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CS/HB 5103: School Readiness Programs

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee ; Coley

School Readiness Programs; Revises duties of Office of Early Learning for administration of school readiness programs; revises procurement requirements & requirements for expenditure of funds by early learning coalitions; revises eligibility criteria for enrollment of children in school readiness program & priorities by which children are enrolled; provides for payment of school readiness providers according to calculations of payment rates & sliding fee scales as provided in GAA; deletes provision related to applicability of provisions that conflict with federal requirements; creates School Readiness Allocation Conference; prohibits disenrollment of children enrolled in school readiness program before effective date of this act under certain circumstances.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 5/9/2013 House - Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2012 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 274
1/26/2012 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 297
1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/01/12, 11:00 am, Webster Hall
2/1/2012 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 457
2/2/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 452
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 450
2/6/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/08/12
2/8/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 531
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/9/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 554
• CS passed; YEAS 85 NAYS 34 -HJ 555
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to conference -HJ 566
2/14/2012 Senate • In Messages
2/21/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 547
• Referred to Budget -SJ 547
2/23/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 594
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 594
• Substituted for SB 1974 -SJ 594
• Read 2nd time -SJ 594
• Amendment(s) adopted (742786) -SJ 594
• Read 3rd time -SJ 602
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 602
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 602
• Immediately certified -SJ 602
2/23/2012 House • In returning messages
2/28/2012 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Coley (Chair), Adkins, Clarke-Reed, Fresen, Gaetz, Hager, Kiar, Logan, Smith, Thompson, G. -HJ 899
2/28/2012 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Budget Conference Committee on Budget/Appropriations: Alexander (Chair), Negron (Vice Chair), Bennett (At Large), Gaetz (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Rich (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Budget Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bogdanoff (Chair), Evers, Smith, Storms; Budget Conference Committee on Education Pre-K - 12/PreK-12: Simmons (Chair), Detert, Gardiner, Montford, Ring; Budget Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Norman (Chair), Alexander, Gaetz, Siplin; Budget Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Bullard, Diaz de la Portilla, Dockery, Jones, Thrasher; Budget Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Negron (Chair), Fasano, Flores, Garcia, Oelrich, Rich, Richter, Sobel; Budget Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Lynn (Chair), Altman, Sachs, Siplin, Wise; Budget Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Benacquisto (Chair), Bennett, Dean, Gibson, Latvala, Margolis -SJ 704
3/9/2012 House • Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1407
• Conference Committee Report adopted (485907) -HJ 1417
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 82 NAYS 32 -HJ 1417
3/9/2012 Senate • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1389
• Conference Committee Report adopted (485907) -SJ 1390
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 37 NAYS 1 -SJ 1400
3/9/2012 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1716
4/6/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/20/2012 • Vetoed by Governor, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
3/5/2013 House • Veto Message received -HJ 8
5/9/2013 House • Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State