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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CS/P 44: EDUCATION, State University System; requirements for tuition or fee increase

PROPOSAL by Education ; Nicole Washington

EDUCATION, State University System; requirements for tuition or fee increase; Section 7 of Article IX of the State Constitution to provide that the Legislature may not raise tuition except through legislation approved by two-thirds of the membership of each house of the legislature and presented to the Governor for approval; to require that any legislation that raises tuition be contained in a separate bill that contains no other subject; and to establish minimum vote thresholds for state university boards of trustees and the Board of Governors to impose or authorize a new fee or increase an existing fee, as authorized by law.

Last Action: 1/26/2018 - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Proposal Text: Web Page | PDF
Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)



Proposal History

Date Action
10/30/2017 • Filed
11/10/2017 • Referred to Education
1/12/2018 • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/19/18, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida --Temporarily postponed
1/19/2018 • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/26/18, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building, Tallahassee, Florida
1/26/2018 • CS by- Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading