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SB 2-A: Economic Programs

GENERAL BILL by Latvala

Economic Programs; Creating the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund within the Department of Economic Opportunity; providing eligibility criteria for projects to receive funds from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund; requiring the Department of Economic Opportunity to retain state funds for specified programs in the State Economic Enhancement and Development Trust Fund until certain conditions are met; creating the Targeted Marketing Assistance Program to enhance the tourism business marketing of small, minority, rural, and agritourism businesses in the state; terminating the Displaced Homemaker Trust Fund within the Department of Economic Opportunity, etc. APPROPRIATION: $177,000,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 6/9/2017 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1-A (Ch. 2017-233) -SJ 78
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
6/6/2017 Senate • Filed
6/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 2
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 3
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 06/07/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable with 2 amendment(s) by Commerce and Tourism (860238, 305400); YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 37
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Amendments)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 37
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 06/08/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
6/8/2017 Senate • Favorable with 4 amendment(s) by- Appropriations (635320, 293618, 778464, 911692); YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 73
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Amendments)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 73
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 06/08/17
• Read 2nd time -SJ 50
• Amendment(s) adopted (293618, 635320, 778464, 911692) -SJ 51, 52, 53
• Amendment(s) failed (117684, 860238) -SJ 51, 53
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 58
• Placed on 3rd reading
6/9/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 77
• Substituted HB 1-A -SJ 78
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1-A (Ch. 2017-233) -SJ 78