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CS/HB 7023: Regional Workforce Boards

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Dorworth ; Holder ; Plakon ; Precourt

Regional Workforce Boards; Requires certain funds to be expended on Individual Training Accounts; revises items that qualify as account expenditures; amends & reenacts provisions relating to restrictions on use of state & federal funds provided to regional workforce boards & contracts between regional workforce boards & members of regional workforce boards; provides for maximum board membership; provides additional membership requirements; authorizes Governor to remove board members for cause; requires DEO to assign staff for performance & compliance review; requires each board to develop budget for certain purposes, subject to approval of chief elected official, & submit budget to Workforce Florida, Inc.; requires Workforce Florida, Inc., to evaluate means to establish single, statewide workforce-system brand for state; deletes expiration of provision providing that participants in adult or youth work experience activities are employees of state for purposes of workers' compensation coverage.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/28/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-29, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1996 (Ch. 2012-127)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/15/2011 House • Filed
12/29/2011 House • Referred to Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 159
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 159
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 01/12/12, 11:30 am, Reed Hall
1/12/2012 House • CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 10 NAYS 6 -HJ 237
1/18/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
1/19/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 236
• CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 235
1/30/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/12
2/2/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 440
• Amendment(s) adopted (062405, 081289, 617757, 620297, 751173) -HJ 440
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/3/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 475
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 95 NAYS 19 -HJ 475
2/8/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 863
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 863
3/8/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Commerce and Tourism; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1005
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1005
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1398 -SJ 1005
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1005
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1005
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 1005
3/8/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1245
3/16/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/28/2012 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2012-29, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1996 (Ch. 2012-127)