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CS/CS/CS/HB 903: Charter Schools

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee ; K-20 Innovation Subcommittee ; Adkins

Charter Schools; Revises provisions relating to charter schools; authorizes charter school operated by Florida College System institution to serve K-12 students if certain criteria are met; requires charter schools to maintain Internet website that enables public to obtain information regarding school, personnel, & programs; revises provisions requiring compliance with statutes; provides requirements for reimbursement of federal funds to charter school by sponsor; establishes criteria for charter schools serving students with disabilities; provides for review by Commissioner of Education of high-performing charter schools & high-performing charter school systems & declassification of high-performing status under certain circumstances.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Location: In committee/council (ED)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2011 House • Filed
12/21/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 88
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 87
1/27/2012 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- K-20 Innovation Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 3:30 pm, 404 HOB
1/31/2012 House • CS by K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 467
2/3/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by K-20 Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 464
2/6/2012 House • Now in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 525
2/10/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/14/12, 11:30 am, Reed Hall
2/14/2012 House • CS/CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 3 -HJ 632
2/15/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 627
2/16/2012 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 682
2/24/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/27/12, 2:00 pm, Reed Hall
2/27/2012 House • CS/CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 3 -HJ 908
2/28/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 907
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/12
• CS/CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 902
3/1/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 984
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1002
• Amendment(s) failed (920555) -HJ 1002
• Amendment(s) adopted (226293) -HJ 1003
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 86 NAYS 30 -HJ 1003
3/2/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 848
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 848
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12