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CS/HB 687: Services for Veterans and Their Families

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Zika ; Hattersley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Altman ; Driskell ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Fischer ; Geller ; Good ; Ingoglia ; Joseph ; Smith, D. ; Webb

Services for Veterans and Their Families; Authorizes DVA to establish Florida Veterans' Care Coordination Program to provide behavioral health care referral & care coordination services for veterans & their families; authorizes DVA to contract with certain nonprofit entity to enter into agreements with Florida 211 Network participants to provide such services; provides for statewide delivery of specified services by program teams; requires Florida 211 Network participants to collect program implementation data & submit such data to DVA; requires DVA to submit report to Governor & Legislature.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Military and Veterans Affairs and Space
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/18/2019 House • Filed
12/3/2019 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 55
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 55
1/16/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/21/20, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
1/21/2020 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 411
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 411
2/7/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/11/20, 1:30 pm, Reed Hall
2/11/2020 House • CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 569
2/13/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 565
2/14/2020 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 575
2/25/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/27/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
2/27/2020 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 677
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 677
3/3/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
3/6/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 898
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 975
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 975
3/9/2020 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 553
• Received -SJ 553
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Military and Veterans Affairs and Space