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CS/HB 7125 (2015) -  Postsecondary Access and Affordability

by Education Committee and Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee and Porter (CO-SPONSORS) Artiles; Rogers
Limiting applicability of state apprenticeship and job-training program requirements with respect to certain provisions for veterans, minority persons, and women; revising provisions relating to textbook affordability to include instructional materials; revising the program standards for career, adult, and community education programs; creating the Florida Apprenticeship Grant Program within the Department of Education to provide grants to specific centers and institutions for the creation of new apprenticeship programs or the expansion of existing apprenticeship programs; creating the Rapid Response Grant Program; creating a University System Performance-Based Incentive to be awarded to state universities that meet certain criteria, etc.
Effective Date: July 1, 2015
Last Event: 05/01/15 S Died in Higher Education on Friday, May 1, 2015 11:59 PM
Date Available for Final Passage: Monday, April 27, 2015 10:56 AM

PCB committee actions:

  • PCB HEWS 15-01 recommended by:
    Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Senate Referrals

  • Higher Education
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
  • Appropriations

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 246885 , Rehwinkel Vasilinda Date Filed: 04/22/15, Line#: 285 House: Adopted 04/23/2015 10:52 AM
    • 066133 , Porter Date Filed: 04/22/15, Line#: 342 House: Adopted 04/23/2015 10:53 AM
    • 614749 , Fresen Date Filed: 04/22/15, Line#: 683 House: Adopted 04/23/2015 10:56 AM
    • AA 797079 , Berman Date Filed: 04/22/15, Line#: 31 House: Withdrawn 04/23/2015 09:23 AM
    • 046023 , Rehwinkel Vasilinda (EDC) Date Filed: 04/08/15, Line#: 285 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 04/09/2015 03:17 PM
    • 855957 , Porter (EDC) Date Filed: 04/07/15, Line#: 338 House(c): Withdrawn 04/09/2015 03:17 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 04/24/2015 10:02 AM   Yeas: 117 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 275] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Higher Education Time: 05/01/2015 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Higher Education Version: e1
Event: S Received -SJ 655 Time: 04/24/2015 - 7:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Referred to Higher Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 655 Time: 04/24/2015 - 2:48 PM Member: Committee: Higher Education Version: e1
Event: S In Messages Time: 04/24/2015 - 11:41 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 04/24/2015 - 11:39 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed as amended; YEAS 117, NAYS 0 Time: 04/24/2015 - 10:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 04/24/2015 - 10:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 04/23/2015 - 5:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 04/23/2015 - 10:56 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 614749 adopted Time: 04/23/2015 - 10:56 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 066133 adopted Time: 04/23/2015 - 10:53 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 246885 adopted Time: 04/23/2015 - 10:52 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/23/2015 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 797079 withdrawn Time: 04/23/2015 - 9:23 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 797079 filed Time: 04/22/2015 - 3:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 614749 filed Time: 04/22/2015 - 11:54 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 066133 filed Time: 04/22/2015 - 10:58 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 246885 filed Time: 04/22/2015 - 10:04 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2015) Time: 04/21/2015 - 7:43 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/13/2015 - 2:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/13/2015 - 2:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/09/2015 - 6:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 04/09/2015 - 3:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 04/09/2015 - 3:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Education Committee Time: 04/09/2015 - 3:32 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Education Committee Time: 04/09/2015 - 3:17 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Education Committee agenda Time: 04/07/2015 - 3:45 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Education Committee Time: 03/31/2015 - 4:27 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/31/2015 - 4:27 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/31/2015 - 3:11 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Education Appropriations Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/27/2015 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/27/2015 - 10:11 AM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Education Committee Time: 03/27/2015 - 10:11 AM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Education Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/27/2015 - 10:11 AM Member: Committee: Education Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/25/2015 - 6:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/25/2015 - 10:42 AM Member: Committee: Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee Version: __