CS/SB 938: Postsecondary Education Affordability
GENERAL BILL by Higher Education ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Soto
Postsecondary Education Affordability; Exempting textbooks required or recommended for a course offered by a public or nonpublic postsecondary educational institution from the tax imposed by ch. 212, F.S.; requiring a public postsecondary institution to post information relating to required and recommended textbooks and instructional materials and prices in its course registration system and on its website; prohibiting resident tuition at a Florida College System institution from exceeding a specified amount per credit hour, etc.
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Location: In committee/council (AED)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 96
• Introduced -SJ 96
• On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 03/23/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Higher Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 259
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 259
• CS by Higher Education read 1st time -SJ 271
• Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
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