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CS/HB 837: Education Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Bileca ; Cortes, B. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Drake ; Gaetz ; Mayfield ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rooney

Education Programs for Individuals with Disabilities; Exempting a foster child from specified eligibility provisions; providing that a student enrolled in a transition-to-work program is eligible for a John M. McKay Scholarship; creating a transition-to-work program for specific students enrolled in the John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program; exempting a John M. McKay Scholarship award from a specified funding calculation, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/28/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-137, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/1/2015 House • Filed
12/10/2015 House • Referred to Choice and Innovation Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 72
1/8/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Choice and Innovation Subcommittee, 01/12/16, 1:30 pm, 306 HOB
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 72
• Favorable by Choice and Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 167
• Now in Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 167
1/26/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/28/16, 12:30 pm, Morris Hall
1/28/2016 House • Favorable by Education Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 323
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 323
2/2/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/04/16, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
2/4/2016 House • CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 400
2/5/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
2/8/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 405
• CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 403
2/15/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/17/16
2/17/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 468
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/18/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 490
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 492
2/23/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 478
• Received -SJ 478
3/8/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 787
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 787
• Substituted for CS/SB 1088 -SJ 787
• Read 2nd time -SJ 787
• Amendment(s) adopted (495394) -SJ 787
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 846
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 846
3/9/2016 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 955
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (495394) -HJ 958
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 958
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 958
3/11/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
3/25/2016 • Approved by Governor
3/28/2016 • Chapter No. 2016-137, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)