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CS/SB 168: Drinking Water in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Cruz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pizzo ; Berman ; Gibson ; Book ; Stewart ; Rader ; Rouson ; Taddeo ; Torres ; Farmer ; Rodriguez

Drinking Water in Public Schools; Subject to legislative appropriation, requiring district boards to coordinate with district school boards to identify certain schools and to provide funding to such schools; requiring certain school districts to install filters that meet certain specifications on drinking water sources; authorizing district boards to request additional funding to compensate school district staff for the installation or replacement of filters, etc. APPROPRIATION: $3,000,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 11/18/2019 Senate - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/21/2019 Senate • Filed
9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 11/12/19, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/12/2019 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
11/13/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/18/2019 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government