Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 84
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  09/24/2013           .                                

       Domestic Security (Evers) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (10) of
    6  section 1009.21, Florida Statutes, are amended, present
    7  paragraphs (c) through (k) of that subsection are redesignated
    8  as paragraphs (d) through (l), respectively, and a new paragraph
    9  (c) is added to that subsection, to read:
   10         1009.21 Determination of resident status for tuition
   11  purposes.—Students shall be classified as residents or
   12  nonresidents for the purpose of assessing tuition in
   13  postsecondary educational programs offered by charter technical
   14  career centers or career centers operated by school districts,
   15  in Florida College System institutions, and in state
   16  universities.
   17         (10) The following persons shall be classified as residents
   18  for tuition purposes:
   19         (a) Active duty members of the Armed Forces Services of the
   20  United States residing or stationed in this state, their
   21  spouses, and dependent children, and active drilling members of
   22  the Florida National Guard.
   23         (b) Active duty members of the Armed Forces Services of the
   24  United States and their spouses and dependents attending a
   25  Florida College System institution or state university within 50
   26  miles of the military establishment where they are stationed, if
   27  such military establishment is within a county contiguous to
   28  Florida.
   29         (c) Honorably discharged veterans of the Armed Forces of
   30  the United States, including the National Guard and reserve
   31  components thereof, who physically reside in this state while
   32  enrolled in an institution of higher education.
   33         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.
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   36  And the title is amended as follows:
   37         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   38  and insert:
   39                        A bill to be entitled                      
   40         An act relating to resident status for tuition
   41         purposes; amending s. 1009.21, F.S.; providing
   42         criteria for veterans of the Armed Forces of the
   43         United States, including the National Guard and
   44         reserve components thereof, to qualify as residents
   45         for tuition purposes; providing an effective date.