Florida Senate - 2013                                     SB 276
       By Senator Abruzzo
       25-00291-13                                            2013276__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to state university fee exemptions;
    3         providing a short title; amending s. 1009.25, F.S.;
    4         providing an exemption from the payment of tuition for
    5         students enrolled in certain foreign language courses
    6         offered at a state university; providing for repeal
    7         unless reviewed and reenacted by the Legislature;
    8         providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. This act may be cited as the “Student Global
   13  Economic Education Act.”
   14         Section 2. Subsection (3) is added to section 1009.25,
   15  Florida Statutes, to read:
   16         1009.25 Fee exemptions.—
   17         (3) A student who has taken an initial semester course in
   18  Mandarin or Portuguese at a state university and has received a
   19  grade of B or higher for the course is exempt from the payment
   20  of tuition for each additional course in the same language in
   21  which the student is enrolled at a state university. This
   22  subsection is repealed July 1, 2018, unless reviewed and
   23  reenacted by the Legislature before that date.
   24         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.