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CS/SB 536: Charter Schools

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Diaz

Charter Schools; Establishing the High-Performing Charter School Council; providing the process for approving or denying a charter school application submitted to the council; authorizing charter school sponsors and applicants to provide input to the state board regarding the council’s recommendation; providing grounds on which the council may recommend denial of, or the state board may deny, an application submitted by a high-performing charter school or a high-performing charter school system, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/22/2020 Senate - CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 185
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/16/2019 Senate • Filed
11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 42
1/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/13/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/13/2020 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 155
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
1/15/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/16/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
1/22/2020 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 185