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SB 2524: Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations

Education; Revising the goals of the Florida Center for Nursing; revising the requirements for school district and charter school capacity determinations; revising Department of Education duties under the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program; establishing the distribution methodology that early learning coalitions must use to distribute school readiness program funds to eligible providers; creating the Driving Choice Grant Program within the department for specified purposes relating to the transportation of certain students; establishing the Linking Industry to Nursing Education (LINE) Fund for specified purposes, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 6/3/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-154
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/4/2022 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/09/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/9/2022 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2/10/2022 Senate • Filed
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/17/22 -SJ 426
2/16/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 374
2/17/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 408
• Read 3rd time -SJ 408
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 408
• 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 417
• Immediately certified -SJ 417
2/17/2022 House • In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/22/2022)
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2/22/2022 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 239289 adopted
• Read 3rd time
• Passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
• Immediately certified
• Passed the Senate bill as amended by House and we accede to conference
2/22/2022 Senate • In returning messages
2/28/2022 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations)
3/1/2022 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations: Stargel (Chair), Bean (At Large), Book (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Mayfield (At Large), Passidomo (At Large), Perry (At Large), Powell (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Stewart (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Agriculture and Natural Resources: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Rodrigues, Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/State Administration and Technology: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Rodrigues, Stewart; Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Perry (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Gainer, Pizzo, Rodriguez, Torres, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Higher Education: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Passidomo, Polsky; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/PreK-12: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Passidomo, Polsky; 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 and Tourism: Gainer (Chair), Ausley, Boyd, Cruz, Garcia, Gibson, Hooper, Mayfield, Perry, Taddeo, Wright; -SJ 485
3/11/2022 House • Bill placed in Conference (PreK-12 Appropriations/Higher Education Appropriations Conference Committee)
• Conference Committee appointed
3/14/2022 Senate • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 856
• Conference Committee Report adopted (420138) -SJ 896
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 31 NAYS 2 -SJ 896
3/14/2022 House • In Messages
• In Messages
• Conference Committee Report considered
• Amendment 420138 adopted
• Conference Committee Report adopted
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 83, NAYS 24
3/14/2022 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1220
6/2/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
6/3/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-154