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CS/HB 655: Biomedical Research

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Coley

Biomedical Research; Extends period during which certain expenditures may be made from Biomedical Research Trust Fund; revises composition, terms, & duties of Biomedical Research Advisory Council; exempts grant programs under purview of council from ch. 120, F.S.; requires council to submit progress report & specifies contents thereof; revises provisions relating to James & Esther King Biomedical Research Program & William G. "Bill" Bankhead, Jr., & David Coley Cancer Research Program; provides that certain types of applications may, rather than shall, be considered for funding under programs; revises provisions relating to appointment, duties, & meetings of peer review panels; removes reporting requirement; revises composition of advisory council under Florida Center for Universal Research to Eradicate Disease.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/25/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-20, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1856 (Ch. 2012-15)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/15/2011 House • Filed
11/21/2011 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 65
1/9/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 8:00 am, 12 HOB
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 65
1/11/2012 House • Favorable by Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 218
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 218
1/12/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/17/12, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
1/17/2012 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 229
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 229
2/14/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/16/12, 9:00 am, 404 HOB
2/16/2012 House • CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 684
2/17/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
2/20/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 682
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 676
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 710
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 757
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 758
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/2/2012 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 818
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 818
3/6/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Regulation; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations; Budget -SJ 881
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 881
• Substituted for CS/SB 616 -SJ 881
• Read 2nd time -SJ 881
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 909
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 909
3/7/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1178
3/16/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/23/2012 • Approved by Governor
3/25/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-20, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1856 (Ch. 2012-15)