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CS/HB 11: Government Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Metz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Grant, J. ; Stevenson

Government Accountability; Requires Governor & Commissioner of Education, or their designees, to notify Legislative Auditing Committee of entity's failure to comply with certain auditing & financial reporting requirements; excludes water management districts from certain audit requirements; revises reporting requirements applicable to Florida Clerks of Court Operations Corporation; revises certain lodging rates for purpose of reimbursement to specified employees; provides requirements for statewide travel management system; revises responsibilities of specified entities to include establishment & maintenance of certain internal controls; revises auditing requirements for certain agencies, councils, & state schools; requires the Legislative Auditing Committee to determine whether governmental entity should be subject to state action under certain circumstances; requires counties & municipalities to maintain certain budget documents on entities' websites for specified period; provides annual financial audit requirements for Florida Virtual School.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Community Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/28/2017 House • Filed
9/6/2017 House • Referred to Government Accountability Committee -HJ 13
10/31/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 11/07/17, 1:30 pm, Morris Hall
11/7/2017 House • CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 1 -HJ 252
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
11/8/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 250
1/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 13
• CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 245
1/11/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 298
• Amendment(s) adopted (105187) -HJ 299
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/12/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 330
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 101 NAYS 1 -HJ 330, 331
1/24/2018 Senate • In Messages
1/30/2018 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 249
1/31/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 248
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1279 (Ch. 2018-5)