Introduced by Rep. Steve Marino (R) on May 11, 2017 To increase the fund balance “floor” on a state disaster and emergency contingency fund from $1 million to $2.5 million. A 2016 law requires the legislature to appropriate enough each year to keep at least that much in the fund but no more than $10 million. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 11, 2017
Referred in the House on May 24, 2017 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeff Yaroch (R) on May 30, 2017 To require the legislature to make annual appropriations to the disaster and emergency contingency fund.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 30, 2017