The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.
SB 1994: Postsecondary Education
GENERAL BILL by Budget ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz
Postsecondary Education; Deleting provisions creating the University of South Florida Polytechnic; requiring that the Florida Polytechnic University meet certain criteria established by the Board of Governors by a specified date; requiring that students enrolled at the University of South Florida Polytechnic be afforded the opportunity to complete their degrees at the University of South Florida; transferring all real and personal property, licenses and associated revenues, existing contracts, unexpended balances, appropriations, allocations, funds, and mutually agreed-upon obligations, responsibilities, and liabilities from the University of South Florida which relate to the University of South Florida Polytechnic campus, as determined by the Board of Trustees of the University of South Florida and the Board of Trustees of the Florida Polytechnic University, to the Florida Polytechnic University, etc. APPROPRIATION: $16,000,000
Last Action: 4/22/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-129, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
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• SPB 7100 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1994) by Budget
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 529
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/12
• Introduced -SJ 529
• Read 2nd time -SJ 613
• Amendment(s) adopted (962672) -SJ 614
• Read 3rd time -SJ 614
• Passed as amended; YEAS 35 NAYS 4 -SJ 614
• Requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to conference -SJ 614
• Immediately certified -SJ 614
• In Messages
• Received -HJ 837
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 838
• Read 2nd time -HJ 838
• Amendment(s) adopted (459647) -HJ 838
• Read 3rd time -HJ 838
• Passed as amended; YEAS 101 NAYS 10 -HJ 838
• Refused to concur, acceded to request for conference committee -HJ 846
• In returning messages
• Conference Committee appointed: Representatives O'Toole (Chair), Proctor (Co-Chair), Gonzalez (Co-Chair), Ahern, Bullard, Harrison, Nunez, Oliva, Passidomo, Reed, Stargel, Taylor, Trujillo, Williams, A. -HJ 899
• Conference Committee appointed: Budget Conference Committee on Budget/Appropriations: Alexander (Chair), Negron (Vice Chair), Bennett (At Large), Gaetz (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Rich (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Budget Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Bogdanoff (Chair), Evers, Smith, Storms; Budget Conference Committee on Education Pre-K - 12/PreK-12: Simmons (Chair), Detert, Gardiner, Montford, Ring; Budget Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Norman (Chair), Alexander, Gaetz, Siplin; Budget Conference Committee on General Government/Government Operations: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Bullard, Diaz de la Portilla, Dockery, Jones, Thrasher; Budget Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Negron (Chair), Fasano, Flores, Garcia, Oelrich, Rich, Richter, Sobel; Budget Conference Committee on Higher Education/Higher Education: Lynn (Chair), Altman, Sachs, Siplin, Wise; Budget Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Transportation and Economic Development: Benacquisto (Chair), Bennett, Dean, Gibson, Latvala, Margolis -SJ 704
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1206
• Conference Committee Report adopted (923374) -SJ 1207
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 36 NAYS 4 -SJ 1209
• In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1623
• Conference Committee Report adopted (923374) -HJ 1626
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 86 NAYS 31 -HJ 1626
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 1679
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2012-129, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
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