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CS/CS/SB 1552: Student Choice

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education Pre-K - 12 ; Benacquisto

Student Choice; Authorizing parents of public school students to seek private educational choice options through the Florida Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts Program under certain circumstances; requiring each district school board to allow a parent to enroll his or her child in and transport his or her child to any public school that has not reached capacity in the district; providing an exception to the prohibition on a high-performing charter school establishing more than one charter school in this state under specified circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2015 Senate • Filed
3/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 143
• Introduced -SJ 143
3/11/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 03/11/15, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
3/13/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 03/18/15, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/18/2015 Senate • CS by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 7 NAYS 4 -SJ 226
3/20/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/23/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 226
• CS by Education Pre-K - 12 read 1st time -SJ 234
3/30/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/02/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/2/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 351
4/6/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 351
4/16/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/21/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/21/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 14 NAYS 4 -SJ 600
4/23/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 604
4/24/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 600
4/27/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/15
4/30/2015 Senate • Retained on Calendar
5/1/2015 Senate • Died on Calendar