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CS/SB 642: Individuals with Disabilities

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Benacquisto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sobel

Individuals with Disabilities; Creating the “Florida Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act”; requiring the Florida Prepaid College Board to establish a direct-support organization known as “Florida ABLE, Inc.”; authorizing the organization to use certain services, property, and facilities of the Florida Prepaid College Board; requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, the Department of Children and Families, and the Department of Education to assist, cooperate, and coordinate with the organization in the provision of public information and outreach for the program, etc. APPROPRIATION: $3,386,000.00

Effective Date: 5/21/2015
Last Action: 5/22/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-56, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 644 (Ch. 2015-57), CS/CS/SB 646 (Ch. 2015-58)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/3/2015 Senate • Filed
2/6/2015 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 75
2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/17/15, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/17/2015 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
2/18/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/20/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 159
2/27/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 03/04/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 75
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 155
3/4/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 193
3/5/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 193
3/20/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/25/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 259
3/26/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 259
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/15
4/1/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 302
• Amendment(s) adopted (474044) -SJ 303
• Read 3rd time -SJ 303
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 303
• Immediately certified -SJ 303
4/1/2015 House • In Messages
4/21/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 636
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
• Received -HJ 636
4/23/2015 House • Substituted for CS/HB 935 -HJ 743
• Read 2nd time -HJ 743
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 790
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 790
4/24/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 656
5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/21/2015 • Approved by Governor
5/22/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-56, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 644 (Ch. 2015-57), CS/CS/SB 646 (Ch. 2015-58)