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CS/CS/SB 1948: Department of Economic Opportunity

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bradley ; Pizzo ; Bracy

Department of Economic Opportunity; Renaming the executive director of the Department of Economic Opportunity as the Secretary of Economic Opportunity; revising the application process and funding for development grants awarded by the department to local governments; requiring the department to implement an integrated, modular system hosted in a cloud service, rather than an integrated Internet-based system, for the reemployment assistance program; revising the timeline for employers’ responses to notices of benefits claims sent by the department, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/22/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1463 -SJ 581
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 218
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 217
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/15/21, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/15/2021 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 271
3/16/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/17/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 279
4/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/15/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
• CS/CS by Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
4/16/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/19/2021 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Rules
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/20/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 487
4/22/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 580
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 1463 -SJ 581
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1463 -SJ 581