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SB 684: Preference in Award of State Contracts


Preference in Award of State Contracts; Expanding provisions that require an agency, university, college, school district, or other political subdivision of the state to provide preferential consideration to a Florida business in awarding competitively bid contracts to purchase personal property to include the purchase of construction services; requiring counties and municipalities to provide such preferential consideration; providing that for specified competitive solicitations the authority to grant preference supersedes any local ordinance or regulation that restricts specified contractors from competing for an award based upon certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2013 Senate • Filed
2/13/2013 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 50
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
3/28/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04/02/13, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/2/2013 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 277
4/3/2013 Senate • Now in Community Affairs -SJ 277
4/4/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/09/13, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Community Affairs