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CS/HB 7011: Student Literacy

GENERAL BILL by Education and Employment Committee ; Early Learning and Elementary Education Subcommittee ; Aloupis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Grall ; Leek ; McClain ; Mooney ; Salzman ; Tuck ; Valdés

Student Literacy; Provides & revises requirements relating to improvement of student literacy skills; requires DOE, in consultation with Office of Early Learning, to implement coordinated screening & progress monitoring system for VPK program through grade 8; establishes Reading Achievement Initiative for Scholastic Excellence Program within DOE; revises requirements relating to specified reading instruction allocation; revises requirements for certain instructional personnel & professional development program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 5/6/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-9
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2021 House • Filed
3/4/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/5/2021 House • Referred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Education & Employment Committee
• Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
3/15/2021 House • Added to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
3/17/2021 House • Favorable by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Education & Employment Committee
4/13/2021 House • Added to Education & Employment Committee agenda
4/15/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Education & Employment Committee
• Reported out of Education & Employment Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/20/2021)
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
4/16/2021 House • Amendment 073609 filed
4/20/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 073609 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/21/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
• Message sent to senate
4/21/2021 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 574
• Received -SJ 573
4/26/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 710
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for SB 1898 -SJ 711
• Read 2nd time -SJ 710
• Read 3rd time -SJ 711
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 711
4/26/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled
5/3/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/4/2021 • Approved by Governor
5/6/2021 • Chapter No. 2021-9