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CS/CS/HB 1255: Education Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee ; Adkins

Education Accountability; Revises numerous provisions relating to K-12 public education system; revises provisions relating to virtual instruction courses & school board member acceptance of gifts; adds auditory-oral education programs to list of public school choice options; revises provisions relating to Opportunity Scholarship Program, McKay Scholarships, Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program, special education services, requirements for middle grades promotion & high school graduation, digital curriculum, career & professional academies, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 6/17/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-175, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2011-37), SB 2120 (Ch. 2011-55)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2011 House • Filed
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 113
3/14/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 220
3/21/2011 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee, 03/23/11, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
3/23/2011 House • CS by K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 314
3/24/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 306
3/25/2011 House • Original reference(s) removed: PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Education Committee -HJ 324
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 324
4/1/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 04/05/11, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
4/5/2011 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 416
4/7/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/8/2011 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 600
4/7/2011 House • CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 587
4/26/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/11
4/28/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 866
• Amendment(s) adopted (121399, 403527, 523165) -HJ 866
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/2/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 979
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 980
5/2/2011 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 719
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; Budget -SJ 719
• Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; Budget -SJ 678
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1696 -SJ 678
• Read 2nd time -SJ 678
• Amendment(s) adopted (287776) -SJ 692
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/6/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1025
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 31 NAYS 8 -SJ 1025
5/6/2011 House • In returning messages
• Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (510789, 643243, 816693) -HJ 1393
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (287776) -HJ 1379, 1380
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 94 NAYS 23 -HJ 1393
5/6/2011 Senate • In returning messages
• Concurred in 3 amendment(s) (510789, 643243, 816693) -SJ 1520, 1521
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 33 NAYS 5 -SJ 1521
5/6/2011 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1965
6/9/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/17/2011 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-175, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2011-37), SB 2120 (Ch. 2011-55)