SB 4: Higher Education
Higher Education; Citing this act as the "Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018"; establishing the World Class Faculty and Scholar Program; authorizing state university investments in certain faculty retention, recruitment, and recognition activities; establishing the State University Professional and Graduate Degree Excellence Program; authorizing a student to use Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program awards for summer term enrollment; extending coverage of the Benacquisto Scholarship Program to include tuition and fees for qualified nonresident students, etc.
Last Action: 11/8/2017 Senate - Now in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Date Chamber Action 8/30/2017 Senate • Filed
• Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations
9/5/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 09/12/17, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Meeting cancelled
10/2/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 10/09/17, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
10/9/2017 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
10/10/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education
10/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, 11/08/17, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/8/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
• Now in Appropriations
SB 4, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/30/2017 at 10:30 AM
Bill Text: Web Page PDF Analyses: Education (Pre-Meeting) 10/6/2017 (pdf)
Education (Post-Meeting) 10/10/2017 (pdf)
Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (Pre-Meeting) 11/7/2017 (pdf)
Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (Post-Meeting) 11/8/2017 (pdf)
Related Bills (2)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills H 423 Higher Education Rodrigues Identical Last Action: 11/1/2017 H Referred to Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee S 540 (c1) Postsecondary Education Hukill Compare Last Action: 11/14/2017 S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
Committee Votes (2)
Date Committee Result 10/9/2017 3:30 PM Education 9 Yeas - 0 Nays 11/8/2017 2:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (17)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 1001.706 Powers and duties of the Board of Governors. Page 4 (pdf) 1001.7065 Preeminent state research universities program. Page 5 (pdf) 1001.92 State University System Performance-Based Incentive. Page 7 (pdf) 1004.28 Direct-support organizations; use of property; board of directors; activities; audit; facilities. Page 8 (pdf) 1004.6497 Page 10 (pdf) 1004.6498 Page 12 (pdf) 1008.30 Common placement testing for public postsecondary education. Page 13 (pdf) 1009.22 Workforce education postsecondary student fees. Page 14 (pdf) 1009.23 Florida College System institution student fees. Page 14 (pdf) 1009.24 State university student fees. Page 15 (pdf) 1009.53 Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. Page 22 (pdf) 1009.534 Florida Academic Scholars award. Page 23 (pdf) 1009.535 Florida Medallion Scholars award. Page 23 (pdf) 1009.701 First Generation Matching Grant Program. Page 24 (pdf) 1009.893 Benacquisto Scholarship Program. Page 25 (pdf) 1009.894 Page 28 (pdf) 1009.98 Stanley G. Tate Florida Prepaid College Program. Page 31 (pdf)
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