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CS/SB 544: Swimming Lesson Voucher Program

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Hutson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Book

Swimming Lesson Voucher Program; Creating the program within the Department of Health for a specified purpose; requiring the department to establish a network of swimming lesson vendors to participate in the program; requiring the department or a contracted nonprofit organization to attempt to secure a vendor in each county; specifying eligibility criteria for the program, etc. APPROPRIATION: $500,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 4/2/2024 - Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/20/2023 Senate • Filed
    12/5/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy
    1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
    1/11/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/16/24, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/16/2024 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
    1/17/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS by Health Policy read 1st time
    1/18/2024 Senate • Now in Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services
    1/19/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services, 01/24/24, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/24/2024 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 12 NAYS 0
    1/25/2024 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy
    1/26/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 01/31/24, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
    1/31/2024 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
    2/1/2024 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    2/8/2024 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/24
    2/14/2024 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 388
    • Amendment(s) adopted (711612) -SJ 388
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 388
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 388
    • Immediately certified -SJ 391
    2/14/2024 House • In Messages
    3/1/2024 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/4/2024)
    • 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
    3/4/2024 House • Read 2nd time
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    3/5/2024 House • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
    3/5/2024 Senate • Ordered enrolled
    4/2/2024 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor

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  • CS/SB 544, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/5/2024 at 2:28 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 (c1) Swimming Lesson Voucher Program Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2024 H Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.073 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 544, Engrossed 1 Posted 2/14/2024 at 3:27 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 (c1) Swimming Lesson Voucher Program Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2024 H Laid on Table

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/5/2024 12:08 PM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.073 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 544, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/17/2024 at 12:13 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services (Pre-Meeting) 1/23/2024 (pdf)
    Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services (Post-Meeting) 1/24/2024 (pdf)
    Fiscal Policy (Pre-Meeting) 1/29/2024 (pdf)
    Fiscal Policy (Post-Meeting) 1/31/2024 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 (c1) Swimming Lesson Voucher Program Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/4/2024 H Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    711612 - Amendment
    Delete lines 33 - 40 and insert:
    Hutson 2/13/2024
    1:44 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    2/14/2024
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/24/2024 2:00 PM Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services 12 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/31/2024 9:00 AM Fiscal Policy 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/14/2024 3:08 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.073 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 544, Original Filed Version Posted 11/20/2023 at 3:26 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2024 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 1/17/2024 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 Swimming Lesson Voucher Program Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/4/2024 H Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    919154 - Amendment
    Between lines 56 and 57 insert:
    Health Policy
    (Hutson)
    1/11/2024
    2:27 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/16/2024
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/16/2024 1:30 PM Health Policy 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    514.073 Page 1 (pdf)

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