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SB 416: High School Graduation Requirements


High School Graduation Requirements; Revising the required credits for certain students for a standard high school diploma to include one-half credit of instruction in civics and seven and one-half, rather than eight, credits in electives; requiring certain students to correctly answer a minimum number of questions on a test identical to the civics portion of the naturalization test used by the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/22/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Rules -SJ 61
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 61
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Education

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  • SB 416, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/22/2019 at 10:27 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 73 (c1) High School Graduation Requirements PreK-12 Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2019-119)
    S 114 (c1) High School Graduation Requirements/Dorothy L. Hukill Financial Literacy Act Hutson Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7071 (Ch. 2019-119)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.4282 Requirements for a standard high school diploma. Page 1 (pdf)

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