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SB 2142: Water Management Districts


Water Management Districts; Removes obsolete provisions. Requires the Legislature to annually review the preliminary budget and authorized millage rate for each water management district and set the amount of revenue a district may raise through its ad valorem tax authority. Provides for the maximum amount of property tax raised by a district to revert to the amount authorized in the prior year if the Legislature fails to set the amount, etc.

Effective Date: 5/26/2011
Last Action: 5/26/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-67, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2000 (Ch. 2011-69)
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/1/2011 Senate SPB 7154 submitted as a committee bill (SB 2142) by Budget
• Filed
4/4/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 332
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/06/11
4/5/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 332
4/6/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 375, 388
• Amendment(s) adopted (458404) -SJ 389
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 389
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/7/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 428
• Passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 3 -SJ 429
• Immediately certified -SJ 450
• Requests House concur or failing to concur appoint conference cmte -SJ 450
4/7/2011 House • In Messages
• Received -HJ 486
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 486
• Read 2nd time -HJ 486
• Amendment(s) adopted (507217) -HJ 486, 620
• Read 3rd time -HJ 487
• Passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 487
• Immediately certified -HJ 584
• Refused to concur, acceded to request for conference committee -HJ 584
4/7/2011 Senate • In returning messages
4/26/2011 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Senators Alexander (Chair), Negron (Vice Chair); Gaetz, Gardiner, Siplin, Thrasher (At Large); Budget Conference Committee on FRS/Retirement: Ring (Chair), Benacquisto; Budget Conference Committee on Professional Deregulation: Hays (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on Governmental Reorganization: Gaetz (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on SEED Fund: Gaetz (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on State Employee Group Health Insurance: Negron (Chair); Budget Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Fasano (Chair), Bennett, Evers, Joyner, Sachs, Storms, Thrasher; Budget Conference Committee on Education Pre-K - 12/PreK-12: Simmons (Chair), Bullard, Detert, Dockery, Montford, Wise; Budget Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Dean, Diaz de la Portilla, Jones, Ring; Budget Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Negron (Chair), Flores, Garcia, Norman, Richter, Sobel; Budget Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Lynn (Chair), Altman, Braynon, Oelrich, Siplin; Budget Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Gaetz (Chair), Benacquisto, Bogdanoff, Hill, Latvala, Margolis, Smith -SJ 507
4/26/2011 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Williams, T. (Chair), Albritton, Artiles, Bembry, Crisafulli, Goodson, Ingram, Porter, Rooney, Sands -HJ 778
5/6/2011 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1141
• Conference Committee Report adopted (924370) -SJ 1143
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 1143
5/6/2011 House • In returning messages
5/7/2011 House • Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1737
• Conference Committee Report adopted -HJ 1738
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 83 NAYS 34 -HJ 1739
5/7/2011 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1848
5/17/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/26/2011 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-67, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2000 (Ch. 2011-69)