CS/HB 7045 -  School Choice

by Appropriations Committee and Education & Employment Committee and Fine and Fischer (CO-SPONSORS) Maggard; Roth
Revises student eligibility requirements under Family Empowerment Scholarship program to include students with disabilities; revises provisions related to calculation of maximum amount of scholarship funds granted to a student with disabilities; revises provisions related to funding and payment of scholarships awarded under program; providing requirements for use of funds under program; revising program administration obligations; repeals Gardiner Scholarship Program; provides for future repeal of John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program; providing certain students with disabilities are eligible for enrollment in transition-to-work programs; revising amount of eligible contributions used for administrative expenses by an eligible nonprofit scholarship-funding organization under Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Chapter No. 2021-27 on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:34 AM

PCB committee actions:

  • PCB EEC 21-01 recommended by:
    Education & Employment Committee

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 214218 , Thurston Date Filed: 04/22/21, Line#: 46 Senate: Failed 4/22/2021 4:44:54 PM
    • 146430 , Thurston Date Filed: 04/22/21, Line#: 264 Senate: Failed 4/22/2021 4:42:21 PM
    • 758664 , Taddeo Date Filed: 04/21/21, Line#: 765 Senate: Failed 4/22/2021 4:30:45 PM
    • 507624 , Thurston Date Filed: 04/22/21, Line#: 1402 Senate: Failed 4/22/2021 4:39:14 PM
    • 234616 , Thurston Date Filed: 04/22/21, Line#: 1514 Senate: Failed 4/22/2021 4:34:45 PM
    • 162445 , Fine Date Filed: 04/16/21, Line#: 264 House: Superseded by Substitute 04/20/2021 11:04 AM
    • SA 566539 , Fine Date Filed: 04/16/21, Line#: 263 House: Adopted 04/20/2021 11:04 AM
    • 146099 , Robinson, F. Date Filed: 04/16/21, Line#: 307 House: Failed 04/20/2021 11:18 AM
    • 974025 , Bartleman Date Filed: 04/16/21, Line#: 1401 House: Failed 04/20/2021 11:37 AM
    • 193999 , Bartleman Date Filed: 04/16/21, Line#: 1513 House: Failed 04/20/2021 11:50 AM
    • 674775 , Fine (APC) Date Filed: 04/07/21, Line#: 270 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 04/08/2021 09:37 PM
    • 468647 , Fine (APC) Date Filed: 04/07/21, Line#: 498 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 04/08/2021 09:37 PM
    • AA 180183 , Fine (APC) Date Filed: 04/08/21, Line#: 661 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 04/08/2021 09:37 PM
    • 446283 , Fine (APC) Date Filed: 04/07/21, Line#: 1261 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 04/08/2021 09:37 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 04/20/2021 11:18 AM   Yeas: 39 Nays: 78 Action: Action 2: Adoption Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 186] Barcode: 146099
Chamber: House Date: 04/20/2021 11:36 AM   Yeas: 40 Nays: 77 Action: Action 2: Adoption Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 187] Barcode: 974025
Chamber: House Date: 04/21/2021 11:05 AM   Yeas: 79 Nays: 36 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 192] Barcode:
Chamber: Senate Date: 04/26/2021 12:44 PM   Yeas: 25 Nays: 14 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 16] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Chapter No. 2021-27 Time: 05/12/2021 - 10:34 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Approved by Governor Time: 05/11/2021 - 5:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 05/10/2021 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Ordered enrolled Time: 04/26/2021 - 1:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 04/26/2021 - 1:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S CS passed; YEAS 25 NAYS 14 -SJ 668 Time: 04/26/2021 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 668 Time: 04/26/2021 - 12:16 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/22/2021 - 5:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Amendment(s) failed (146430, 214218, 234616, 507624, 758664) -SJ 622 Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 621 Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Substituted for CS/CS/SB 48 -SJ 622 Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 621 Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:28 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: e1
Event: S Received -SJ 574 Time: 04/21/2021 - 7:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Referred to Appropriations -SJ 575 Time: 04/21/2021 - 12:14 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: e1
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/21/2021 - 12:11 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/21/2021 - 12:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 79, NAYS 36 Time: 04/21/2021 - 11:05 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/21/2021 - 10:13 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 04/20/2021 - 4:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/20/2021 - 11:50 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 193999 Failed Time: 04/20/2021 - 11:50 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 974025 Failed Time: 04/20/2021 - 11:37 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 146099 Failed Time: 04/20/2021 - 11:18 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 162445 superseded by substitute Time: 04/20/2021 - 11:04 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 566539 adopted Time: 04/20/2021 - 11:04 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/20/2021 - 10:24 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 566539 filed Time: 04/16/2021 - 6:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 974025 filed Time: 04/16/2021 - 4:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 146099 filed Time: 04/16/2021 - 3:47 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 193999 filed Time: 04/16/2021 - 3:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 162445 filed Time: 04/16/2021 - 3:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/20/2021) Time: 04/15/2021 - 9:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/14/2021 - 10:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/14/2021 - 10:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/12/2021 - 4:57 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 04/12/2021 - 9:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 04/12/2021 - 9:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Appropriations Committee Time: 04/09/2021 - 6:50 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Appropriations Committee Time: 04/08/2021 - 9:37 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Appropriations Committee agenda Time: 04/06/2021 - 4:05 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Appropriations Committee Time: 03/26/2021 - 7:02 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 03/26/2021 - 7:02 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/24/2021 - 5:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/24/2021 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Education & Employment Committee Version: __