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Senate 2252: Relating to Truth in Government Act/Legislature [SPSC] ------------------------------------------------------------------

S2252    GENERAL BILL/1ST ENG by Villalobos; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gelber;
Haridopolos; Dockery; Jones; Wilson; Gaetz; Storms (Similar H 1201)
Truth in Government Act/Legislature [SPSC]; Eliminates the authority of
members of a legislative committee to administer certain oaths and
affirmations to witnesses. Requires that persons addressing a
legislative committee take an oath or affirmation of truthfulness.
Provides criminal penalties for certain false statements before a
legislative committee. Authorizes the use of a signed appearance card in
lieu of an oral oath or affirmation, etc. EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2010.
02/22/10 SENATE Filed
03/04/10 SENATE Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 00192
03/11/10 SENATE Introduced -SJ 00192
03/15/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/18/10, 1:00 pm, 110-S
03/18/10 SENATE Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 00278
03/19/10 SENATE Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 00278
03/23/10 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/26/10, 8:00 am,
03/26/10 SENATE Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 00349;
                  Now in Rules -SJ 00349
04/06/10 SENATE Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 00511; Placed on Calendar, on 2nd
04/15/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar
04/16/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar
04/21/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar
04/22/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar
04/23/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar
04/26/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar
04/27/10 SENATE Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -SJ 00915;
                  Amendment(s) adopted (791732) -SJ 00915; Ordered engrossed
                  -SJ 00915
04/30/10 SENATE Read 3rd time -SJ 01164; Passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
                  -SJ 01164
04/30/10 HOUSE In Messages; Died in Messages

Version: Posted: Format:
S 2252 02/22/2010 Web Page | PDF
S 2252 04/27/2010 Web Page | PDF

Committee Amendments
Floor Amendments
Version: Amendment: Published/Filed: Floor Actions: Format:
S 2252 791732 Filed 04/27/2010 Adopted on 2R
Bill Analyses
Analysis: Committee: Posted: Format:
s 2252 Judiciary 03/19/2010 PDF
s 2252 Criminal Justice 03/26/2010 PDF
Vote History - Committee
Chamber: Committee: Format:
Senate Judiciary PDF
Senate Criminal Justice PDF

Vote History - Floor
Chamber: Roll Call: Date: Format:
SENATE 0007 04/30/10
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