Florida - HB 7005 - 2017

Relating to economic programs...

View Latest Bill

Economic Development

Added On: 02-27-2017
Updated On: 06-03-2017
Status:
Primary Sponsor:





Actions (25)

  • 02-14-2017 - Referred to Appropriations Committee
  • 02-14-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/21/17, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
  • 02-14-2017 - Filed
  • 02-21-2017 - CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 12
  • 02-27-2017 - Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
  • 02-27-2017 - Now in Rules and Policy Committee
  • 02-27-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Rules and Policy Committee, 03/06/17, 3:00 pm, Sumner Hall
  • 02-27-2017 - CS referred to Rules and Policy Committee
  • 03-06-2017 - Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
  • 03-06-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 03-06-2017 - CS/CS by- Rules and Policy Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 3
  • 03-06-2017 - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/17
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-07-2017 - CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time
  • 03-07-2017 - CS/CS by Rules and Policy Committee read 1st time
  • 03-09-2017 - Amendment(s) failed (640415)
  • 03-09-2017 - Placed on 3rd reading
  • 03-09-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 03-10-2017 - CS passed; YEAS 87 NAYS 28 -HJ 344,345
  • 03-10-2017 - Read 3rd time -HJ 344,345
  • 03-22-2017 - In Messages
  • 03-30-2017 - Received
  • 03-30-2017 - Referred to Appropriations; Rules
  • 05-05-2017 - Died in Appropriations
  • 05-05-2017 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
Votes
No
Votes
Other
Votes
Passed
02-08-2017Favorable (Careers & Competition Subcommittee)House1051yes
02-21-2017Favorable With Committee Substitute (Appropriations Committee)House18120yes
03-06-2017Favorable With Committee Substitute (Rules & Policy Committee)House1530yes
03-10-2017Third ReadingHouse87285yes

News (6)

House votes to kill Gov. Rick Scott's job program - Orlando Sentinel
Published by orlandosentinel.com
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:42:53 GMT

One bill, HB 7005, gets rid of Enterprise Florida, a public-private group that uses tax money to coax businesses to add high-wage jobs in the state, and several other incentive programs. The other, HB 9, requires Visit Florida to boost its private ...

Enterprise Florida CEO Chris Hart resigns amid legislative battle - Orlando Sentinel
Published by orlandosentinel.com
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:14:40 GMT

TALLAHASSEE – Chris Hart resigned as CEO of Enterprise Florida on Monday, leaving the embattled jobs agency in the middle of a fight for its life with the state Legislature. Hours after Hart resigned, a House panel passed a bill, HB 7005, that ...

State takes another step toward dismantling Enterprise Florida - Orlando Business Journal
Published by bizjournals.com
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:55:12 GMT

HB 7005, which is vehemently opposed by Gov. Rick Scott as well as Enterprise Florida CEO Chris Hart, next will be heard on the House floor. There is no Senate companion bill. Enterprise Florida and Visit Orlando have the support of Senate leaders ...

Florida House pushes ahead with bid to dismantle programs - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather - wflx
Published by wflx.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:00:27 GMT

The contentious legislation (HB 7005) moves to the full House, which is expected to take up the bill in March. The measure is a top priority for House Speaker Richard Corcoran. He and other top Republicans contend the state is wasting money on ...

House panel votes to cut Visit Florida, kill Enterprise Florida - Orlando Sentinel
Published by orlandosentinel.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:15:00 GMT

The bill, HB 7005, passed on a 18-12 vote, with just two Republicans, Reps. Holly Raschein of Key Largo and Bill Hager of Boca Raton, voting against it. ... The original version of the bill would have eliminated Visit Florida, the state's public ...

House to split Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida bills - Orlando Sentinel
Published by orlandosentinel.com
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:09:18 GMT

Instead of voting on one bill, House members will vote separately on measures to impose greater oversight on Visit Florida, the state's tourism marketing organization, and to eliminate Enterprise Florida, the public-private group that uses tax ...