In the House Finance & Tax Committee:
The committee considered Proposed Committee Bill (PCB) FTC1 that provides a tax cut package valued at approximately $435 million. The bill was filed as HB 33-A.
In the Senate Appropriations Committee:
The Committee amended and passed SB 2-A — Health Insurance Affordability Exchange which offers premium assistance to help low income working Floridians purchase private health care coverage. The bill was amended to include a sunset provision requiring an evaluation of health outcomes and fiscal impacts before continuing the program past July 1, 2018.
COMING UP TOMORROW
[NOTE: Most meetings are available via Florida Channel webcasts at http://thefloridachannel.org.]
The Senate will be in Session – 1:00-6:00 pm – to consider SB 2-A – Health Insurance Affordability Exchnage.
Ruth Haseman Melton
Director of Government Relations
Florida School Boards Association
Office: 850 / 414-2578
Cell: 850 / 509-6411