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SB 2502: Implementing the 2019-2020 General Appropriations Act

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Implementing the 2019-2020 General Appropriations Act; Incorporating by reference certain calculations of the Florida Education Finance Program; providing that funds for instructional materials must be released and expended as required in specified proviso language; revising the academic terms in which certain students are eligible to receive Bright Futures Scholarships; removing a limitation on the maximum amount of funding that may be appropriated for performance funding relating to funds for the operation of workforce education programs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019 except as otherwise expressly provided
Last Action: 6/24/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-116, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), CS/SB 190 (Ch. 2019-103), SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)
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Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/22/2019 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/27/19, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/28/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Meeting cancelled
3/27/2019 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Appropriations; YEAS 21 NAYS 0
3/28/2019 Senate • Filed
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/03/19 -SJ 311
4/2/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 285
4/3/2019 Senate • Retained on Calendar
4/23/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19 -SJ 451
4/24/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 423
• Amendment(s) adopted (186448) -SJ 425
• Read 3rd time -SJ 425
• Passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
• 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 425
4/24/2019 House • In Messages
• Substituted for HB 5003 -HJ 835
• Received -HJ 835, 838
• Read 2nd time -HJ 838
• Amendment(s) adopted (525731) -HJ 838, 848
• Read 3rd time -HJ 848
• Passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 848
• Passed the Senate bill as amended by House and agreed to budget conference -HJ 848
4/25/2019 Senate • In returning messages
• Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations)
4/25/2019 House • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Committee/Appropriations)
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Committee: Cummings (Chair), Avila (At Large), Diamond (At Large), Eagle (At Large), Fitzenhagen (At Large), Geller (At Large), Jenne (At Large), La Rosa (At Large), McGhee (At Large), Rodrigues, R. (At Large), Santiago (At Large), Sprowls (At Large), Stone (At Large), Sullivan (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on House Agriculture and Natural Resources/Senate Agriculture, Environment, and General Government: Raschein (Chair), Altman, Brannan, Clemons, Jacobs, Jacquet, McClure, Omphroy, Perez, Polsky, Roth, Sirois, Watson, C.; Appropriations Conference Committee on House Government Operations and Technology/Senate Agriculture, Environment, and General Government: Williamson (Chair), Andrade, Antone, Bell, Brown, Cortes, Daniels, Duggan, Fischer, Grant, M., LaMarca, Sabatini; Appropriations Conference Committee on House Health Care/Senate Health and Human Services: Magar (Chair), Ausley, Burton, Duran, Grall, Grieco, Jones, Pigman, Plasencia, Roach, Rommel, Stevenson, Toledo, Webb; Appropriations Conference Committee on House Higher Education/Senate Education: Fine (Chair), Alexander, Grant, J., Gregory, Joseph, Newton, Overdorf, Ponder, Robinson, Rodriguez, A.M., Smith, C.; Appropriations Conference Committee on House Justice/Senate Criminal and Civil Justice: Yarborough (Chair), Beltran, Byrd, DiCeglie, Driskell, Fernandez-Barquin, Gottlieb, Payne, Plakon, Pritchett, Renner, Slosberg, Stark; Appropriations Conference Committee on House PreK-12/Senate Education: Latvala (Chair), Bush, Davis, Donalds, Hage, Killebrew, Massullo, McClain, Tomkow, Valdes, Williams, Zika; Appropriations Conference Committee on House Transportation and Tourism/Senate Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development: Trumbull (Chair), Drake, DuBose, Eskamani, Fetterhoff, Ingoglia, Leek, Mariano, Rodriguez, A., Smith, D., Watson, B., Willhite -HJ 768
4/25/2019 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations: Bradley (Chair), Benacquisto (At Large), Braynon (At Large), Flores (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Montford (At Large), Rodriguez (At Large), Simmons (At Large), Simpson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Agriculture and Natural Resources: Mayfield (Chair), Albritton, Bean, Benacquisto (At Large), Berman, Braynon (At Large), Broxson, Flores (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Hooper, Hutson, Montford (At Large), Powell, Rodriguez, Simmons (At Large), Simpson (At Large), Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Government Operations and Technology: Mayfield (Chair), Albritton, Bean, Benacquisto (At Large), Berman, Braynon (At Large), Broxson, Flores (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Hooper, Hutson, Montford (At Large), Powell, Rodriguez, Simmons (At Large), Simpson (At Large), Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Brandes (Chair), Benacquisto (At Large), Bracy, Braynon (At Large), Flores (At Large), Gainer, Gibson (At Large), Gruters, Harrell, Montford (At Large), Perry, Rodriguez (At Large), Rouson, Simmons (At Large), Simpson (At Large), Taddeo, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Higher Education: Stargel (Chair), Baxley, Benacquisto (At Large), Book, Braynon (At Large), Diaz, Flores, Gibson (At Large), Montford, Pizzo, Rodriguez (At Large), Simmons, Simpson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/PreK-12: Stargel (Chair), Baxley, Benacquisto (At Large), Book, Braynon (At Large), Diaz, Flores, Gibson (At Large), Montford, Pizzo, Rodriguez (At Large), Simmons, Simpson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Bean (Chair), Benacquisto (At Large), Book, Braynon (At Large), Cruz, Diaz, Farmer, Flores, Gibson (At Large), Harrell, Hooper, Montford (At Large), Passidomo, Rader, Rodriguez (At Large), Rouson, Simmons (At Large), Simpson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Tourism: Hutson (Chair), Benacquisto (At Large), Brandes, Braynon (At Large), Flores (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Lee, Montford (At Large), Perry, Rodriguez (At Large), Simmons (At Large), Simpson, Taddeo, Thurston, Torres;
5/3/2019 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 897
• Conference Committee Report adopted (326660) -SJ 924
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 924
5/3/2019 House • In returning messages
5/4/2019 House • Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1330
• Conference Committee Report adopted (326660) -HJ 1352
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 102 NAYS 2 -HJ 1353
5/4/2019 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1176
6/14/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/21/2019 • Approved by Governor
6/24/2019 • Chapter No. 2019-116, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), CS/SB 190 (Ch. 2019-103), SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)