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CS/CS/SB 654 (2014) -  Business Organizations

by Judiciary and Commerce and Tourism and Clemens (CO-SPONSORS) Richter
Providing additional exceptions regarding the requirement that limited liability company names be distinguishable from the names of other entities or filings; providing additional exceptions regarding the requirement that corporate names be distinguishable; providing that the amendment of articles of incorporation or the merger, conversion, or share exchange of a social purpose or benefit corporation entitles the shareholders to appraisal rights; establishing requirements for the formation of a social purpose corporation and the formation of a benefit corporation, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2014
Last Event: 04/29/14 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 685 (Ch. 2014-209) -SJ 801 on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:24 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Commerce and Tourism
    • On agenda for: 02/17/14 4:00 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 9   Nays 0
  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 03/18/14 8:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 9   Nays 0
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 03/26/14 4:00 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 12   Nays 0

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 486112 , Flores Date Filed: 04/28/14, Line#: 104 Senate: Withdrawn 4/29/2014 10:12:36 AM
    • 609448 , Judiciary, Ring Date Filed: 03/14/14, Line#: 142 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/19/2014 03:58 PM
    • 394950 , Judiciary, Ring Date Filed: 03/14/14, Line#: 366 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/19/2014 03:58 PM
    • 380342 , Commerce and Tourism, Abruzzo Date Filed: 02/14/14, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/18/2014 07:41 AM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 3/26/2014 6:36:14 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 3/25/2014 10:52:58 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 3/19/2014 4:01:29 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 3/17/2014 8:07:23 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Commerce and Tourism 2/19/2014 11:33:52 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Commerce and Tourism 2/14/2014 4:15:52 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 685 (Ch. 2014-209) -SJ 801 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Substituted CS/CS/HB 685 -SJ 801 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 800 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/14 Time: 04/24/2014 - 6:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 355 Time: 03/27/2014 - 9:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 355 Time: 03/26/2014 - 5:17 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/26/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building Time: 03/21/2014 - 2:34 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Now in Rules -SJ 305 Time: 03/21/2014 - 2:10 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 306 Time: 03/20/2014 - 8:00 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/19/2014 - 4:04 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 305 Time: 03/18/2014 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/18/14, 8:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building Time: 03/13/2014 - 4:39 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 129 Time: 03/04/2014 - 8:47 PM Member: Committee: Commerce and Tourism Version: c1
Event: S Introduced -SJ 54 Time: 03/04/2014 - 8:13 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Now in Judiciary -SJ 139 Time: 02/19/2014 - 3:40 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 02/19/2014 - 11:54 AM Member: Committee: Commerce and Tourism Version: __
Event: S CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 139 Time: 02/17/2014 - 6:14 PM Member: Committee: Commerce and Tourism Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/17/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building Time: 02/10/2014 - 12:09 PM Member: Committee: Commerce and Tourism Version: __
Event: S Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 54 Time: 01/28/2014 - 4:49 PM Member: Committee: Commerce and Tourism Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/16/2014 - 9:21 AM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
48.091 CS/CS/HB 685
215.555 SB 228, CS/CS/HB 391, CS/SB 482, SB 610, CS/CS/HB 685, HB 1127
243.54 CS/HB 377, CS/SB 628*, CS/CS/HB 685
310.171 CS/CS/HB 685
310.181 CS/CS/HB 685
329.10 CS/CS/HB 685
339.412 SB 642, CS/CS/HB 685, HB 7175
420.101 CS/CS/HB 685
420.111 CS/CS/HB 685
420.161 CS/CS/HB 685
440.02 CS/CS/HB 685
440.386 CS/CS/HB 685
605.0112 CS/CS/HB 685
607.0101 CS/CS/HB 685
607.0401 CS/CS/HB 685
607.1302 CS/CS/HB 685
607.501 CS/CS/HB 685
607.502 CS/CS/HB 685
607.503 CS/CS/HB 685
607.504 CS/CS/HB 685
607.505 CS/CS/HB 685
607.506 CS/CS/HB 685
607.507 CS/CS/HB 685
607.508 CS/CS/HB 685
607.509 CS/CS/HB 685
607.510 CS/CS/HB 685
607.511 CS/CS/HB 685
607.512 CS/CS/HB 685
607.513 CS/CS/HB 685
607.601 CS/CS/HB 685
607.602 CS/CS/HB 685
607.603 CS/CS/HB 685
607.604 CS/CS/HB 685
607.605 CS/CS/HB 685
607.606 CS/CS/HB 685
607.607 CS/CS/HB 685
607.608 CS/CS/HB 685
607.609 CS/CS/HB 685
607.610 CS/CS/HB 685
607.611 CS/CS/HB 685
607.612 CS/CS/HB 685
607.613 CS/CS/HB 685
609.08 CS/CS/HB 685
617.0401 CS/CS/HB 685
617.1908 CS/CS/HB 685
618.221 CS/CS/HB 685
619.04 CS/CS/HB 685
620.1108 CS/CS/HB 685
624.430 CS/CS/HB 685
624.462 CS/CS/HB 685, CS/CS/HB 743*
624.489 CS/CS/HB 685
628.041 CS/CS/HB 685
631.262 CS/CS/HB 685
636.204 CS/CS/HB 685
641.2015 CS/CS/HB 685
655.0201 CS/CS/HB 685
658.23 CS/CS/HB 685
658.2953 CS/CS/HB 685
658.30 CS/CS/HB 685
658.36 CS/CS/HB 685
663.03 CS/CS/HB 685
663.04 CS/CS/HB 685
663.301 CS/CS/HB 685
663.306 CS/CS/HB 673, CS/CS/HB 685, CS/CS/SB 1012
663.313 CS/CS/HB 685
718.111 CS/CS/HB 685, CS/CS/CS/SB 798, CS/CS/CS/HB 807
719.104 CS/CS/HB 685, CS/CS/CS/SB 798, CS/CS/CS/HB 807
720.302 CS/CS/HB 685, SB 1348
720.306 CS/CS/HB 685, CS/CS/CS/SB 798, CS/CS/CS/HB 807, SB 1348, CS/SB 1450
766.101 CS/CS/HB 685, SB 938, HB 7133
865.09 CS/CS/HB 685

(*) Not the latest version