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SB 1588: Enhancing Florida’s Workforce


Enhancing Florida’s Workforce; Creating the Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant Program within the Department of Education; requiring the Commissioner of Education to establish an application process for the program; authorizing school districts, charter schools, and Florida College System institutions to apply for grants under the program; authorizing students who earn one credit in a computer science course to substitute the credit for one science credit to fulfill standard high school diploma requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2019-119)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 207
    3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 207
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2019-119)

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  • SB 1588, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2019 at 8:33 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7055 (c2) Education PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2019-119)
    H 7071 (er) Workforce Education Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/24/2019 Chapter No. 2019-119
    S 770 (c3) Workforce Education Hutson Compare Last Action: 5/2/2019 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2019-119) -SJ 792

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.4282 Requirements for a standard high school diploma. Page 5 (pdf)
    1009.551 Page 2 (pdf)

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