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CS/CS/SB 118: Voluntary Contributions for Public Education Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Finance and Tax ; Hays ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz ; Gibson

Voluntary Contributions for Public Education Facilities; Authorizing a participating business that registers with the Department of Revenue to solicit and collect contributions from its customers for the construction and maintenance of public education facilities; requiring the department to issue a certificate and taxpayer identification number to a participating business; providing that contributions become state funds at the moment of collection by a participating business; including voluntary contributions as a source of funding for the Public Education Capital Outlay and Debt Service Trust Fund, etc. APPROPRIATION: $195,486.00

Effective Date: 1/1/2016
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Finance and Tax (FT)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/18/2014 Senate • Filed
12/12/2014 Senate • Referred to Finance and Tax; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Fiscal Policy -SJ 40
2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 02/16/15, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
2/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 03/02/15, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 40
3/11/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 03/16/15, 2:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
3/16/2015 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 192
3/17/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 199
3/18/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 192
3/30/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/02/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/2/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 351
4/6/2015 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 351
4/15/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/20/15, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/20/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
4/21/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 426
4/23/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 425
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15
4/27/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 667
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 698
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 698
4/28/2015 House • In Messages
• Died in Messages