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SB 1622: Hope Operators


Hope Operators; Providing that a hope operator that has not been notified that a financial audit for a fiscal year will be performed by the Auditor General must retain an independent certified public accountant to complete, within 9 months after the end of its fiscal year, an annual financial audit of its accounts, which must be paid from its public funds; revising the definition of the term “persistently low-performing school”; authorizing, instead of requiring, a school of hope designated as a local education agency to report students in accordance with procedures and timelines adopted by the Department of Education, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
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
    2/24/2021 Senate • Filed
    3/2/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 155
    • Introduced -SJ 154
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)

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  • SB 1622, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/24/2021 at 1:46 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 51 (c2) Education McClain Compare Last Action: 4/27/2021 H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
    H 1061 (c1) Schools of Hope Smith Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died on Second Reading Calendar; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1028 (Ch. 2021-35)
    S 1028 (er) Education Hutson Compare Last Action: 6/2/2021 Chapter No. 2021-35, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 845 (Ch. 2021-217), CS/HB 1159 (Ch. 2021-228), CS/CS/SB 52 (Ch. 2021-160), CS/CS/SB 366 (Ch. 2021-162)

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    218.39 Annual financial audit reports. Page 2 (pdf)
    1002.333 Persistently low-performing schools. Page 6 (pdf)
    1012.32 Qualifications of personnel. Page 8 (pdf)
    1013.62 Charter schools capital outlay funding. Page 10 (pdf)

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