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CS/SB 938: Postsecondary Education Affordability

GENERAL BILL by Higher Education ; Flores ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Soto

Postsecondary Education Affordability; Exempting textbooks required or recommended for a course offered by a public or nonpublic postsecondary educational institution from the tax imposed by ch. 212, F.S.; requiring a public postsecondary institution to post information relating to required and recommended textbooks and instructional materials and prices in its course registration system and on its website; prohibiting resident tuition at a Florida College System institution from exceeding a specified amount per credit hour, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Higher Education (HE)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2015 Senate • Filed
2/26/2015 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 96
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 96
3/18/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 03/23/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/23/2015 Senate • CS by Higher Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 259
3/25/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 259
3/31/2015 Senate • CS by Higher Education read 1st time -SJ 271
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education