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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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/P 44, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Proposal Version) Posted 2/12/2018 at 5:54 PM

    Proposal Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

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  • P 44, Original Filed Version Posted 10/30/2017 at 10:21 AM

    Proposal Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/18/2018 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    733666 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Education
    (Washington)
    1/18/2018
    12:27 PM
    Favorable
    2/12/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/26/2018 1:00 PM Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

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