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SB 1566: Military and Veteran Support

GENERAL BILL by Grimsley

Military and Veteran Support; Requiring the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, subject to appropriation, to contract with individuals and entities to provide alternative treatment options for certain veterans; authorizing the Supreme Court of Florida to admit on motion a bar applicant who is the spouse of a servicemember stationed in this state under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Education to expedite the processing of an application for educator certification submitted by the spouse of a servicemember stationed in this state; requiring the State Board of Education to adopt rules regarding extending validity of a temporary certificate if the applicant is the spouse of a servicemember stationed in this state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 29 (Ch. 2018-7)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security (MS)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 178
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 178
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 29 (Ch. 2018-7)