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CS/SB 7070: K-12 Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Diaz

K-12 Education; Revising the programs through which certain parents may seek private educational choice options; providing that charters may include a provision for charter schools to be held responsible for all costs incurred by the district in connection with complaints to the Office of Civil Rights or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; establishing the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program; revising eligibility requirements under the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for certain students; creating the Florida Best and Brightest Teacher and Principal Allocation, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2019
Last Action: 4/25/2019 House - In Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2019 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Education
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/06/19, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
3/6/2019 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 3
• Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 229
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 228
3/14/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 03/19/19, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/19/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 266
3/21/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/18/2019 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 11 NAYS 8 -SJ 413
4/22/2019 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/22/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19 -SJ 451
4/23/2019 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 418
4/24/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 433, 471
• Amendment(s) adopted (106322, 540300, 581122, 581332, 726188, 881674) -SJ 434, 435, 436
• Amendment(s) failed (103012, 359668, 821510, 939266) -SJ 434, 435, 437
• Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -SJ 437
• Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 451
4/25/2019 Senate • Amendment(s) adopted (208314, 216008, 766430, 785318) -SJ 474
• Read 3rd time -SJ 476
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 17 -SJ 476
4/25/2019 House • In Messages