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CS/CS/HB 979: Homelessness

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee ; Peters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Berman ; Beshears ; Campbell ; Clelland ; Combee ; Cummings ; Fitzenhagen ; Gaetz ; Gibbons ; Hager ; Hill ; Hooper ; La Rosa ; Metz ; Oliva ; Pigman ; Pilon ; Pritchett ; Raburn ; Raschein ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rooney ; Rouson ; Santiago ; Saunders ; Schwartz ; Spano ; Stewart ; Van Zant ; Watson, C. ; Williams

Homelessness; Revises legislative findings; requires DEO to provide training & technical assistance to certain designated lead agencies of homeless assistance continuums of care; requires that provision of such training & assistance be delegated to certain nonprofit entities; requires department to establish award levels for "Challenge Grants"; specifies criteria to determine award levels; requires department, after consultation with Council on Homelessness, to specify grant award level in notice of solicitation of grant applications; revises qualifications for grant; specifies authorized uses of grant funds; requires lead agency that receives grant to submit report to department; provides for contingent effect.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/20/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-214
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2014 House • Filed
2/28/2014 House • Referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 84
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 84
3/21/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, 03/25/14, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
3/25/2014 House • CS by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 366
3/26/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 360
3/28/2014 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 403
4/8/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/10/14, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
4/10/2014 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0 -HJ 530
4/11/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 527
4/21/2014 House • Original reference(s) removed: Economic Affairs Committee
• Referred to- Calendar -HJ 598
4/23/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/14
4/25/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 772
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 798
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 798
4/28/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 775
• Received -SJ 775
4/29/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 804
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 804
• Substituted for CS/SB 1090 -SJ 804
• Read 2nd time -SJ 804
• Amendment(s) adopted (540440) -SJ 804
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1024
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, withdrawn (540440) -SJ 1024
• CS passed; YEAS 34 NAYS 0 -SJ 1024
5/1/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 960
6/13/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/20/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-214