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• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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