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CS/SB 616: Biomedical Research

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Flores

Biomedical Research; Revising the number of years that the balance of an appropriation from the Biomedical Research Trust Fund may be carried forward following the effective date of the original appropriation; revising the terms of appointment for certain members of the Biomedical Research Advisory Council within the Department of Health; deleting a provision that subjects meetings of the council and peer review panels to public records and public meetings requirements; specifying the name of an affiliate chapter of the American Heart Association as it relates to the membership of the advisory council within the Florida Center for Universal Research to Eradicate Disease, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/6/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1856 (Ch. 2012-15), CS/HB 655 (Ch. 2012-20) -SJ 881
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 53
1/3/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 01/12/12, 10:15 am, 412 Knott Building
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 53
1/12/2012 Senate • Favorable by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 135
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 135
1/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/26/12, 3:45 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/26/2012 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 260
1/27/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 285
1/31/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 260
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 303
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
2/3/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/08/12, 3:45 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
2/6/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations, 02/09/12, 8:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/9/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 484
• Now in Budget -SJ 484
2/16/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/21/12, 3:45 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/21/2012 Senate • Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 671
2/22/2012 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 671
3/2/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/12
3/6/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 880
• Amendment(s) adopted (863690) -SJ 881
• Substituted CS/HB 655 -SJ 881
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1856 (Ch. 2012-15), CS/HB 655 (Ch. 2012-20) -SJ 881