Florida Senate - 2017                                    SB 1132
       By Senator Gainer
       2-00925A-17                                           20171132__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to postsecondary fee waivers; amending
    3         s. 1009.26, F.S.; authorizing a Florida College System
    4         institution to waive any portion of certain
    5         postsecondary fees for active duty members of the
    6         Armed Forces of the United States using military
    7         tuition assistance; specifying that the student who
    8         receives such waiver may be reported for state funding
    9         purposes; providing an effective date.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   13         Section 1. Subsection (15) is added to section 1009.26,
   14  Florida Statutes, to read:
   15         1009.26 Fee waivers.—
   16         (15)A Florida College System institution may waive any
   17  portion of the student activity and service fee, the financial
   18  aid fee, the technology fee, the capital improvement fee, and
   19  any other fees authorized in s. 1009.23 for a person who is an
   20  active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States
   21  using military tuition assistance provided by the United States
   22  Department of Defense. A student who receives a fee waiver under
   23  this subsection may be reported for state funding purposes.
   24         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.