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SB 2502: Implementing the 2017-2018 General Appropriations Act

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Implementing the 2017-2018 General Appropriations Act; Incorporating by reference certain calculations of the Florida Education Finance Program; extending the date by which the Florida Polytechnic University must meet certain criteria established by the Board of Governors; authorizing the Agency for Health Care Administration to make Medicaid payments to qualifying Florida cancer hospitals if certain conditions are met; requiring the Agency for Persons with Disabilities to contract with an independent consultant to conduct a study of transportation disadvantaged services, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2017; or, if this act fails to become a law until after that date, it shall take effect upon becoming a law and shall operate retroactively to July 1, 2017
Last Action: 6/5/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-71, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 865 (Ch. 2017-42), SB 2500 (Ch. 2017-70)
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/30/2017 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
3/31/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/05/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/5/2017 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
4/6/2017 Senate • Filed
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 320
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/12/17
• Introduced -SJ 320
4/12/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 376
• Amendment(s) adopted (506556, 538774, 597464, 785090, 798510) -SJ 378
• Read 3rd time -SJ 379
• Passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
• The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 393
• Immediately certified -SJ 393
4/12/2017 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 628
• Received -HJ 628
4/13/2017 House • Substituted for HB 5003 -HJ 666
• Read 2nd time -HJ 666
• Amendment(s) adopted (782653) -HJ 676
• Read 3rd time -HJ 676
• Passed as amended; YEAS 91 NAYS 22 -HJ 677
• Immediately certified -HJ 677
• Passed the Senate bill as amended by the House and we accede to conference -HJ 677
4/14/2017 Senate • In returning messages
4/27/2017 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee)
4/27/2017 House • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee)
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Representatives Trujillo (Chair), Moraitis (At Large), Berman (At Large), Bileca (At Large), Boyd (At Large), Caldwell (At Large), Cruz (At Large), Cummings (At Large), Diaz, J. (At Large), DuBose (At Large), McGhee (At Large), Metz (At Large), Moskowitz (At Large), Nunez (At Large), Oliva (At Large), Sprowls (At Large), Stafford (At Large), Stark (At Large) -HJ 902
4/27/2017 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Latvala (Chair), Flores (Vice Chair), Baxley (At Large), Benacquisto (At Large), Bradley (At Large), Braynon (At Large), Clemens (At Large), Galvano (At Large), Grimsley (At Large), Montford (At Large), Simpson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bean (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Clemens, Perry; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government/Governmental Operations and Technology: Grimsley (Chair), Bean, Broxson, Campbell, Garcia, Mayfield, Rodriguez, Rouson, Torres; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Flores (Chair), Baxley, Book, Passidomo, Powell, Rader, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Galvano (Chair), Bradley, Clemens, Farmer, Lee, Simmons; Appropriations Conference Committee on Pre-K - 12 Education/Pre K - 12 Education: Simmons (Chair), Broxson, Farmer, Grimsley, Lee, Montford, Rouson, Young; Appropriations Conference Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources/Agriculture and Natural Resources: Bradley (Chair), Book, Braynon, Hutson, Latvala, Mayfield, Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Tourism: Brandes (Chair), Benacquisto, Gainer, Gibson, Passidomo, Powell, Rader, Simpson, Thurston -SJ 504
5/8/2017 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1187
• Conference Committee Report adopted (740600)
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 34 NAYS 4 -SJ 1374
5/8/2017 House • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1446
• Conference Committee Report adopted (740600) -HJ 1447, 1458
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 98 NAYS 13 -HJ 1459
5/8/2017 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1375
5/31/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/2/2017 • Approved by Governor
6/5/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-71, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 865 (Ch. 2017-42), SB 2500 (Ch. 2017-70)