FL S0266 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (? 3-1)
Status: Passed on May 16 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-16 - Chapter No. 2023-82, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1035 (Ch. 2023-38)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Revising the duties of the Board of Governors relating to the mission of each state university; requiring the Board of Governors Accountability Plan to annually report certain research expenditures of a specified amount; prohibiting specified educational institutions from expending funds for certain purposes; revising how general education core courses are established; specifying a one-time limit on the requirement to change accrediting agencies, etc.

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Higher Education


Roll Calls

2023-05-03 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#431 (Y: 81 N: 34 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-28 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#36 (Y: 27 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-04-20 - Senate - Senate Fiscal Policy (Y: 14 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-12 - Senate - Senate Appropriations Committee on Education (Y: 8 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-15 - Senate - Senate Education Postsecondary (Y: 7 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-05-16 Chapter No. 2023-82, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1035 (Ch. 2023-38)
2023-05-15 Approved by Governor
2023-05-15 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2023-05-03SenateOrdered enrolled
2023-05-03HouseCS passed; YEAS 81, NAYS 34
2023-05-03HouseRead 3rd time
2023-05-02HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2023-05-02HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 775507 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 553605 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 780349 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 051409 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 497493 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 402961 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 358283 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 528961 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 433959 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 105477 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 746441 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 499863 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 786363 Failed
2023-05-02HouseAmendment 901207 Failed
2023-05-02HouseRead 2nd time
2023-05-01House1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
2023-05-01HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (5/2/2023)
2023-05-01HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2023-04-28HouseIn Messages
2023-04-28SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 27 NAYS 12
2023-04-28SenateRead 3rd time
2023-04-27SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2023-04-27SenateOrdered engrossed
2023-04-27SenateAmendment(s) adopted (213146, 424694)
2023-04-27SenateAmendment(s) failed (229550, 304282, 380552, 624452)
2023-04-27SenateRead 2nd time
2023-04-25SenateCS/CS/CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
2023-04-24SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/23
2023-04-24SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2023-04-24SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2023-04-20SenateCS/CS/CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 14 NAYS 6
2023-04-17SenateCS/CS by Appropriations Committee on Education read 1st time
2023-04-17SenateOn Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/20/23, 9:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2023-04-14SenateNow in Fiscal Policy
2023-04-14SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2023-04-12SenateCS/CS by Appropriations Committee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 4
2023-04-06SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee on Education, 04/12/23, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2023-03-21SenateCS by Education Postsecondary read 1st time
2023-03-17SenateNow in Appropriations Committee on Education
2023-03-16SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2023-03-15SenateCS by Education Postsecondary; YEAS 7 NAYS 3
2023-03-10SenateOn Committee agenda-- Education Postsecondary, 03/15/23, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2023-03-01SenateReferred to Education Postsecondary; Appropriations Committee on Education; Fiscal Policy

Same As/Similar To

H999 (Similar To) 2023-05-02 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1035 (Ch. 2023-38), CS/CS/CS/SB 266 (Ch. 2023-82)
H1259 (Similar To) 2023-05-12 - Chapter No. 2023-69
H1035 (Similar To) 2023-05-10 - Chapter No. 2023-38; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2023-245), CS/CS/CS/SB 266 (Ch. 2023-82)
S244 (Similar To) 2023-04-04 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1035 (Ch. 2023-38), HB 5101 (Ch. 2023-245), CS/CS/CS/SB 266 (Ch. 2023-82)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1001706Amended CodeSee Bill Text
10017065Amended CodeSee Bill Text
1001741Amended CodeSee Bill Text
100406Amended CodeSee Bill Text
10043841Amended CodeSee Bill Text
10046496Amended CodeSee Bill Text
10046499Amended CodeSee Bill Text
100464991Amended CodeSee Bill Text
100725Amended CodeSee Bill Text
100755Amended CodeSee Bill Text
100847Amended CodeSee Bill Text
100926Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/266/Vote/2023-03-15%200100PM~S00266%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/266/Vote/2023-04-12%201130AM~S00266%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/266/Vote/2023-04-20%200930AM~S00266%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/266/Vote/SenateVote_s00266e1036.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/266/Vote/HouseVote_s00266e1431.PDF

Bill Comments