LEGISLATIVE AND POLICY ISSUE UPDATE 2020 Michael Brawer

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LEGISLATIVE AND POLICY ISSUE UPDATE - 2020 Michael Brawer, CEO Association of Florida Colleges

LEGISLATIVE AND POLICY ISSUE UPDATE - 2020 Michael Brawer, CEO Association of Florida Colleges

AFC Role in Advocacy • Provide support to the administration of the Council of

AFC Role in Advocacy • Provide support to the administration of the Council of Presidents • Contract for lobbying services as needed • Contract for messaging and public relations support • CEO testifies in legislative committees on specific issues such as FRS, DROP, Guns on Campus, tenure, etc. • Support for college lobbyists • Member information via Capitol Perceptions • Legislative updates via college visits, events, etc. • AFC Legislative Days – Jan. 28 -29

2020 COP - DOE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET REQUEST Program Fund Student Success Incentive Funds Dual

2020 COP - DOE LEGISLATIVE BUDGET REQUEST Program Fund Student Success Incentive Funds Dual Enrollment. Instructional Materials – private and home schooled Dual Enrollment. Scholarship – Summer Performance Based Incentives Last Mile Completion Commission on Community Service (Service Learning) PECO-Maintenance & Projects 2019 -20 2020 -21 Adjustment % Difference 1, 209, 585, 083 1, 231, 018, 562 21, 433, 479 1. 77% 30, 000 40, 000 10, 000 33. 33% 550, 000 0 0% 0 16, 000, 000 100% 14, 000 15, 000 1, 000 7. 14% 0 1, 500, 000 100% 983, 182 0 0% 11, 279, 721 65, 798, 016 54, 518, 295 483. 3%

FCSRMC Budget Request The FCS Risk Management Consortium covers: • $8. 7 billion in

FCSRMC Budget Request The FCS Risk Management Consortium covers: • $8. 7 billion in college property values • Approximately 50, 000 employees covered with employee health and related coverages. Issue: Member colleges only pay $10, 000 of the 3% consortium hurricane/storm deductible. The Request: • $18. 67 M to recoup 3% deductible payouts from Consortium reserves. • From catastrophic hurricane losses - Irma, Matthew, and Michael - and other flood and tornado incidences dating back to 2004. • Without this, there will be increases to the individual college Consortium members assessments. deductible losses from Hurricanes Michael, Irma and Matthew, and

FCS Constitutional Amendment Bill Ø In 2018, the AFC supported Amendment 7 to the

FCS Constitutional Amendment Bill Ø In 2018, the AFC supported Amendment 7 to the Florida Constitution, Section 8 to Article IX (Education) which passed. • Includes the FCS to the Constitution along with the SUS and K 12 systems. • Establishes a system of governance for our college system with the State Board Of Education vested with oversight of the college system. • States that District Boards of Trustees are vested with oversight locally • Provides for a district residency requirement for trustees. • Affirms trustee appointments to staggered four-year terms with confirmations by the Senate.

Guns Bills HB 6001 by Sabbatini – Campus Carry of Concealed Weapons or Firearms

Guns Bills HB 6001 by Sabbatini – Campus Carry of Concealed Weapons or Firearms • Removes Section 13 of F. S. 790. 06, which provides the exemption to concealed carry laws prohibiting concealed carry licensees from carrying into college or university facility. HB 245 by Polo and SB 398 by Berman • Prohibits the carrying of a weapon into a child care facility.

School District Tech Colleges/Career Centers Offering AS/AAS in Nursing Degrees • In 2019, HB

School District Tech Colleges/Career Centers Offering AS/AAS in Nursing Degrees • In 2019, HB 381 proposed school district-level Tech Colleges/Career Centers to offer ASN degrees. • The bill was not considered but has returned as SB 418 by Senator Diaz. • The bill states that a school district career center may offer portions of an AS or AAS that contains an OCP certificate or applied technology diploma; • It may offer an AS or AAS in nursing if the technical center offers it only to LPN graduates from the same center.

Student Compensation in Intercollegiate Athletics • SB 582 by Bracy and HB 251 by

Student Compensation in Intercollegiate Athletics • SB 582 by Bracy and HB 251 by Mc. Ghee – identical (regarding student athletes 18 plus) • SB 646 by Mayfield and HB 287 by Lamarco – similar (regarding student athletes who are still minors) • Provides student athletes the ability to be compensated for the use of their name, image, or likeness while participating in intercollegiate athletics.

Veterans and Military SB 96 by Cruz (no companion) • Will provide for costs

Veterans and Military SB 96 by Cruz (no companion) • Will provide for costs of tuition and fees for 100% permanently disabled veterans not covered by DOD per federal law. SB 372 by Lee and HB 171 by Ponder (similar) • Provides for the awarding of post-secondary credit for military experience and credentials earned while serving; • Requires waiver of transcript fees for activeduty members, certain veterans, theirs spouses and dependents.

Other Issues • Classroom space utilization • College Foundations use of funds; matching •

Other Issues • Classroom space utilization • College Foundations use of funds; matching • Fund Balances • Tuition and fees increases