Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map

MyFloridaHouse.gov | Flsenate.gov Archives | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

Senate Live by Watch Now

CS/CS/SB 578: Disability Awareness

GENERAL BILL by Education Pre-K - 12 ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Ring ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Norman ; Braynon ; Garcia ; Sobel

Disability Awareness; Requires district school boards to provide disability history and awareness instruction in all K-12 public schools during the first week in October. Provides for individual presenters who have disabilities or teachers who specialize in exceptional student education and who are currently employed at the school to provide the disability history and awareness instruction.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 50
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
3/17/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/22/11, 8:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
3/22/2011 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 270
3/23/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 275
3/24/2011 Senate • Now in Education Pre-K - 12 -SJ 270
4/11/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 04/14/11, 9:15 am, 301 Senate Office Building
4/14/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 3 NAYS 0 -SJ 470
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/15/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 470
4/26/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Education Pre-K - 12 read 1st time -SJ 477
4/29/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 605
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar