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HB 5601: Higher Education

GENERAL BILL by Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee ; Plasencia

Higher Education; Removing a provision relating to the maximum annual start-up and enhancement grant awarded per institution; revising eligibility criteria for the William L. Boyd, IV, Effective Access to Student Education grant program; requiring recipient institutions to submit a specified report to the Department of Education; expanding state university compensation limits to all state university employees, rather than only state university administrative employees, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 6/3/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-46; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2021-160), SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/25/2021 House • Filed
    • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    3/29/2021 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Now in Appropriations Committee
    • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
    3/31/2021 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
    • Reported out of Appropriations Committee
    • Bill released to House Calendar
    • Added to Second Reading Calendar
    4/1/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/7/2021)
    4/7/2021 House • Read 2nd time
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    4/8/2021 House • Read 3rd time
    • Passed; YEAS 81, NAYS 36
    • Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference
    • Immediately certified
    • Message sent to senate
    4/8/2021 Senate • In Messages
    • Received -SJ 393
    • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 394
    • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 394
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 394
    • Amendment(s) adopted (681882) -SJ 394
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 394
    • Passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 394
    • The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 394
    • Immediately certified -SJ 394
    4/8/2021 House • In Messages
    4/16/2021 House • Bill placed in Conference (Higher Education Conference Committee)
    • Conference Committee appointed
    4/16/2021 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations)
    • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations: Stargel (Chair), Bean (At Large), Book (At Large), Farmer (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Mayfield (At Large), Passidomo (At Large), Perry (At Large), Rouson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Agriculture & Natural Resources: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Powell, Rodrigues, Stewart, Thurston; Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/State Administration & Technology: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Powell, Rodrigues, Stewart, Thurston; Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Perry (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Brandes, Gainer, Pizzo, Rodriguez, Torres; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Higher Education: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Polsky, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/PreK-12: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Polsky, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Bean (Chair), Book, Brodeur, Burgess, Diaz, Farmer, Harrell, Jones, Rodrigues, Rodriguez, Rouson; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Infrastructure & Tourism: Gainer (Chair), Ausley, Boyd, Cruz, Garcia, Gibson, Hooper, Mayfield, Perry, Taddeo, Wright; -SJ 507
    4/28/2021 House • Amendment 660703 filed
    4/30/2021 House • Conference Committee Report considered
    • Amendment 660703 adopted
    • Conference Committee Report adopted
    • Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 110, NAYS 7
    4/30/2021 Senate • In returning messages
    • Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1284
    • Conference Committee Report adopted (660703) -SJ 1286
    • Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1286
    4/30/2021 House • In Messages
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
    • Message sent to senate
    6/1/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/2/2021 • Approved by Governor
    6/3/2021 • Chapter No. 2021-46; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2021-160), SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36)

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  • HB 5601, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/4/2021 at 8:57 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 6/29/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 4/8/2021 H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36), HB 5011 (Ch. 2021-43), HB 5101 (Ch. 2021-44), HB 5301 (Ch. 2021-45), HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), CS/CS/SB 1954 (Ch. 2021-28), SB 2502 (Ch. 2021-37), SB 2504 (Ch. 2021-38), SB 2512 (Ch. 2021-39), SB 2514 (Ch. 2021-29), SB 2516 (Ch. 2021-40), SB 2518 (Ch. 2021-41), SB 7018 (Ch. 2021-42)
    S 52 (er) Postsecondary Education Rodrigues Compare Last Action: 6/28/2021 Chapter No. 2021-160, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
    S 2500 (er) Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 11/12/2021 S Line Item Veto Message referred to Rules -SJ 9
    S 2508 Employee Compensation Appropriations Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36)

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.08056 Specialty license plates. Page 2 (pdf)
    1004.6495 Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program and Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities. Page 2 (pdf)
    1009.40 General requirements for student eligibility for state financial aid awards and tuition assistance grants. Page 4 (pdf)
    1009.89 The William L. Boyd, IV, Effective Access to Student Education grants. Page 6 (pdf)
    1009.891 The Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program. Page 8 (pdf)
    1009.94 Student financial assistance database. Page 8 (pdf)
    1012.976 Remuneration of state university administrative employees; limitations. Page 9 (pdf)

