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CS/SB 1638: Postsecondary Education for Veterans

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Lee

Postsecondary Education for Veterans; Specifying individuals who are eligible for college credit for college-level military training and education; expanding the list of examinations for which the department is required to establish college credit equivalencies; providing that specified programs and test scores meet certain educator certification requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/8/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1157 (Ch. 2016-142) -SJ 824
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
1/8/2016 Senate • Filed
1/14/2016 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 204
• Introduced -SJ 204
1/20/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 01/25/16, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/25/2016 Senate • Favorable by Higher Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 245
1/26/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 245
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 by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
2/15/2016 Senate • 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 • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/29/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 511
3/3/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
3/7/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/8/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 824
• Substituted CS/HB 1157 -SJ 824
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1157 (Ch. 2016-142) -SJ 824