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CS/HB 7165: Early Learning

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Education Committee ; O'Toole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Porter ; Saunders

Early Learning; Creates Office of Early Learning within Office of Independent Education & Parental Choice to administer school readiness program & VPK program at state level; revises provisions relating to VPK program; creates new part in school code relating to school readiness program, which includes duties of office & early learning coalitions, program requirements, eligibility & enrollment requirements, provider standards, & program funding; modifies organizational structure within DOE; repeals current law relating to school readiness.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 7/1/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-252
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/10/2013 House • Filed
4/11/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 570
4/12/2013 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 610
4/15/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/17/13, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
4/17/2013 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 687
4/18/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 683
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 681
4/19/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/13
4/23/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 706
• Amendment(s) adopted (049305) -HJ 707
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 806
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 806
4/24/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 589
• Received -SJ 589
5/2/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 1013
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1013
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1722 -SJ 1013
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1013
• Amendment(s) adopted (207746, 591464, 767148) -SJ 1013
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/3/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1115
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 1116
5/3/2013 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 1276
• Concurred in 3 amendment(s) (207746, 591464, 767148) -HJ 1277
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 1277
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
6/17/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/28/2013 • Approved by Governor
7/1/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-252