deletes provision that prohibited division from approving use of meter machines to evidence payment of taxes on cigarettes except to qualified wholesale dealers; deletes provision that provides that licensee of department who changes from inactive to active status is not eligible to return to inactive status until licensee thereafter completes licensure cycle on active status.

Effective Date: 5/4/2012
Last Action: 5/6/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-208, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), HB 7087 (Ch. 2012-32)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/16/2011 House • Filed
11/29/2011 House • Referred to Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 68
1/9/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 3:30 pm, Reed Hall
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 68
1/11/2012 House • Favorable by Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 227
1/12/2012 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 227
1/17/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 01/19/12, 8:30 am, Reed Hall
1/19/2012 House • Favorable by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 248
1/20/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 248
1/30/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/12
2/2/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 328
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/3/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 471
• Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 471
2/8/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 818
• Referred to Regulated Industries; Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; Budget -SJ 818
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Regulated Industries; Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1144
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1144
• Substituted for CS/SB 1120 -SJ 1144
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1144
• Amendment(s) adopted (495716) -SJ 1144
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1146
• Passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 1146
3/9/2012 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (495716) -HJ 1274
• Passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 1276
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1276
4/20/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/4/2012 • Approved by Governor
5/6/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-208, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), HB 7087 (Ch. 2012-32)