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CS/SB 2: Higher Education

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Galvano

Higher Education; Citing this act as the “Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2017”; revising requirements for the performance-based metrics used to award Florida College System institutions with performance-based incentives; revising the Distinguished Florida College System Institution Program excellence standards requirements; requiring each Florida Community College System institution to execute at least one “2+2” Targeted Pathway articulation agreement by a specified time, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 2/23/2017 Senate - CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
Location: Acted on by committee/council, pending report (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (AHE)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2017 Senate • Filed
1/12/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations
1/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/23/17, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2017 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
1/24/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/25/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education
1/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, 02/08/17, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/8/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 1
2/10/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations
2/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/23/17, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/23/2017 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0