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CS/CS/SB 902: Gardiner Scholarship Program

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education ; Simmons

Gardiner Scholarship Program; Prohibiting a student who is enrolled in the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind from being eligible for the program; requiring that a student’s account be closed and program funds revert to the state after the account is inactive for a specified number of years; specifying that certain actions of a private school are a basis for program ineligibility, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/3/2017 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 15 -SJ 734
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 105
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 105
3/22/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/27/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
4/3/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/03/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/12/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/17/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/17/2017 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 434
4/18/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/19/2017 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations; Rules -SJ 439
• Now in Appropriations
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 436
4/28/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 05/01/17, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
5/1/2017 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 679
5/2/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Rules
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 680
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/17
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 679
5/3/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 727, 732, 734
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 15 -SJ 734
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 15 -SJ 734