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SB 1296: Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

GENERAL BILL by Torres

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program; Citing this act as the “Restore Our Bright Futures Act"; removing a condition under which a student is authorized to use a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program award for summer term enrollment if funds are available; requiring that the Legislature appropriate additional funds necessary for use of an award for summer term enrollment as provided in the General Appropriations Act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (AHE)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/28/2017 Senate • Filed
    3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations -SJ 183
    3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 183
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Education

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  • SB 1296, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2017 at 9:34 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 489 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Smith Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee
    H 3 (c1) Higher Education Avila Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Appropriations Committee
    H 155 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Mariano Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee
    S 2 (e1) Higher Education Galvano Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Messages
    S 374 (er) Postsecondary Education Hukill Compare Last Action: 3/13/2018 S Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
    S 1464 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Hutson Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Education

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1009.22 Workforce education postsecondary student fees. Page 1 (pdf)
    1009.23 Florida College System institution student fees. Page 2 (pdf)
    1009.24 State university student fees. Page 3 (pdf)
    1009.53 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. Page 5 (pdf)
    1009.531 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program; student eligibility requirements for initial awards. Page 6 (pdf)
    1009.534 Florida Academic Scholars award. Page 7 (pdf)
    1009.535 Florida Medallion Scholars award. Page 8 (pdf)

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