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CS/CS/SB 374: Postsecondary Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education ; Hukill ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Galvano ; Simpson

Postsecondary Education; Citing this act as the “College Competitiveness Act of 2017”; renaming the Florida College System as the Florida Community College System; creating the State Board of Community Colleges; revising the function and mission of the Florida K-20 education system; providing the primary mission of a career center operated by a district school board; establishing the World Class Faculty and Scholar Program; creating the Florida Farmworker Student Scholarship Program, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon becoming a law, this act shall take effect October 1, 2017
Last Action: 4/14/2017 Senate - In returning messages
Location: In returning messages from House
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
1/19/2017 Senate • Filed
1/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations -SJ 62
1/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/06/17, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/6/2017 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 148
2/8/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education -SJ 148
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 62
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 143
3/10/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, 03/15/17, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/15/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 234
3/17/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 234
3/31/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/05/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/06/17, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/6/2017 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 1 -SJ 331
4/7/2017 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 331
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/12/17
4/11/2017 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 333
4/12/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 384
• Amendment(s) adopted (881450, 892898) -SJ 385
• Read 3rd time -SJ 392
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 2 -SJ 392
• The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 393
• Immediately certified -SJ 393
4/12/2017 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 626
• Received -HJ 624,626
4/13/2017 House • Substituted for HB 5601 -HJ 637
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment(s) adopted (594501) -HJ 640
• Read 3rd time -HJ 639
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 640
• Immediately certified -HJ 677
• Passed the Senate bill as amended by the House and we accede to conference -HJ 677
4/14/2017 Senate • In returning messages