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CS/CS/HB 909: Higher Education

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Rommel ; Clemons ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Fischer ; Metz ; Porter ; Rodrigues

Higher Education; Revising and providing methods of recognition for academic achievement; requiring the Board of Governors to report on the intellectual freedom and viewpoint diversity at each state university; creating the "Campus Free Expression Act"; revising Bright Futures Scholarship eligibility requirements for students enrolled in the student enrollment pilot program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 215 (Ch. 2018-130), HB 5003 (Ch. 2018-10), CS/SB 4 (Ch. 2018-4)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2017 House • Filed
12/13/2017 House • Referred to Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 80
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 80
1/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 3:30 pm, Mashburn Hall
1/23/2018 House • Favorable by Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 5 -HJ 411
• Now in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee -HJ 411
1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/30/2018 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 4 -HJ 476
1/31/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 468
2/5/2018 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 491
2/19/2018 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/21/18, 10:00 am, Reed Hall
2/21/2018 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 6 -HJ 659
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 658
2/25/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 679
2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 788, 789
• Amendment(s) adopted (146995, 632925, 921037) -HJ 789, 790
• Amendment(s) failed (561549) -HJ 789
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 850
3/6/2018 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 954
3/7/2018 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 1024
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 215 (Ch. 2018-130), HB 5003 (Ch. 2018-10), CS/SB 4 (Ch. 2018-4)