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CS/SB 1466: Class Size Requirements

GENERAL BILL by Budget ; Simmons ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz

Class Size Requirements; Deletes a reference to the State Constitution regarding class size maximums. Requires that class size maximums be satisfied on or before the October student membership survey each year. Requires that the Department of Education identify from the Course Code Directory the core-curricula courses for the purpose of satisfying the maximum class size requirement, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2120 (Ch. 2011-55)
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations (BEA)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2011 Senate • Filed
3/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 167
• Introduced -SJ 167
3/14/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 03/17/11, 1:15 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
3/17/2011 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 3 NAYS 0 -SJ 235
3/18/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 235
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations -SJ 253
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations
3/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations, 03/24/11, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/24/2011 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 286
• Now in Budget -SJ 286
4/8/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/13/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/11/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/14/11, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/14/2011 Senate • CS by- Budget; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 471
4/19/2011 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/20/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 471
4/25/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/11
4/26/2011 Senate • CS by Budget read 1st time -SJ 486
4/27/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 515
• Amendment(s) adopted (612824) -SJ 516
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 516
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 551
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 551
4/29/2011 House • In Messages
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2120 (Ch. 2011-55)