CS/SB 1672: State University Free Seat Program
GENERAL BILL by Education ; Diaz
State University Free Seat Program; Creating the State University Free Seat Program; providing an exemption from tuition and fees, including lab fees, for one online course at a state university for certain resident students; prohibiting a state university from charging such students more than a specified percentage of the tuition rate and the tuition differential under certain circumstances; providing a limitation on the application of such tuition discount, etc.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1261 (Ch. 2021-232) -SJ 1011
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Date Chamber Action 2/25/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 195
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 195
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/23/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/23/2021 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
3/25/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
3/30/2021 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 329
4/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/08/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/13/21, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/13/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 465
4/14/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
4/20/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/30/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/21 -SJ 960
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1011
• Substituted CS/HB 845 -SJ 1011
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1261 (Ch. 2021-232) -SJ 1011
CS/SB 1672, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/25/2021 at 4:28 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 4/7/2021 (pdf)
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Post-Meeting) 4/13/2021 (pdf)
Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/20/2021 (pdf)
Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/20/2021 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 1261 (er) Higher Education Education and Employment Committee Compare Last Action: 7/6/2021 Chapter No. 2021-232
Committee Votes (2)
Date Committee Result 4/13/2021 2:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Education 9 Yeas - 0 Nays 4/19/2021 10:00 AM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (1)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 1009.26 Fee waivers. Page 1 (pdf)
SB 1672, Original Filed Version Posted 2/25/2021 at 8:17 AM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Education (Pre-Meeting) 3/22/2021 (pdf)
Education (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2021 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 845 (c1) Higher Education Post-Secondary Education and Lifelong Learning Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 7/6/2021 Chapter No. 2021-217; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
Committee Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format 440644 - Amendment (Delete All)
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
Replaced by Committee Substitute
Committee Votes (1)
Date Committee Result 3/23/2021 12:30 PM Education 10 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (1)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 1009.266 Page 1 (pdf)
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