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CS/SB 668: Postsecondary Distance Education

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bradley

Postsecondary Distance Education; Authorizing this state to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) for delivery of postsecondary distance education; providing definitions; establishing the Postsecondary Reciprocal Distance Education Coordinating Council within the Department of Education; authorizing the council to revoke a Florida SARA institution’s participation for noncompliance, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/1/2017 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 859 (Ch. 2017-87) -SJ 595
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (AHE)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/2/2017 Senate • Filed
    2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations -SJ 85
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 85
    3/22/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/27/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/27/2017 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 258
    3/28/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/29/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education -SJ 258
    • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 262
    4/10/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, 04/13/17, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    4/13/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 412
    4/14/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 412
    4/20/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/25/17, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/25/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 442
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 442
    4/27/2017 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/01/17
    5/1/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 595
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 859 -SJ 595
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 859 (Ch. 2017-87) -SJ 595

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  • CS/SB 668, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/28/2017 at 2:46 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (Pre-Meeting) 4/12/2017 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education (Post-Meeting) 4/14/2017 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/24/2017 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/25/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 859 (er) Postsecondary Distance Education Mariano Similar Last Action: 6/12/2017 Chapter No. 2017-87

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    4/13/2017 2:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/25/2017 9:00 AM Appropriations 15 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1000.35 Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.06 Institutions not under the jurisdiction or purview of the commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 6 (pdf)

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  • SB 668, Original Filed Version Posted 2/2/2017 at 3:58 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 3/24/2017 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 3/28/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 859 (c1) Postsecondary Distance Education Mariano Similar Last Action: 6/12/2017 Chapter No. 2017-87

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    744338 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Education
    (Bean)
    3/24/2017
    1:18 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/27/2017
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/27/2017 1:30 PM Education 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1000.35 Page 2 (pdf)
    1005.06 Institutions not under the jurisdiction or purview of the commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    1005.31 Licensure of institutions. Page 6 (pdf)

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