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SB 1852: Funding from the National Mortgage Settlement

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Funding from the National Mortgage Settlement; Providing an appropriation from the General Revenue (GR) Fund to the Florida Prepaid Tuition Scholarship Program to purchase 2-year dormitory residence advance payment contracts for certain students; providing an appropriation from the GR Fund to the state courts system to provide technology solutions to expedite foreclosure cases through the judicial process; providing an appropriation from the GR Fund to the Office of the Attorney General to provide legal aid services to low- and moderate-income homeowners facing foreclosure; providing an appropriation from the GR Fund to the Department of Economic Opportunity to provide a grant to Habitat for Humanity of Florida for certain purposes, etc. APPROPRIATION: $200,080,474.00

Effective Date: Upon the deposit of $200,080,474 into the General Revenue Fund from the escrow account created as a result of the consent judgment entered into by the Attorney General on April 4, 2012, in the case of United States of America, et al. v. Bank of America Corp., et al., No. 12-0361-RMC, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Last Action: 6/5/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-106
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/5/2013 Senate SPB 7146 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1852) by Appropriations
• Filed
4/8/2013 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 364
4/9/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 364
4/15/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/18/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 480
4/19/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 480
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/13
4/24/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/13
4/25/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 603
• Amendment(s) adopted (754392) -SJ 603
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 606
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 682
• Passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 682
• Immediately certified -SJ 708
4/26/2013 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 921
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
• Received -HJ 921
4/29/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 963
• Substituted for HB 7111 -HJ 963
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1000
• Passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1001
4/30/2013 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 881
5/28/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/4/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/5/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-106