FL S2502 | 2015 | 1st Special Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on June 23 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-06-23 - Chapter No. 2015-222, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2516-A (Ch. 2015-229)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Incorporating by reference certain calculations of the Florida Education Finance Program; revising the definition of the term "disability" for purposes of the Florida Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts Program; requiring the Department of Education to administer an educator liability insurance program for certain full-time instructional personnel; requiring a State University System Performance-Based Incentive to be awarded to state universities using certain performance-based metrics and benchmarks adopted by the Board of Governors; revising the authorized uses of funds in the Medical Quality Assurance Trust Fund, etc.

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Implementing the General Appropriations Act


Roll Calls

2015-06-19 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#440 (Y: 94 N: 19 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-06-19 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#11 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2015-06-04 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#407 (Y: 82 N: 24 NV: 14 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-06-01 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#3 (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2015-06-23 Chapter No. 2015-222, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2516-A (Ch. 2015-229)
2015-06-23 Approved by Governor
2015-06-19 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2015-06-19SenateOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2015-06-19HousePassed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 94 NAYS 19
2015-06-19HouseConference Committee Report adopted (651318)
2015-06-19HouseConference Committee Report considered
2015-06-19HouseIn returning messages
2015-06-19SenatePassed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 37 NAYS 0
2015-06-19SenateConference Committee Report adopted (651318)
2015-06-19SenateConference Committee Report received
2015-06-05SenateConference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Lee (Chair), Benacquisto (Vice Chair), Flores (At Large), Galvano (At Large), Grimsley (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Margolis (At Large), Richter (At Large), Simmons (At Large), Smith (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Negron (Chair), Bradley, Evers, Flores, Hutson, Joyner; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Education: Gaetz (Chair), Bullard, Galvano, Legg, Montford, Simmons, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Altman, Braynon, Dean, Margolis, Simpson; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Garcia (Chair), Bean, Benacquisto, Grimsley, Richter, Smith, Sobel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Latvala (Chair), Brandes, Clemens, Detert, Diaz de la Portilla, Gibson, Hukill, Sachs, Thompson
2015-06-05HouseConference Committee appointed: Representatives Corcoran (Chair), Boyd (Vice Chair), Broxson, Combee, Gonzalez, La Rosa, Mayfield, Smith, Pilon, Trumbull, Bracy, Jacobs, Powell, Watson, C., Adkins, Cortes, B., Diaz, M., Fitzenhagen, Porter, Rodrigues, R., Stone, Lee, Slosberg, Taylor, Baxley, Eagle, Passidomo, Plasencia, Raulerson, Antone, Campbell, Dudley, Narain, Brodeur, Cummings, Fant, Harrell, Magar, Pigman, Renner, Stevenson, Berman, Murphy, Ahern, Burgess, Grant, Hill, Latvala, Miller, Spano, Edwards, McGhee, Pritchett, Artiles, Avila, Burton, Drake, Moraitis, Perry, Peters, Ray, Fullwood, Jones, S., Rogers, Stark, Albritton (At Large), Caldwell (At Large), Diaz, J. (At Large), Eisnaugle (At Large), Fresen (At Large), Gaetz (At Large), Goodson (At Large), Hudson (At Large), Ingram (At Large), McBurney (At Large), Metz (At Large), Nunez (At Large), Oliva (At Large), O'Toole (At Large), Porter (At Large), Raschein (At Large), Wood (At Large), Young (At Large), Clarke-Reed (At Large), Cruz (At Large), Jones, M. (At Large), Pafford (At Large), Richardson (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Stafford (At Large), Williams (At Large)
2015-06-04SenateIn returning messages
2015-06-04HouseRefused to pass the Senate bill as passed by the Senate and acceded to the request for conference
2015-06-04HousePassed as amended; YEAS 82 NAYS 24
2015-06-04HouseRead 3rd time
2015-06-04HouseAmendment(s) adopted (829207)
2015-06-04HouseRead 2nd time
2015-06-03HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 06/04/15
2015-06-03HouseReferred to Calendar
2015-06-01HouseIn Messages
2015-06-01SenateThe Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference
2015-06-01SenatePassed; YEAS 35 NAYS 0
2015-06-01SenateRead 3rd time
2015-06-01SenateRead 2nd time
2015-06-01SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2015-06-01SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations
2015-06-01SenateReferred to Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

S2500 (Similar To) 2015-08-18 - Line Item Veto Message referred to Rules
S2516 (Similar To) 2015-06-23 - Chapter No. 2015-229, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2502-A (Ch. 2015-222)
H0003 (Similar To) 2015-06-04 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2502-A (Ch. 2015-222)
H0001 (Similar To) 2015-06-04 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2502-A (Ch. 2015-222), SB 2504-A (Ch. 2015-223), SB 2506-A (Ch. 2015-224), SB 2508-A (Ch. 2015-225), SB 2510-A (Ch. 2015-226), SB 2512-A (Ch. 2015-227), SB 2514-A (Ch. 2015-228), SB 2516-A (Ch. 2015-229), SB 2520-A (Ch. 2015-230), SB 2522-A (Ch. 2015-231)
H0015 (Similar To) 2015-06-04 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2516-A (Ch. 2015-229), SB 2500-A (Ch. 2015-232), SB 2502-A (Ch. 2015-222)

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