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SB 944: Out-of-state Fee Waivers for Active Duty Service Members

GENERAL BILL by Richter ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz

Out-of-state Fee Waivers for Active Duty Service Members; Requiring state universities, Florida College System institutions, and certain centers to waive out-of-state fees for active duty members of the United States Armed Forces residing or stationed outside of this state; prohibiting tuition and fees charged to such students from exceeding a specified amount, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/3/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 799 (Ch. 2016-136) -SJ 616
Location: Laid on Table
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
11/23/2015 Senate • Filed
12/11/2015 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 71
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 71
2/3/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 02/08/16, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/8/2016 Senate • Favorable by Higher Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 344
2/9/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 344
2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 02/17/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/17/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 425
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/26/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/16
3/3/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 616
• Substituted HB 799 -SJ 616
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 799 (Ch. 2016-136) -SJ 616