CS/HB 531: Homelessness
GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee ; Reed ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Bullard ; Campbell ; Cruz ; Fullwood ; Pafford ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Rogers ; Watson, B.
Homelessness; Requires motor vehicle registration form & registration renewal form, driver license application form, & driver license application form for renewal issuance or renewal extension to include option to make voluntary contribution to aid homeless; provides exemption from certain application fee requirements; establishes homelessness prevention grant program; requires grant applicants to be ranked competitively & provides preference for certain applicants; provides eligibility requirements & grant limitations & restrictions; requires lead agencies for local homeless assistance continuums of care to track, monitor, & report on assisted families for specified period of time; provides opportunities for voluntary contributions to aid the homeless & provides that such contributions are not income of revenue nature for purpose of applying certain service charges; limits percentage of funding that lead agencies may spend on administrative costs; repeals provision relating to emergency assistance program for families with children that have lost shelter or face loss of shelter due to emergency; transfers emergency assistance program funds to homelessness prevention grant program.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Location: In committee/council (CF)
Bill Text: PDF
- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
- Transportation (TR)
- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 55
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 8:00 am, 12 HOB
• Introduced -HJ 54
• CS by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 218
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 212
• Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Committee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 226
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 226
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/07/12, 1:30 pm, 404 HOB
• Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 548
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 548
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/15/12
• Read 2nd time -HJ 626
• Amendment(s) adopted (476695) -HJ 626
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 658
• Amendment(s) adopted (354211) -HJ 659
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 119 NAYS 0 -HJ 659
• In Messages
• Received -SJ 843
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Transportation; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 843
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
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