CS/CS/HB 685: Business Organizations
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Rooney ; Workman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bracy ; Campbell ; Gibbons ; McBurney ; Rodriguez, J. ; Spano
Business Organizations; Provides additional exceptions regarding requirement that LLC names be distinguishable from names of other entities or filings; divides ch. 607, F.S., into parts with existing provisions assigned to part I entitled "General Provisions," & creates two new parts, part II entitled "Social Purpose Corporations," relating to corporations with corporate purpose to create public benefit, & part III entitled "Benefit Corporations," relating to corporations with corporate purpose to create public benefit; provides that certain amendments entitle shareholders to appraisal rights.
Last Action: 6/20/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-209
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 59
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/19/14, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 160
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Introduced -HJ 59
• Original reference(s) removed: Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 151
• Now in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee -HJ 151
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 147
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 03/25/14, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 345
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 345
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/04/14, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
• CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 476
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 471
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 502
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/14
• Read 2nd time -HJ 617
• Read 3rd time -HJ 617
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 618
• In Messages
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 591
• Received -SJ 591
• Withdrawn from Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 800
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 800
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 654 -SJ 801
• Read 2nd time -SJ 800
• Read 3rd time -SJ 801
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 801
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 876
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-209
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