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CS/CS/HB 1: The Hope Scholarship Program

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee ; Donalds ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fischer ; Olszewski

The Hope Scholarship Program; Establishing the Hope Scholarship Program; requiring a school district to notify an eligible student's parent of the program and specified opportunities; authorizing certain persons to elect to direct certain state sales and use tax revenue to be transferred to a nonprofit scholarship-funding organizations for the Hope Scholarship Program; requiring the Department of Revenue to share specified information with eligible nonprofit scholarship-funding organizations; providing private school requirements for participation in educational scholarship programs; revising eligible expenditures for the Gardiner Scholarship Program, etc. APPROPRIATION: $3,200,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/1/2017 House • Filed
    • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 11
    • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, 11/08/17, 4:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
    11/8/2017 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 5 -HJ 252
    • Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 252
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 11
    1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
    1/30/2018 House • CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 475
    1/31/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 465
    2/5/2018 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 491
    • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/07/18, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
    2/7/2018 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 4 -HJ 559
    2/9/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    2/12/2018 House • CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 553
    2/13/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 562
    2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
    3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 790
    • Amendment(s) adopted (109767, 357475, 439925, 541089, 703681) -HJ 791, 797
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 851
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 71 NAYS 41 -HJ 851
    3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)

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  • CS/CS/HB 1, Engrossed 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/2/2018 at 10:51 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 6051 The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program Shaw Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
    H 7055 (er) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    S 732 (c2) K-12 Education Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    S 1172 (c1) Hope Scholarship Program Galvano Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
    S 1848 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program Farmer Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/5/2018 11:31 AM House 71 Yeas - 41 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.1832 Page 21 (pdf)
    213.053 Confidentiality and information sharing. Page 22 (pdf)
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 43 (pdf)
    1002.39 The John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program. Page 48 (pdf)
    1002.395 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Page 56 (pdf)
    1002.40 Page 4 (pdf)
    1002.421 Accountability of private schools participating in state school choice scholarship programs. Page 23 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 1, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/9/2018 at 11:37 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 6051 The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program Shaw Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
    H 7055 (c1) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    S 1172 (c1) Hope Scholarship Program Galvano Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
    S 1848 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program Farmer Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)

    Floor Amendments (6)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    439925 - Amendment
    Remove line 79 and insert:
    Donalds 2/28/2018
    3:51 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/2/2018
    PDF
    109767 - Amendment
    Remove lines 163-170 and insert:
    Jones 2/28/2018
    3:40 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/2/2018
    PDF
    357475 - Amendment
    Remove lines 392-506 and insert:
    Donalds 2/28/2018
    3:29 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/2/2018
    PDF
    703681 - Amendment
    Remove lines 1041-1044 and insert:
    Donalds 2/28/2018
    3:33 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/2/2018
    PDF
    541089 - Amendment
    Remove line 1051 and insert:
    Donalds 2/28/2018
    3:52 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/2/2018
    PDF
    390773 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Jones 2/28/2018
    2:39 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    3/2/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.1832 Page 20 (pdf)
    213.053 Confidentiality and information sharing. Page 21 (pdf)
    1002.40 Page 4 (pdf)
    1002.421 Accountability of private schools participating in state school choice scholarship programs. Page 22 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 1, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/31/2018 at 1:47 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Education Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/9/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7055 (c1) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    S 1172 (c1) Hope Scholarship Program Galvano Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)

    Committee Amendments (5)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    668187 - Amendment
    Remove line 152 and insert:
    Donalds 2/6/2018
    6:15 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/7/2018
    PDF
    300647 - Amendment
    Remove line 166 and insert:
    Jones 2/7/2018
    1:45 PM
    Failed to Adopt
    2/7/2018
    PDF
    418511 - Amendment
    Remove lines 178-421 and insert:
    Donalds 2/6/2018
    6:17 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/7/2018
    PDF
    958015 - Amendment
    Remove line 588 and insert:
    Donalds 2/6/2018
    6:18 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/7/2018
    PDF
    372449 - Amendment
    Between lines 717 and 718, insert:
    Donalds 2/6/2018
    6:16 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/7/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.1832 Page 27 (pdf)
    213.053 Confidentiality and information sharing. Page 28 (pdf)
    1002.40 Page 4 (pdf)

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  • HB 1, Original Filed Version Posted 11/1/2017 at 1:58 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 11/8/2017 (pdf)
    PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/31/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1172 (c1) Hope Scholarship Program Galvano Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    245911 - Amendment
    Remove lines 72-129 and insert:
    Donalds 1/29/2018
    4:15 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/30/2018
    PDF
    558695 - Amendment
    Remove lines 434-482 and insert:
    Donalds 1/29/2018
    4:16 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/30/2018
    PDF
    235511 - Amendment
    Remove lines 504-612 and insert:
    Donalds 1/29/2018
    4:17 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/30/2018
    PDF
    147513 - Amendment
    Remove line 617 and insert:
    Diaz, M. 1/29/2018
    4:18 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/30/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.1832 Page 24 (pdf)
    1002.40 Page 3 (pdf)

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