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CS/HB 113: Discretionary Sales Surtaxes

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Fresen ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Diaz, M. ; Gibbons ; Gonzalez ; Raschein ; Rodriguez, J. ; Watson, B.

Discretionary Sales Surtaxes; Authorizes county to levy surtax up to specified amount for benefit of Florida College System institution & state university in county pursuant to ordinance conditioned to take effect upon approval in referendum; requires ordinance to include plan for use of proceeds; provides referendum requirements & procedures; requires that proceeds from surtax be transferred into specified account & managed in specified manner; establishes oversight board with specified duties, responsibilities, & requirements relating to expenditure of surtax proceeds; provides for appointment of members of oversight board; requires that board of trustees of each institution receiving surtax proceeds prepare annual plan for submission to oversight board for approval; provides that state funding may not be reduced because institution receives surtax funds; provides for scheduled expiration of surtax.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/30/2013 House • Filed
11/5/2013 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Subcommittee; Education Committee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 17
1/9/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Subcommittee, 01/16/14, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
1/16/2014 House • Favorable by Finance and Tax Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 4 -HJ 153
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 153
1/29/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/06/14, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/6/2014 House • CS by Education Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -HJ 155
2/7/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/10/2014 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 150
2/12/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/19/14, 3:30 pm, Webster Hall
2/19/2014 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 1 -HJ 158
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 158
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 16
• CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 134
5/2/2014 House • Died on Calendar