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HB 5009: Health Insurance Benefits for State Employees

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Grimsley

Health Insurance Benefits for State Employees; Authorizes UF Board of Trustees to provide or arrange for provision of health & other self-insurance or insurance programs under certain conditions; requires board to offer programs to certain persons; prohibits programs from commencing before specified date; provides requirements for state funding for such programs; provides procedural requirements relating to program for DMS, EOG, & Legislature; provides for state's monthly contribution for employees under state group insurance program; revises conditions under which pharmacies are provided reimbursement for prescription medicines that are dispensed to members of state group health insurance plan under state employees' prescription drug program; authorizes DMS to implement supply limit program for certain maintenance drugs.

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
2/2/2012 House • Filed
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 444
• Introduced -HJ 444
2/6/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/08/12
2/8/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 535
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/9/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 564
• Passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 1 -HJ 564
• 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 546
• Referred to Budget -SJ 546
2/23/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 666
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/12 -SJ 666
• Read 2nd time -SJ 667
• Amendment(s) adopted (367126) -SJ 667
• Read 3rd time -SJ 667
• Passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 667
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 670
• Immediately certified -SJ 667
2/23/2012 House • In returning messages
2/28/2012 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Grimsley (Chair), Aubuchon, Chestnut, Dorworth, Frishe, Holder, Hukill, Jones, Legg, Lopez-Cantera, McKeel, Sands, Saunders, Schenck, Snyder, Weatherford -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 1417
• Conference Committee Report adopted (093231) -HJ 1419
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 115 NAYS 1 -HJ 1419
3/9/2012 Senate • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1400
• Conference Committee Report adopted (093231) -SJ 1401
• Failed to pass as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 20 NAYS 20 -SJ 1402
• Reconsidered -SJ 1404
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 21 NAYS 18 -SJ 1404
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), HB 5003 (Ch. 2012-119)
3/5/2013 House • Veto Message received -HJ 7
5/9/2013 House • Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State