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CS/CS/HB 7197: Digital Learning

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Appropriations Committee ; K-20 Innovation Subcommittee ; Stargel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ford ; McBurney ; McKeel ; Passidomo ; Precourt ; Young

Digital Learning; Creates Digital Learning Now Act; requires school districts to establish virtual instruction options; authorizes establishment of virtual charter schools & provides requirements; authorizes blended learning courses; provides additional requirements for Florida Virtual School; requires full-time & part-time school district virtual instruction program options; provides funding & accountability requirements; requires online learning course for high school graduation; redefines FTE student for purposes of virtual instruction.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 6/2/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-137, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 1546 (Ch. 2011-232), SB 2120 (Ch. 2011-55)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/30/2011 House • Filed
3/31/2011 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee; Education Committee -HJ 383
• Introduced -HJ 383
4/13/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/15/11, 9:45 am, Webster Hall
4/15/2011 House • CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 1 -HJ 672
4/18/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 671
• On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 04/20/11, 10:00 am, Reed Hall
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 668
4/20/2011 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 4 -HJ 766
4/22/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 766
• CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 765
4/26/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/28/11
4/28/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 864
• Amendment(s) failed (355451, 907781) -HJ 864
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/2/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 978
• CS passed; YEAS 98 NAYS 19 -HJ 978
5/2/2011 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 715
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget; Rules -SJ 716
5/3/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12; Budget; Rules -SJ 776
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/SB 1620 -SJ 776
• Read 2nd time -SJ 776
• Placed on 3rd reading -SJ 776
5/4/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 790
• CS passed; YEAS 27 NAYS 12 -SJ 791
5/4/2011 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1164
5/25/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/2/2011 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2011-137, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 1546 (Ch. 2011-232), SB 2120 (Ch. 2011-55)