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SB 68: Homelessness


Homelessness; Requiring that certain taxes of a specified amount be transferred annually to the Grants and Donations Trust Fund within the Department of Children and Families for the purpose of funding challenge grants; expanding the membership of the Council on Homelessness to include a representative of the Florida Housing Coalition and the Secretary of the Department of Elderly Affairs or his or her designee; increasing the maximum amount of grant awards per continuum of care lead agency; requiring each continuum of care, pursuant to federal law, to designate a collaborative applicant that is responsible for submitting the continuum of care funding application for the designated catchment area to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 Senate - Introduced -SJ 9
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/2/2019 Senate • Filed
8/16/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 10
10/14/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 10/22/19, 11:00 am, 301 Senate Building
10/22/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 131
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 9