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SB 1594: Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program


Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; Requiring a parent of a student enrolled in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program to submit his or her student for a specified screening; requiring the Office of Early Learning to make available professional development and training courses that meet certain criteria; requiring each private prekindergarten provider and public school participating in the program to participate in a program assessment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
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 208
    3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 207
    3/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/02/19, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/2/2019 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 312
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    4/16/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/16/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education

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  • SB 1594, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2019 at 9:30 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 4/1/2019 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 4/2/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Pre-Meeting) 4/15/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1193 Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program Grall, Aloupis Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    610458 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    9:53 AM
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    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/2/2019 10:00 AM Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.53 Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program; eligibility and enrollment. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.55 School-year prekindergarten program delivered by private prekindergarten providers. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.59 Emergent literacy and performance standards training courses. Page 4 (pdf)
    1002.61 Summer prekindergarten program delivered by public schools and private prekindergarten providers. Page 5 (pdf)
    1002.63 School-year prekindergarten program delivered by public schools. Page 6 (pdf)
    1002.67 Performance standards; curricula and accountability. Page 6 (pdf)
    1002.68 Page 10 (pdf)
    1002.69 Statewide kindergarten screening; kindergarten readiness rates; state-approved prekindergarten enrollment screening; good cause exemption. Page 16 (pdf)
    1002.73 Department of Education; powers and duties; accountability requirements. Page 21 (pdf)
    1002.75 Office of Early Learning; powers and duties. Page 21 (pdf)

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