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2005 Florida Statutes

Section 243.19, Florida Statutes 2005

243.19  Findings and declaration of necessity.--It is declared that for the benefit of the people of the state, the increase of their commerce, welfare, and prosperity, and the improvement of their health and living conditions, it is essential that this and future generations of youth be given the fullest opportunity to learn and to develop their intellectual and mental capacities; that it is essential that institutions for higher education within each county in the state be provided with appropriate additional means to assist such youth in achieving the required levels of learning and development of their intellectual and mental capacities; that it is the purpose of this part to provide a measure of assistance and an alternate method to enable institutions of higher education in each county of this state to provide the facilities and structures which are sorely needed to accomplish the purposes of this part; and that it is essential to provide additional assistance to institutions for higher education by enabling those institutions to coordinate their budgetary needs with the timing of receipt of tuition revenues in a manner similar to programs authorized for school districts within the state. The necessity in the public interest of the provisions hereinafter enacted is hereby declared as a matter of legislative determination.

History.--s. 2, ch. 69-345; s. 16, ch. 99-252.