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SB 566: Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

GENERAL BILL by Lee

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program; Providing that the initial award and renewal period for students who are unable to accept an initial award immediately after completion of high school due to a full-time religious or service obligation begins upon the completion of the religious or service obligation; requiring a student, as a prerequisite for the Florida Academic Scholars award, the Florida Medallion Scholars award, or the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars award, to identify a social or civic issue or a professional area of interest and develop a plan for his or her personal involvement in addressing the issue or learning about the area, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/23/2013 Senate • Filed
1/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 47
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
3/20/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/25/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2014 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 355
3/26/2014 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 355
3/28/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/02/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
4/4/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/09/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/9/2014 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -SJ 459
4/10/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 459
4/11/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/14
4/23/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 565
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 617
• Amendment(s) adopted (877064) -SJ 617
• Passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 1 -SJ 617
4/25/2014 House • In Messages
5/2/2014 House • Died in Messages