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CS/HB 977: Motor Vehicle Insurance & Driver Education for Children in Care

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Albritton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Berman ; Bracy ; Campbell ; Cruz ; Diaz, J. ; Edwards ; Gaetz ; Gibbons ; Hager ; McGhee ; Pafford ; Pritchett ; Rader ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rodriguez, J. ; Rooney ; Schwartz ; Williams

Motor Vehicle Insurance & Driver Education for Children in Care; Authorizing the court to consider the best interest of a child in removing specified disabilities of nonage for certain minors; directing the Department of Children and Families to establish a statewide pilot program to pay specified costs of driver education, licensure and costs incidental to licensure, and motor vehicle insurance for a child in licensed out-of-home care who meets certain qualifications; removing the disability of nonage of minors for purposes of obtaining motor vehicle insurance; providing for preferential enrollment in driver education for specified children in care; providing an appropriation, etc. APPROPRIATION: $800,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/19/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-166, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1666 (Ch. 2014-224)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2014 House • Filed
2/28/2014 House • Referred to Healthy Families Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 84
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 84
3/21/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/25/14, 11:30 am, 12 HOB
3/25/2014 House • Favorable by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 365
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 365
4/4/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/08/14, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
4/8/2014 House • CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 482
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 481
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/10/14, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 479
4/10/2014 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 508
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 508
4/21/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/14
4/23/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 620
• Read 3rd time -HJ 621
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 621
4/23/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Transportation; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 592
• Received -SJ 592
4/30/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Transportation; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 825
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 825
• Substituted for CS/SB 744 -SJ 825
• Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 879
5/1/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 906
• Amendment(s) adopted (137914) -SJ 906
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Reconsidered -SJ 1007
• Amendment(s) adopted (322822, 965520) -SJ 1007
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/2/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1040
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 1040
5/2/2014 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 3 amendment(s) (137914, 322822, 965520) -HJ 994
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 996
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 996
6/5/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/19/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-166, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1666 (Ch. 2014-224)