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SB 7044: Postsecondary Education

GENERAL BILL by Education ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Diaz ; Rodrigues

Postsecondary Education; Authorizing the Board of Governors to adopt a regulation regarding post-tenure reviews for state university faculty; revising the maintenance requirements of, and information that must be included in, the statewide course numbering system; requiring the Board of Governors and State Board of Education to identify and determine accrediting agencies or associations best suited for public postsecondary institutions by a specified date; requiring Florida College System institutions and state universities, respectively, to post specified information relating to tuition and fee rates and proposed changes to such rates on their websites, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 4/19/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-70
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/3/2022 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Education
    • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/08/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/8/2022 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 3
    2/9/2022 Senate • Filed
    2/10/2022 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 365
    • Introduced -SJ 365
    2/21/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/24/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/24/2022 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 11 NAYS 9
    2/25/2022 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    3/1/2022 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/22 -SJ 591
    3/3/2022 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/4/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 681
    • Amendment(s) adopted (356900, 544572, 958072) -SJ 681, 682
    • Ordered engrossed
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/7/2022 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 697
    • Passed as amended; YEAS 22 NAYS 15 -SJ 698
    3/7/2022 House • In Messages
    • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/8/2022)
    • 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
    3/8/2022 House • Read 2nd time
    • Amendment 190993 not allowed for consideration
    • Amendment 440891 not allowed for consideration
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    3/9/2022 House • Read 3rd time
    • Passed; YEAS 77, NAYS 40
    3/10/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 814
    4/19/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    • Approved by Governor
    • Chapter No. 2022-70

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  • SB 7044, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/10/2022 at 8:17 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7051 (c1) Postsecondary Education Education and Employment Committee Similar Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to SB 7044

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1001.706 Powers and duties of the Board of Governors. Page 3 (pdf)
    1004.085 Textbook and instructional materials affordability. Page 3 (pdf)
    1007.24 Statewide course numbering system. Page 9 (pdf)
    1008.47 Page 10 (pdf)
    1009.23 Florida College System institution student fees. Page 12 (pdf)
    1009.24 State university student fees. Page 13 (pdf)

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  • SB 7044, Engrossed 1 Posted 3/4/2022 at 8:21 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7051 (c1) Postsecondary Education Education and Employment Committee Similar Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to SB 7044

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    190993 - Amendment
    Remove lines 60-75
    Learned 3/8/2022
    8:48 AM
    House: Not Allowed for Consideration
    3/8/2022
    PDF
    440891 - Amendment
    Remove lines 302-304 and insert:
    Learned 3/8/2022
    8:48 AM
    House: Not Allowed for Consideration
    3/8/2022
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/7/2022 10:18 AM Senate 22 Yeas - 15 Nays
    3/9/2022 8:43 PM House 77 Yeas - 40 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1001.706 Powers and duties of the Board of Governors. Page 3 (pdf)
    1004.085 Textbook and instructional materials affordability. Page 3 (pdf)
    1007.24 Statewide course numbering system. Page 9 (pdf)
    1008.47 Page 10 (pdf)
    1009.23 Florida College System institution student fees. Page 12 (pdf)
    1009.24 State university student fees. Page 13 (pdf)

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  • SB 7044, Original Filed Version Posted 2/9/2022 at 9:28 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/23/2022 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/25/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7051 (c1) Postsecondary Education Education and Employment Committee Similar Last Action: 3/8/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to SB 7044

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    881582 - Amendment
    Delete lines 259 - 285.
    Appropriations
    (Brandes)
    2/23/2022
    7:09 PM
    Unfavorable
    2/24/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Amendments (10)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    958072 - Amendment
    Before line 47 insert:
    Diaz 3/3/2022
    1:56 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/4/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    888126 - Amendment
    Delete lines 266 - 276 and insert:
    Diaz 3/2/2022
    9:28 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/2/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    122072 - Amendment
    Delete lines 266 - 276 and insert:
    Rodrigues 3/2/2022
    10:21 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/2/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    119334 - Amendment
    Delete lines 266 - 276 and insert:
    Rodrigues 3/2/2022
    12:49 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/3/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 480814 - Substitute Amendment (119334)
    Delete lines 266 - 276 and insert:
    Pizzo 3/2/2022
    4:37 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/3/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 130750 - Substitute Amendment (119334)
    Delete lines 266 - 276 and insert:
    Pizzo 3/3/2022
    3:18 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/3/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    356900 - Amendment
    Delete lines 266 - 276 and insert:
    Pizzo 3/3/2022
    10:23 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/4/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 690794 - Amendment to Amendment (356900)
    Delete lines 29 - 35 and insert:
    Rodrigues 3/4/2022
    9:11 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/4/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 900890 - Amendment to Amendment (356900)
    Delete lines 29 - 35 and insert:
    Rodrigues 3/4/2022
    10:46 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/4/2022
    Web Page
    PDF
    544572 - Amendment
    Delete line 355 and insert:
    Diaz 3/2/2022
    9:28 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    3/4/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/24/2022 9:00 AM Appropriations 11 Yeas - 9 Nays

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/4/2022 6:36 PM Senate - Amendment 958072 23 Yeas - 15 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1004.085 Textbook and instructional materials affordability. Page 2 (pdf)
    1007.24 Statewide course numbering system. Page 8 (pdf)
    1008.47 Page 9 (pdf)
    1009.23 Florida College System institution student fees. Page 10 (pdf)
    1009.24 State university student fees. Page 11 (pdf)

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  • SPB 7044, Proposed Bill Posted 2/3/2022 at 1:58 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 2/7/2022 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 2/9/2022 (pdf)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/8/2022 9:00 AM Education 6 Yeas - 3 Nays

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