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CS/HB 7073: Government Integrity

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Public Integrity and Ethics Committee ; Metz

Government Integrity; Creates Florida Accountability Office; provides duties & responsibilities of Florida Accountability Officer; provides investigative duties to Chief Inspector General & agency inspectors general; provides liability; requires certain records be sent to Florida Accountability Officer; requires agency inspectors general to make certain reports; authorizes & provides requirements for Whistle-blower awards; provides requirements for certain contracts; requires determination of reasonableness under certain conditions; prohibits certain employees from negotiating & awarding state contracts; revises list of contractual services & commodities not subject to competitive-solicitation requirements; authorizes Office of the Auditor General to use carryforward funds to fund Florida Accountability Office.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/19/2018 House - Now in Government Accountability Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/5/2018 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 489
2/6/2018 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee; Government Accountability Committee
2/12/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/14/18, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
2/14/2018 House • CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 0 -HJ 596
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 593
2/19/2018 House • Now in Government Accountability Committee