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CS/HB 655: Employment Benefits

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Precourt ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mayfield ; Spano ; Van Zant

Employment Benefits; Prohibits political subdivisions from requiring employers to provide certain employment benefits; prohibits political subdivisions from requiring, or awarding preference on basis of, certain wages or employment benefits when contracting for goods or services; provides for applicability & future repeal of certain ordinances; conforms provisions to constitutional requirements relating to state minimum wage; creates Employer-Sponsored Benefits Study Task Force; directs Workforce Florida, Inc., to provide administrative & staff support services for task force; requires task force to submit report to Governor & Legislature by specified date; provides for future repeal of task force; provides that act does not prohibit federally authorized or recognized tribal government from requiring employment benefits under certain conditions, etc. APPROPRIATION: $27,050.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 6/17/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-200
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2013 House • Filed
2/12/2013 House • Referred to Local and Federal Affairs Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 71
2/13/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Local and Federal Affairs Committee, 02/20/13, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/20/2013 House • Favorable by Local and Federal Affairs Committee; YEAS 10 NAYS 7 -HJ 156
2/21/2013 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 156
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 71
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 03/07/13, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/7/2013 House • CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -HJ 216
3/11/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 210
3/12/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 226
3/29/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/02/13
4/2/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 398
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 426
• CS passed; YEAS 75 NAYS 43 -HJ 426
4/11/2013 Senate • In Messages
4/12/2013 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 435
4/15/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 435
4/25/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 608
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 608
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/CS/SB 726 -SJ 608
• Read 2nd time -SJ 608
• Amendment(s) adopted (823160) -SJ 608
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 688
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 31 NAYS 7 -SJ 688
• Reconsidered -SJ 702
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 25 NAYS 13 -SJ 702
4/29/2013 House • In returning messages
5/2/2013 House • Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) failed -HJ 1086, 1087
• Refused to concur, requested Senate to recede -HJ 1087
5/2/2013 Senate • In returning messages
• Refused to recede, requests House to concur -SJ 1006
5/2/2013 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (942696) -HJ 1161, 1162
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 76 NAYS 41 -HJ 1162
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1162
6/10/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/14/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/17/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-200