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CS/SB 72: Higher Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Stargel

Higher Education; Revising requirements for certain new construction, remodeling, or renovation projects; creating the “state universities of distinction” designation within the State University System; creating the Florida Institute of Politics within Florida State University College of Social Sciences and Public Policy; creating the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom; revising provisions relating to additional funds for textbooks under Florida Academic Scholars award, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise expressly provided
Last Action: 6/30/2020 - Chapter No. 2020-117
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/19/2019 Senate • Filed
    12/20/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 10
    1/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/13/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/13/2020 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 153
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 10
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 01/28/20, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
    1/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 01/29/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    1/29/2020 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 230
    1/31/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/05/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
    2/3/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/06/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Meeting cancelled
    2/27/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/03/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/3/2020 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 411
    • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/4/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20 -SJ 461
    • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 411
    3/5/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 444
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/6/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 510
    • CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 511
    3/6/2020 House • In Messages
    3/9/2020 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 996
    • Received -HJ 996
    3/10/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
    • Read 2nd time -HJ 1032
    • Amendment(s) adopted (441551) -HJ 1032,1040
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/11/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1078
    • Amendment(s) adopted (284391) -HJ 1078
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1079
    3/11/2020 Senate • In returning messages
    3/13/2020 Senate • Amendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (766582, 805878, 863082) -SJ 912
    • Concurred in House amendment(s) as amended (594317) -SJ 912
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 912
    3/13/2020 House • In returning messages
    • Concurred in Senate amendment(s) to House amendment(s) (766582, 805878, 863082) -HJ 1250, 1251
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 1251
    3/13/2020 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 918
    6/16/2020 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/29/2020 • Approved by Governor
    6/30/2020 • Chapter No. 2020-117

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  • CS/SB 72, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/16/2020 at 3:10 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 613 (c2) Higher Education Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2020 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117) -HJ 1070
    H 7087 (c1) Higher Education Education Committee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117)
    S 1402 (c1) Higher Education Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117)

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    287.057 Procurement of commodities or contractual services. Page 6 (pdf)
    1001.03 Specific powers of State Board of Education. Page 7 (pdf)
    1001.7065 Preeminent state research universities program. Page 8 (pdf)
    1001.92 State University System Performance-Based Incentive. Page 12 (pdf)
    1004.085 Textbook and instructional materials affordability. Page 13 (pdf)
    1004.346 Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute. Page 14 (pdf)
    1004.6499 Page 14 (pdf)
    1004.64991 Page 15 (pdf)
    1009.50 Florida Public Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 16 (pdf)
    1009.505 Florida Public Postsecondary Career Education Student Assistance Grant Program. Page 20 (pdf)
    1009.51 Florida Private Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 24 (pdf)
    1009.52 Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 28 (pdf)
    1009.534 Florida Academic Scholars award. Page 33 (pdf)
    1009.535 Florida Medallion Scholars award. Page 33 (pdf)
    1009.893 Benacquisto Scholarship Program. Page 34 (pdf)
    1011.45 End of year balance of funds. Page 37 (pdf)
    1011.90 State university funding. Page 38 (pdf)
    1012.977 Page 39 (pdf)
    1013.841 End of year balance of Florida College System institution funds. Page 40 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 72, Engrossed 1 Posted 3/16/2020 at 2:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 613 (c2) Higher Education Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2020 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117) -HJ 1070
    H 7087 (c1) Higher Education Education Committee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117)
    S 1402 (c1) Higher Education Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117)

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    287.057 Procurement of commodities or contractual services. Page 6 (pdf)
    1001.03 Specific powers of State Board of Education. Page 7 (pdf)
    1001.7065 Preeminent state research universities program. Page 8 (pdf)
    1001.92 State University System Performance-Based Incentive. Page 12 (pdf)
    1004.085 Textbook and instructional materials affordability. Page 13 (pdf)
    1004.346 Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute. Page 14 (pdf)
    1004.6499 Page 14 (pdf)
    1004.64991 Page 15 (pdf)
    1009.50 Florida Public Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 16 (pdf)
    1009.505 Florida Public Postsecondary Career Education Student Assistance Grant Program. Page 20 (pdf)
    1009.51 Florida Private Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 24 (pdf)
    1009.52 Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 28 (pdf)
    1009.534 Florida Academic Scholars award. Page 33 (pdf)
    1009.535 Florida Medallion Scholars award. Page 33 (pdf)
    1009.893 Benacquisto Scholarship Program. Page 34 (pdf)
    1011.45 End of year balance of funds. Page 37 (pdf)
    1011.90 State university funding. Page 38 (pdf)
    1012.977 Page 39 (pdf)
    1013.841 End of year balance of Florida College System institution funds. Page 40 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 72, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/3/2020 at 8:15 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   House Message Summary (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 613 (c2) Higher Education Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2020 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117) -HJ 1070
    S 1402 (c1) Higher Education Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117)

