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  • Introduced
    Jan 09, 2023
  • Passed House
    Apr 20, 2023
  • Passed Senate
    May 02, 2023
  • Signed into Law
    May 26, 2023
HB 139
Florida House Bill
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Benefits, Training, and Employment for Veterans and Their Spouses; Requires analysis of VETS Program; revises duties of DVA & Florida Is For Veterans, Inc., to include assistance to veterans' spouses; revises purpose & duties of VETS Program to include assistance to veterans' spouses; requires Florida Is For Veterans, Inc., to assist veterans or their spouses in accessing employment & licensure in health care professions; requires DOH to waive certain fees for veterans & their spouses; requires appropriate board or DOH to expedite health care licensure applications submitted by veterans; establishes Office of Veteran Licensure Services; provides appropriations & authorizes positions. APPROPRIATION: $399,565
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legislature • May 26, 2023: Chapter No. 2023-161
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  • May 26, 2023 | legislature
    • Approved by Governor
    • Chapter No. 2023-161
  • May 22, 2023 | legislature
    • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
  • May 02, 2023 | House
    • In Messages
    • Ordered enrolled
  • May 02, 2023 | Senate
    • Withdrawn from Fiscal Policy
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Substituted for CS/SB 858
    • Read 2nd time
    • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
  • Apr 25, 2023 | Senate
    • Received
  • Apr 21, 2023 | Senate
    • Referred to Fiscal Policy
  • Apr 20, 2023 | Senate
    • In Messages
  • Apr 20, 2023 | House
    • Read 2nd time
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 115, NAYS 0
  • Apr 13, 2023 | House
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/20/2023)
  • Apr 11, 2023 | House
    • Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
    • Bill released to House Calendar
    • Added to Second Reading Calendar
  • Apr 10, 2023 | House
    • Favorable by Health & Human Services Committee
  • Apr 06, 2023 | House
    • Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
  • Mar 29, 2023 | House
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Health & Human Services Committee
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
  • Mar 28, 2023 | House
    • Favorable with CS by Appropriations Committee
    • Reported out of Appropriations Committee
    • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
  • Mar 24, 2023 | House
    • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
  • Mar 20, 2023 | House
    • Favorable by Local Administration, Federal Affairs & Special Districts Subcommittee
    • Reported out of Local Administration, Federal Affairs & Special Districts Subcommittee
    • Now in Appropriations Committee
  • Mar 16, 2023 | House
    • Added to Local Administration, Federal Affairs & Special Districts Subcommittee agenda
  • Mar 14, 2023 | House
    • Referred to Local Administration, Federal Affairs & Special Districts Subcommittee
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Local Administration, Federal Affairs & Special Districts Subcommittee
  • Mar 13, 2023 | House
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
  • Mar 11, 2023 | House
    • Reported out of Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
    • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
  • Mar 09, 2023 | House
    • Favorable with CS by Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
  • Mar 07, 2023 | House
    • PCS added to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee agenda
    • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
  • Feb 16, 2023 | House
    • PCS added to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee agenda
  • Jan 17, 2023 | House
    • Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
    • Referred to Local Administration, Federal Affairs & Special Districts Subcommittee
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
  • Jan 09, 2023 | House
    • Filed