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HB 489: Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

GENERAL BILL by Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Baez ; Berman ; Cortes, J. ; Geller ; Jenne ; Mercado ; Russell ; Slosberg ; Stark

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program; Removes condition under which student may use Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program award for summer term enrollment; requires Legislature to appropriate additional funds necessary for use of award for summer term enrollment as provided in GAA; revises initial eligibility criteria relating to test scores & corresponding percentile ranks for certain awards under program; specifies amounts of certain awards eligible to cover tuition & other college-related expenses.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/24/2017 House • Filed
    2/6/2017 House • Referred to Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 67
    3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 67
    5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee

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  • HB 489, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/24/2017 at 11:45 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1296 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program Torres Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Education
    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 2 (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 6 (pdf)
    1009.531 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program; student eligibility requirements for initial awards. Page 7 (pdf)
    1009.534 Florida Academic Scholars award. Page 8 (pdf)
    1009.535 Florida Medallion Scholars award. Page 9 (pdf)

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