Capitol Connection
Representative Allison Tant and Senator Ileana Garcia
The 7th week of the 2023 Regular Legislative Session saw a few tracked bills move through the legislative process. On Tuesday, April 18th, HB 19 Individual Education Plans, by Representative Allison Tant, (D- Tallahassee) passed out of the Senate and was ordered enrolled. On Thursday, April 20th, SB 246 Florida Kidcare Program Eligibility by Senator Alexis Calatayud, (R- Miami) passed its final committee stop in the Senate Committee on Fiscal Policy. Additionally, SB 914 Suicide Prevention by Senator Ileana Garcia, (R- Miami) passed out of the House and was ordered enrolled.

On Saturday, April 23rd, the House and Senate announced their budget conferees and initial budget allocations. Please find the joint memo here. You may also find a list of the House conferees here and the Senate conferees here. Finally, please see the following budget allocations by committee here.

At this time the Florida Alliance of Children’s Councils & Trusts removed any bills that have not had an appearance at a committee during the 2023 Regular Legislative Session from the bill tracker below.

Until next time!
The Florida Alliance of Children’s Councils & Trusts
Healthy Development
Early Learning
K-12 Education
Out-Of-School Time Programs
Children With Disabilities
Child Protection
Juvenile Justice
Economic Self-Sufficiency
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