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  • HB 5601, Engrossed 1 Posted 5/3/2021 at 4:22 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 847 (er) Florida Postsecondary Academic Library Network Education and Employment Committee Compare Last Action: 6/14/2021 Chapter No. 2021-85
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 4/8/2021 H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36), HB 5011 (Ch. 2021-43), HB 5101 (Ch. 2021-44), HB 5301 (Ch. 2021-45), HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), CS/CS/SB 1954 (Ch. 2021-28), SB 2502 (Ch. 2021-37), SB 2504 (Ch. 2021-38), SB 2512 (Ch. 2021-39), SB 2514 (Ch. 2021-29), SB 2516 (Ch. 2021-40), SB 2518 (Ch. 2021-41), SB 7018 (Ch. 2021-42)
    S 1436 (c1) Florida Postsecondary Academic Library Network Gruters Compare Last Action: 4/22/2021 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 847 (Ch. 2021-85) -SJ 582
    S 2500 (er) Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 11/12/2021 S Line Item Veto Message referred to Rules -SJ 9
    S 2502 (er) Implementing the 2021-2022 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Compare Last Action: 6/3/2021 Chapter No. 2021-37, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2021-225), CS/SB 1126 (Ch. 2021-186), SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36)
    S 2508 Employee Compensation Appropriations Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36)

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.08056 Specialty license plates. Page 6 (pdf)
    1004.6495 Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program and Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities.
    1009.40 General requirements for student eligibility for state financial aid awards and tuition assistance grants. Page 20 (pdf)
    1009.89 The William L. Boyd, IV, Effective Access to Student Education grants. Page 22 (pdf)
    1009.891 The Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program. Page 26 (pdf)
    1009.94 Student financial assistance database. Page 26 (pdf)
    1012.976 Remuneration of state university administrative employees; limitations. Page 26 (pdf)

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  • HB 5601, Original Filed Version Posted 3/25/2021 at 3:50 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Higher Education 4/30/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 6/8/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 847 (er) Florida Postsecondary Academic Library Network Education and Employment Committee Compare Last Action: 6/14/2021 Chapter No. 2021-85
    H 5001 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 4/8/2021 H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36), HB 5011 (Ch. 2021-43), HB 5101 (Ch. 2021-44), HB 5301 (Ch. 2021-45), HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), CS/CS/SB 1954 (Ch. 2021-28), SB 2502 (Ch. 2021-37), SB 2504 (Ch. 2021-38), SB 2512 (Ch. 2021-39), SB 2514 (Ch. 2021-29), SB 2516 (Ch. 2021-40), SB 2518 (Ch. 2021-41), SB 7018 (Ch. 2021-42)
    S 1436 (c1) Florida Postsecondary Academic Library Network Gruters Compare Last Action: 4/22/2021 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 847 (Ch. 2021-85) -SJ 582
    S 2500 (e2) Appropriations Appropriations Compare Last Action: 11/12/2021 S Line Item Veto Message referred to Rules -SJ 9
    S 2502 (er) Implementing the 2021-2022 General Appropriations Act Appropriations Compare Last Action: 6/3/2021 Chapter No. 2021-37, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2021-225), CS/SB 1126 (Ch. 2021-186), SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36)
    S 2508 Employee Compensation Appropriations Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5601 (Ch. 2021-46), SB 2500 (Ch. 2021-36)

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    681882 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause.
    Stargel 4/8/2021
    11:51 AM
    Senate: Receded
    5/4/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    660703 - Conference Committee Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Plasencia 4/28/2021
    5:53 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/30/2021
    PDF

    Floor Votes (4)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/8/2021 10:27 AM House 81 Yeas - 36 Nays
    4/8/2021 2:47 PM Senate 40 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/30/2021 1:32 PM House 110 Yeas - 7 Nays
    4/30/2021 1:58 PM Senate 40 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    257.02 State Library Council. Page 3 (pdf)
    295.22 Veterans Employment and Training Services Program. Page 4 (pdf)
    320.08056 Specialty license plates. Page 6 (pdf)
    1001.7065 Preeminent state research universities program. Page 6 (pdf)
    1004.013 SAIL to 60 Initiative. Page 7 (pdf)
    1004.6498 State University Professional and Graduate Degree Excellence Program. Page 8 (pdf)
    1006.73 Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative. Page 8 (pdf)
    1006.735 Complete Florida Plus Program. Page 16 (pdf)
    1007.01 Articulation; legislative intent; purpose; role of the State Board of Education and the Board of Governors; Articulation Coordinating Committee. Page 16 (pdf)
    1007.27 Articulated acceleration mechanisms. Page 17 (pdf)
    1009.23 Florida College System institution student fees. Page 18 (pdf)
    1009.24 State university student fees. Page 19 (pdf)
    1009.40 General requirements for student eligibility for state financial aid awards and tuition assistance grants. Page 20 (pdf)
    1009.89 The William L. Boyd, IV, Effective Access to Student Education grants. Page 22 (pdf)
    1009.891 The Access to Better Learning and Education Grant Program. Page 26 (pdf)
    1009.94 Student financial assistance database. Page 26 (pdf)
    1012.976 Remuneration of state university administrative employees; limitations. Page 26 (pdf)

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