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CS/SB 1172: Hope Scholarship Program

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Galvano

Hope Scholarship Program; Establishing the Hope Scholarship Program; providing Department of Education obligations relating to participating students and private schools and program requirements; authorizing certain persons to elect to direct certain state sales and use tax revenue to be transferred to a nonprofit scholarship-funding organization for the Hope Scholarship Program, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/7/2017 Senate • Filed
12/18/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 87
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 87
1/17/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/22/18, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/22/2018 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 220
1/24/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 222
1/26/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education -SJ 220
2/5/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education, 02/08/18, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/8/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 348
2/12/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 348
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)