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SB 1744: Higher Education


Higher Education; Requiring the Board of Governors to annually report on the intellectual freedom and viewpoint diversity of each institution; requiring the State Board of Education to establish criteria for the review of new facilities and programs at Florida College System institutions for certain purposes; specifying that unexpended funds in a university operating budget may be carried forward, subject to Legislative approval; prohibiting universities and university direct support organizations from constructing, accepting, or purchasing property under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 190 (Ch. 2019-103)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 221
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 221
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 190 (Ch. 2019-103)