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SB 2516: Education Funding

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Education Funding; Requiring the Auditor General to conduct annual audits of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind; extending the date for future legislative review and repeal of provisions governing the Florida Endowment for Vocational Rehabilitation; requiring the 300 lowest-performing elementary schools to provide a specified summer school program; revising the schools that may be considered small, isolated schools to include elementary schools that meet certain requirements, for the purpose of determining the annual allocation to each district, 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
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116), CS/CS/SB 890 (Ch. 2017-75), SB 2500 (Ch. 2017-70)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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 17 NAYS 0
4/6/2017 Senate • Filed
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 323
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/12/17
• Introduced -SJ 323
4/12/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 383
• Read 3rd time -SJ 383
• Passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 1 -SJ 383
• 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 631
• Received -HJ 631
4/13/2017 House • Substituted for HB 5101 -HJ 658
• Read 2nd time -HJ 658
• Amendment(s) adopted (537577) -HJ 662
• Read 3rd time -HJ 662
• Passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 662
• 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 on Pre-K - 12 Education/Pre K - 12 Education: Representatives Diaz, M. (Chair), Antone, Brown, Donalds, Fine, Fischer, Hardemon, Latvala, Lee, Massullo, McClain, Newton, Raburn, Renner, Russell, Sullivan -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
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116), CS/CS/SB 890 (Ch. 2017-75), SB 2500 (Ch. 2017-70)