Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 2 Ì414588SÎ414588 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 01/23/2017 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Education (Galvano) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 569 - 597 4 and insert: 5 (b) A student who initially enrolls in a baccalaureate 6 degree program in the 2017-2018 academic year or later and who 7 is not a resident of this state, as determined pursuant to s. 8 1009.40 and rules of the State Board of Education, must: 9 1. Physically reside in this state on or near the campus of 10 the postsecondary educational institution in which the student 11 is enrolled; 12 2. Earn a high school diploma from a school outside Florida 13 which is comparable to a standard Florida high school diploma or 14 its equivalent pursuant to s. 1002.3105, s. 1003.4281, s. 15 1003.4282, or s. 1003.435 or must complete a home education 16 program in another state; and 17 3. Be accepted by and enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate 18 degree program at an eligible regionally accredited Florida 19 public or independent postsecondary educational institution 20 during the fall academic term following high school graduation. 21 (5)(a)1. An eligible student who meets the requirements of 22 paragraph (4)(a), who is a National Merit Scholar or National 23 Achievement Scholar, and who attends a Florida public 24 postsecondary educational institution shall receive a 25 scholarship award equal to the institutional cost of attendance 26 minus the sum of the student’s Florida Bright Futures 27 Scholarship and National Merit Scholarship or National 28 Achievement Scholarship. 29 2. An eligible student who meets the requirements under 30 paragraph (4)(b), who is a National Merit Scholar, and who 31 attends a Florida public postsecondary educational institution 32 shall receive a scholarship award equal to the institutional 33 cost of attendance for a resident of this state less the 34 student’s National Merit Scholarship.