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CS/CS/HB 563: Public Assistance

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Drake ; Eagle ; McBurney ; Metz ; Renner ; Smith ; Tobia

Public Assistance; Revises eligibility guidelines for Relative Caregiver Program; requires DCF to impose replacement fee for EBT cards; revises penalties for noncompliance with work requirements for temporary cash assistance; limits receipt of child-only benefits during periods of noncompliance; requires DCF to refer sanctioned participants to appropriate community services; revises consideration of income from illegal or ineligible noncitizen family members in determining eligibility for temporary cash assistance; requires DEO to develop & implement work plan agreement for participants in temporary cash assistance program. APPROPRIATION: $879,680.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in returning Messages
Location: In returning messages from Senate
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/4/2015 House • Filed
11/16/2015 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 49
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 49
1/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/20/16, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
1/20/2016 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -HJ 257
1/22/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 254
1/25/2016 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 261
1/29/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/02/16, 10:30 am, Webster Hall
2/2/2016 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 2 -HJ 364
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 364
2/5/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/09/16, 11:30 am, Morris Hall
2/9/2016 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 459
2/12/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 456
2/15/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 462
2/26/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
3/1/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 631
• Amendment(s) adopted (386609) -HJ 632
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 660
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 82 NAYS 33 -HJ 660
3/2/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 587
• Received -SJ 587
3/4/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 715
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 715
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 750 -SJ 715
• Read 2nd time -SJ 715
• Amendment(s) adopted (707276) -SJ 715
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 737
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 738
3/7/2016 House • In returning messages
3/9/2016 House • Temporarily postponed, on Senate message list -HJ 955
3/11/2016 House • Died in returning Messages