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SB 538: State and Local Governmental Relations with The Government of Venezuela

GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodriguez ; Negron ; Baxley ; Bean ; Benacquisto ; Book ; Bracy ; Braynon ; Campbell ; Farmer ; Flores ; Galvano ; Gibson ; Grimsley ; Hukill ; Lee ; Mayfield ; Montford ; Passidomo ; Perry ; Powell ; Rader ; Rouson ; Simmons ; Simpson ; Stargel ; Steube ; Stewart ; Taddeo ; Thurston ; Torres ; Young

State and Local Governmental Relations with The Government of Venezuela; Requiring the State Board of Administration to divest investments, and prohibiting it from investment, in any institution or company or subsidiary of a company domiciled in the United States which does business in or with the government of Venezuela or its agencies or instrumentalities in violation of federal law; authorizing the Governor to waive such requirements under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/7/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 359 (Ch. 2018-125) -SJ 785
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/17/2017 Senate • Filed
11/2/2017 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 43
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 43
1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/16/2018 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 161
1/17/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 161
1/24/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 01/29/18, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/29/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 243
1/30/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 243
2/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/27/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 409
2/28/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 409
3/5/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/18 -SJ 876
3/7/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 785
• Substituted HB 359 -SJ 785
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 359 (Ch. 2018-125) -SJ 785