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SB 7012: Death Benefits under the Florida Retirement System

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gardiner ; Abruzzo ; Altman ; Bean ; Benacquisto ; Bradley ; Brandes ; Braynon ; Bullard ; Clemens ; Dean ; Detert ; Diaz de la Portilla ; Evers ; Flores ; Gaetz ; Galvano ; Garcia ; Gibson ; Grimsley ; Hays ; Hukill ; Hutson ; Joyner ; Latvala ; Lee ; Legg ; Margolis ; Montford ; Negron ; Richter ; Ring ; Sachs ; Simmons ; Simpson ; Smith ; Sobel ; Soto ; Stargel ; Thompson

Death Benefits under the Florida Retirement System; Authorizing payment of death benefits to the surviving spouse or children of a Special Risk Class member killed in the line of duty under specified circumstances; authorizing payment of death benefits to the surviving spouse or surviving children of a Special Risk Class member in the investment plan; requiring the State Board of Administration to transfer moneys to fund survivor benefit payments under specified circumstances, etc. APPROPRIATION: $6,508,528.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 4/8/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-213
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/28/2015 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Governmental Oversight and Accountability
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 10/06/15, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building -- Submitted as Committee Bill; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
10/9/2015 Senate • Filed
10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 104
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 104
1/29/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/03/16, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/3/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 303
2/4/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 303
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/10/16
2/10/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 325
• Read 3rd time -SJ 325
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
2/11/2016 House • In Messages
3/7/2016 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 894
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/16
• Received -HJ 894
3/8/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 927
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 945
• Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 1 -HJ 945
3/9/2016 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 915
3/25/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/8/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-213