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CS/CS/SB 278: Downtown Development Districts

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Finance and Tax ; Diaz de la Portilla

Downtown Development Districts; Authorizing municipalities larger than a certain population and located in certain counties to levy an ad valorem tax on real and personal property in downtown development districts, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/22/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-43
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/7/2015 Senate • Filed
    1/15/2015 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 49
    1/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 02/03/15, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
    2/3/2015 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
    • Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 158
    2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 02/16/15, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
    2/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 03/02/15, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 49
    3/11/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 03/16/15, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Amendment Adopted -Temporarily Postponed
    3/18/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 03/23/15, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
    3/23/2015 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 253
    3/24/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 255
    3/25/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 253
    4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/09/15, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    4/9/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
    4/10/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
    4/13/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 380
    4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
    4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 472
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 578
    • CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 2 -SJ 578
    4/23/2015 House • In Messages
    4/24/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 845
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
    • Received -HJ 845
    4/27/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 862
    • Substituted for CS/HB 833 -HJ 862
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/28/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 882
    • CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 4 -HJ 882
    4/28/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 703
    5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    5/21/2015 • Approved by Governor
    5/22/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-43

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  • CS/CS/SB 278, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/28/2015 at 12:32 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 833 (c1) Downtown Development Districts Diaz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 278 (Ch. 2015-43) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    189.056 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 278, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/10/2015 at 5:01 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 833 (c1) Downtown Development Districts Diaz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 278 (Ch. 2015-43) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/23/2015 2:14 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 2 Nays
    4/28/2015 11:36 AM House 114 Yeas - 4 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    189.056 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 278, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/24/2015 at 1:59 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/8/2015 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/10/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 833 (c1) Downtown Development Districts Diaz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 278 (Ch. 2015-43) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (7)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    541184 - Amendment
    Delete line 25 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Margolis)
    4/8/2015
    12:58 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    402132 - Amendment
    Delete lines 30 - 32 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Margolis)
    4/8/2015
    12:58 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    181400 - Amendment
    Between lines 34 and 35 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Margolis)
    4/8/2015
    12:57 PM
    Withdrawn
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    434210 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Ring)
    4/7/2015
    2:01 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 371462 - Amendment to Amendment (434210)
    Delete line 15 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Margolis)
    4/9/2015
    8:30 AM
    Withdrawn
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 462784 - Amendment to Amendment (434210)
    Delete lines 19 - 22 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Margolis)
    4/9/2015
    8:30 AM
    Withdrawn
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 478892 - Amendment to Amendment (434210)
    Between lines 23 and 24 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Margolis)
    4/9/2015
    8:30 AM
    Unfavorable
    4/10/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2015 1:00 PM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    189.056 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 278, Original Filed Version Posted 1/7/2015 at 2:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 2/2/2015 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/3/2015 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 2/13/2015 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 833 Ad Valorem Taxation Diaz Similar Last Action: 4/27/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 278 (Ch. 2015-43) -HJ 862
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    273320 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Finance and Tax
    (Diaz de la Portilla)
    2/13/2015
    3:11 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/24/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 164522 - Amendment to Amendment (273320)
    Delete line 15 and insert:
    Finance and Tax
    (Margolis)
    3/23/2015
    3:30 PM
    (Late Filed)
    No Action
    3/23/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 497904 - Amendment to Amendment (273320)
    Between lines 24 and 25 insert:
    Finance and Tax
    (Margolis)
    3/23/2015
    3:30 PM
    (Late Filed)
    No Action
    3/23/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/3/2015 10:00 AM Community Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/23/2015 4:00 PM Finance and Tax 7 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    166.0497 Alteration, amendment, or expansion of established downtown development district; procedures. Page 1 (pdf)

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