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HB 513: State Poet Laureate

GENERAL BILL by Raulerson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Saunders ; Schwartz

State Poet Laureate; Assigns duties to Florida Council on Arts & Culture relating to promotion of poetry & recommendations for appointment of State Poet Laureate; creates honorary position of State Poet Laureate within DOS; establishes procedures for acceptance of nominations, qualifications & recommendation of nominees, & appointment of State Poet Laureate; provides for filling vacancies; specifies that former poet laureate becomes State Poet Laureate Emeritus or Emerita; provides that State Poet Laureate, State Poet Laureate Emeritus, & State Poet Laureate Emerita serve without compensation; authorizes department to adopt rules.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/20/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-203
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2014 House • Filed
1/16/2014 House • Referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 43
2/12/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 02/19/14, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
2/19/2014 House • Favorable by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 158
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 158
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 43
3/11/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 03/13/14, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
3/13/2014 House • Favorable by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 278
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 278
3/28/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/14
4/1/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 417
• Read 3rd time -HJ 417
• Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 417
4/2/2014 Senate • In Messages
4/3/2014 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Education; Rules -SJ 452
• Received -SJ 452
4/11/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Education; Rules -SJ 509
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 509
• Substituted for SB 290 -SJ 509
• Read 2nd time -SJ 509
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 582
• Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 582
4/24/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 705
6/13/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/20/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-203