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CS/SB 1500: Housing for the Homeless

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Latvala

Housing for the Homeless; Requiring that the reservation of funds within each notice of fund availability to persons who are homeless and persons with special needs be at least 10 percent of the funds available at the time of the notice; directing the State Office on Homelessness to create a task force to make recommendations regarding the implementation of a statewide Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) subject to certain requirements; requiring the Florida Housing Finance Corporation to first distribute a certain percentage of the total amount to be distributed each fiscal year from the Local Government Housing Trust Fund to the Department of Children and Families and to the Department of Economic Opportunity, respectively, subject to certain requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Location: In committee/council (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2015 Senate • Filed
3/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 139
• Introduced -SJ 139
3/16/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/19/15, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
3/19/2015 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
3/20/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/23/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 226
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 234
4/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 04/14/15, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
4/14/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 426
4/16/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 426
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Appropriations