First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities
Florida Ballot Measure - Ballot Number 7
Election: Nov. 6, 2018 (General)
Entitlements and the Safety Net
Grants mandatory payment of death benefits and waiver of certain educational expenses to qualifying survivors of certain first responders and military members who die performing official duties. Requires supermajority votes by university trustees and state university system board of governors to raise or impose all legislatively authorized fees if law requires approval by those bodies. Establishes existing state college system as constitutional entity; provides governance structure.