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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
Last Action: 4/1/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2014-62)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Appropriations Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 121
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/04/14, 9:30 am, Webster Hall
• CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 155
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 151
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/20/14, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
• CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 161
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 151
• 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
• In Messages
• Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Appropriations -SJ 229
• Received -SJ 228
• 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
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 248
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 366
• Approved by Governor -HJ 441
• Chapter No. 2014-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2014-62)
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