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CS/CS/SB 800: Independent Postsecondary Educational Institutions

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Higher Education ; Brandes

Independent Postsecondary Educational Institutions; Requiring that certain institutions include specified information relating to student fees and costs in a disclosure to prospective students; requiring the Commission for Independent Education to annually prepare an accountability report by a specified date; revising the commission’s evaluation standards for licensure of an institution; revising the criminal penalty for the unlawful closure of certain institutions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Higher Education (HE)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/9/2015 Senate • Filed
    11/19/2015 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 60
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 60
    1/20/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 01/25/16, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/25/2016 Senate • CS by Higher Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 246
    1/27/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 246
    • CS by Higher Education read 1st time -SJ 251
    2/8/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 02/11/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/11/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
    2/15/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 425
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/18/16, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/18/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -SJ 434
    2/19/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 434
    2/22/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 437
    3/3/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/16 -SJ 627
    3/4/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/7/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/8/2016 Senate • Retained on Calendar -SJ 835
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died on Calendar

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  • CS/CS/SB 800, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/19/2016 at 8:55 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1053 (c1) Independent Postsecondary Educational Institutions Plakon Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Education Appropriations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EDAS)

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1005.04 Fair consumer practices. Page 3 (pdf)
    1005.11 Page 4 (pdf)
    1005.21 Commission for Independent Education. Page 5 (pdf)
    1005.22 Powers and duties of commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 8 (pdf)
    1005.32 Licensure by means of accreditation. Page 9 (pdf)
    1005.36 Institutional closings. Page 10 (pdf)
    1005.37 Student Protection Fund. Page 11 (pdf)
    1005.39 Continuing education and training for administrators and faculty. Page 13 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 800, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/27/2016 at 4:14 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 2/9/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Post-Meeting) 2/15/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/16/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 380416 (Pre-Meeting) 2/16/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/18/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1053 (c1) Independent Postsecondary Educational Institutions Plakon Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Education Appropriations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EDAS)

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    380416 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 2/15/2016
    10:43 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/18/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    711168 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    (Stargel)
    2/10/2016
    8:57 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/15/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 402016 - Amendment to Amendment (711168)
    Delete line 189 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    (Stargel)
    2/11/2016
    9:10 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/15/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/11/2016 10:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/18/2016 1:00 PM Appropriations 14 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1005.04 Fair consumer practices. Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.21 Commission for Independent Education. Page 3 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 4 (pdf)
    1005.32 Licensure by means of accreditation. Page 6 (pdf)
    1005.37 Student Protection Fund. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • SB 800, Original Filed Version Posted 11/9/2015 at 3:46 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Higher Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/22/2016 (pdf)
    Higher Education (Post-Meeting) 1/27/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1053 Independent Postsecondary Educational Institutions Plakon Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Education Appropriations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EDAS)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    353390 - Amendment
    Delete line 80 and insert:
    Higher Education
    (Gaetz)
    1/22/2016
    2:56 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/25/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/25/2016 1:00 PM Higher Education 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1005.04 Fair consumer practices. Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.21 Commission for Independent Education. Page 3 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 4 (pdf)
    1005.32 Licensure by means of accreditation. Page 6 (pdf)
    1005.37 Student Protection Fund. Page 7 (pdf)

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