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SB 188: Civic Literacy Education


Civic Literacy Education; Requiring the Commissioner of Education to develop criteria for a civic literacy practicum that meets certain goals; authorizing the practicum to be incorporated into a school’s curriculum beginning in a specified school year; establishing the Citizen Scholar Program within the University of South Florida; prohibiting engaging in protest civics from counting toward credit under the Citizen Scholar Program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Education
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
9/14/2021 Senate • Filed
9/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 10
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 10
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Education