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CS/CS/HB 7037: School Choice

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Education Appropriations Subcommittee ; Choice and Innovation Subcommittee ; Cortes, B. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles

School Choice; Revises provisions relating to charter school application, certain appeals, funding for & payments to charter schools, long-term charters, nonrenewal, termination, & closure of charter schools, financial statements, charter school representatives & public meetings, governing board residency requirements, high-performing charter schools, termination of virtual instruction provider contracts, capital outlay funding, & charter school professional development; authorizes charter school to defer opening & use of certain funds for educational purposes; establishes Florida Charter School Innovation Institute; provides appropriation. APPROPRIATION: $3,374,420.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Location: In committee/council (ED)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2015 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 167
3/10/2015 House • Referred to Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 202
• On Committee agenda-- Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/12/15, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
3/12/2015 House • CS by Education Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 237
3/16/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Education Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 234
3/17/2015 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 249
• On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 03/19/15, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
3/19/2015 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 2 -HJ 286
3/20/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 284
• CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 283
3/24/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/26/15
3/26/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 312
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/27/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 336
• CS passed; YEAS 75 NAYS 35 -HJ 336
4/1/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 324
• Received -SJ 324
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12