HB 5401: Transparency in Government Spending
GENERAL BILL by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee ; Ingram ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rangel ; Rodriguez, J.
Transparency in Government Spending; Requires EOG to establish single website providing access to other websites; requires office to establish website providing information about fiscal planning for state & specifies information to be included on website; requires DMS to maintain website that provides current information on state employees & officers; requires CFO to establish & maintain secure contract tracking system; requires that exempt & confidential information be redacted from contracts & procurement documents posted on system; authorizes CFO to regulate & prohibit posting of certain information that could facilitate identity theft or cause harm; creates User Experience Task Force to develop & recommend design for consolidating existing state-managed websites, etc.
Last Action: 5/20/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-54, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 362
• Introduced -HJ 361
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/03/13, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 416
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 416
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/13
• Read 2nd time -HJ 477
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 586
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 587
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -HJ 606
• Immediately certified -HJ 606
• In Messages
• Received -SJ 443
• Read 2nd time -SJ 443
• Amendment(s) adopted (322536) -SJ 443
• Read 3rd time -SJ 443
• Passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 443
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 444
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Negron (Chair), Benacquisto (Vice Chair), Flores (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Margolis (At Large), Richter (At Large), Smith (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice: Bradley (Chair), Clemens, Diaz de la Portilla, Garcia, Joyner; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education: Galvano (Chair), Bullard, Detert, Legg, Montford, Sachs, Thrasher; Appropriations Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Hukill (Chair), Abruzzo, Altman, Brandes, Evers, Ring, Simmons; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Dean, Simpson, Soto, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services: Grimsley (Chair), Bean, Flores, Gibson, Sobel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development: Gardiner (Chair), Latvala, Lee, Margolis, Thompson
• Immediately certified -SJ 444
• In returning messages
• Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Ingram (Chair), Broxson, Harrell, Hood, Peters, Rodrigues, Antone, Clarke-Reed, Coley (At Large), Gonzalez (At Large), Holder (At Large), O'Toole (At Large), Precourt (At Large), Schenck (At Large), Workman (At Large), Young (At Large), Gibbons (At Large), Jones (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Thurston (At Large), Waldman (At Large) -HJ 675
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1112
• Conference Committee Report adopted (506411) -HJ 1115
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1115
• In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1161
• Conference Committee Report adopted (506411) -SJ 1165
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1165
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2013-54, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40)
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