That's 13 months from now.
But Governor Scott says that works for him.
"Our teachers are gonna be able to get up to a $2,500 ...even a $3,500 pay raise," he said,"So I'm glad that the House and Senate went along with lour $480 million."
With teacher pay out of the way, the governor is concentrating his efforts on a tax break for manufacturing and health care for the poor.
Scott says he hasn't given up on Medicaid expansion ... but the prospects for him getting what he wants appear dim.
The Senate has a plan that is close to what Scott wants, but the House isn't giving any ground.
State House leaders have a voucher plan that they are promoting, but critics say it will cover only a handful of people at best, and will force Florida tax payers to pick up the full tab.