Bill Summary

SB 4 Higher Education (2018 Session)
Higher Education; Citing this act as the "Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018"; establishing the World Class Faculty and Scholar Program; authorizing state university investments in certain faculty retention, recruitment, and recognition activities; establishing the State University Professional and Graduate Degree Excellence Program; authorizing students to use certain Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program awards for summer term enrollment beginning in specified years; extending coverage of the Benacquisto Scholarship Program to include tuition and fees for qualified nonresident students, etc. APPROPRIATION: $131,028,958.00 Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
08/30/17
SENATE
Filed
08/30/17
SENATE
Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; Appropriations
09/05/17
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Education, 09/12/17, 3:30 pm, 412 K
09/06/17
SENATE
Meeting Cancelled - Education, 09/12/17, 3:30 pm, 412 K
10/02/17
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Education, 10/09/17, 3:30 p.m., 412 K
10/09/17
SENATE
Favorable by Education; 9 Yeas, 0 Nays
10/10/17
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Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education
10/30/17
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, 11/08/17, 2:00 pm, 412 K
11/08/17
SENATE
Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education; 6 Yeas, 0 Nays
11/08/17
SENATE
Now in Appropriations
11/27/17
SENATE
On Committee agenda - Appropriations, 12/06/17, 1:30 pm, 412 K
12/06/17
SENATE
Favorable with CS by Appropriations; 19 Yeas, 0 Nays
12/08/17
SENATE
Committee Substitute Text (C1) Filed
12/12/17
SENATE
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
01/08/18
SENATE
Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
01/11/18
SENATE
Read Second Time; Amendments Adopted (526604, 662816); Amendment Failed (398480); Read Third Time; Passed (Vote: 34 Yeas / 0 Nays); Immediately certified
01/11/18
SENATE
Engrossed Text (E1) Filed
01/11/18
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In Messages
S 0004
Filed on 08/30/17
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Amendment 312532 DE
Filed on 12/05/17
Replaced by CS
S 0004C1
Filed on 12/08/17
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Amendment 662816
Filed on 01/10/18
Adopted on 2nd Reading
Amendment 526604
Filed on 01/10/18
Adopted on 2nd Reading
Amendment 398480
Filed on 01/11/18
Failed on 2nd Reading
S 0004E1
Filed on 01/11/18
PDF
No amendments to this bill text filed.
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