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SB 7022: Public Employees

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability

Public Employees; Authorizing an employee to use a specified portion of the state’s contribution to purchase additional program benefits and supplemental benefits under certain circumstances; providing for the program to offer health plans in specified benefit levels; requiring the Department of Management Services to develop a plan for implementation of the benefit levels; requiring the department to contract with an entity to provide enrollees with online information on health care services and providers, etc. APPROPRIATION: $183,723,372

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2017
Last Action: 6/15/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-88, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2017-70)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2017 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Governmental Oversight and Accountability
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/06/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
3/6/2017 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
3/7/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 222
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 222
3/31/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/05/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/5/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 331
4/6/2017 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 331
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/12/17
4/12/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 379
• Read 3rd time -SJ 379
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
• The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 393
• Immediately certified -SJ 393
4/12/2017 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 631
• Received -HJ 631
4/13/2017 House • Substituted for HB 5007 -HJ 647
• Read 2nd time -HJ 647
• Amendment(s) adopted (777087) -HJ 658
• Read 3rd time -HJ 658
• Passed as amended; YEAS 74 NAYS 41 -HJ 658
• Immediately certified -HJ 677
• Passed the Senate bill as amended by the House and we accede to conference -HJ 677
4/14/2017 Senate • In returning messages
4/27/2017 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee)
4/27/2017 House • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee)
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Representatives Trujillo (Chair), Moraitis (At Large), Berman (At Large), Bileca (At Large), Boyd (At Large), Caldwell (At Large), Cruz (At Large), Cummings (At Large), Diaz, J. (At Large), DuBose (At Large), McGhee (At Large), Metz (At Large), Moskowitz (At Large), Nunez (At Large), Oliva (At Large), Sprowls (At Large), Stafford (At Large), Stark (At Large) -HJ 902
4/27/2017 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Latvala (Chair), Flores (Vice Chair), Baxley (At Large), Benacquisto (At Large), Bradley (At Large), Braynon (At Large), Clemens (At Large), Galvano (At Large), Grimsley (At Large), Montford (At Large), Simpson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bean (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Clemens, Perry; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government/Governmental Operations and Technology: Grimsley (Chair), Bean, Broxson, Campbell, Garcia, Mayfield, Rodriguez, Rouson, Torres; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Flores (Chair), Baxley, Book, Passidomo, Powell, Rader, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Galvano (Chair), Bradley, Clemens, Farmer, Lee, Simmons; Appropriations Conference Committee on Pre-K - 12 Education/Pre K - 12 Education: Simmons (Chair), Broxson, Farmer, Grimsley, Lee, Montford, Rouson, Young; Appropriations Conference Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources/Agriculture and Natural Resources: Bradley (Chair), Book, Braynon, Hutson, Latvala, Mayfield, Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Tourism: Brandes (Chair), Benacquisto, Gainer, Gibson, Passidomo, Powell, Rader, Simpson, Thurston
5/8/2017 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1266
• Conference Committee Report adopted (392578) -SJ 1285
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 24 NAYS 13 -SJ 1285
5/8/2017 House • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1423
• Conference Committee Report adopted (392578) -HJ 1424, 1437
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 72 NAYS 37 -HJ 1437, 1438
5/8/2017 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1376
6/5/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/14/2017 • Approved by Governor
6/15/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-88, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2017-70)