FL H0359 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 11-3)
Status: Passed on March 29 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-29 - Chapter No. 2018-125
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires SBA to divest certain investments & prohibits investments in specified institutions doing business with Venezuela, in violation of federal law; prohibits SBA from voting in favor of proxy resolution advocating expanded U.S. trade with such government; prohibits state agencies from investing in specified entities extending credit, buying, or trading goods or services with Venezuela; authorizes Governor to waive investment prohibitions if certain conditions exist.

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Roll Calls

2018-03-08 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#12 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-08 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#11 (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-25 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#527 (Y: 107 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-29 Chapter No. 2018-125
2018-03-28 Approved by Governor
2018-03-14 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2018-03-08HouseOrdered enrolled
2018-03-08SenatePassed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0
2018-03-08SenateRead 3rd time
2018-03-07SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-03-07SenateRead 2nd time
2018-03-07SenateSubstituted for SB 538
2018-03-07SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2018-03-07SenateWithdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations
2018-02-01SenateReferred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations
2018-01-31SenateIn Messages
2018-01-25HousePassed; YEAS 107 NAYS 0 421
2018-01-25HouseRead 3rd time
2018-01-24HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-01-24HouseRead 2nd time
2018-01-18HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
2018-01-11HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-01-11HouseFavorable by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0
2018-01-09HouseOn Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 01/11/18, 10:30 am, Morris Hall
2017-12-05HouseNow in Government Accountability Committee
2017-12-05HouseFavorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
2017-11-28HouseOn Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 12/05/17, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
2017-11-16HouseNow in Ways and Means Committee
2017-11-16HouseFavorable by Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2017-11-09HouseOn Committee agenda-- Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee, 11/16/17, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2017-10-26HouseReferred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Government Accountability Committee

Same As/Similar To

H279 (Similar To) 2017-10-23 - Withdrawn prior to introduction
S70 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
S538 (Similar To) 2018-03-07 - Laid on Table, refer to HB 359

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
215471Amended CodeSee Bill Text
215472Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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