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CS/HB 29: Military and Veterans Affairs

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Ponder ; Renner ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Ahern ; Altman ; Burgess ; Byrd ; Clemons ; Cortes, B. ; Cruz ; Duran ; Eagle ; Fant ; Fine ; Fischer ; Gonzalez ; Grant, M. ; Ingoglia ; Killebrew ; Magar ; McClain ; Mercado ; Metz ; Moskowitz ; Nunez ; Payne ; Peters ; Pigman ; Plakon ; Porter ; Roth ; Silvers ; Spano ; Toledo ; Trumbull ; Watson, C. ; Willhite ; Williamson ; Yarborough

Military and Veterans Affairs; Citing this act as the "Don Hahnfeldt Veteran and Military Family Opportunity Act"; revising licensure eligibility requirements; requiring the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to waive certain fees; authorizing the licensing authority to recognize certain military-issued credentials for purposes of licensure; designating March 25 of each year as "Medal of Honor Day"; requiring the State Board of Education to issue a temporary certificate in educational leadership to certain persons, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/14/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-7, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1073 (Ch. 2018-102)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 House • Filed
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 16
1/12/2018 House • Referred to Commerce Committee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 338
1/22/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 01/24/18, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/24/2018 House • CS by Commerce Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0 -HJ 432
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
1/25/2018 House • Now in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 431
• On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/29/18, 3:00 pm, 12 HOB
• CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 426
1/29/2018 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 472
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 472
2/2/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/06/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/6/2018 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0 -HJ 535
2/7/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 535
2/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
2/14/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 576
• Amendment(s) adopted (795913) -HJ 576, 577
• Read 3rd time -HJ 577
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 577
2/20/2018 Senate • In Messages
2/22/2018 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 396
2/26/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 395
3/2/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 543
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 543
• Substituted for CS/SB 1884 -SJ 543
• Read 2nd time -SJ 544
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 700
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 701
3/5/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 941
3/9/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/13/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/14/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-7, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1073 (Ch. 2018-102)