FL S0246 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 22 2023 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2023-05-03 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 121 (Ch. 2023-277)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Increasing the income eligibility threshold for coverage under the Medikids program component; increasing the income eligibility threshold for coverage under the Florida Kidcare program; requiring an applicant seeking coverage under the program to provide certain documentation if eligibility cannot be verified using reliable data sources; requiring that premiums for certain enrollees under the Florida Kidcare program be based on a tiered system of uniform premiums, etc.

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Florida Kidcare Program Eligibility


Roll Calls

2023-04-20 - Senate - Senate Fiscal Policy (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-04-12 - Senate - Senate Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-13 - Senate - Senate Health Policy (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-05-03SenateLaid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 121 (Ch. 2023-277)
2023-05-03SenateSubstituted CS/CS/HB 121
2023-05-03SenateRead 2nd time
2023-04-28SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/23
2023-04-25SenateCS/CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
2023-04-24SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2023-04-24SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2023-04-20SenateCS/CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
2023-04-17SenateCS by Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services read 1st time
2023-04-17SenateOn Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/20/23, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2023-04-14SenateNow in Fiscal Policy
2023-04-14SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2023-04-12SenateCS by Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2023-04-06SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services, 04/12/23, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2023-03-14SenateNow in Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services
2023-03-13SenateFavorable by Health Policy; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
2023-03-08SenateOn Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/13/23, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2023-02-23SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy

Same As/Similar To

H121 (Similar To) 2023-06-22 - Chapter No. 2023-277
H1245 (Similar To) 2023-05-05 - Died in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 121 (Ch. 2023-277)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4098132Amended CodeSee Bill Text
409814Amended CodeSee Bill Text
409816Amended CodeSee Bill Text
62491Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/246/Vote/2023-03-13%200330PM~S00246%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/246/Vote/2023-04-12%200830AM~S00246%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/246/Vote/2023-04-20%200930AM~S00246%20Vote%20Record.PDF

Bill Comments