Thursday, August 28, 2014

CS/CS/HB 685 - Business Organizations

General Bill   by Judiciary Committee and Civil Justice Subcommittee and Rooney and Workman (CO-SPONSORS) Bracy; Campbell; Gibbons; McBurney; Rodríguez, J.; Spano
Business Organizations: Provides additional exceptions regarding requirement that LLC names be distinguishable from names of other entities or filings; divides ch. 607, F.S., into parts with existing provisions assigned to part I entitled "General Provisions," & creates two new parts, part II entitled "Social Purpose Corporations," relating to corporations with corporate purpose to create public benefit, & part III entitled "Benefit Corporations," relating to corporations with corporate purpose to create public benefit; provides that certain amendments entitle shareholders to appraisal rights.
Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Last Event: Chapter No. 2014-209 on Friday, June 20, 2014 3:05 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 02/19/14 8:00 AM              Notice
        Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 03/25/14 9:00 AM              Notice
        Favorable (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Judiciary Committee
           On agenda for: 04/04/14 9:30 AM              Notice
        Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action)              See Votes
 

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
CS/CS/SB 654 Business Organizations Identical

Bill Text

Enrolled  
Committee Substitute 2  
206360 , Flores Date Filed: 04/29/14, Line#: 104 Senate: Withdrawn 4/29/2014 10:13:11 AM
373495 , Gaetz Date Filed: 04/20/14, Line#: 1238 House: Withdrawn 4/23/2014 12:05:26 PM
Committee Substitute 1  Laid on the Table
297137 , Rooney (JDC) Date Filed: 04/03/14, Line#: 142 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 4/4/2014 2:07:58 PM
Original Filed Version  
548371 , Rooney (CJS) Date Filed: 02/18/14, Line#: 0 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 2/19/2014 1:43:54 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
House 04/23/2014 02:46 PM   113 0 Passage Vote [Seq# 654]
Senate 04/29/2014 02:25 PM   38 0 Vote [Seq# 25]

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Chapter No. 2014-209 Friday, June 20, 2014 3:05 PM
Approved by Governor Friday, June 20, 2014 11:17 AM
Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Friday, June 13, 2014 3:13 PM
Ordered enrolled Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:23 PM
In Messages Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:23 PM
04/29/14 S CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 801 Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:26 PM
04/29/14 S Read 3rd time -SJ 801 Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:25 PM
04/29/14 S Read 2nd time -SJ 800 Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:24 PM
04/29/14 S Substituted for CS/CS/SB 654 -SJ 801 Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:24 PM
04/29/14 S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 800 Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:24 PM
04/29/14 S Withdrawn from Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 800 Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:24 PM Commerce and Tourism
04/23/14 S Received -SJ 591 Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:18 PM
04/23/14 S Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 591 Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5:14 PM Commerce and Tourism
04/23/14 S In Messages Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:37 PM
CS passed; YEAS 113, NAYS 0 Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:46 PM
Read 3rd time Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:45 PM
Read 2nd time Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:43 PM
Amendment 373495 withdrawn Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:05 PM
Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2014) Monday, April 21, 2014 6:11 PM
Amendment 373495 filed Monday, April 21, 2014 10:08 AM
Added to Second Reading Calendar Wednesday, April 09, 2014 9:30 AM
Bill referred to House Calendar Wednesday, April 09, 2014 9:30 AM
1st Reading Monday, April 07, 2014 6:46 PM
CS Filed Monday, April 07, 2014 3:44 PM
Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Monday, April 07, 2014 3:44 PM
Reported out of Judiciary Committee Monday, April 07, 2014 2:13 PM Judiciary Committee
Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Friday, April 04, 2014 12:30 PM Judiciary Committee
Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Wednesday, April 02, 2014 4:14 PM Judiciary Committee
Now in Judiciary Committee Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:49 PM Judiciary Committee
Reported out of Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:49 PM Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee
Favorable by Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:00 AM Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee
Added to Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee agenda Friday, March 21, 2014 11:39 AM Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 04, 2014 11:50 PM
1st Reading Tuesday, March 04, 2014 11:50 PM
Now in Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Tuesday, March 04, 2014 5:09 PM Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Tuesday, March 04, 2014 5:09 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Tuesday, March 04, 2014 5:09 PM Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee
CS Filed Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:52 AM
Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:52 AM
Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:46 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:00 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:27 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Monday, February 03, 2014 5:57 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Monday, February 03, 2014 5:57 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee Monday, February 03, 2014 5:57 PM Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee
Referred to Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Monday, February 03, 2014 5:57 PM Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Monday, February 03, 2014 5:57 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Filed Tuesday, January 21, 2014 11:17 AM Rooney

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

605.0112
607.0101
607.0401
607.1302
607.501
607.502
607.503
607.504
607.505
607.506
607.507
607.508
607.509
607.510
607.511
607.512
607.513
607.601
607.602
607.603
607.604
607.605
607.606
607.607
607.608
607.609
607.610
607.611
607.612
607.613
617.0401
620.1108
48.091
215.555
243.54
310.171
310.181
329.10
339.412
420.101
420.111
420.161
440.02
440.386
609.08
617.1908
618.221
619.04
624.430
624.462
624.489
628.041
631.262
636.204
641.2015
655.0201
658.23
658.2953
658.30
658.36
663.03
663.04
663.301
663.306
663.313
718.111
719.104
720.302
720.306
766.101
865.09
 

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