Florida Senate - 2017 SB 1356 By Senator Broxson 1-01077-17 20171356__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to honesty in postsecondary education; 3 creating s. 1009.02, F.S.; providing a short title; 4 requiring state universities, Florida College System 5 institutions, and independent nonprofit colleges or 6 universities that receive state funds to publish 7 information through a website link relating to certain 8 degree programs and salaries; providing requirements 9 for such information; requiring the link and 10 information to be posted by a specified date; 11 providing an effective date. 12 13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 14 15 Section 1. Section 1009.02, Florida Statutes, is created to 16 read: 17 1009.02 Honesty in postsecondary education.— 18 (1) This section may be cited as the “Honesty in 19 Postsecondary Education Act.” 20 (2) Each state university, Florida College System 21 institution, and independent nonprofit college or university 22 that receives state funds and offers a baccalaureate or higher 23 degree shall, through a link on its website, post information 24 and statistics relating to each of its baccalaureate or higher 25 degree programs. The information and statistics for each 26 baccalaureate or higher degree offered must include, but are not 27 limited to, the average salary for an individual earning such 28 degree 1 year, 5 years, 10 years, and 20 years after entering 29 the workforce. The state university, Florida College System 30 institution, and independent nonprofit college or university 31 must have such information published on its website no later 32 than July 1, 2019. 33 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.