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CS/CS/SB 904: Education

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Education ; Brandes

Education; Allowing individuals or organizations that provide online courses, including massive open online courses, which are measured by statewide assessments to apply for approval as state-level providers; creating the Florida Accredited Courses and Tests Initiative (FACTs); providing for application of certain courses and assessments toward promotion, graduation, and degree attainment; authorizing a school district, a Florida College System institution, and a state university to contract with qualified contractors to administer and proctor statewide standardized assessments or assessments associated with Florida-accredited courses, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/1/2013 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2013-225), SB 1514 (Ch. 2013-45) -SJ 954
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/14/2013 Senate • Filed
2/19/2013 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 65
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 65
3/6/2013 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 196
3/8/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/11/2013 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 196
3/12/2013 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 203
4/4/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/09/13, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/9/2013 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -SJ 422
4/11/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 422
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/16/13
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 424
4/16/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/13
4/24/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/13
4/25/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/13
4/26/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
4/29/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
4/30/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/01/13
5/1/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 954
• Substituted CS/HB 7029 -SJ 954
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2013-225), SB 1514 (Ch. 2013-45) -SJ 954