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CS/HB 693: Family Self-Sufficiency

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; White ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Russell

Family Self-Sufficiency; Authorizes changes to public assistance policy & federal food assistance waivers to conform to federal law & simplify administration; requires DCF to impose resource limit for households receiving food assistance, subject to federal approval; requires CareerSource Florida, Inc., to contract with vendor to develop pilot program to increase employment for persons receiving temporary cash assistance; provides appropriations. APPROPRIATION: $4,142,525.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/14/2017 House • Filed
11/27/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 62
11/29/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 12/06/17, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
12/6/2017 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3 -HJ 259
12/7/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
12/8/2017 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 250
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 62
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 249
2/12/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/14/18, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
2/14/2018 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 7 -HJ 595
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 595
2/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/21/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/21/2018 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 2 -HJ 659
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 659
2/22/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
2/28/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 722
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/1/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 760, 761
• CS passed; YEAS 79 NAYS 35 -HJ 761
3/1/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 569
3/2/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 569
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs