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CS/SB 668: Postsecondary Distance Education

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bradley

Postsecondary Distance Education; Authorizing this state to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) for delivery of postsecondary distance education; providing definitions; establishing the Postsecondary Reciprocal Distance Education Coordinating Council within the Department of Education; authorizing the council to revoke a Florida SARA institution’s participation for noncompliance, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/27/2017 Senate - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/01/17
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (AHE)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/2/2017 Senate • Filed
2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations -SJ 85
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 85
3/22/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/27/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/27/2017 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 258
3/28/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/29/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education -SJ 258
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 262
4/10/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, 04/13/17, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/13/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 412
4/14/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 412
4/20/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/25/17, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/25/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 442
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 442
4/27/2017 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/01/17