    Floor Amendments (9)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    441551 - Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Rodrigues, R. 3/10/2020
    8:15 AM
    House: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    3/11/2020
    PDF
    hierarchy 284391 - Amendment to Amendment (441551)
    Remove line 62 and insert:
    Rodrigues, R. 3/10/2020
    9:45 PM
    House: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    3/11/2020
    PDF
    594317 - Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Rodrigues, R. 3/11/2020
    6:04 PM
    Senate: Concurred as Amended
    3/13/2020
    PDF
    hierarchy 766582 - Amendment to Amendment (594317)
    Delete lines 47 - 111.
    Stargel 3/13/2020
    5:07 PM
    House: Concur
    3/13/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 695822 - Amendment to Amendment (594317)
    Delete lines 93 - 111.
    Stargel 3/12/2020
    3:44 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/13/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 421854 - Amendment to Amendment (594317)
    Delete lines 298 - 324 and insert:
    Stargel 3/12/2020
    3:45 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/13/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 863082 - Amendment to Amendment (594317)
    Delete lines 298 - 324 and insert:
    Stargel 3/13/2020
    7:10 PM
    House: Concur
    3/13/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 549916 - Amendment to Amendment (594317)
    Delete lines 955 - 1118 and insert:
    Stargel 3/12/2020
    3:45 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/13/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 805878 - Amendment to Amendment (594317)
    Delete lines 1014 - 1066.
    Stargel 3/13/2020
    12:43 PM
    House: Concur
    3/13/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (4)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/6/2020 5:00 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/11/2020 10:56 AM House 117 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/13/2020 10:50 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/13/2020 11:26 PM House 112 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    287.057 Procurement of commodities or contractual services. Page 6 (pdf)
    1001.03 Specific powers of State Board of Education. Page 6 (pdf)
    1001.706 Powers and duties of the Board of Governors. Page 7 (pdf)
    1001.7065 Preeminent state research universities program. Page 7 (pdf)
    1004.085 Textbook and instructional materials affordability. Page 11 (pdf)
    1004.346 Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute. Page 12 (pdf)
    1004.6499 Page 12 (pdf)
    1009.50 Florida Public Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 13 (pdf)
    1009.505 Florida Public Postsecondary Career Education Student Assistance Grant Program. Page 18 (pdf)
    1009.51 Florida Private Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 21 (pdf)
    1009.52 Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 25 (pdf)
    1009.893 Benacquisto Scholarship Program. Page 30 (pdf)
    1011.45 End of year balance of funds. Page 33 (pdf)
    1012.976 Remuneration of state university administrative employees; limitations. Page 35 (pdf)
    1013.841 End of year balance of Florida College System institution funds. Page 35 (pdf)

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  • SB 72, Original Filed Version Posted 12/19/2019 at 4:06 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/10/2020 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 1/14/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/27/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Post-Meeting) 1/31/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/4/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 847972 (Pre-Meeting) 2/4/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/3/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 613 (c2) Higher Education Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2020 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117) -HJ 1070
    S 1402 (c1) Higher Education Diaz Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 72 (Ch. 2020-117)

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    847972 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 1/31/2020
    3:29 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 860750 - Amendment (847972)
    Between lines 136 and 137 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Stargel)
    3/2/2020
    7:29 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 844132 - Amendment (847972)
    Between lines 162 and 163 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Stargel)
    3/2/2020
    2:13 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 696862 - Amendment (847972)
    Delete lines 172 - 173 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Stargel)
    3/2/2020
    2:13 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 818894 - Amendment (847972)
    Between lines 298 and 299 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Stargel)
    2/3/2020
    2:11 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 957022 - Amendment (847972)
    Delete lines 929 - 931 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Stargel)
    2/3/2020
    2:10 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/3/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    828070 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    (Stargel)
    1/26/2020
    4:15 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/31/2020
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 115158 - Amendment to Amendment (828070)
    Delete lines 86 - 133 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    (Stargel)
    1/28/2020
    3:59 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/31/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    1/13/2020 1:00 PM Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/29/2020 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/3/2020 1:00 PM Appropriations 20 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1001.03 Specific powers of State Board of Education. Page 5 (pdf)
    1001.7065 Preeminent state research universities program. Page 6 (pdf)
    1004.085 Textbook and instructional materials affordability. Page 7 (pdf)
    1009.50 Florida Public Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 7 (pdf)
    1009.505 Florida Public Postsecondary Career Education Student Assistance Grant Program. Page 11 (pdf)
    1009.51 Florida Private Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 15 (pdf)
    1009.52 Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant Program; eligibility for grants. Page 19 (pdf)
    1009.893 Benacquisto Scholarship Program. Page 23 (pdf)
    1011.45 End of year balance of funds. Page 26 (pdf)
    1013.841 End of year balance of Florida College System institution funds. Page 28 (pdf)

    Citations - Chapter Law (1)

    Chapter Law Section Amended Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    2019-116 Section 11 Page 31 (pdf)

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