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CS/SB 540: Postsecondary Education

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Hukill

Postsecondary Education; Citing this act as the “Community College Competiveness Act of 2018”; creating the State Board of Community Colleges; revising the function and mission of the Florida K-20 education system; revising requirements for the performance-based metrics used to award Florida Community College System institutions with performance-based incentives; providing the primary mission of a charter technical career center; requiring each Florida Community College System institution and each state university to execute at least one “2+2” targeted pathway articulation agreement by a specified time, 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, 2018
Last Action: 1/19/2018 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/24/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
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
10/25/2017 Senate • Filed
10/26/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations -SJ 44
11/6/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 11/13/17, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/13/2017 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -SJ 103
11/14/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/17/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education -SJ 103
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 43
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 97
1/12/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, 01/17/18, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/17/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 1
• Now in Appropriations
1/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/24/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building