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SB 1140: Public Accountancy

GENERAL BILL by Gruters

Public Accountancy; Requiring certain applicants to not be licensed in any state or territory in order to be licensed by endorsement; providing license renewal requirements for nonresident licensees; requiring that a majority of the hours required for continuing education include specific content; authorizing certain Florida certified public accountants to apply to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to have their license placed in a retired status; providing that retired licensees are not required to maintain continuing education requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/12/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 867 -SJ 775
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/5/2019 Senate • Filed
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 83
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 83
1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 01/21/20, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 153
• Now in Commerce and Tourism
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building --Not Considered
1/30/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/04/20, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2/4/2020 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Now in Rules
2/26/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
3/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/9/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/20 -SJ 724
3/11/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 724
3/12/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 774
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 867 -SJ 775
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 867 -SJ 775