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SB 1710: Postsecondary Education

GENERAL BILL by Education

Postsecondary Education; Repealing provisions relating to New College of Florida; revising a Florida College System institution’s primary responsibilities and secondary role as they relate to providing upper-level instruction and awarding baccalaureate degrees; increasing the annual maximum number of scholarships that may be awarded; increasing the annual maximum award amount per student; creating the Florida National Merit Scholar Incentive Program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2014-56)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  2. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/27/2014 Senate SPB 7112 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1710) by Education
    • Filed
    4/1/2014 Senate • Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 358
    • Introduced -SJ 358
    4/4/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/09/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/9/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 515
    4/11/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 515
    5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2014-56)

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  • SB 1710, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/27/2014 at 1:27 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Post-Meeting) 3/27/2014 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 4/7/2014 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Post-Meeting) 4/11/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5101 (er) Education Funding Education Appropriations Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/2/2014 Chapter No. 2014-56, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2014-51)
    Location: Became Law
    S 1148 (c1) Postsecondary Education Education Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2014-62), HB 5101 (Ch. 2014-56)
    Location: On Special Order Calendar

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    112992 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 4/11/2014
    5:06 PM

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    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    870928 - Amendment
    Delete lines 55 - 85.
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    9:12 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
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    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2014 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 13 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1004.32 New College of Florida. Page 2 (pdf)
    1004.65 Florida College System institutions; governance, mission, and responsibilities. Page 2 (pdf)
    1009.55 Rosewood Family Scholarship Program. Page 4 (pdf)
    1009.893 Page 4 (pdf)

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