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CS/CS/SB 524: Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Higher Education ; Gaetz

Education; Creating a Florida College System Performance-Based Incentive for Florida College System institutions; establishing a collaboration between the state board and the Legislature to designate certain Florida College System institutions as distinguished colleges; requiring performance-based metrics to include specified wage thresholds; revising eligibility for the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; creating the Principal Autonomy Pilot Program Initiative; establishing the Florida Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 287 (Ch. 2016-223), CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/CS/HB 1365 (Ch. 2016-149), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Higher Education (HE)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/14/2015 Senate • Filed
10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 38
11/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 11/17/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
11/17/2015 Senate • CS by Higher Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 126
11/19/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 126
11/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 12/03/15, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
12/3/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 1 -SJ 128
12/7/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 128
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 38
• CS by Higher Education read 1st time -SJ 115
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 3 -SJ 497
2/29/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/16
3/1/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 500
3/2/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/3/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/4/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/7/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/8/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/9/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/10/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/11/2016 Senate • Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 287 (Ch. 2016-223), CS/CS/HB 719 (Ch. 2016-58), CS/CS/HB 1365 (Ch. 2016-149), HB 5003 (Ch. 2016-62), CS/CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2016-237)