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CS/CS/HB 859: Postsecondary Distance Education

GENERAL BILL by Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee ; Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee ; Mariano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern

Postsecondary Distance Education; Establishing the Postsecondary Reciprocal Distance Education Coordinating Council within the Department of Education; authorizing the Governor to request the council to convene for the purpose of reconsidering participation in a reciprocity agreement; requiring the council to collect annual fees from Florida institutions participating in a reciprocity agreement based on total full-time equivalent enrollment, etc. APPROPRIATION: $225,534

Effective Date: 6/9/2017
Last Action: 6/12/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-87
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/16/2017 House • Filed
    3/1/2017 House • Referred to Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 95
    3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 95
    3/9/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee, 03/13/17, 1:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
    3/13/2017 House • CS by Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 361
    3/14/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 358
    3/17/2017 House • Now in Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 389
    3/23/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/27/17, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
    3/27/2017 House • CS/CS by Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 493
    3/29/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS/CS by Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 484
    3/30/2017 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 519
    4/4/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 04/06/17, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
    4/6/2017 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 597
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 597
    4/20/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/17
    4/25/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 844
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/26/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 886
    • CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 886
    4/26/2017 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations -SJ 489
    • Received -SJ 489
    5/1/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations -SJ 595
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 595
    • Substituted for CS/SB 668 -SJ 595
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 595
    • Amendment(s) adopted (968978) -SJ 595
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    5/2/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 660
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 660
    5/2/2017 House • In returning messages
    5/4/2017 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (968978) -HJ 1128, 1130
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 1130, 1131
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1131
    5/30/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/9/2017 • Approved by Governor
    6/12/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-87

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  • CS/CS/HB 859, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/4/2017 at 8:56 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 668 (c1) Postsecondary Distance Education Bean Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 859 (Ch. 2017-87) -SJ 595

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1000.35 Page 3 (pdf)
    1005.06 Institutions not under the jurisdiction or purview of the commission. Page 9 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 9 (pdf)
    1010.83 Institutional Assessment Trust Fund. Page 10 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 859, Engrossed 1 Posted 5/4/2017 at 4:21 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 668 (c1) Postsecondary Distance Education Bean Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 859 (Ch. 2017-87) -SJ 595

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1000.35 Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.06 Institutions not under the jurisdiction or purview of the commission. Page 8 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 8 (pdf)
    1010.83 Institutional Assessment Trust Fund. Page 9 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 859, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 3/29/2017 at 1:11 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Education Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/6/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 668 (c1) Postsecondary Distance Education Bean Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 859 (Ch. 2017-87) -SJ 595

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    968838 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Bean 4/28/2017
    4:56 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    5/1/2017
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 820510 - Amendment to Amendment (968838)
    Delete lines 53 - 97 and insert:
    Bean 4/29/2017
    6:36 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    5/1/2017
    Web Page
    PDF
    968978 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Bean 5/1/2017
    4:06 PM
    House: Concur
    5/4/2017
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/26/2017 2:40 PM House 116 Yeas - 0 Nays
    5/2/2017 6:04 PM Senate 36 Yeas - 0 Nays
    5/4/2017 2:39 PM House 118 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1000.35 Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.06 Institutions not under the jurisdiction or purview of the commission. Page 8 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 8 (pdf)
    1010.83 Institutional Assessment Trust Fund. Page 9 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 859, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/14/2017 at 8:37 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/29/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 668 (c1) Postsecondary Distance Education Bean Identical Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 859 (Ch. 2017-87) -SJ 595

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    915295 - Amendment
    Remove lines 122-136 and insert:
    Mariano 3/27/2017
    9:25 AM
    PDF
    676899 - Amendment
    Between lines 181 and 182, insert:
    Mariano 3/27/2017
    9:24 AM
    PDF
    542379 - Amendment
    Between lines 185 and 186, insert:
    Mariano 3/27/2017
    9:26 AM
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1000.35 Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.06 Institutions not under the jurisdiction or purview of the commission. Page 7 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • HB 859, Original Filed Version Posted 2/16/2017 at 5:11 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 6/14/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 668 Postsecondary Distance Education Bean Similar Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 859 (Ch. 2017-87) -SJ 595

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    034823 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Mariano 3/10/2017
    5:07 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    3/13/2017
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1000.35 Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.06 Institutions not under the jurisdiction or purview of the commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 7 (pdf)

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