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CS/CS/HB 7015: Military and Veteran Support

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Appropriations Committee ; Veteran and Military Affairs Subcommittee ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Ahern ; Albritton ; Artiles ; Baxley ; Berman ; Brodeur ; Broxson ; Caldwell ; Campbell ; Coley ; Corcoran ; Cruz ; Cummings ; Danish ; Diaz, J. ; Dudley ; Edwards ; Eisnaugle ; Fitzenhagen ; Gaetz ; Hager ; Harrell ; Hooper ; Mayfield ; McBurney ; McGhee ; Metz ; Murphy ; Nelson ; Nunez ; Peters ; Pigman ; Porter ; Rader ; Rangel ; Raschein ; Raulerson ; Ray ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Renuart ; Roberson ; Rodriguez, J. ; Rogers ; Rooney ; Santiago ; Schwartz ; Spano ; Steube ; Van Zant ; Williams ; Zimmermann

Military and Veteran Support; Revises & creates provisions to benefit veterans & servicemembers with regard to Educational Dollars for Duty program; Florida Veterans' Walk of Honor & Florida Veterans' Memorial Garden; governmental & private employment preference; employment & training services; waiver of fees by DPBR & DOH; residency in Florida State Veterans' Domiciliary Home & admittance to state veterans' nursing home; drivers license & learner's permit exemptions & extensions; physician certificate for practice in areas of critical need; establishing certain charter schools; & waiver of certain state university, Florida College System institution, & career center fees; establishes Florida Is For Veterans, Inc. & Veterans Employment & Training Services Program in DVA; assigns various duties to Florida Is For Veterans, Inc., and VISIT Florida for marketing; provides appropriations. APPROPRIATION: $22,489,498.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 4/1/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2014-62)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2014 House • Filed
1/27/2014 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 121
1/28/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/04/14, 9:30 am, Webster Hall
2/4/2014 House • CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 155
2/7/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/10/2014 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 151
2/13/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/20/14, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
2/20/2014 House • CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 161
2/27/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 151
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 190
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 149
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 149
• Read 2nd time -HJ 190
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 190
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 190
• Immediately certified -HJ 191
3/4/2014 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2014 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Appropriations -SJ 229
3/10/2014 Senate • Received -SJ 228
3/11/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Appropriations -SJ 234
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 234
• Substituted for CS/SB 860 -SJ 235
• Read 2nd time -SJ 234
• Read 3rd time -SJ 235
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 235
• Immediately certified -SJ 235
3/11/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 248
3/26/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 366
3/31/2014 • Approved by Governor -HJ 441
4/1/2014 • Chapter No. 2014-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2014-62)