FL H0005 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 10 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-10 - Chapter No. 2019-64
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Providing that a referendum to adopt or amend a local discretionary sales surtax must be held at a general election; requiring the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability, upon receiving a certain notice, to procure a certified public accountant for a performance audit; requiring a supervisor of elections to verify petition signatures and retain signature forms in a specified manner; providing that an initiative sponsor's failure to comply with the specified requirements renders any referendum held void; requiring a paid petition circulator to register with the Secretary of State and provide certain information; prohibiting compensation for initiative petition circulators based on the number of petition forms gathered; providing penalties for failure to register as a petition circulator, etc.

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Ballot Measures


Roll Calls

2019-05-03 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#34 (Y: 22 N: 17 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-03 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#378 (Y: 67 N: 43 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-03 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#377 (Y: 105 N: 0 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-03 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#17 (Y: 29 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-11 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#97 (Y: 69 N: 44 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-10 Chapter No. 2019-64
2019-06-07 Approved by Governor
2019-06-06 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2019-05-03HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2019-05-03SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 17
2019-05-03SenateConcurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (964263, 980309)
2019-05-03SenateIn returning messages
2019-05-03HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 67 NAYS 43
2019-05-03HouseConcurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (338888)
2019-05-03HouseAmendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (964263, 980309) 1272
2019-05-03HouseIn returning messages
2019-05-03SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 29 NAYS 11
2019-05-03SenateAmendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (338888)
2019-05-03SenateMotion to reconsider adopted
2019-05-03SenateRead 3rd time
2019-05-02SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-05-02SenateAmendment(s) adopted (498526)
2019-05-02SenateRead 2nd time
2019-05-02SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 336
2019-05-02SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2019-05-02SenateWithdrawn from Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations
2019-04-18SenateReferred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations
2019-04-18SenateIn Messages
2019-04-11HouseCS passed; YEAS 69 NAYS 44
2019-04-11HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-10HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-04-10HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-04HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
2019-04-01HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-04-01HouseCS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time
2019-03-29HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-03-28HouseCS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 7
2019-03-26HouseOn Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 03/28/19, 10:30 am, Morris Hall
2019-03-12HouseNow in State Affairs Committee
2019-03-12HouseFavorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5
2019-03-08HouseOn Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 03/12/19, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
2019-03-07HouseCS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time
2019-03-07HouseNow in Ways and Means Committee
2019-03-07HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-03-05HouseCS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 3
2019-03-01HousePCS on Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 03/05/19, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
2019-02-20HouseReferred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; State Affairs Committee

Same As/Similar To

S336 (Similar To) 2019-05-02 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 5 (Ch. 2019-64)
S1040 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 5 (Ch. 2019-64)
H7111 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 5 (Ch. 2019-64)
S7096 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 5 (Ch. 2019-64)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
100371Amended CodeSee Bill Text
104186Amended CodeSee Bill Text
104187Amended CodeSee Bill Text
212055Amended CodeSee Bill Text
97021Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/5/Vote/HouseVote_h00005c2097.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/5/Vote/SenateVote_h00005c2017.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/5/Vote/HouseVote_h00005c2377.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/5/Vote/HouseVote_h00005c2378.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/5/Vote/SenateVote_h00005c2034.PDF

Bill Comments