FL S0494 | 2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Vetoed on June 21 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-06-21 - Vetoed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Requiring an institution of higher education to waive certain examination requirements for a servicemember who applies for admission to a graduate program that requires such examination, etc.

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Graduate Program Admissions


Roll Calls

2024-03-06 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#19 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-03-05 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#832 (Y: 113 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-01-24 - Senate - Senate Rules (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2024-01-16 - Senate - Senate Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security (Y: 4 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2024-01-09 - Senate - Senate Education Postsecondary (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2024-06-21 Vetoed by Governor
2024-06-17 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2024-03-06SenateOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2024-03-06SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0
2024-03-06SenateConcurred in 1 amendment(s) (582213)
2024-03-05SenateIn returning messages
2024-03-05HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 113, NAYS 1
2024-03-05HouseRead 3rd time
2024-03-04HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2024-03-04HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2024-03-04HouseAmendment 582213 adopted
2024-03-04HouseRead 2nd time
2024-03-01House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2024-03-01HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (3/4/2024)
2024-03-01HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2024-02-01HouseIn Messages
2024-02-01SenateImmediately certified
2024-02-01SenateCS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
2024-02-01SenateRead 3rd time
2024-02-01SenateRead 2nd time
2024-01-30SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 02/01/24
2024-01-24SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2024-01-24SenateFavorable by- Rules; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
2024-01-19SenateOn Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/24/24, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2024-01-18SenateNow in Rules
2024-01-17SenateCS/CS by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security read 1st time
2024-01-16SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2024-01-16SenateCS/CS by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 4 NAYS 0
2024-01-11SenateOn Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 01/16/24, 8:30 am, 301 Senate Building
2024-01-11SenateNow in Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security
2024-01-10SenateCS by Education Postsecondary read 1st time
2024-01-10SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2024-01-09SenateCS by Education Postsecondary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
2024-01-04SenateOn Committee agenda-- Education Postsecondary, 01/09/24, 4:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2023-11-28SenateReferred to Education Postsecondary; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H511 (Same As) 2024-03-04 - Laid on Table

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1004032Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/494/Vote/2024-01-09%200430PM~S00494%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/494/Vote/2024-01-16%200830AM~S00494%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/494/Vote/2024-01-24%201100AM~S00494%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/494/Vote/SenateVote_s00494c2006.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/494/Vote/HouseVote_s00494c2832.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/494/Vote/SenateVote_s00494c2019.PDF

Bill Comments