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HB 231: Services for Veterans and Their Families

GENERAL BILL by Zika ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bartleman ; Benjamin ; Buchanan ; Bush ; Chambliss ; Daley ; Davis ; Drake ; Driskell ; Eskamani ; Fischer ; Gregory ; Grieco ; Hunschofsky ; Killebrew ; Learned ; McFarland ; Melo ; Morales ; Roach ; Slosberg ; Tant ; Valdés ; Woodson

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: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/21/2021 House - Ordered enrolled
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2021 House • Filed
1/22/2021 House • Referred to Local Administration and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee
2/9/2021 House • Added to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda
2/16/2021 House • Favorable by Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Reported out of Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/4/2021 House • Added to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
3/8/2021 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in State Affairs Committee
3/15/2021 House • Added to State Affairs Committee agenda
3/17/2021 House • Favorable by State Affairs Committee
• Reported out of State Affairs Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/15/2021)
4/15/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Read 3rd time
• Passed; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
• Immediately certified
• Message sent to senate
4/15/2021 Senate • In Messages
4/19/2021 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 492
4/20/2021 Senate • Received -SJ 492
4/21/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 514
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 260 -SJ 514
• Read 2nd time -SJ 514
• Read 3rd time -SJ 514
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 514
4/21/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled