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SB 440: Florida Veterans Care Program

GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bean ; Young ; Flores ; Simpson ; Mayfield ; Perry ; Galvano ; Gainer ; Passidomo ; Taddeo ; Campbell ; Gibson ; Hukill

Florida Veterans Care Program; Creating the program within the Department of Veterans’ Affairs; authorizing the department, the Agency for Health Care Administration, and the Department of Children and Families to jointly negotiate with federal agencies in order to seek federal funding for the program; prohibiting the use of state funds to support the program; providing that the act does not affect a person’s eligibility for the state Medicaid program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/6/2017 Senate • Filed
10/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Appropriations -SJ 36
10/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/07/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
11/7/2017 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 102
• Now in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security -SJ 102
11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 12/06/17, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
12/6/2017 Senate • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 101
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 101
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 36
2/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/22/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/22/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 384
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 384
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/27/18 -SJ 402
2/27/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 398
• Amendment(s) adopted (510846) -SJ 398
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 399
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/28/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 409
• Passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 409
2/28/2018 House • In Messages
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages