Bill Summary

HB 7003 Local Government Ethics Reform (2018 Session)
Local Government Ethics Reform: Provides that contractual relationships held by business entities are deemed held by public officers or employees in certain situations; provides ethics training requirements; prohibits certain governing board members from voting in official capacity on specified matters; requires certain members of municipality governing body to file disclosure; provides for future repeal of provisions relating to local government authority to enact rule or ordinance requiring lobbyists to register with local government; provides for future repeal of provisions relating to registration & reporting for lobbying water management districts; requires Commission on Ethics to create Local Government Lobbyist Registration System; requires lobbyists to register with commission before lobbying specified governmental entities; provides responsibilities of Governor; provides civil penalties. Effective Date: July 1, 2018
Committee references not assigned.
11/09/17
HOUSE 
Filed (Formerly PCB PIE2)
11/13/17
HOUSE 
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
01/08/18
HOUSE 
Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
01/11/18
HOUSE 
Read Second Time; Placed on Third Reading, 01/12/18
01/12/18
HOUSE 
Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 100 Yeas / 2 Nays)
01/24/18
SENATE
In Messages
01/30/18
SENATE
Received; Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules
03/10/18
SENATE
Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
03/10/18
SENATE
Died in Ethics and Elections
H 7003
Filed on 11/09/17
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