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HB 5405: Clerks of the Court

GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Glorioso

Clerks of the Court; Transfers Clerks of the Court Trust Fund to DOR; provides additional powers & duties for LBC; revises distribution of filing fees; revises provisions relating to Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation; requires establishment of process for review of proposed court-related budgets; specifies functions that clerks may & may not fund from filing fees, service charges, court costs, & fines; deletes provisions relating to preparation of legislative budget request; provides for funding pursuant to contract with CFO; requires increasing fees, service charges, & other court-related clerk fees & charges in certain circumstances; provides for corrective measures if CFO finds court-related budget includes functions not included in standard list; authorizes LBC to approve increases to budgets in certain circumstances; provides for remission of specified funds; provides that Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation is not included in definition of term "state agency" for specified purposes.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2012 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 275
1/26/2012 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 297
1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/01/12, 11:00 am, Webster Hall
2/1/2012 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 5 -HJ 457
2/2/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 457
2/6/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/08/12
2/8/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 533
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/9/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 558
• Passed; YEAS 84 NAYS 31 -HJ 559
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to conference -HJ 566
2/14/2012 Senate • In Messages
2/21/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 548
• Referred to Budget -SJ 548
2/23/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 666
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/12 -SJ 666
• Read 2nd time -SJ 669
• Amendment(s) adopted (342290) -SJ 669
• Read 3rd time -SJ 669
• Passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 669
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 670
• Immediately certified -SJ 669
2/23/2012 House • In returning messages
2/28/2012 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Glorioso (Chair), Eisnaugle, Grant, Harrell, McBurney, Metz, Perry, Pilon, Rouson, Soto, Waldman -HJ 899
2/28/2012 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Budget Conference Committee on Budget/Appropriations: Alexander (Chair), Negron (Vice Chair), Bennett (At Large), Gaetz (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Rich (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Budget Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bogdanoff (Chair), Evers, Smith, Storms; Budget Conference Committee on Education Pre-K - 12/PreK-12: Simmons (Chair), Detert, Gardiner, Montford, Ring; Budget Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Norman (Chair), Alexander, Gaetz, Siplin; Budget Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Bullard, Diaz de la Portilla, Dockery, Jones, Thrasher; Budget Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Negron (Chair), Fasano, Flores, Garcia, Oelrich, Rich, Richter, Sobel; Budget Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Lynn (Chair), Altman, Sachs, Siplin, Wise; Budget Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Benacquisto (Chair), Bennett, Dean, Gibson, Latvala, Margolis -SJ 704
3/9/2012 House • Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)