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CS/CS/SB 878: Education Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education ; Galvano

Education Accountability; Requiring the State Board of Education to notify the Legislature of any major changes in federal law which may affect the state’s K-20 education performance accountability system; requiring the Board of Governors to make available to the Department of Education all data within the State University Database System which is to be integrated into the K-20 data warehouse; revising provisions relating to schools that are assigned school grades, including colocated schools, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1096 (Ch. 2013-35), SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40), CS/CS/SB 1720 (Ch. 2013-51)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2013 Senate • Filed
2/19/2013 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 63
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 63
3/6/2013 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 196
3/8/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/11/2013 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Rules
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 207
• Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/14/13, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/12/2013 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 203
3/14/2013 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 210
3/18/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 215
3/19/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 210
3/21/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/27/13
3/27/2013 Senate • Retained on Calendar
3/28/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/13
4/4/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 344
• Amendment(s) adopted (427036, 442164, 654774, 700376, 868126) -SJ 344
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 345
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/10/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 374
• Amendment(s) adopted (197570) -SJ 374
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
• The Senate requests that the House pass the bill as passed by the Senate or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -SJ 387
• Immediately certified -SJ 387
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Negron (Chair), Benacquisto (Vice Chair), Flores (At Large), Gardiner (At Large), Margolis (At Large), Richter (At Large), Smith (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice: Bradley (Chair), Clemens, Diaz de la Portilla, Garcia, Joyner; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education: Galvano (Chair), Bullard, Detert, Legg, Montford, Sachs, Thrasher; Appropriations Conference Committee on Finance and Tax: Hukill (Chair), Abruzzo, Altman, Brandes, Evers, Ring, Simmons; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government: Hays (Chair), Braynon, Dean, Simpson, Soto, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services: Grimsley (Chair), Bean, Flores, Gibson, Sobel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development: Gardiner (Chair), Latvala, Lee, Margolis, Thompson -SJ 396
4/10/2013 House • In Messages
• Received -HJ 456
4/11/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 519
• Amendment(s) adopted (676895) -HJ 520
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/12/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 596
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 597
• Refused to concur, acceded to request for conference committee -HJ 606
• Immediately certified -HJ 606
4/12/2013 Senate • In returning messages
4/18/2013 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives Fresen (Chair), Adkins, Ahern, Bileca, Fitzenhagen, Nunez, Perry, Pigman, Taylor, Dentel, Jones, Reed, Coley (At Large), Gonzalez (At Large), Holder (At Large), O'Toole (At Large), Precourt (At Large), Schenck (At Large), Workman (At Large), Young (At Large), Gibbons (At Large), Jones (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Thurston (At Large), Waldman (At Large) -HJ 675
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Conference Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1096 (Ch. 2013-35), SB 1500 (Ch. 2013-40), CS/CS/SB 1720 (Ch. 2013-51)