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CS/CS/HB 685 (2014) -  Business Organizations

by Judiciary Committee and Civil Justice Subcommittee and Rooney and Workman (CO-SPONSORS) Bracy; Campbell; Gibbons; McBurney; Rodríguez, J.; Spano
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

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Vote History

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

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Chapter No. 2014-209 Time: 06/20/2014 - 3:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Approved by Governor Time: 06/20/2014 - 11:17 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 06/13/2014 - 3:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Ordered enrolled Time: 04/29/2014 - 3:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/29/2014 - 3:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 801 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 801 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:25 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 Substituted for CS/CS/SB 654 -SJ 801 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 800 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Withdrawn from Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 800 Time: 04/29/2014 - 2:24 PM Member: Committee: Commerce and Tourism Version: c2
Event: S Received -SJ 591 Time: 04/23/2014 - 9:18 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 591 Time: 04/23/2014 - 5:14 PM Member: Committee: Commerce and Tourism Version: c2
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/23/2014 - 4:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 113, NAYS 0 Time: 04/23/2014 - 2:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/23/2014 - 2:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/23/2014 - 2:43 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 373495 withdrawn Time: 04/23/2014 - 12:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2014) Time: 04/21/2014 - 6:11 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Amendment 373495 filed Time: 04/21/2014 - 10:08 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/09/2014 - 9:30 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/09/2014 - 9:30 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/07/2014 - 6:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS Filed Time: 04/07/2014 - 3:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 04/07/2014 - 3:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 04/07/2014 - 2:13 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Time: 04/04/2014 - 12:30 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 04/02/2014 - 4:14 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 03/25/2014 - 2:49 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Time: 03/25/2014 - 2:49 PM Member: Committee: Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Time: 03/25/2014 - 10:00 AM Member: Committee: Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/21/2014 - 11:39 AM Member: Committee: Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/04/2014 - 11:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/04/2014 - 11:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Time: 03/04/2014 - 5:09 PM Member: Committee: Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/04/2014 - 5:09 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Time: 03/04/2014 - 5:09 PM Member: Committee: Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/25/2014 - 11:52 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 02/25/2014 - 11:52 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/25/2014 - 11:46 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/19/2014 - 12:00 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Time: 02/12/2014 - 4:27 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/03/2014 - 5:57 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/03/2014 - 5:57 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 02/03/2014 - 5:57 PM Member: Committee: Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Time: 02/03/2014 - 5:57 PM Member: Committee: Economic Development & Tourism Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 02/03/2014 - 5:57 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/21/2014 - 11:17 AM Member: Rooney Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
48.091 CS/CS/SB 654
215.555 SB 228, CS/CS/HB 391, CS/SB 482, SB 610, CS/CS/SB 654, HB 1127
243.54 CS/HB 377, CS/SB 628*, CS/CS/SB 654
310.171 CS/CS/SB 654
310.181 CS/CS/SB 654
329.10 CS/CS/SB 654
339.412 SB 642, CS/CS/SB 654, HB 7175
420.101 CS/CS/SB 654
420.111 CS/CS/SB 654
420.161 CS/CS/SB 654
440.02 CS/CS/SB 654
440.386 CS/CS/SB 654
605.0112 CS/CS/SB 654
607.0101 CS/CS/SB 654
607.0401 CS/CS/SB 654
607.1302 CS/CS/SB 654
607.501 CS/CS/SB 654
607.502 CS/CS/SB 654
607.503 CS/CS/SB 654
607.504 CS/CS/SB 654
607.505 CS/CS/SB 654
607.506 CS/CS/SB 654
607.507 CS/CS/SB 654
607.508 CS/CS/SB 654
607.509 CS/CS/SB 654
607.510 CS/CS/SB 654
607.511 CS/CS/SB 654
607.512 CS/CS/SB 654
607.513 CS/CS/SB 654
607.601 CS/CS/SB 654
607.602 CS/CS/SB 654
607.603 CS/CS/SB 654
607.604 CS/CS/SB 654
607.605 CS/CS/SB 654
607.606 CS/CS/SB 654
607.607 CS/CS/SB 654
607.608 CS/CS/SB 654
607.609 CS/CS/SB 654
607.610 CS/CS/SB 654
607.611 CS/CS/SB 654
607.612 CS/CS/SB 654
607.613 CS/CS/SB 654
609.08 CS/CS/SB 654
617.0401 CS/CS/SB 654
617.1908 CS/CS/SB 654
618.221 CS/CS/SB 654
619.04 CS/CS/SB 654
620.1108 CS/CS/SB 654
624.430 CS/CS/SB 654
624.462 CS/CS/SB 654, CS/CS/HB 743*
624.489 CS/CS/SB 654
628.041 CS/CS/SB 654
631.262 CS/CS/SB 654
636.204 CS/CS/SB 654
641.2015 CS/CS/SB 654
655.0201 CS/CS/SB 654
658.23 CS/CS/SB 654
658.2953 CS/CS/SB 654
658.30 CS/CS/SB 654
658.36 CS/CS/SB 654
663.03 CS/CS/SB 654
663.04 CS/CS/SB 654
663.301 CS/CS/SB 654
663.306 CS/CS/SB 654, CS/CS/HB 673, CS/CS/SB 1012
663.313 CS/CS/SB 654
718.111 CS/CS/SB 654, CS/CS/CS/SB 798, CS/CS/CS/HB 807
719.104 CS/CS/SB 654, CS/CS/CS/SB 798, CS/CS/CS/HB 807
720.302 CS/CS/SB 654, SB 1348
720.306 CS/CS/SB 654, CS/CS/CS/SB 798, CS/CS/CS/HB 807, SB 1348, CS/SB 1450
766.101 CS/CS/SB 654, SB 938, HB 7133
865.09 CS/CS/SB 654

(*) Not the latest version