Bill Summary

HB 959 State and Local Government Relations with Cuba or Syria (2012 Session)
State and Local Government Relations with Cuba or Syria; Prohibits SBA from being fiduciary with respect to voting on any proxy resolution advocating expanded U.S. trade with Cuba or Syria; prohibits SBA from being fiduciary with respect to having right to vote in favor of any proxy resolution advocating expanded U.S. trade with Cuba or Syria; creates reporting requirements; prohibits state agency or local governmental entity from contracting for goods & services of more than certain amount with company that has business operations in Cuba or Syria; requires contract provision that allows for termination of contract if company is found to have business operations in Cuba or Syria; provides exceptions; requires certification upon submission of a bid or proposal for contract, or before company enters into or renews contract, with agency or governmental entity that company is not engaged in business operations in Cuba or Syria; provides procedures upon determination that company has submitted false certification; provides for civil action; provides penalties; provides attorney fees & costs; provides statute of repose; prohibits private right of action; requires DMS to notify U.S. Attorney General after act becomes law. Effective Date: July 1, 2012
12/07/11
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Filed
12/21/11
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Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee
12/21/11
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Now in Government Operations Subcommittee
02/02/12
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On Committee agenda - Government Operations Subcommittee, 02/06/12, 2:15 pm, 306 H
02/06/12
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Favorable with CS by Government Operations Subcommittee; 15 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/07/12
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Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
02/08/12
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Reference to Civil Justice Subcommittee removed, reference to Judiciary Committee added; Remaining references Judiciary Committee, State Affairs Committee
02/08/12
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Now in Judiciary Committee
02/14/12
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On Committee agenda - Judiciary Committee, 02/16/12, 11:30 am, 404 H
02/16/12
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Favorable by Judiciary Committee; 17 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/16/12
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Now in State Affairs Committee
02/20/12
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Committee agenda - State Affairs Committee, 02/22/12, 9:00 am, 212 K
02/22/12
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Favorable with CS by State Affairs Committee; 16 Yeas, 0 Nays
02/23/12
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Committee Substitute Text (C2) Filed
02/23/12
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Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
02/24/12
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Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
02/28/12
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Read Second Time
02/29/12
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Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 115 Yeas / 0 Nays)
02/29/12
SENATE
In Messages
03/05/12
SENATE
Received; Referred to Banking and Insurance; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget
03/09/12
SENATE
Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance, Governmental Oversight and Accountability, Budget; Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading; Substituted for SB 1144; Read Second Time; Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 39 Yeas / 1 Nay)
03/09/12
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Ordered enrolled
03/12/12
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Enrolled Text (ER) Filed
04/20/12
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Signed by Officers and presented to Governor (Governor must act on this bill by 05/05/12)
05/01/12
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Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2012-196
0959
Filed on 12/07/11
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Amendment 525311 DE
Filed on 02/03/12
0959C1
Filed on 02/07/12
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Amendment 657875 DE
Filed on 02/21/12
Adopted
0959C2
Filed on 02/23/12
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No amendments to this bill text filed.
0959ER
Filed on 03/12/12
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No amendments to this bill text filed.
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