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CS/HB 495: K-12 Public Education

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Diaz, M. ; Bileca

K-12 Public Education; Revising limitations on the maximum length of participation in the Deferred Retirement Option Program for certain instructional personnel and administrative personnel; providing requirements for specified instruction relating to computer science; prohibiting certain conduct with students by authority figures; requiring school districts to adopt certain standards of ethical conduct; expanding the scope of provisions requiring the disqualification of persons convicted of certain offenses to apply to all persons who are required to have contact with students; requiring a school district to file certain complaints with the Department of Education even if the subject of the complaint is no longer employed by the district, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 4/9/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-150
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/1/2017 House • Filed
11/8/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Education Committee -HJ 44
1/8/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 44
1/10/2018 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 312
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 312
2/12/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/14/18, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
2/14/2018 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 595
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 595
2/26/2018 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/27/18, 1:30 pm, Reed Hall
2/27/2018 House • CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 694
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 694
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
• CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 686, 687
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 809
• Amendment(s) adopted (413389, 603215) -HJ 809, 811
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 864
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 105 NAYS 6 -HJ 864, 865
3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
3/6/2018 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 774
• Received -SJ 773
3/7/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 789
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 825
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1056 -SJ 789
• Read 2nd time -SJ 789
• Amendment(s) adopted (802062) -SJ 789, 798
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/8/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 892
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (236354) -SJ 897
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 897
3/8/2018 House • In returning messages
3/9/2018 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (236354) -HJ 1118, 1125
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 107 NAYS 1 -HJ 1125
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1125
3/26/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/6/2018 • Approved by Governor
4/9/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-150