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CS/HB 7085: Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee ; Fresen

Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; Requires private providers & public schools that deliver VPK program to execute statewide provider agreement prescribed by OEL; authorizes execution of single agreement on behalf of multiple private providers or public schools; requires OEL to adopt rules prescribing statewide provider agreement; requires early learning coalitions (ELCs) to use agreement; provides for format & content of agreement; prohibits ELC from executing agreements with private providers until ELC determines that providers are eligible to deliver program; provides for publication of statewide provider agreement & submission of executed agreements to OEL; requires submission of certain proposed rules to presiding officers of Legislature within specified period; revises requirements for calculation of student enrollment for purposes of initial allocations of funds for VPK program; provides for monthly reporting of student enrollment; requires Auditor General to conduct audits of ELCs; requires OEL to monitor & evaluate performance, finances, & operations of ELCs; repeals legislative intent concerning professional credentials of prekindergarten instructors & Florida Early Learning Advisory Council.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2012-133)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/31/2012 House • Filed
    2/1/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 311
    2/6/2012 House • Referred to Education Committee -HJ 525
    2/9/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/13/12, 11:30 am, Reed Hall
    2/13/2012 House • CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 603
    2/14/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
    • CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 600
    2/15/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 631
    2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
    2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 871
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 919
    • CS passed; YEAS 100 NAYS 14 -HJ 920
    2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
    3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 836
    • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 836
    3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2012-133)

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  • CS/HB 7085, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/14/2012 at 12:34 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 793 Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program Jenne Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (KINS)
    H 4041 (e1) Education Law Repeals Burgin Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5201 (Ch. 2012-134), CS/CS/HB 7059 (Ch. 2012-191), HB 7135 (Ch. 2012-195)
    Location: In committee/council (ED)
    H 5101 (er) Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education Funding PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/22/2012 Chapter No. 2012-133, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
    Location: Became Law
    H 7119 (c1) Early Learning Programs Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5101 (Ch. 2012-133)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
    S 492 (c2) Education Braynon II Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Budget, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5201 (Ch. 2012-134), CS/CS/HB 7059 (Ch. 2012-191), HB 7135 (Ch. 2012-195)
    Location: In committee/council (BC)
    S 856 Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program Rich Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12
    Location: In committee/council (ED)

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/29/2012 10:41 AM House 100 Yeas - 14 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    411.01 School readiness programs; early learning coalitions. Page 8 (pdf)
    1002.55 School-year prekindergarten program delivered by private prekindergarten providers. Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.61 Summer prekindergarten program delivered by public schools and private prekindergarten providers. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.63 School-year prekindergarten program delivered by public schools. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.64 Page 4 (pdf)
    1002.65 Professional credentials of prekindergarten instructors; aspirational goals; legislative intent. Page 13 (pdf)
    1002.71 Funding; financial and attendance reporting. Page 7 (pdf)
    1002.75 Office of Early Learning; powers and duties; operational requirements. Page 7 (pdf)
    1002.77 Florida Early Learning Advisory Council. Page 13 (pdf)

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  • HB 7085, Original Filed Version Posted 1/31/2012 at 2:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Education Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/14/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 793 Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program Jenne Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (KINS)
    H 5101 (e1) Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education Funding PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/22/2012 Chapter No. 2012-133, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
    Location: Became Law
    S 492 (c1) Education Braynon II Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Budget, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5201 (Ch. 2012-134), CS/CS/HB 7059 (Ch. 2012-191), HB 7135 (Ch. 2012-195)
    Location: In committee/council (BC)
    S 856 Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program Rich Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12
    Location: In committee/council (ED)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    873163 - Amendment
    Remove line 184 and insert:
    Fresen 2/13/2012
    1:29 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/13/2012
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    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    411.01 School readiness programs; early learning coalitions. Page 8 (pdf)
    1002.55 School-year prekindergarten program delivered by private prekindergarten providers. Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.61 Summer prekindergarten program delivered by public schools and private prekindergarten providers. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.63 School-year prekindergarten program delivered by public schools. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.64 Page 4 (pdf)
    1002.65 Professional credentials of prekindergarten instructors; aspirational goals; legislative intent. Page 13 (pdf)
    1002.71 Funding; financial and attendance reporting. Page 7 (pdf)
    1002.75 Office of Early Learning; powers and duties; operational requirements. Page 7 (pdf)
    1002.77 Florida Early Learning Advisory Council. Page 13 (pdf)

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