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CS/SB 1672: State University Free Seat Program

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Diaz

State University Free Seat Program; Creating the State University Free Seat Program; providing an exemption from tuition and fees, including lab fees, for one online course at a state university for certain resident students; prohibiting a state university from charging such students more than a specified percentage of the tuition rate and the tuition differential under certain circumstances; providing a limitation on the application of such tuition discount, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 845 -SJ 1011
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
    2/25/2021 Senate • Filed
    3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 195
    3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 195
    3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/23/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/23/2021 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
    3/25/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    3/30/2021 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 329
    4/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/08/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/13/21, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    4/13/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 465
    4/14/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/19/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
    4/20/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    4/30/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/21 -SJ 960
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 1011
    • Substituted CS/HB 845 -SJ 1011
    • Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 845 -SJ 1011

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  • CS/SB 1672, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/25/2021 at 4:28 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 4/7/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Post-Meeting) 4/13/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/20/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/20/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1261 (er) Higher Education Toledo Compare Last Action: 4/28/2021 H Message sent to senate

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    4/13/2021 2:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 9 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/19/2021 10:00 AM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1009.26 Fee waivers. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 1672, Original Filed Version Posted 2/25/2021 at 8:17 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 3/22/2021 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 845 (c1) State University Free Seat Program Smith Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Ordered engrossed, then enrolled

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    440644 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Education
    (Diaz)
    3/19/2021
    12:05 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/23/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/23/2021 12:30 PM Education 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1009.266 Page 1 (pdf)

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