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CS/HB 93: Homelessness

GENERAL BILL by Healthy Families Subcommittee ; Reed ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Campbell ; Jones, M. ; Pafford ; Pritchett ; Rader ; Stewart ; Torres

Homelessness; Requires motor vehicle registration form & registration renewal form, driver license application form, & driver license application form for renewal issuance or renewal extension to include option to make voluntary contribution to aid homeless; provides for deposit & use of such contributions; provides exemption from certain application fee requirements; provides that voluntary contributions for homeless are not income of revenue nature for purpose of applying certain service charges; establishes homelessness prevention grant program; requires grant applicants to be ranked competitively; provides preference for certain grant applicants; provides eligibility requirements; provides grant limitations & restrictions; provides requirements for lead agencies for local homeless assistance continuums of care; limits percentage of funding that lead agencies may spend on administrative costs; repeals provisions relating to emergency assistance program for families with children that have lost shelter or face loss of shelter due to emergency; transfers emergency assistance program funds to homelessness prevention grant program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/30/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-74
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2013 House • Filed
1/23/2013 House • Referred to Healthy Families Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 27
1/31/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 02/07/13, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
2/7/2013 House • CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 153
2/8/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/12/2013 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 151
• Now in Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 151
3/1/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/05/13, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 26
• Favorable by Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 157
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 157
• CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 144
3/20/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/22/13, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
3/22/2013 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 332
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 332
4/9/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/13
4/11/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 512
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/12/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 588
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 589
4/18/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Transportation; Rules; Appropriations -SJ 500
4/23/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 500
4/25/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Transportation; Rules; Appropriations -SJ 611
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 611
• Substituted for CS/SB 402 -SJ 611
• Read 2nd time -SJ 611
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 692
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 693
4/29/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 966
5/20/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/30/2013 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2013-74