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SB 2502: Implementing the 2021-2022 General Appropriations Act

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Implementing the 2021-2022 General Appropriations Act; Incorporating by reference certain calculations of the Florida Education Finance Program; extending for 1 fiscal year authorization for the Department of Education to provide certain appropriated funds to certain education television stations and public colleges and universities for public broadcasting; authorizing the Agency for Health Care Administration, in consultation with the Department of Health, to submit a budget amendment to realign funding for a component of the Children’s Medical Services program to reflect actual enrollment changes; extending for 1 year the exemption of certain rules pertaining to the medical use of marijuana from certain rulemaking requirements, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2021, or, if this act fails to become a law until after that date, it shall take effect upon becoming a law and shall operate retroactively to July 1, 2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Message sent to senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/26/2021 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/31/21, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/29/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/01/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/31/2021 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
4/1/2021 Senate • Filed
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/07/21 -SJ 378
• Introduced -SJ 343
4/7/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 363
• Read 3rd time -SJ 365
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 365
• 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 368
• Immediately certified -SJ 368
4/7/2021 House • In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Amendment 107435 filed
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Substituted for HB 5003
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 107435 adopted
• Read 3rd time
• Passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 3
• Passed the Senate bill as amended by House and we accede to conference
• Immediately certified
• Message sent to senate
4/8/2021 Senate • In returning messages
4/16/2021 House • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee)
• Conference Committee appointed
4/16/2021 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations)
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations: Stargel (Chair), Bean (At Large), Book (At Large), Farmer (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Mayfield (At Large), Passidomo (At Large), Perry (At Large), Rouson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Agriculture & Natural Resources: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Powell, Rodrigues, Stewart, Thurston; Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/State Administration & Technology: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Powell, Rodrigues, Stewart, Thurston; Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Perry (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Brandes, Gainer, Pizzo, Rodriguez, Torres; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Higher Education: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Polsky, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/PreK-12: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Polsky, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Bean (Chair), Book, Brodeur, Burgess, Diaz, Farmer, Harrell, Jones, Rodrigues, Rodriguez, Rouson; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Infrastructure & Tourism: Gainer (Chair), Ausley, Boyd, Cruz, Garcia, Gibson, Hooper, Mayfield, Perry, Taddeo, Wright; -SJ 507
4/30/2021 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1257
• Conference Committee Report adopted (652590) -SJ 1275
4/30/2021 House • In Messages
4/30/2021 Senate • Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1275
4/30/2021 House • Conference Committee Report considered
• Amendment 652590 adopted
• Conference Committee Report adopted
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 117, NAYS 1
4/30/2021 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1290
4/30/2021 House • Message sent to senate