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CS/SB 1148: Postsecondary Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education

Postsecondary Education; Requiring the State Board of Education to review baccalaureate degree programs currently offered by Florida College System institutions, rather than proposed baccalaureate degree programs; revising the purpose of the Florida College System with regard to baccalaureate degrees; 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 in the Rosewood Family Scholarship Program, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law and shall apply retroactively to March 31, 2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - 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
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2014 Senate SPB 7036 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1148) by Education
• Filed
2/28/2014 Senate • Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 93
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 93
3/7/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 03/12/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/12/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -SJ 243
3/17/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 243
3/24/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/27/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/27/2014 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 1 -SJ 356
3/31/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/1/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 356
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 365
4/25/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/14
4/30/2014 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 879
5/2/2014 Senate • Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2014-62), HB 5101 (Ch. 2014-56)