Summary of Applicable State Law Changes

Many law changes described in summary will take effect July 1.


TAMPA, Fla. (June 30, 2010) – The USF Office of Government Relations has prepared this summary of changes to laws enacted by the 2010 Florida Legislature that will affect USF and higher education policy. Many of the law changes described in the summary will take effect on July 1, 2010 for the upcoming State Fiscal Year 2010-2011 and beyond.  


Please note that the attached is merely a summary of the law changes enacted. For your convenience, a link to the full bill text is provided at the bottom of each bill’s summary so that you may review the law changes in full if necessary. House Bills 5001, 5201 and 7237 are all omnibus bills that contain the preponderance of changes that will affect USF and the state university system.


If you have any questions about any of the law changes described in the summary, please feel free to email Mark Walsh or Kathy Betancourt.