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CS/SB 234: Dental Care

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hays ; Abruzzo ; Ring ; Clemens ; Soto

Dental Care; Establishing a joint local and state dental care access account initiative, subject to the availability of funding; authorizing the creation of dental care access accounts; providing criteria for the selection of dentists for participation in the initiative; providing for the establishment of accounts; limiting the number of new accounts that may be established per fiscal year; requiring the Department of Health to implement an electronic benefit transfer system; authorizing the department to transfer state funds remaining in a closed account at a specified time and to return unspent funds from local sources, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/9/2016 Senate - Laid on Table -SJ 888
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/4/2015 Senate • Filed
9/17/2015 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 20
10/12/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 10/20/15, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
10/20/2015 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 125
10/21/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 125
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 11/18/15, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
11/18/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 128
11/20/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 128
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 20
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/29/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 499
3/7/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/16
3/9/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 888
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 139 (Vetoed by Governor) -SJ 888
• Laid on Table -SJ 888