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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, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 15 (Ch. 2017-166), CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116) -SJ 734
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations (AP)

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  • 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, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 15 (Ch. 2017-166), CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116) -SJ 734

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  • CS/CS/SB 902, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/2/2017 at 8:46 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 15 (er) Educational Options Sullivan, Fischer Compare Last Action: 6/27/2017 Chapter No. 2017-166, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)
    H 7069 (er) Education Education Committee Compare Last Action: 6/16/2017 Chapter No. 2017-116, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 15 (Ch. 2017-166), CS/CS/HB 293 (Ch. 2017-55), CS/CS/HB 989 (Ch. 2017-177), SB 2500 (Ch. 2017-70)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 902, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 4/18/2017 at 1:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/28/2017 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 5/2/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 15 (e1) Educational Options Sullivan, Fischer Compare Last Action: 6/27/2017 Chapter No. 2017-166, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    267912 - Amendment
    Delete lines 45 - 47 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Simmons)
    4/28/2017
    2:30 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    5/1/2017
    Web Page
    PDF
    313386 - Amendment
    Delete lines 221 - 222 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Simmons)
    4/28/2017
    2:31 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    5/1/2017
    Web Page
    PDF
    565618 - Amendment
    Delete lines 267 - 271 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Simmons)
    4/28/2017
    2:29 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    5/1/2017
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    5/1/2017 8:00 AM Appropriations 17 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • SB 902, Original Filed Version Posted 2/13/2017 at 2:16 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 3/31/2017 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 4/18/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 15 (c3) Educational Options Sullivan, Fischer Compare Last Action: 6/27/2017 Chapter No. 2017-166, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7069 (Ch. 2017-116)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    608826 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Education
    (Simmons)
    4/17/2017
    11:18 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/17/2017
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/17/2017 1:30 PM Education 6 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 1 (pdf)

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