Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 392
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/06/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Education (Hukill) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with directory amendment)
    3         Between lines 38 and 39
    4  insert:
    5         (d) Social Studies standards must establish specific
    6  curricular content for, at a minimum, geography, United States
    7  and world history, government, civics, humanities, and
    8  economics, including financial literacy. Financial literacy
    9  includes the knowledge, understanding, skills, behaviors,
   10  attitudes, and values that will enable a student to make
   11  responsible and effective financial decisions on a daily basis.
   12  Financial literacy instruction shall be an integral part of
   13  instruction throughout the entire economics course and include
   14  information regarding earning income; buying goods and services;
   15  saving and financial investing; taxes; the use of credit and
   16  credit cards; budgeting and debt management, including student
   17  loans and secured loans; banking and financial services;
   18  planning for one’s financial future, including higher education
   19  and career planning; credit reports and scores; and fraud and
   20  identity theft prevention. The requirements for financial
   21  literacy specified under this paragraph do not apply to students
   22  entering grade 9 in the 2017-2018 school year and thereafter.
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   25  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   26         Delete lines 34 - 35
   27  and insert:
   28         Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subsection (2) of section
   29         1003.41, Florida Statutes, is amended and paragraph
   30         (f) is added to that subsection, to read: